Q. What are Student Lectures?
A. VCE Student Lectures are structured in the following way:
VCE Student Revision Days – English, English as an Additional Language, English Language and Literature.
The Student Revision Days in October are an opportunity to revise the year, with practical guidelines for using their study leave and effective strategies for approaching the exam. Sessions are presented by qualified, dedicated and expert teachers; they are well organised and extremely popular. Sessions are either in seminar (40 students or less) or lecture (between 50-400 students) form. Both will cover the same kind of material and topics.
Sessions are for students ONLY. Parents and teachers are not permitted to attend unless by prior arrangement.
Q. When are lectures held in 2016?
A. VCE Student Revision Day programs
Metro - English and EAL: Saturday 8 October
Metro - Literature and English Language: Sunday 9 October
Q. Where are they held?
A. The metropolitan days are held at Monash University, Caulfield.
Q. What is the cost for the day?
A. The current cost of the day is $45.00 (online registration only).
Q. When does registration open?
A. Registration for the 2016 student lectures will be open in Term 3.
Q. How do I register?
A. Register through the VATE website: http://registrations.vate.asn.au:443/. You must ensure that you register before the closing date.
Q. How do I pay for my registration?
A. If your school pays to register your class, they can use a school order number (ask your teacher about this). Other options are: Visa; Mastercard.
Q. How do I know that I’m registered?
A. You will receive an automatic invoice after you press the submit button. You will also receive a confirmation email to your nominated email address. If you do not receive either of these, you may not be registered. You will need to contact the VATE office 9411 8500.
Q. Can I register on the day?
A. No, you are not able to register on the day.
Q. What if I don’t receive my ticket by email?
A. If your school registers you, all tickets will be emailed to the appropriate teacher. If you registered yourself, you may have submitted an incorrect email or your registration may not have been successful. Contact the VATE office 9411 8500.
Q. How do I find the venue?
A. A map of the venue will be available to download from the VATE website. For regional venues, Melways and Google map references will be available from the VATE website.
Q. Do I have to sign in at the registration table?
A. No. However, you must ensure that you bring your Entry Ticket on the day. If you do not bring this ticket, then you need to go to the registration desk to collect another ticket. This is a time consuming task, so it’s important that you bring the Entry Ticket that is emailed to you.
Q. What should I bring on the day?
A. You should bring something to write on and some pens. If you are going to text specific sessions, you should bring those texts. You should also bring your lunch, as lunch is not provided. You are NOT able to record sessions.
Q. Will I be given handouts?
A.If supplied to VATE by the presenter, you will receive access to online notes. This could include: the PowerPoint the presenter used; sample essays; key quotes; revision exercises, etc.
Q. Are students with special needs provided for?
A. Yes. Please contact the VATE office 9411 8500.