Archive for the ‘Students’ Category

  • iPad 2 winner announced

    Congratulations to Melissa Luyks of Bathurst, NSW, who produced the winning video in our InformED ‘study tips’ competition. Melissa, who is studying with Open Colleges for her Certificate III in Education Support, will receive an iPad 2 for her humorous video. Details of where to see Melissa’s video will be announced soon so keep an eye… Read More

  • News on the Ambassador program

    December 15th, 2011 No Comments News, Students

    You will recall from our last newsletter that we had selected a small group of graduates to come to Sydney for a filming session, where they could share their personal insights and learning experiences with the broader Open Colleges community, as part of our Ambassadors program. We held the filming session on Friday 30 September… Read More

  • A roundabout route to an IT career

    December 15th, 2011 2 Comments Students

    Marcus Raven loves cartooning. In fact, he initially enrolled in our Certificate in Freelance Cartooning & Illustrating before realising that his other passion, IT, was where he wanted to build a career. He reckons he can continue to perfect his cartooning in his leisure time. Now that Marcus has completed his Certificate II in IT,… Read More

  • Thanks to Steve Irwin

    December 15th, 2011 No Comments Students

    ???????As a kid, Ken Whitelaw’s hero was the late wildlife warrior Steve Irwin, and it was the famous Queenslander who inspired him to complete a Certificate in Animal Care with Open Colleges. “When I first checked out the course, I saw what it could lead to – in my case, a career working with animals,”… Read More

  • A vocation fulfilled

    September 28th, 2011 No Comments Students

    Nicky Kelly from Baldivis, WA, used to work in the microfilm industry but ever since she left school she has had a desire to work in childcare. It was only having her son, Zachary, however, that she made the move to pursue her vocation. “I work at the Horizons Early Childhood Centre in South Fremantle… Read More