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Mon 20 May 2024

Mother’s Day at TAFE Kids

Mothers and important people of the children who attend TAFE Kids were invited to spend the afternoon with their children, enjoying platters of food and taking part in a range of activities.  Read more

Thu 16 May 2024

New International Students Welcomed at SuniTAFE

SuniTAFE’s international student cohort expanded last month with 14 newcomers joining the Mildura campus.  Read more

Fri 10 May 2024

Governor of Victoria Visits Mildura

Representatives from SuniTAFE were invited to attend a Civic Reception for Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Margaret Gardner AC last week to welcome her to the Mildura region. Read more

Thu 9 May 2024

Senator Jana Stewart Visits SuniTAFE Swan Hill Campus

SuniTAFE’s Swan Hill campus was visited by Senator Jana Stewart last week to discuss how the campus is contributing to the Swan Hill community.   Read more

Fri 3 May 2024

Thomas Bevan’s WorldSkills International Championship Journey | March Update

Across two days in March, WorldSkills International Championship hopeful Thomas Bevan participated in specialised training with William Adams Caterpillar in Tasmania to prepare him for the global competition. Read more

Mon 29 April 2024

SuniTAFE Graduation a “Proud Mum” Moment for Swan Hill District Health Nurses

Four SuniTAFE nursing graduates have followed in their mothers’ footsteps by joining the team at Swan Hill District Health.   Read more

Wed 24 April 2024

Mental Health First-Aid Training a Valuable Lesson for SuniTAFE Staff

SuniTAFE staff spent the last week participating in mental health first aid training to equip them with the necessary skills to help a colleague in need.   Read more

Tue 23 April 2024

SuniTAFE Swan Hill Apprentice of the Year Inspires Graduates

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31220) apprentice Tristan Bulger was named Apprentice of the Year at the Swan Hill Graduation and Awards event held last month.  Read more

Fri 19 April 2024

Respect and Equality at TAFE Week Comes to Mildura

SuniTAFE joined forces with every other Victorian TAFE this week to participate in the inaugural Respect and Equality in TAFE (RET) Week. Read more

Tue 23 April 2024

SuniTAFE 2023 Graduation: A Milestone of Community Collaboration

The Sunraysia community celebrated a pivotal moment of achievement on Wednesday 27 March 2024, as SuniTAFE held its 2023 Graduation and Awards Ceremony. Read more

Wed 17 April 2024

SuniTAFE Embraces World Art Day

People across the world were embracing their creative sides yesterday for World Art Day. Read more

Wed 3 April 2024

Increased Training Capacity No Longer a Pipe Dream for SuniTAFE Plumbing Department

The nearly completed expansion of SuniTAFE’s plumbing training space will allow for more students to be trained in the vital skills required for plumbing careers.  Read more

Thu 28 March 2024

Graduation and Awards Celebrations Bigger Than Ever for SuniTAFE's Mildura Campus

SuniTAFE’s Mildura campus had double the celebrations yesterday with two graduation events held across the day. Read more

Thu 28 March 2024

Courtyard Café - Easter Celebrations

SuniTAFE staff and students kicked off their final week of term and commenced Easter celebrationswith freshly baked hot cross buns on Tuesday. Read more

Mon 25 March 2024

SuniTAFE get a look into the future

SuniTAFE was one of only a handful of Australian training facilities to be invited on a study tour in Germany last year. Read more

Wed 20 March 2024

Swan Hill Students Celebrate at SuniTAFE 2024

The spotlight was on SuniTAFE students last night at the annual Graduation and Awards ceremony for the Swan Hill campus. Read more

Fri 15 March 2024

Growing a More Sustainable Agricultural Workforce with SuniTAFE’s New Protected Horticulture Course

SuniTAFE has become the only Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to currently offer Certificate II in Protected Horticulture (AHC21819) in Victoria thanks to funding provided by the Victorian Government. Read more

Fri 15 March 2024

New International Students welcomed to SuniTAFE

International students from more than 10 different countries have found their feet at SuniTAFE over the past several weeks. Read more

Thu 14 March 2024

Skills and Jobs Centre – Mobile Service

If you are looking to advance your education, prepare for employment, gain job-ready skills or explore potential pathways to university, visiting the Skills and Jobs Centre Mobile Service on March 20 should be on the top of your to do list. Read more

