Wellington news stories
TAFE Western Wellington College Information Day (24 Jan 17)
“Potential students can come and check out our facilities at the Wellington TAFE, chat with teachers and support staff and explore some exciting study options for 2017."
“There are no entry requirements for this course – it’s perfect for anyone who may have left school without finishing and wants to get a qualification that helps them get into university or obtain a qualification that’s nationally recognised in the workplace,”
TAFE Western’s most outstanding staff for 2016 were recognised at the organisation’s prestigious Institute Director’s Awards last night.
“My Dad was my main inspiration. I hope to learn leadership, respect, responsibility and how important personal development and faith is."
Wellington community celebrates NAIDOC Week (11 Jul 16)
“The atmosphere was great and the feedback we received from the community has been really positive. It was especially satisfying to see so many youngsters in attendance, learning the importance of NAIDOC Week.”
Wellington Gawaymbanha Dhu a success (27 Jun 16)
“We are running this course with the Yarradamarra staff and along with valuable training the participants are going to do a variety of elective units such as Aboriginal arts and crafts with Aunty Iris Reid, Aboriginal Languages with Connie Ah See and Aboriginal music with Michael Donovan."
“Michael demonstrated all of these qualities and many more during his time studying at TAFE Western. He was a valued team member, was well respected by his peers and an exceptional student, so is a very deserving winner of our most prestigious award.”
Admirable performance at Merino Challenge (17 May 16)
“Our students went against many of the top universities in Australia and competed very well. Although we won no ribbons, the students believe the event was a success because of the exposure and networking opportunities it provided."
Merino Challenge to test TAFE Western students (09 May 16)
“It has grown from around 60 participants in 2013 to more than 130 this year. This includes some of the best young industry talent from right across the country and will provide our students with not only a great learning opportunity, but the chance to test their skills in a high-pressure environment.”
“This masterclass helped provide a foundation for participants to grow their online and blended delivery strategies in new and innovative ways."