17-21 June



Meet your future

Connect with secondary education providers, major universities, TAFE, UAC, NESA and more!

  • 01

    Get one-on-one advice

    Visit virtual booths where course experts and current students will be on hand to answer all your future study questions. And if you want to chat in detail, schedule one-on-one video chats with advisors.

  • 02

    Watch expert-led explainers

    Learn the latest with live UAC-led explainers on the ATAR, applying through UAC and entry pathways. Year 10 students can also get advice on subject selection.

  • 03

    Drop-in for an insiders' look

    Join a program of daily live-stream talks with HSC markers and teachers, course advisors and student ambassadors. Learn how to stay motivated with a line-up of truly inspiring speakers.

  • 04

    Learn from past students

    Visit virtual booths to chat with current university students and attend a program of live talks on surviving the HSC with past HSC students.

  • 05

    Be in-the-know with unlimited downloads

    Takeaway unlimited free downloads of course guides, study guides, cheat sheets, ebooks. Get all the info you need in one digital spot.



  • Nick Vujicic

    Imagine getting through your busy day without hands or legs. Picture your life without the ability to walk, care for your basic needs, or even embrace those you love. Meet Nicholas Vujicic (pronounced VOO-yee-cheech). Without any medical explanation or warning, Nick was born in 1982 in Melbourne, Australia, without arms and legs. Nick will share with us the importance of resilient and turning obstacles into opportunities.

  • Ally McLean

    Ally McLean is a video game developer and the CEO of The Working Lunch, a social enterprise that is changing the games industry through mentorships for underrepresented people. Winner of the Women’s Weekly Women of the Future award for Innovation and Technology, Ally has had a fascinating career. Don’t miss out on hearing all about it!

  • Alicia Ferguson

    Alicia debuted for the Australian Women’s football team at just 15 years old and went on to make 66 appearances for The Matildas, including two FIFA Women’s World Cups and an Olympic Games. Sports rockstar, tick! Now a TV producer and presenter based in London, Alicia has created and starred in football broadcasts, branded content, promotional videos and documentaries for Optus Sport, BBC, Channel 4, ESPN, BT Sport and ABC. TV rockstar, tick!

  • Tim Ford

    Tim is a product innovator with 15 years experience designing global footwear and bags for the athletic, action sports, fashion and travel industries. As a footwear and bag designer for Nike, Tim designed signature ranges for Rodger Federer and Kyrie Irving. Tim likes to do things differently. More accurately, he likes the things he creates to BE different. We love the way he thinks.

  • Vincent Doan

    Vincent is a chemistry Honours student working with Prof Michelle Coote at the Australian National University. Migrated to Australia in 2009 from Vietnam, Vincent first started learning English properly at 15. He went on and achieved the Dux award when graduating high school in 2015. His research focuses on using computer simulations to solve chemical problems and design new reagents that have industrial and biological applications, such as polymerization and protein labelling.

  • Ivan Zelich

    Ivan Zelich is currently completing his Masters in Pure Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. He published his first peer-reviewed paper at the age of 16, and has keenly followed his passion for understanding numbers through geometry. He has given key-note presentations around the world on the importance of creativity in an ever changing yet increasingly automated world.

  • Shane Hardcastle

    Shane co-founded InspirED (previously HSC in the Holidays) with his wife Kathryn in 2004. As a then PDHPE teacher and senior HSC marker, he saw a real need to help students and parents through stressful high-stakes testing events. He thrives on being face-to-face with students and parents helping navigate the final years of high school to make great life and career choices.

  • Kathryn Hardcastle

    Co-founder, Chief Operating Officer Kathryn co-founded InspirED (previously HSC in the Holidays) with her husband Shane in 2004. In addition to her role as COO, Kathryn is a teacher, a transformational life coach, and mother to four boys. On every level, Kathryn deeply understands the stresses and strains that high-stakes testing events place on children and families making her uniquely capable of creating effective solutions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost?

    Nothing at all: It’s completely free for students, teachers and parents.

  • What HSC-specific materials will be available?

    We will have live chats with expert teachers, live webinars, recorded videos and also a host of other printable resources and files you can download.

  • How will I be able to speak to university and career advisors?

    You will have the chance to participate in live (or video) chats or book a time to speak in more detail to any of our partner exhibitors.

  • What are the dates and times?

    You are welcome to attend this virtual event on any or all of the dates and times below:

    Wednesday 17th June 9:30am-2:30pm

    Thursday 18th June 9:30am-8pm

    Friday 19th June 9:30am-2:30pm

    Saturday 20th June 10am-2pm

    Sunday 21st June 10am-2pm

  • Can I invite my friends?

    Of course!

    Just share the link with them so that they can register too.

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