Blog

8 March, 2019
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On International Women's Day, it's important to reflect on how participation in education and training empowers women, enabling them to create better futures for themselves, their families and their communities.The majority of our motivated learners at Macquarie Community College are women, many of whom are mature aged students balancing their busy lives of study, work, volunteering and family commitments. We are here to celebrate and support the learning journey of the thousands of women enrolled each year in our courses.
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28 February, 2019
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We recently held 2 events which encouraged the local community to get a taste for learning - an Open Day and a Seniors Week Festival event.
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18 February, 2019
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One of our greatest motivators at Macquarie Community College is when we hear stories of positive employment outcomes for our students. English student, Seong Ju Mun, was able to find employment because of her new found confidence, gained at Macquarie Community College's popular English language classes.
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22 January, 2019
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Come along to our Open Day and Seniors Week celebrations in February. You can enjoy free taster classes and demonstrations in a variety of courses.
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28 December, 2018
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Our Business Administration Students hosted a Christmas lunch for 120+ members of the local Mt Druitt community. They used their newly learnt skills to create invitations, posters, Powerpoint presentations as well as organise the event and publish a cookbook of recipes. The event was a huge success! Congratulations.
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3 December, 2018
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Macquarie Community College recently celebrated its 2018 Staff Recognition Event where we handed out Staff Excellence Awards and Anniversary Awards. See the list of all the winners.
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29 November, 2018
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We're kicking off 2019 with a bang with 38 new courses to try! Start your New Year's Resolutions today and learn something new in 2019. Check out what's available.
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10 November, 2018
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Do you manage your time or does your time manage you? We are all busy and have the same 24 hours in a day to do everything. But why does it feel that some people can accomplish so much more in a day, whilst others struggle to know where to start? Our Time Management coach, Christine Lee, has some great tips on how you can better manage your time and achieve more each day.
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16 October, 2018
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Inspired by the international campaign, ‘Get Online Week’, Macquarie Community College has decided to extend our popular Tech Savvy Seniors classes to include free Computer Clubs. This will provide extra opportunities for seniors to ask any digital question they want in a friendly and supportive environment.
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4 October, 2018
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Meditation is growing in its popularity but there are still several myths surrounding meditation that prevent people from enjoying its benefits. Guest blogger and Meditation Tutor, Katherine Pinczuk, summarises the 3 myths surrounding meditation - “I don’t”, “I can’t” and “I’m no good at it”.
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