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
SuniTAFE’s international student cohort expanded last month with 14 newcomers joining the Mildura campus.  Read more
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
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
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
Four SuniTAFE nursing graduates have followed in their mothers’ footsteps by joining the team at Swan Hill District Health.   Read more
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
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
SuniTAFE joined forces with every other Victorian TAFE this week to participate in the inaugural Respect and Equality in TAFE (RET) Week. Read more
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
People across the world were embracing their creative sides yesterday for World Art Day. Read more
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
SuniTAFE’s Mildura campus had double the celebrations yesterday with two graduation events held across the day. Read more
SuniTAFE staff and students kicked off their final week of term and commenced Easter celebrationswith freshly baked hot cross buns on Tuesday. Read more
The spotlight was on SuniTAFE students last night at the annual Graduation and Awards ceremony for the Swan Hill campus. Read more
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
SuniTAFE was one of only a handful of Australian training facilities to be invited on a study tour in Germany last year. Read more
International students from more than 10 different countries have found their feet at SuniTAFE over the past several weeks. Read more
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
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
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
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
This year’s International Women’s Day theme aims to encourage everyone to #InspireInclusion and create a sense of belonging for all.  Read more
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
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
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
The 2024 delivery of the VET Tradies program kicked off last week, with the first term dedicated to automotive studies. Read more
SuniTAFE has been successful in receiving 10 scholarships in the latest round of Destination Australia funding. Read more
The sun was shining over the Mildura campus courtyard today where new students were invited to gather for the 2024 Orientation Day. Read more
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
Two SuniTAFE nursing students have been recognised for their academic excellence by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Victorian Branch (ANMF).  Read more
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
As the 2024 teaching year fast approaches, SuniTAFE would like to reflect on the successes celebrated by the Institute in 2023. Read more
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
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
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
SuniTAFE’s smallest graduates were celebrated this week with a graduation night for the TAFEKids Kindergarten class of 2023. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Under the instruction of Electro Technology teacher Carl Carter, SuniTAFE students are being trained for the future. Read more
SuniTAFE Mildura’s Automotive Workshop was transformed last night for the second annual Trades Night event. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SuniTAFE staff and students made their mark on a mural recently created on Gallagher Lane, behind the Grand Hotel. Read more
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
Tom was awarded a gold medal at the WorldSkills Australian Championships last month in the Heavy Vehicle Mechanics category.  Read more
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
After two big weeks, SuniTAFE’s 2023 Careers Open Day season has come to an end. Read more
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
Children across Australia celebrated their love of reading, books and storybook characters last week during national CBCA Book Week. Read more
SuniTAFE Accounting student Yuying ‘Linda’ Ding is a finalist for this year’s Victorian International Education Awards Read more
Diploma of Nursing graduate Pearl Dunn was awarded Koorie Student of the Year at last week’s Victorian Training Awards event. Read more
Two SuniTAFE students have come home with gold medals from the WorldSkills Australia National Championships in Melbourne.  Read more
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
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
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
SuniTAFE’s Automotive Air Conditioning Technology Short Course (SCAUR20220AC) aims to teach students how to service and repair vehicle air conditioning systems. Read more
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
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
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
SuniTAFE Conservation and Ecosystem Management students have been part of a team working to make a difference to the local ecosystem.  Read more
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
On 23 June, VETDSS students enrolled in Certificate III in Design Fundamentals (CUA30720) installed the first ever display on The Nexus stage.  Read more
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
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
Both of SuniTAFE’s campuses hosted their annual NAIDOC celebrations this month. This year’s NAIDOC theme was ‘For Our Elders.’  Read more
SuniTAFE Teacher of the Year Jess Kendrigan has commenced the VET Development Centre (VDC) Teaching Fellowship Program. Read more
SuniTAFE is excited to share that nursing student Pearl Dunn is a finalist for the 2023 Victorian Training Awards. Read more
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
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
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
Mildura Senior College Students Shown Many Career Pathways at SuniTAFE. Read more
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE has secured $1.9 million to be used towards its ‘Protective Cropping – Building an Industry Workforce’ project. Read more
The flexibility offered by SuniTAFE has allowed Kylie Hutchinson to pursue her goals whilst meeting the demands of everyday life.  Read more
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
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
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
SuniTAFE’s newest international students were welcomed to campus on Wednesday 19 April with a fun and informative orientation day. Read more
SuniTAFE becomes the first RTO in Australia to train with a fully electric excavator. Read more
Mildura Truck Centre (MTC) was presented with their Employer of the Year Award at an afternoon tea on Monday 3 April.  Read more
Sophie was one of 98 students who received their diploma qualifications at the 2023 Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Mildura. Read more
