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#1 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 06 October 2012 - 07:58 AM

I've been studying social work, and really enjoyed the subjects, but the more I think about it, I really don't want to *be* a social worker.

So, I've applied for Graduate Entry Nursing, starting in 2013.

Just wondering who else has applied to start studying next year?

(ETA: my boys are 2yo and nearly 5)

Edited by Exhaustedbuthappy, 06 October 2012 - 08:16 AM.


#2 Kemma

Posted 06 October 2012 - 08:07 AM

I'm going to enrol in open uni for postgrad  teaching English to speakers of other languages.
It's an be done as fast or slow as you like.
My girls will be 2y9mo and 9mo in Feb. hope I'm not biting off more than I can chew.

#3 crazyforkids

Posted 06 October 2012 - 08:07 PM

I have been accepted into Bach of Nursing at UC next year. i will be studying fulltime. Im really excited about starting in Jan. original.gif

#4 AnotherFeral

Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:08 PM

I've applied for a BCom at UNE. I might have to work instead though, even if I do get in.

#5 little lion

Posted 06 October 2012 - 09:16 PM

Me.  ph34r.gif Not that I have told many people yet. I have completed a year of this degree already (never finished it as I transferred to a different degree). That was eight years ago and while I don't regret the degree I did finish, all this time I feel I could have made a great occupational therapist.

#6 cheeky_monkeys

Posted 07 October 2012 - 06:04 PM

Me, although first I have to pass UC prep to get my ATAR.  Wish me luck.
If I pass that I will be studying nursing at UC.

Best of luck to you all

Sharon

#7 msro82

Posted 07 October 2012 - 08:16 PM

applied through two uni's to do bachelor of Education externally.

I am sitting my STAT test in 2 weeks and then I will see happens!

#8 rollagirl

Posted 07 October 2012 - 10:21 PM

Applied and accepted to Bachelor of Arts to start Trimester 3 (Oct 29th) through UNE, Just need to get the enrollment done (which was planned for this weekend, but found out they are doing a system upgrade)

Will transfer over for next year to make it a double Bachelor, Arts and Teaching....

I'm getting excited but incredibly nervous too...

#9 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:45 AM

Congrats to those who've g - gotten in and good luck to those like me who are hopeful of being a successful applicant.

I won't find out til 13 December(Major offer round) or Jan 13 - it seems ages away now I've decided to go back to studying, I just want to get started!!

#10 morgansacre

Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:34 AM

I started a Cert 4 in Small Business Management in March this year. I will still be studying this next year, but I hope to get it finished by mid year.

I have had a long break after completing my first 4 subjects, only 6 more to go. So I will have to return to it soon.

Lynn

#11 ~*Bec*~

Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:41 PM

I have applied to study Bach Mid at UC, i wont find out if im in till December

#12 ~Perplexity~

Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE (msro82 @ 07/10/2012, 09:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
applied through two uni's to do bachelor of Education externally.

I am sitting my STAT test in 2 weeks and then I will see happens!


Where have you applied to do Bachelor of Education externally?

#13 hiccamups

Posted 10 October 2012 - 11:02 PM

I'm going to give it a shot for one unit next term.  Not sure how I'll manage it, but I'm excited to try.

#14 msro82

Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:43 AM

QUOTE (fraggles @ 08/10/2012, 07:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where have you applied to do Bachelor of Education externally?


Charles Darwin offer it externally. I'm in Tasmania and the university of Tasmania also offers it fully externally with no on campus requirements. University of Tas is my preference.

#15 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:50 PM

Argh - I'm really impatient. I just want to know whether I've got a place or not.
I can't wait til January 13th!

#16 Rainbow*Seeking

Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:34 AM

Me!!!

I'm just waiting to sit entry exam for my diploma in nursing!!!

Find out early December if I get a first round offer.

#17 Rubixx

Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:40 AM

I haven't applied but I am thinking of maybe doing a Masters starting the second half of the year... Hmm... Maybe...

#18 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:27 PM

I've applied for admission to B Nursing. I can't wait to find out if I get in!

#19 froggy1

Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:33 PM

Me! I've applied for Grad Dip. Waiting to hear if I have got in. Fingers crossed I get in, and that the times work with kinder and school!

#20 Sif

Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:41 PM

I've appled to a PhD and the wait is doing my head in. Was supposed to be an 8 week waiting period - I've been waiting six weeks so far - but I applied for a scholarship at the same time and scholarship applications don't close until the end of October and applicants aren't notified until December. I've been told, even though I applied to do the degree regardless of whether my scholarship application is successful or not, that I have to wait until December to find out of the outcome of both applications.

I'm kicking myself because I think I have Buckley's of getting the scholarship (I'm researching writing, other people are researching sciences, I can't compete with that), so I've probably wasted two months waiting for a scholarship I won't get....

Oh well.

I really hope I my PhD application is successful.

#21 L&E

Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:22 PM

I've applied for a scholarship to complete a graduate certificate in Autism studies externally, two subjects per semester for 1 year. I should hear back about that in a week or two, still not sure if this was a wise move or not. I will be working part time as well as studying, my children are 11 in dec and 3 in feb and we are kind of TTC #3 so may find myself slightly overwhelmed. Hmm.

#22 Single.mum.nz

Posted 17 October 2012 - 03:54 AM

I had my interview yesterday at uni.... Find out in late November but I've applied for Bach Health Science - Medical Imaging.

#23 crazyforkids

Posted 22 October 2012 - 04:59 PM

aaarrrggghhh the waiting game is killing me. its like being pregnant waiting for the baby to come lol

i was hoping that finishing my prep course early i would get my results early but it looks like i will get them the same time as everyone else. which will be wednesday hopefully. then i have to wait 3 weeks to hear from the uni about my nursing degree.
i like to be organised and not knowing is killing me lol. i also havent heard from any childcare places for my daughter next year. im begining to worry alot about it.

what is everyone else doing with kids next year?

#24 Astrocyte

Posted 22 October 2012 - 06:41 PM

I've applied for a Graduate Diploma in Primary Teaching. And in a few weeks I will start a certificate IV in education support.

#25 msro82

Posted 22 October 2012 - 09:05 PM

I got my offer for Bachelor of Education (external) on Friday. Looking forward to getting started next year!




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