Tue 12 March 2024

SuniTAFE CEO Goes Undercover in the Classroom to Learn About Students

SuniTAFE Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) and Victorian Certificate of Education Vocational Major (VCE VM) students were joined by Chief Executive Officer Brett Millington for a class last month. However, this was unknown to them at the time. Read more

Fri 8 March 2024

International Women's Day | Leesa Merrett Profile

The focus of this year’s International Women’s Day is to #InspireInclusion, which is something that SuniTAFE Board Director Leesa Merrett has long been passionate about.  Read more

Fri 8 March 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

This year’s International Women’s Day theme aims to encourage everyone to #InspireInclusion and create a sense of belonging for all.  Read more

Fri 8 March 2024

Secondary students visit SuniTAFE SMART Farm

Secondary students participating in the 2024 Northern Mallee Horticulture Immersion (NMHI) Project were treated to an industry visit to SuniTAFE’s SMART Farm campus last month. Read more

Fri 1 March 2024

Upskill in Safety with SuniTAFE’s 2024 Short Courses

Completing a short course is an efficient way to gain the most up-to-date industry skills and can be beneficial for even the most experienced workers. Read more

Thu 22 February 2024

SuniTAFE Students Bring Stories to Life for Bilingual Storybook Project

SuniTAFE Creative Design students teamed up with Mildura Rural City Council to participate in the Bilingual Storybook Project, which was launched at Mildura Arts Centre last night. Read more

Mon 19 February 2024

SuniTAFE Apprentice Selected for WorldSkills Australia International Team

Some of Australia’s most talented TAFE students are hard at work preparing for the WorldSkills International Championships in September; amongst them is SuniTAFE and Mildura Truck Centre's own heavy automotive apprentice Thomas Bevan.  Read more

Fri 16 February 2024

‘VET Tradies’: Vocational Education and Training Comes to Robinvale College

The 2024 delivery of the VET Tradies program kicked off last week, with the first term dedicated to automotive studies. Read more

Tue 6 February 2024

SuniTAFE Destination Australia Scholarships Open for 2024

SuniTAFE has been successful in receiving 10 scholarships in the latest round of Destination Australia funding. Read more

Wed 31 January 2024

Mildura Campus Orientation Day a Warm Welcome for SuniTAFE’s New Students

The sun was shining over the Mildura campus courtyard today where new students were invited to gather for the 2024 Orientation Day. Read more

Mon 29 January 2024

Meet the Team | Jayke Wilson - Teacher - Light Automotive

Jayke Wilson first walked through the doors of SuniTAFE as an automotive student, 17 years on and he is now SuniTAFE’s new Light Automotive teacher. Read more

Fri 19 January 2024

SuniTAFE Nursing Graduates Win ANMF Awards

Two SuniTAFE nursing students have been recognised for their academic excellence by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Victorian Branch (ANMF).  Read more

Mon 15 January 2024

Working at SuniTAFE: More Than Just a Job

A survey conducted by SEEK has found that two of the most in-demand benefits of a job that Australians look for when applying are flexible work arrangements and professional development opportunities. Read more

Fri 12 January 2024

Reflecting on a Year of Awards Success for SuniTAFE and its Students

As the 2024 teaching year fast approaches, SuniTAFE would like to reflect on the successes celebrated by the Institute in 2023. Read more

Tue 9 January 2024

SuniTAFE Student an Australian Training Awards Finalist

SuniTAFE nursing graduate Pearl Dunn was a finalist for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Award at the 2023 Australian Training Awards.  Read more

Thu 21 December 2023

SuniTAFE Foundation Studies Students Celebrate the End of a Successful Year

A celebration evening was held earlier this month for SuniTAFE’s Foundation Studies students to acknowledge their hard work and personal growth throughout the year. Read more

Tue 19 December 2023

Meet the Team | Head of People & Culture

From HR Manager to running a prison, to working as a Sheriff, Angela Gransden has held an impressive array of senior manager and executive level positions.  Read more

Mon 18 December 2023

SuniTAFE get Involved with Local Mural

SuniTAFE staff and students made their mark on a mural recently created on Gallagher Lane, behind the Grand Hotel. Read more

Tue 19 December 2023

SuniTAFE Training for the Jobs the Region Needs Most

The Victorian Skills Plan for 2023 into 2024 shows that SuniTAFE is providing training for the industries that the Mallee will need most by 2026.  Read more

