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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...

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...

Study, stress and sandwiches: the class of COVID

Mackenzie Smith says being a Year 12 student during a global pandemic comes with an array of emotions. On the one hand, says the teenager, you feel an uncertainty about the future, but...

University of Newcastle joins virtual careers expo

The University of Newcastle is taking part in an innovative new careers expo, which is taking students online to find the information needed to plan their future study. Student success company, InspirED has...