Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Perceptions Are Not Reality

June 14th, 2017|

Recently, the Skilling Australia Foundation released our latest research report “Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia”. The vocational education and training (VET) sector is the key to future proofing Australia’s economy, says Nicholas Wyman, CEO of the not-for-profit Skilling Australia Foundation. “Political and business [...]

Over 100 new uni enrollments by students who have experienced out of home care

June 8th, 2017|

Want to study at university? There is no age limit to access the services and supports offered to care leavers at Federation University and La Trobe University. Both universities offer different pathways and programs, and may recognize your work experience and skills in your application. To find out more about Raising Expectations, contact Joanna.Humphries@cfecfw.asn.au or [...]

REFRESH ART PRIZE [VCE students]

June 6th, 2017|

Federation University Australia's Gippsland Centre for Art and Design will again celebrate the region's emerging visual artists through the Refresh Art Prize. Refresh showcases and celebrates the creative work of Gippsland VCE art students and their schools. This prestigious award, with a total prize pool of $5000, aims to amplify and champion the significant work [...]

Victorian Regional Acheivement & Community Awards – Nominations open now

June 5th, 2017|

The search is on for individuals, businesses and community groups that are making a difference in our local community through the annual Victorian Regional Achievement & Community Awards.  East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr Joe Rettino, invites all residents to consider nominating an individual, business or group. "Whether as an individual, committee, or business, we [...]