Fri 8 December 2023

TAFE Kids 3- and 4-Year-Old Kindergarten Graduation

SuniTAFE’s smallest graduates were celebrated this week with a graduation night for the TAFEKids Kindergarten class of 2023. Read more

Tue 5 December 2023

SuniTAFE Gives Back This Christmas

The Mildura campus was jam-packed with toys, books, art supplies, and much more this week as SuniTAFE participated in the Mallee Family Care Christmas Appeal for another year.  Read more

Mon 4 December 2023

SuniTAFE Fill The Gap

SuniTAFE is working towards filling the local and national shortage of qualified early years educators with the introduction of a new delivery mode.  Read more

Thu 30 November 2023

End of Year Art Exhibition

The creativity of SuniTAFE’s art students will be on show tonight at the official opening of the 2023 End of year student exhibition. Read more

Fri 24 November 2023

VETDSS Automotive Students Visit Industry

Students undertaking automotive studies as part of the VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) program at SuniTAFE participated in a series of industry visits last month. Read more

Wed 15 November 2023

SuniTAFE Improving Work Placement for Work Education Students

Students who undertake SuniTAFE’s Certificate I in Work Education (22566VIC) course will now be able to participate in a new and improved work placement program. Read more

Wed 15 November 2023

Carl Carter – Teacher Profile

Under the instruction of Electro Technology teacher Carl Carter, SuniTAFE students are being trained for the future. Read more

Fri 10 November 2023

SuniTAFE Trade Students Recognised at 2023 Trades Night

SuniTAFE Mildura’s Automotive Workshop was transformed last night for the second annual Trades Night event. Read more

Thu 9 November 2023

End of Year Celebration for Youth Education Students

SuniTAFE’s Youth Education students invited their friends and family along to an end of year celebration at Pizza Café last night to acknowledge all of their hard work for 2023. Read more

Mon 6 November 2023

New SuniTAFE Values Lead the Way

SuniTAFE’s organisational values have undergone a review to better reflect the culture of the Institute and align with the role it plays in the community. Read more

Fri 3 November 2023

TAFE Kids - Halloween 2023

Spooky spiders, creepy skeletons and a vampire for a CEO were all part of the fun at SuniTAFE on Tuesday to celebrate Halloween. Read more

Fri 27 October 2023

SuniTAFE Student Wins International Student of the Year Award

SuniTAFE student Yuying ‘Linda’ Ding was named International Student of the Year – Vocational Education and Training at last night’s Victorian International Education Awards. Read more

Fri 20 October 2023

Official Opening of the SuniTAFE Nexus Space

A visit from the Hon. Gayle Tierney, Minister for Skills and TAFE and Minister for Regional Development last week marked the official opening of the SuniTAFE Nexus Space.  Read more

Fri 13 October 2023

SuniTAFE Makes its Mark on Werrimull

SuniTAFE Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50720) students painted grain bins in Werrimull earlier this month, in preparation for the upcoming Werrimull Oktoberfest event. Read more

Tue 10 October 2023

Judicial College of Victoria comes to SuniTAFE

SuniTAFE students hosted a welcome dinner for the Judicial College of Victoria last Thursday 5 October, as part of their Back to Country event. Read more

Thu 5 October 2023

Teaching Fellowship Program Success for SuniTAFE Teacher

SuniTAFE Beauty Teacher Jess Kendrigan has returned to campus feeling energised after completing the VET Development Centre (VDC) Teaching Fellowship Program.  The Program supports teachers in their first years of education delivery.  Read more

Wed 27 September 2023

Wayne Ketchen – Profile

With 20 years of experience in design and construction and 15 years working in the TAFE sector, SuniTAFE was thrilled to appoint Wayne Ketchen as the new General Manager - Education Delivery in June.  Read more

Thu 21 September 2023

SuniTAFE and Mildura Truck Centre Celebrate WorldSkills Gold Medallist Thomas Bevan

Tom was awarded a gold medal at the WorldSkills Australian Championships last month in the Heavy Vehicle Mechanics category.  Read more

Mon 18 September 2023

SuniTAFE Asks ‘R U OK?’

