20 October, 2023
At Macquarie Community College, we work tirelessly to bridge the “digital divide” to ensure those within our communities do not suffer from digital exclusion. The acceleration of digitalisation has left many behind, creating distinct gaps and disparity in access, affordability, and skills in using computers, phones, and tablets.
14 September, 2023
Many of us dream of trying something new but somehow never seem to get around to it. Adult Learners Week is a great chance to remind us ‘’it’s never too late to learn something new!’’. It was an amazing event held over two days at our Blacktown and Epping Campuses with an incredible turn out where adult learners where excited to try out our free taster classes and demonstrations.
1 August, 2023
Recently we expanded our operations with a new campus, in the culturally diverse, rapidly changing suburb of Epping. The opening ceremony was officiated by Donna Davis, Member of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales. Also present was David Collins PSM with senior staff of NSW State Training, Board members of Macquarie Community College, local service providers, staff and local students.
16 June, 2023
Recently Macquarie Community College was invited to nominate staff members for the Epping Rotary Club, Pride of Workmanship award scheme. For many years the Epping Rotary Club has been very supportive of the college and we extend our sincerest gratitude to Epping Rotary for the warm and gracious hospitality extended to Macquarie Community College the awards event. The evening was a true celebration of the remarkable work carried out by our esteemed trainers, David Vasey and Elaine Witton who both received the Pride of Workmanship award.
20 April, 2023
We are excited to announce that we will be opening an additional new campus in Epping to cater for the growth of the College and our School, Gateway Community High. The new site in Epping is just a 5-minute drive from our existing Carlingford campus and is on Level 3 of a modern low-rise building on the corner of Carlingford Road and Rawson Street at Epping.
7 March, 2023
The United Nation’s theme for International Women’s Day 2023 is "DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality". The sad reality is that there is a significant “digital divide” when it comes to those that have access to the internet, devices and technology. Whilst the divide affects all generations and communities, the gap disproportionately affects women & girls.
3 March, 2023
2023 Seniors Week theme, Celebrating Together, brings seniors out and about, following three years of lockdown, restrictions and social isolation.
6 January, 2023
We welcome 2023 with much excitement as we return to some kind of norm. There is something about starting a new year that encourages us to pause and reflect on how we can improve ourselves. Most of us will make that annual new year's resolution. Whether it's "exercise more", "change careers", and "learn new things", here are some tips on how to keep those plans in place and follow through your resolutions for 2023.
27 June, 2022
The Term 3 Catalogue is out now. Step outside your comfort zone and try one of our new courses - Tarot & Oracle Card Reading, Polymer Clay Jewellery and more!