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November 2016

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Monday, 21 November 2016 - 9:00am

18-year old Lachlan Seddon from Currambine has come a long way since leaving school - completing almost five qualifications in Digital Technology, obtaining a Scholarship and securing a job as an animator.

“It’s hard to believe that the stuff I used to do on my computer in my bedroom at night is now the stuff I’m getting paid to do in a real, serious job,” said Lachlan. 

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Friday, 18 November 2016 - 4:16pm

Alisha Marshall, a retail baking student at North Metro TAFE, has been helping create treasured memories for some very special children.

Volunteering her services for the last 18 months, Alisha has been coordinating the WA section of Cake Angels, a network that donates custom designed celebration cakes to children with serious medical challenges such as terminal illness, intellectual or physical disability, or victims of domestic violence or living in underprivileged circumstances.

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Monday, 14 November 2016 - 9:52am

From L to R: Simone Squires, Jake Castledine, Darren Mok, Rick Owens, John Wong, Anna Kotai, Michael Nguyen and Phoebe D’Arcy-Evans.

Five TAFE fashion students have just returned from Perth’s sister city, Chengdu (China) where they were fortunate enough to meet international fashion designer Rick Owens as part of a 9-day study tour to China and Hong Kong.

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Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 2:15pm

North Metropolitan TAFE graduate Jason Nesbitt from Duncraig has just returned home from the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition (6-8 October, Melbourne) with a gold medal around his neck.

Jason (aged 23) who works as a Jeweller at Egoli Place of Gold in Glengarry, was one of 500 participants aged 16-24 competing across 60 different skills areas in the competition which has been dubbed Australia’s largest trades and skills showcase.