SuniTAFE demonstrated its support for R U OK? Day last week with events at both the Mildura and Swan Hill campuses, hosted by the Student Support Services department. Read more

Thu 14 September 2023

Careers Open Days 2023

After two big weeks, SuniTAFE’s 2023 Careers Open Day season has come to an end. Read more

Thu 7 September 2023

SuniTAFE Student Wins Australian TAFE Photography Competition

Mei (Khanh Ngan) Ho has been chosen as the winner of the ‘Life on Campus’ photography competition, hosted by the Australian Education Union. Read more

Tue 5 September 2023

Book Week 2023

Children across Australia celebrated their love of reading, books and storybook characters last week during national CBCA Book Week. Read more

Thu 31 August 2023

SuniTAFE Student Named Finalist for Victorian International Education Award

SuniTAFE Accounting student Yuying ‘Linda’ Ding is a finalist for this year’s Victorian International Education Awards Read more

Wed 30 August 2023

Introducing the SuniTAFE Information Desk

As part of a commitment to improvement, SuniTAFE has built a new Information Desk to be the first point of contact for all visitors to the Institute.  Read more

Fri 25 August 2023

SuniTAFE Student Wins Koorie Student of the Year at Victorian Training Awards

Diploma of Nursing graduate Pearl Dunn was awarded Koorie Student of the Year at last week’s Victorian Training Awards event. Read more

Wed 23 August 2023

SuniTAFE Students Win Gold at WorldSkills

Two SuniTAFE students have come home with gold medals from the WorldSkills Australia National Championships in Melbourne.  Read more

Fri 18 August 2023

VAEAI Koorie Big Day Out Comes to SuniTAFE

The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Inc. (VAEAI) hosted their Koorie Big Day Out event at SuniTAFE’s Mildura Campus yesterday as part of the Toorong Marnong expo. Read more

Tue 15 August 2023

Student Profile – Susan Gehrig

Susan Gehrig first enrolled in CUA41320 Certificate IV in Visual Arts as a hobby. However, it has proven to be a complement to her existing career. Read more

Mon 14 August 2023

Automotive Air Conditioning at SuniTAFE

SuniTAFE’s Automotive Air Conditioning Technology Short Course (SCAUR20220AC) aims to teach students how to service and repair vehicle air conditioning systems. Read more

Thu 10 August 2023

SuniTAFE Students Prepare for WorldSkills National Championships

Five SuniTAFE students and one Mildura Senior College student have spent the past month training for the 2023 WorldSkills Australia National Championships next week.   Read more

Wed 9 August 2023

SuniTAFE help fill local nursing shortage

Sunraysia will welcome seven new Enrolled Nurses to the workforce this month with SuniTAFE’s most recent Diploma of Nursing students having officially completed their qualification. Read more

Fri 28 July 2023

Conservation and Ecosystem Management students Breeding Program of Olive Perchlet

SuniTAFE Conservation and Ecosystem Management students have been part of a team working to make a difference to the local ecosystem.  Read more

Fri 28 July 2023

Teacher Profile – Chelsie Jensen

In recognition of her passion and dedication to her job, TAFEKids Inc. Early Childhood Teacher Chelsie Jensen has been nominated for the 2023 Victorian Early Years Awards in the category of Early Childhood Teacher of the Year.  Read more

Fri 28 July 2023

Creative Design Students use Nexus Stage to Display Artwork

On 23 June, VETDSS students enrolled in Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30720) installed the first ever display on The Nexus stage.  Read more

Thu 27 July 2023

Victorian TAFE Association State Conference comes to SuniTAFE

The Victorian TAFE Association State Conference, TAFECreates 23, will be held in the region for the first time with the support of SuniTAFE. Read more

Tue 19 December 2023

SuniTAFE Expands its Ardoch Learning Through Lunch Program

SuniTAFE’s Skills and Jobs Centre continued its involvement with Ardoch last month by offering four Learning Through Lunch program sessions to local school children. Read more

Tue 19 December 2023

John Deere Training at SuniTAFE’s Smart Farm Campus

SuniTAFE’s SMART Farm Campus served as a hub for John Deere trainers who spent a month teaching their staff about innovative technology. Read more

Mon 24 July 2023

Do it for Dolly – Certificate I in Work Education

Raising awareness for anti-bullying was at the forefront of a recent fundraiser held by SuniTAFE’s Certificate I in Work Education (22566VIC) students. Read more

Thu 20 July 2023

SuniTAFE NAIDOC Celebrations

Both of SuniTAFE’s campuses hosted their annual NAIDOC celebrations this month. This year’s NAIDOC theme was ‘For Our Elders.’  Read more

