Special guests including The Hon. Mark Taylor MP, Blacktown Mayor Stephen Bali MP, and Councillor Reena Jethi from the Hills Shire Council joined students and teachers in celebration of their brand new science lab and kitchen.
There was excitement in … Continued
Adam is a busy father of two with a full personal and professional life. Whether he’s managing a team at work or joining the family for a scenic drive on the weekend, there’s not a lot of free time in … Continued
As Principal of Warakirri College, Carolyn Blanden oversees both the Fairfield and Blacktown campuses – and is witness to the many daily challenges and joyful moments that make up student life at the school.
The majority of my career has … Continued
Thinking of enrolling in a course? The experience of studying as a mature age student is a world away from being a teenager in high school or young adult at uni.
For many mature students it means trying to juggle … Continued
At the launch event for MTC’s Reconciliation Action Plan, Warakirri College student Shontelle Willis-Hayek gave a moving speech about her journey to connect with her Aboriginal heritage. The speech is reprinted here with her kind permission.
Today I would like … Continued
Finding a great job is almost impossible when you don’t know what you want to do! The Opportunity Hub program supports students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent as they leave high school and embark on their future. To … Continued
We talk to a volunteer in the Youth Frontiers program about the benefits of volunteering, her mentoring experiences, and why being part of the community is so important.
Last year, Louise Marshall was flicking through the paper when she came … Continued
An intense study session has the tendency to make you feel like your brain has literally run a marathon, and can leave you not only mentally but physically exhausted. Knowing how to de-stress after studying is crucial to your long-term … Continued