Blog

9 August, 2020
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Working and studying during this ‘Covid-era’ has transformed the way we work and highlighted the importance of having up-to-date digital skills in order to connect and thrive in your workplace or studies. Macquarie Community College recently received a grant from the Good Things Foundation to purchase several electronic devices (laptops and tablets) to lend to students to help with their studies. We saw a need within our community where some adults wanted to enrol in a computer course but were deterred as they did not own their own device. With our Loan Device Program, our students can borrow a laptop or tablet during the course of their studies.
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6 May, 2020
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Child care student, Margot, recently entered a writing competition with Axcelerate, and wrote about her time studying with Macquarie Community College. "Of course there were times when I heard my negative inner critic take over, but Sue, Heather (Lead Trainer) and the staff at MCC stood by me and helped empower me to get through the course."
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11 July, 2019
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Jennifer immigrated to Australia a few years ago and struggled to find a job as an Accountant due to her low level of English. After a friend recommended she study English language at Macquarie Community College, her English communication skills drastically improved, along with her confidence, and helped her find her dream role in the industry! Read more about Jennifer's story.
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8 April, 2019
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A goal to complete the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain over 7 years ago was what started Bushwalking students, Elizabeth and Bruce, on their bushwalking journey. Now they celebrate their 100th Bushwalk with Macquarie Community College and share their story with us.
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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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14 April, 2018
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Happy Seniors Week! Macquarie Community College strongly supports seniors in the community and has been providing affordable learning programs for seniors through the Tech Savvy Seniors program since 2013. Recently, our Tech Savvy Seniors students spoke to us about how our courses have been helping them feel empowered and removed the 'fear factor' associated with technology.
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5 May, 2017
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I just wanted to say Thank You/Muchas Gracias for all the support I received during the weeks I took the course at Macquarie Community College. Meeting my teachers was really inspiring and I deeply admire their commitment to empower people that are going through the journey of seeking work.
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