Tue 19 December 2023

SMART Farm Wins Quality Dried Fruit Award

The SuniTAFE SMART Farm was awarded for their quality dried fruit at this year’s Sunbeam Foods Grower Meeting. Read more

Thu 20 July 2023

SuniTAFE Teacher Accepted into Teaching Fellowship Program

SuniTAFE Teacher of the Year Jess Kendrigan has commenced the VET Development Centre (VDC) Teaching Fellowship Program. Read more

Tue 18 July 2023

VETDSS Allied Health Industry Placement Case Studies

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance HLT33015 students in their second year of the VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) program participated in industry placements earlier this year.   Read more

Tue 11 July 2023

SuniTAFE Student Named Koorie Student of the Year Finalist

SuniTAFE is excited to share that nursing student Pearl Dunn is a finalist for the 2023 Victorian Training Awards. Read more

Thu 29 June 2023

SuniTAFE Electric Vehicle Equipment Leads the Way

SuniTAFE’s Hybrid and Electric Vehicle short course (SCAUR30620HE) is designed to show students how to safely work on electric and hybrid vehicles and to help them understand how these vehicles operate. Read more

Fri 16 June 2023

VET Delivered to Secondary Students at SuniTAFE

For many years, SuniTAFE has been giving secondary school students a chance to get a jump on their career through the VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS) program.  Read more

Wed 7 June 2023

Futures Day 2023

Mildura Senior College Students Shown Many Career Pathways at SuniTAFE. Read more

Wed 7 June 2023

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE secures $1.9 million

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE has secured $1.9 million to be used towards its ‘Protective Cropping – Building an Industry Workforce’ project. Read more

Tue 30 May 2023

Kylie Hutchinson  | Student Profile

The flexibility offered by SuniTAFE has allowed Kylie Hutchinson to pursue her goals whilst meeting the demands of everyday life.  Read more

Tue 30 May 2023

New SuniTAFE CEO Announced

The Sunraysia Institute of TAFE (SuniTAFE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Brett Millington as the new SuniTAFE Chief Executive Officer. Read more

Fri 26 May 2023

Victoria Police visits SuniTAFE Apprentices

A representative from Victoria Police visited some of SuniTAFE’s apprentices earlier this month to talk to them about key issues impacting their demographic. Read more

Tue 23 May 2023

SuniTAFE Board Member Terry Jennings to Retire

After completing the maximum term permitted for a SuniTAFE Board Member, Terry Jennings will retire from his position at the end of August 2023, leaving a vacancy to be filled. Read more

Fri 12 May 2023

Community Services Industry Information Sessions

SuniTAFE students completing the Diploma of Community Services and Certificate IV in Community Services attended an industry information session at the Mildura campus on Wednesday 22 March. Read more

Tue 9 May 2023

New Equipment for Automotive Department

SuniTAFE becomes the first RTO in Australia to train with a fully electric excavator. Read more

Tue 2 May 2023

VTA State Conference

SuniTAFE welcomes Victorian TAFE Association State Conference participants. The theme for this year's conference is TAFE Creates. Read more

Fri 21 April 2023

International Orientation Day, Term 2 2023

SuniTAFE’s newest international students were welcomed to campus on Wednesday 19 April with a fun and informative orientation day. Read more

Wed 19 April 2023

Sophie Vrybergen Student Profile

Sophie was one of 98 students who received their diploma qualifications at the 2023 Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Mildura. Read more

Wed 19 April 2023

Student Testimonial Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold

Meet our current and previous students Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold. Read more

Wed 19 April 2023

Course in Identifying and Responding to Family Violence Risk (22510VIC)

This course is designed for professionals who may be required to provide an initial response to victims of family violence but do not have this as a core function to their work role.  Read more

Fri 14 April 2023

SuniTAFE Employer of the Year – Mildura Truck Centre

Mildura Truck Centre (MTC) was presented with their Employer of the Year Award at an afternoon tea on Monday 3 April.  Read more

Fri 14 April 2023

Electric Vehicles Information Night

SuniTAFE’s Automotive Department hosted an information night about electric vehicle safety on Thursday 23 February. Read more

Tue 11 April 2023

International Students Intake 2023

Amongst the new faces seen on campus, there are 15 international students who have commenced their studies at SuniTAFE this term. Read more

