SOUTH West TAFE students from around the region have come together in Warrnambool to attend the institute’s 2013 Graduation and Awards ceremony.
About 130 students from Hamilton, Portland, Glenormiston and Warrnambool were awarded Diploma and Advanced Diplomas Certificates.
They were joined by a capacity-crowd of more than 500 people at Warrnambool’s Light House Theatre.
Guests included TAFE’s industry and higher education partners, regional council representatives, employers, family and friends.
South West TAFE chief executive, Peter Heilbuth delivered a timely and inspiring address to graduates, reminding the community education was not a cost, but an investment in the future.
Mr Heilbuth revealed that 91 per cent of South West TAFE graduates were already employed or enrolled in further study after training with the institute in 2013.”
Full story in The Spectator on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.