SuniTAFE’s Automotive Department hosted an information night about electric vehicle safety on Thursday 23 February. Read more
SuniTAFE welcomes Victorian TAFE Association State Conference participants. The theme for this year's conference is TAFE Creates. Read more
Amongst the new faces seen on campus, there are 15 international students who have commenced their studies at SuniTAFE this term. Read more
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
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
The value of the beauty industry can often be overlooked. This is something that SuniTAFE teacher Jess Kendrigan is determined to change.  Read more
Destination Australia Scholarships are now open for applications. Read more
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
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
2023 brings a new training opportunity to the region with the introduction of Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40120) to SuniTAFE. Read more
The SuniTAFE SMART Farm was awarded for their quality dried fruit at this year’s Sunbeam Foods Grower Meeting. Read more
There have been more detections of Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus in mosquitoes trapped at multiple locations across northern Victoria. Read more
Thousands of fish will benefit from the hard work of SuniTAFE VCAL students who are currently part of a Priority Species program. Read more
SuniTAFE welcomed its new students to the Mildura campus today with an afternoon of food, activities, and music. Read more
Today is the fifth International Day of Education to be celebrated under the theme “to invest in people, prioritize education”. Read more
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
With years of experience in leading and managing in various workplaces, Scott Hopkins has plenty of wisdom to share with his students. Read more
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
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
For more than 40 years, Max Hart (Arthur Maxwell Hart) shared his light vehicle automotive expertise with students across the TAFE sector. Read more
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
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
SuniTAFE Certificate I in Transition Education (CITE) students planned and completed a project to send SolarBuddy lights to children in Timor Leste. Read more
SuniTAFE is seeking your views on the quality of our education and training. Read more
SuniTAFE's Automotive Workshop was the perfect backdrop for the inaugural SuniTAFE Trades Event for 2022. Read more
Alexiane Beck - SuniTAFE Winner: International Student of the Year – Vocational Education and Training Read more
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
Colleen Miceli, Nursing - Student of the Year - Diploma/Advanced Diploma and Health High Achiever. Read more
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
Today, members of the local community came together at SuniTAFE to celebrate this year’s National NAIDOC. Read more
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
SuniTAFE Art students were treated to a workshop with renowned Victorian printmaker and painter, Anita Laurence. Read more
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
Australia's Top 10 Most In-Demand Jobs expected to be in high demand over the next five years. Read more
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
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
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
WITH a farming background behind him, Paul McClure has plenty of knowledge and experience to pass onto his horticulture students at SuniTAFE. Read more
THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has been selected as one of only two sites involved in a three-year cover crop trial. Read more
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
A sea of Ugly Sweaters or Jolly Jumpers graced the SuniTAFE campuses this week for the Christmas in July celebrations. Read more
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
The pressure felt by the Sunraysia aged care sector will soon slightly ease with a group of newly qualified individual support workers set to make their way into the workforce. Read more
After a successful day at the AUS-TAFE Culinary Trophy state finals the SuniTAFE team returned with 3 medals and a participation. Read more
Our SuniTAFE hospitality students headed to Bendigo this week to compete in the AUS-TAFE Culinary Trophy State Final at Bendigo TAFE. Read more
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
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
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
Enterprising Australian farmers in Agtech start-ups are creating solutions and building new technology to problems they experience. Read more
SuniTAFE is pleased to launch an immersive experience to learn essential skills to work on the farm. Read more
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
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
Launching the new “Which app for Horticulture” ebook, showcasing over 60 apps available for producers. Read more
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
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
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
SuniTAFE VCAL students have gained many personal development skills by fundraising throughout the year to support people in the local community in need.  Read more
SuniTAFE’s Swan Hill Campus delivers relevant skills and training to its students.   Read more
Meet our current and previous students Tom (Thang Songput) and Clinton Leavold. Read more
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
Work commenced on Monday 27 September to the roads, carparks and stormwater infrastructure at SuniTAFE’s Mildura Campus. Read more
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
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
We’re pleased to announce the SuniTAFE SMART Farm’s newest acquisitions. Find out more about our new technology and equipment Read more
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
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
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
“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
“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
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
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
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
The achievements of SuniTAFE students, industry partners and staff for the 2021 academic year was celebrated last night.  Read more
Learn new technologies for a career in land and water with a course in conservation and ecosystem management. Read more
The task of changing careers might not be as difficult as you think. SuniTAFE can help unpack the process into manageable steps. Read more
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
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
It’s been 40 years since Carmela Tyson first walked through the doors SuniTAFE on 15 March 1982. Read more
Are you eager to grow your career in one of Australia’s leading agribusiness regions? Find out about becoming an Irrigation Specialist. Read more