Thu 6 April 2023

SuniTAFE Graduation and Awards celebration for Swan Hill

Students, industry partners and staff joined together at the Swan Hill Town Hall Performing Arts and Conference Centre last night for the annual SuniTAFE Graduation and Awards. Read more

Fri 24 March 2023

SuniTAFE Teacher of the Year – Jess Kendrigan

The value of the beauty industry can often be overlooked. This is something that SuniTAFE teacher Jess Kendrigan is determined to change.  Read more

Fri 17 March 2023

Destination Australia Scholarships Open

Destination Australia Scholarships are now open for applications. Read more

Wed 8 March 2023

International Women’s Day – Neth Hinton

The theme of International Women’s Day this year is ‘#EmbraceEquity.’ Contributing a wealth of experience, Neth Hinton is a valued member of the SuniTAFE Board of Directors.  Read more

Mon 6 March 2023

Healy’s Lane Mural Painting

SuniTAFE students spent last week painting a large-scale mural in Healy’s Lane as part of a Mildura City Heart and Cultivator Inc. initiative. Read more

Fri 3 March 2023

New IT Program for SuniTAFE In 2023

2023 brings a new training opportunity to the region with the introduction of Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40120) to SuniTAFE. Read more

Fri 24 February 2023

Orientation Day - 2023

SuniTAFE welcomed its new students to the Mildura campus today with an afternoon of food, activities, and music. Read more

Thu 16 February 2023

Preventing Mosquito-Borne Disease in High-Risk Areas

There have been more detections of Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus in mosquitoes trapped at multiple locations across northern Victoria. Read more

Mon 13 February 2023

SuniTAFE students lend a hand to create fish hotels

Thousands of fish will benefit from the hard work of SuniTAFE VCAL students who are currently part of a Priority Species program. Read more

Tue 24 January 2023

SuniTAFE Blended Teaching and Learning Conference

Today is the fifth International Day of Education to be celebrated under the theme “to invest in people, prioritize education”. Read more

Fri 6 January 2023

Red Earth Heart Donation

As part of the Diploma of Community Services, a group of SuniTAFE students donated essential hygiene packs to the Red Earth Heart van on 23 November. Read more

Thu 22 December 2022

Teacher Profile - Scott Hopkins

With years of experience in leading and managing in various workplaces, Scott Hopkins has plenty of wisdom to share with his students. Read more

Tue 20 December 2022

Mallee Family Care Christmas Appeal

More than 70 staff members from SuniTAFE’s Mildura Campus got into the festive spirit this week by participating in the 2022 Mallee Family Care Christmas Appeal. Read more

Wed 7 December 2022

Alexiane chose to study regionally in Mildura.

Alexiane Beck - SuniTAFE Winner: International Student of the Year – Vocational Education and Training Read more

Wed 7 December 2022

SuniTAFE CEO announces 2023 retirement

With more than 10 years steering the direction of Sunraysia Institute of TAFE (SuniTAFE), current Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Geoff Dea, has announced his June 2023 retirement date to all staff. Read more

Wed 7 December 2022

Max Hart Memorial Award

For more than 40 years, Max Hart (Arthur Maxwell Hart) shared his light vehicle automotive expertise with students across the TAFE sector. Read more

Mon 5 December 2022

Terry Pain – VETDSS Trainer of the Year

Automotive teacher Terry Pain was awarded the VETDSS Trainer of the Year award at the 2022 VET Excellence Awards held on 16 November. Read more

Tue 29 November 2022

Teacher of the Year - Nicky Moore – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

AFTER nearly a decade of teaching at SuniTAFE, Nicky Moore has been recognised for her dedication and passion by being named SuniTAFE Mildura campus Teacher of the Year. Read more

Fri 18 November 2022

2022 Survey

SuniTAFE is seeking your views on the quality of our education and training. Read more

Fri 18 November 2022

SuniTAFE SolarBuddy’s

SuniTAFE Certificate I in Transition Education (CITE) students planned and completed a project to send SolarBuddy lights to children in Timor Leste. Read more

Thu 17 November 2022

SuniTAFE Trades celebration

SuniTAFE's Automotive Workshop was the perfect backdrop for the inaugural SuniTAFE Trades Event for 2022. Read more

Wed 12 October 2022

Be Wise presentation at SuniTAFE Swan Hill

Be Wise is empowering young Australians to handle conflict, look after their mates and make wise decisions—so we can End the Coward Punch, together. Read more

Wed 28 September 2022

Student Profile - Colleen Miceli

Colleen Miceli, Nursing - Student of the Year - Diploma/Advanced Diploma and Health High Achiever. Read more

Mon 26 September 2022

Temporary closure of SuniTAFE facilities at the Mildura Campus

Please note that the Customer Service Centre & Library facilities will be unavailable on Thursday the 29th of September & Friday the 30th of September due to campus works. Read more

Thu 8 September 2022

Attention: Date Growers!

