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COVID-19 Update

Vocational Students We have been busily mapping our courses to enable ongoing delivery for all current students.  In some cases, some of our learning will be ‘blended delivery’ – this means some on-line study, and some practical course work in a classroom. Atwea is considered an ‘essential service’ and therefore can, with the right measures […]

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Important course update for VET students

The NSW response to COVID-19 is having a big impact in a number of areas. We are strongly supportive and respect our students needing to take the time to organise their families lives moving forward but also remain prepared to resume future plans, when all this is over. As a result of this, Atwea has […]

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Lifestyle Courses Cancelled

The circumstances around the response to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation is having an impact in a number of areas. Following recommendations regarding the delivery of non-essential services, Atwea has had to make the very difficult decision to cancel all current Lifestyle programs effective immediately. This means you should cease attending all classes from now. For […]

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Atwea joins The Inclusive 100 movement

At the end of 2019, Atwea College proudly joined Castle Personnel’s initiative The Inclusive 100, to increase employment and the social inclusion of people living with a disability. Today, Castle’s CEO Dianne Hamer, presented a certificate to our Executive Director, Rowan Cox acknowledging our involvement with the initiative. The inclusion pledge that Castle has put […]

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Atwea Student named Australian Student of the Year

Carmel Kentwell lives by the motto ‘It’s not worth letting life get you down, you just need to keep going!’ and her journey is a shining example of overcoming life’s hurdles. Carmel grew up in the NSW country town of Warren, near Dubbo, in a lower socio-economic area where she had limited access to educational […]


Students’ lives changed through alternative education

As enrolments for 2020 open at the Tomaree campus of the award winning Alesco Senior College, graduating students are encouraging young people to consider a different pathway to completing high school. In the past three years, more than 60 young people who were at risk of not completing their school education, are now creating exciting […]

Ignite Conference

Music industry experts unite to share

Last week, Atwea College brought together notable music industry personalities to share their expertise with emerging artists and industry newcomers looking to launch their career in the music industry. The Atwea Ignite Conference hosted four sessions which provided insightful conversations between experienced industry figures and aspiring professionals including an exploration of careers in the industry, […]

Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners Week awards night

We concluded the 2019 Adult Learners Week celebrations with our awards night to recognise those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to learning and education. The Adult Learners Week Awards night was held on Thursday the 5th of September at Atwea’s Cooks Hill Campus. We presented five awards on the night, recipients included; Donna Freeman who […]

Adult Learners Week

Adult Learners Week

Atwea College celebrated internationally recognised Adult Learners Week, highlighting the outcomes of adult learning. The Open Day was held at our Cooks Hills campus on Tuesday the 3rd of September and showcased a number of taster courses, in our well-known area of community education and lifestyle courses. Our award-winning high school, Alesco also opened their […]

High school at Alesco

Not your ordinary ‘Olympics’

You would not typically associate activities such as building a flatpack with the ‘Olympics’. However, for the students at Alesco Senior College, these activities formed part of an important ‘Olympics’ – one which helped develop learning, cooperation, teamwork and respect. The inaugural ‘Alesco Olympics’ brought together more than 80 high school students from campuses of […]

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