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New program to help the transition to university

For Year 12 students, this year has been more challenging than expected. Many high school teachers have expressed their concern that students might not be as prepared as they should be for the...

Good luck: An open letter to HSC students from Gerard Mowbray

When St Francis Xavier's College student Charlie Hawke was asked how he felt Year 12 students were coping during COVID-19, his response was that they were doing okay because it was unlike...

Crunch time – tips to supporting HSC students

The nerves are high for Year 12 students across New South Wales today, as they prepare to sit their first HSC exam. The NSW Mental Health Commission is using the day as an...

Year 12 students receive A-list encouragement

Celebrities, athletes and musicians are among the many Australians sending good luck messages to the Class of 2020 as they prepare for their HSC exams this week. The NSW Education department initiative includes...

Year 12 students say 2020 has “brought them closer”

Kotara High School captains Heath Goodman and Meg Donnan say being a Year 12 student in 2020 has meant learning lessons that extend beyond the classroom. Forfeiting excursions, camps, Schoolies, sporting events and...

Future University of Newcastle students given a boost

Year 12 students can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to a welcomed move by the University of Newcastle today. The university has announced a sector-first, COVID-19 adjustment point scheme. The scheme will...

Formals back on the calendar in NSW schools

By this Friday, 11 September, all schools across NSW will have received the COVID-19 safety plan guidance for Year 12 graduations and formals. After initial resilience, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has agreed to...

Virtual event to share post-school options for students

A new virtual event is set to equip local career advisors, teachers, and principals with the most up-to-date advice about school-based and post-HSC options for their students. The online TAFE NSW Career Advisor...