Attention: Date Growers! Read more

Thu 1 September 2022

SuniTAFE Celebrates NAIDOC

Today, members of the local community came together at SuniTAFE to celebrate this year’s National NAIDOC. Read more

Wed 31 August 2022

A Milestone Worth Celebrating

The SuniTAFE Heavy Automotive Department was recognised at the SuniTAFE Swan Hill campus graduation this year to celebrate 20 years since the program was first established. Read more

Tue 30 August 2022

Streets Of Your Town - SuniTAFE Students Work With Renowned Artist, Anita Lawrence

SuniTAFE Art students were treated to a workshop with renowned Victorian printmaker and painter, Anita Laurence. Read more

Fri 26 August 2022

SuniTAFE Nurses ready for the Workforce

SuniTAFE’s newest group to complete the Diploma of Nursing and register as enrolled nurses will always be reminded of the pandemic when they think back on the time, they completed their qualification. Read more

Fri 26 August 2022

TAFE Kids embraces Book Week

Characters from many well-loved books were brought to life this week by the children and educators at TAFE Kids for national CBCA Book Week. Read more

Fri 26 August 2022

Student Profile - Courtney Sandiman

IT’S been several years since Courtney Sandiman, 22, first set foot on at SuniTAFE. Courtney turned to SuniTAFE to build her knowledge and skill set by completing a Certificate IV in Design and Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. Read more

Fri 26 August 2022

Australia's Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs

Australia's Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs expected to be in high demand over the next five years. Read more

Fri 26 August 2022

Wear It Purple Day

SuniTAFE's Diploma of Community Services students celebrated Wear It Purple Day this week. Hundreds of purple frosted cup cakes disappeared to eager buyers quickly. Read more

Fri 12 August 2022

Teacher profile - Paul McClure

WITH a farming background behind him, Paul McClure has plenty of knowledge and experience to pass onto his horticulture students at SuniTAFE. Read more

Fri 12 August 2022

SMART FARM – COVER CROP

THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has been selected as one of only two sites involved in a three-year cover crop trial. Read more

Fri 12 August 2022

HALT heads to SuniTAFE

The importance of looking after the mental health of local tradies was the focus of several mental health and wellbeing presentations held at the SuniTAFE Mildura campus and Swan Hill campus’ earlier this month. Read more

Fri 29 July 2022

Christmas in July at SuniTAFE

A sea of Ugly Sweaters or Jolly Jumpers graced the SuniTAFE campuses this week for the Christmas in July celebrations. Read more

Tue 26 July 2022

Australian Defence Force visits SuniTAFE Mildura

A large group of SuniTAFE students and staff this morning learnt more about the career opportunities available when the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Careers Promotions Team visited the Mildura Campus. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

Do more with less

Farmers and food producers have had no other choice but to think differently and adopt innovative solutions to increase yields while also reducing productions costs. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

Drivers of change

With a finite area of arable farming land available, food producers over the world have needed to reassess traditional practices to achieve greater and more sustainable yields. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

4 innovative farming practices

Farming has long been among the most progressive of any industry, seeking more efficient ways to grow better crops and raise healthier livestock. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

The rise of producer led innovation

Enterprising Australian farmers in Agtech start-ups are creating solutions and building new technology to problems they experience. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

SuniTAFE launches free essential farm worker training

SuniTAFE is pleased to launch an immersive experience to learn essential skills to work on the farm. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

From labourers to problem solvers

Australian farming has a long and proud history of family succession. Yet, particularly over the past 30 years or so, things have started to change. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

A guide to using Precision Viticulture

Precision Viticulture (PV*) is precision farming applied to optimise vineyard performance.  It ensures proportionate grape yield and maximum quality, while minimising environmental impacts and risk.  Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

SMART Farm crop diversity "ideal" location for iMapPESTS project

THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has played a critical role in a program to improve bio-security preparation, resilience, and responsiveness to pests in horticulture and agriculture. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

