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Multiply Your Opportunities
The School of Computer, Data & Mathematical Sciences at Western Sydney University invites you to participate in a series of webinars for senior high school students.
This webinar series will allow students to explore career opportunities within the world of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Computer Science, Data Science, and Mathematics and how our courses can give you a head start in your chosen career.
Students will hear first-hand what it is like to work as a data analyst, clinical coder, software developer or game designer – to name a few. Each webinar will also have a Q&A panel session with academics, industry professionals and current students from the relevant field.
A Fraction Ahead
Monday 3rd May at 1:00pm
Mathematics plays a major role in today's work environment, the implications this has for current high school students, as well as career and degree options for students who enjoy mathematics.
We will also discuss ATAR scaling and its impact on choosing HSC mathematics subjects.
Just for fun, Why is Six so scared? Because seven, eight, nine.
Make IT Happen
We can cover the standard job roles that ICT graduates can take, units and majors they can choose and activities that can improve student’s employability perspective.
We will also talk about WIL opportunities and life after university.
Just for fun, Where do computers go to dance? The disk-O.
Let. IS.do. IT
B Information Systems
Monday 17th May at 2:00pm
This degree will provide you with hands on experience in learning techniques to understand how to plan, develop and integrate applications and information systems that support a global business environment. You will be exposed to identification and implementation of latest technologies that assist business processes and organizational growth. You can be the key person that drive organizational decisions on technological choices, be it systems analyst, cloud consultant, social media analyst, security analyst or InfoSys manager. You have the choice of how deeply technical you want to be in your professional career via variety of majors or pick free electives from other disciplines.
Just for fun, What do computers eat for a snack? Microchips!
Medicine without the blood and guts!
B Information Communication and Technology (Health Information Management
Thursday 27th May
Becoming a health informatician open ups many career avenues. This three-year degree combines IT and health subjects. The webinar will cover details on pathways to the degree, course content, and confidential patient records management along with possible career paths upon completion.
Just for fun
I can't tell you
Gathering evidence to predict the future
B Data Science
Wednesday 2nd June
A Data Scientist has the required expertise to convert all forms of data into valuable information.
Data Science is used to solve some of the worlds wicked problems like education design, financial crises, health care, hunger, income disparity, obesity, poverty, terrorism, and sustainability.
Just for fun, Have you heard of that new band "1023 Megabytes"? They're pretty good, but they don't have a gig just yet.
You are able to register for these webinars here. We look forward to you joining us at these webinars and finding out more about our courses.
Any enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.