If you're in Year 10 and thinking of going to university, then now is the time to think about subjects for Years 11 and 12. Start considering courses beyond high school that are interesting to you!
Year 10 is the time to consider the kind of career you'd like to have after you leave school, whether you'd like to go on to study at university, and what subjects you should elect for the HSC.
There are a number of things to think about when it comes to choosing subjects for the HSC:
Ultimately, the best way to give yourself the most options is by achieving well at the HSC (or equivalent) and gaining a higher ATAR.
While selecting subjects for Year 11 and 12 can be an important step to university, don't worry if you don't know what you want to do yet, or if you change your mind about your career direction, because;
Year 10 is an important year as it's a time to consider life beyond high school. Start thinking about career options that appeal to you, and whether you'll need to apply to do a course at university.More about Career planning.
While some students already know what they would like to do before they reach Years 11and 12, there are just as many students who don't have any idea, and these days knowing what you want to do is not so important.More about What will I study at uni?.
If you're uncertain about what's involved in going to uni, here are answers to some common questions that might help you decide if university is right for you.More about What's it like going to uni?.
Once you have discovered courses of interest the next step is to physically checkout the universities. CSU offers personalised campus tours. On this tour, a Student Ambassador will show you the campus, accommodation and speak about student life.More about Book a campus tour.
A guide specifically for parents, to help try and answer some questions you may have. It will also better equip you to advise your child during final years of high school.
This new-look booklet answers some of the questions Year 10 students (and their parents) may have when looking to choose subjects for Years 11 and 12.
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