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May 2017

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Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 11:45am

Jewellery Design lecturer Alister Yiap has won The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Young Achiever Award at a gala dinner at the Pan Pacific Hotel on 12 May.

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Friday, 26 May 2017 - 9:30am

The top graduates from North Metropolitan TAFE Creative Industries courses come together in Gallery Central’s annual exhibition SHINE.

Celebrating diverse concept-driven work from some of Perth’s brightest future creatives, SHINE encompasses works in visual arts, jewellery, photography, product design, fashion, graphic design, interior design and screen & media.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 2:30pm

North Metropolitan TAFE Radio and Music Department is proud to announce that industry has recruited three more Advanced Diploma students.

Felicity ‘Flick’ Anderson has been recruited by WAVE FM in Wollongong, New South Wales, as a Workday Announcer and Social Media Manager. Prior to her recruitment, Flick was the Content Director and Spiritual Leader of Boom Radio 2017.

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 1:00pm

North Metropolitan TAFE graduate Chris Malone has secured a job at “Eleven Madison Park”, 2017’s World’s Best Restaurant.

Located in New York City, “Eleven Madison Park” placed #1st on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, the go-to for top culinary destinations, gastronomic insights, and chef and restaurant news. Chris joins their team in December as part of a prestigious group of chefs.

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Friday, 19 May 2017 - 11:30am

2014 Radio student Jodie Williams has become North Metropolitan TAFE’s first female graduate to join one of the top Sydney radio stations in a full time, director capacity.

At age 22, Jodie starts working at Nova 96.9 FM in Sydney as their new Music Director on the 22nd of May 2017. A former Joondalup resident, she started her professional journey as a Program Director at BOOM Radio, North Metropolitan TAFE’s radio station and studio experience managed entirely by lecturers and students.

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 3:30pm

North Metropolitan TAFE Digital Media and IT department has recently partnered with Germany-based group “VR First” to establish a VR lab at the college's Joondalup campus. 

VR First is a global initiative designed to provide state-of-the-art facilities to creators and educators interested in exploring the power and potential of virtual reality development. It also helps developers to convert ideas into business opportunities and brings developers together with established industry partners.

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 - 4:00pm

North Metropolitan TAFE Diploma of Oil and Gas students and lecturers have recently visited the Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT) process plant facility. 

Located at South Metropolitan TAFE Munster campus, ACEPT is a world-class training facility for students in the mining and resources area with courses accredited by Engineers Australia, the industry’s professional body. 

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Friday, 12 May 2017 - 4:00pm

North Metropolitan TAFE Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology students joined forces with a Department of Parks and Wildlife Green Army team to monitor the water quality at Brentwood Living Stream.

Located at the corner of Pulo Road and Leach Highway, the site is a rehabilitation area that has been converted from a main drain into a vegetated living stream, with the aim of improving water quality flowing from the Bull Creek catchment into the Canning River. 

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Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 2:26pm

More than 100 girls from 12 Perth schools attended North Metropolitan TAFE’s 'Girls in STEM' event at the college’s East Perth campus on Friday 5 May.

A joint initiative between the Department of Education School Pathways Program and North Metropolitan TAFE, “Girls in STEM” is directed at secondary school students with the aim of encouraging and promoting female participation in the science and technology areas from a young age, as well as raising the profile of VET as a successful pathway for any career.