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Halloween is becoming increasingly popular to celebrate, and that’s just what we did at Strathfield College!
As we start term 4, Strathfield College’s VET students have been busy adjusting to their new study schedule while appreciating the warmer weather Australia is now offering.
Award-winning Strathfield College is opening its first campus in Melbourne, offering courses to international students wishing to study in one of the world’s most student-friendly cities. Read more.
Student life Story Strathfield College student, Yoko, has just returned from Las Vegas where she had a “fantastic, unbelievable experience”. It was there, in the world’s favourite playground, that Yoko and the Endeavour Harmony Chorus competed in the Sweet Adelines International Competition and – incredibly – they were judged the 10th best choir in the world! Click here and read more about her amazing experience!
Socialising at the ELICOS Campus
We believe that learning English should be fun; students learn more when they are enjoying themselves. That is why we organise social activities for our English students at the ELICOS Campus, where students of different English levels can interact with other students, trainers and SC staff.
They really enjoy relaxing at the common area and playing table football with their mates.
The new “English only” SC campus is located on 110 Bathurst Street, Sydney on level 5 and level 7
ISANA Qualification for all SC Staff
Continuing education and training is an integral part of SC mission as a reputable education provider. Recently, all SC staff have been trained and successfully completed the certificate from the International Education Association Inc. ISANA is the representative body for all professionals in Australia who are accredited for the best practice standards in the service of international education. In this way we keep working hard and completing every step to remain a top quality educational organisation.
A Good Way to Spend The Easter Holidays
Surfing is a sport in which originated in Hawaii. These days, people surf all over the world – wherever there are waves. Australia has almost 40,000 kilometres of coastline, with many surf beaches.
A little bit of Rio Carnival at the Strathfield College Balcony
Riccardo Recupero from Italy tells us about his decision to study in Australia
Beata Szaflik from Poland shares with us her experience at Strathfield College
Happy Chinese New Year!
We would like to thank all the agents who attend our Melbourne campus’s opening event. Your attendance helped make the occasion a success and we were excited to be able to show you the newly renovated, purpose-built classrooms that Strathfield College’s Melbourne students are using.
A Multicultural College
At Strathfield College we have a great nationality mix in both VET and ELICOS courses. We are very proud to welcome students from every continent in the world.In our Vocational courses, we have students from more than 80 different countries: mostly Europeans and Asians followed by Latin Americans. We also have students from the Middle East, India and Africa.Our English courses have a big percentage of Latin American and Asian students including Malaysians and Indonesians.Everyone is more than welcome at SC! Nationality Mix
Support Leads to Success at Strathfield College
Students attending Strathfield College have an extra advantage – ongoing, expert academic support. We offer free academic workshops weekly, one-on-one sessions for students, Language and Literacy assessments, learner support and our resource materials are regularly updated on Moodle. We also hold regular staff Professional Development sessions, such as the workshops on assessments and student feedback presented this week. We want our students to be the best learners in town because they get the best and clearest feedback from their trainers and achieve a marked improvement from assignment to assignment. Good teachers set the bar for success and success is our watchword at Strathfield College.
The message is clear – we value our students and aim to ensure that they are provided with every support and opportunity to succeed.
Let me introduce myself
“Hi, I’m Dr Jeff Zerbst, and I am the Learning Adviser at Strathfield College. My role is to support students and trainers academically. This I do through holding weekly workshops and one-on-one sessions for students, and also by delivering professional support presentations for trainers. I also put useful study materials on Moodle for reference and reflection.
I am committed to ensuring that students get all the help they need so that they make the academic progress needed to continue their studies in Australia. Their success is our success and we are 100% committed to getting them to the finish line.
Let’s work together to make your dreams become a reality”.
Excursions Time and Summer Camp
The wonderful spring days are coming and we are getting ready to explore more of Sydney and its’ surroundings. At Strathfield College we are proud to have a well-connected and enthusiastic student body that interacts outside the classroom on a social level. Teachers, with the input of students, organise excursions, day trips, BBQs as well as end of year functions. We believe that these activities help students use their new language and professional skills in the real world, as well as giving them a chance to see the beautiful places Sydney has to offer.
EAP Graduation 2015
Our student have graduated from EAP course and we have celebrated with them. Congratulations!
Do you have any plans for the weekend? …”Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of lights, music and ideas”
Find all the information in the official Vivid Sydney website and enjoy it from 22 May to 08 June 2015: www.vividsydney.com
The English Department is pleased to announce the introduction of an Academic Module in our General English courses. Since many of our English students are heading to VET courses or University they need the skills to understand and analyse academic literature as well as produce academic-style essays and reports. Students who are hoping to work in Australia or find a better job in their country will also benefit from learning formal and academic English.
“Everyone Belongs” On Friday 27th March we celebrated an important day with our English and VET students. Harmony Day celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity, it reminds us that “everyone belongs”, that we are all equal in this country and we accept and enjoy our differences. As a multicultural college we are very proud to have a great nationality mix. Read more.
“As part of the assessment for many units in the Certificate III of Guiding, students are required to participate in real life or simulated work environments. This is very important for the units relating to Work Health and Safety because guests undertaking tours are often exposed to hazards, especially with Eco tours and adventure tours.
Lukasz Domagala is from Poland he is studying Diploma of Accounting, meet him!