Crop trials a SMART idea

A collaboration between Australian Primary Hemp (APH) and SuniTAFE will see the land at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm set aside for hemp plantings, to assess its suitability to collect data on low-THC hemp varieties. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

Which Horticulture App ebook launches

Launching the new “Which app for Horticulture” ebook, showcasing over 60 apps available for producers. Read more

Tue 21 June 2022

Sunray Warriors & the SMART Farm

A NEW generation of farmers or scientists may have had their passion sparked following a presentation by the SuniTAFE SMART Farm Project Leader of Horticultural Innovation Nicole Byrnes at the Sunray Warriors. Read more

Wed 15 June 2022

Do you want a career change? How to do it without the drama.

The task of changing careers might not be as difficult as you think. SuniTAFE can help unpack the process into manageable steps. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Heavy diesel engine simulation for SuniTAFE

SuniTAFE’s heavy automotive workshops at Mildura and Swan Hill campuses have taken delivery of two Cummins X15 training engines to ensure students are using the very latest equipment to hone their skills during training.  Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

New Free TAFE courses at SuniTAFE to boost a post-COVID Sunraysia

New Free TAFE courses have been announced by the Victorian Labor Government, in an initiative that will provide more Free TAFE courses in the Sunraysia region in 2022. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Individual Support New Training Facility

Gain practical skills at SuniTAFE’s aged care simulated training facility. Australia has a rapidly growing ageing population with a critical shortage of qualified healthcare workers.  Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Enhanced conservation and ecosystem management courses for SuniTAFE

Learn new technologies for a career in land and water with a course in conservation and ecosystem management. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

New Acquisitions at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm

We’re pleased to announce the SuniTAFE SMART Farm’s newest acquisitions. Find out more about our new technology and equipment Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Career Spotlight on Irrigation Specialists

Are you eager to grow your career in one of Australia’s leading agribusiness regions? Find out about becoming an Irrigation Specialist. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Carmela Tyson – 40th anniversary at SuniTAFE

It’s been 40 years since Carmela Tyson first walked through the doors SuniTAFE on 15 March 1982. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

New TAFE Design Lab To Reignite Creative Arts In Mildura

Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced $130,000 to establish a launchpad project with the newly released Diploma of Graphic Design (CUA50720) to be delivered via project known as  ‘Future’s Lab.’ Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Kade Loxton winner at the Master Builders Victoria Regional Apprentice of the Year Awards

Kade Loxton, winner of the 2022 Bendigo Apprentice of the Year – Future Builder Award at this year's Master Builders Victoria Regional Apprentice of the Year Awards. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

TAFE Kids - Get to know two of our longer serving educators

TAFE Kids has been open since 1985 and was one of the first childcare centres built in Mildura. The centre is home to 69 children each day, 18 educators and one cook. Get to know two of our longer serving educators below. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

SuniTAFE VETDSS Auto Excursion

SuniTAFE’s VETDSS (Vocational Education and Training Delivered to Secondary Students) were introduced to the world of Drag Racing with a trip to the Sunset Strip. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Graduation and Awards Mildura Campus

The achievements of SuniTAFE students, industry partners and staff for the 2021 academic year was celebrated last night.  Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Project works commence at SuniTAFE Mildura Campus

Work commenced on Monday 27 September to the roads, carparks and stormwater infrastructure at SuniTAFE’s Mildura Campus. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

International Women’s Day

“SuniTAFE for me has been a fantastic experience, where would you rather be when training and education has got me to where I am." Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Study at SuniTAFE Swan Hill Campus in 2022

SuniTAFE’s Swan Hill Campus delivers relevant skills and training to its students.   Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

International Women’s Day

“It is absolutely important that women are given the same opportunities, which is part of why I was attracted to the role, to be able to provide input not just from an educational perspective but also as a female staff member." Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

International Women’s Day

SuniTAFE staff joined people around the globe on Tuesday, March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women on International Women’s Day. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

Mobile Career Advice Hits the Road

Open to all members of the community, the Skills and Jobs Centre is a ‘one-stop shop’ with a mobile fleet ready to hit the road. Read more

Tue 14 June 2022

International Department Set for Success

SuniTAFE is set to see an influx of new international students stepping foot on campus in the coming months with a dramatic increase in applications this year compared to 2021. Read more

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