We have made the difficult decision to close our Gippsland Harness Training Centre (GHTC) and will not be providing equine training in the foreseeable future. We would like to reassure our CCG community that we are supporting our wonderful students through this transition, as well as reaching out to the owners of our training horses, to ensure they have loving homes to go to.
End to Equine
With a long summer stretching ahead and the world opening back up, local students have readied themselves to chase their first job. ECG College Pakenham students participated in an innovative Hospitality Job Camp program, designed to build employment skills quickly.
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Message from Sue Geals, CEO Support in all aspects of life is necessary, whether on a personal, educational or professional level. Friends of CCG has been established for that very reason – to support our students in ways that matter, through […]
Do you have time to spare and a desire to give back to the community? With a range of roles that include help in the classroom, on the Board, grounds maintenance and organising special events, our volunteers are invaluable to the College. If you’re looking for an up during your downtime, volunteering is the way […]
This newsletter highlights just how connected and supportive our campus is. But we can always do more to provide for our students. Your financial assistance is a tangible way to recognise the hard work our students put in when they commit to studying. Donations help with all sorts of costs that many students are unable […]
We’re on the hunt for a new Board Director. Could it be you or someone you know? You can commit to three years You are passionate about supporting young people to study in a nurturing environment You may be young yourself, or you may have a culturally and linguistically diverse background or experience with disability […]
Zunera’s journey is more than a learning experience “I am highly grateful that Community College Gippsland nominated me. I also feel proud and content on choosing Australia as my home.” Zunera Najam Nominated for the prestigious Victorian Learn Local Pre-accredited Learner (Skills for Work) Award, Zunera Najam is proof that determination and drive, coupled with […]
A new award will be presented in 2022 to honour the life and contribution of former Community College Gippsland board member, Terrylene Marks. The Community Builder Award will recognise the contributions of an individual or group who has demonstrated, either in the CCG community or the broader community, the power of education in developing and […]
“I was overwhelmed and shocked when I received the award. It felt so good knowing that other people see something in me that I don’t.” Katrina La’Brooy Community College Gippsland’s Student of the Year Award has been presented to Certificate III Hairdressing student Katrina La’Brooy. After a challenging start, Kat grew in confidence and developed […]
Throughout her Certificate II Retail Cosmetics studies, VET DSS Student of the Year, Ashlee Storey, applied her positivity and passion with the same brushstroke of purpose as her makeup skills. A talented and tenacious character, Ashlee matured personally and professionally during the course of a difficult year. VET DSS stands for ‘Vocational Education and Training […]
Being awarded the Trainee / Apprentice of the Year for her problem-solving capacity, adaptability and emerging leadership skills, Certificate II Horticulture student, Grace Mattingley is the embodiment of the award, demonstrating a learning curve that was as rapid as it was fruitful.
“What I have learnt throughout the course has set me up for a bright future in harness racing.” Nathan Rothwell A driving force to become a harness racer saw Nathan Rothwell and his family make the move from the Sunshine State to Drouin in 202, so he could study his Certificate IV in Racing (Harness […]