Atwea news

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 […]

Alesco

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 […]

Atwea news

Unlocking potential – A new name for a new start

ATWEA College was launched on 5 April 2019 and unifies the organisation’s seven campuses, almost 100 staff, thousands of students and hundreds of courses and programs across the Hunter and Mid North Coast.

Skills training

Putting knowledge into practice

Kurri Kurri Masonic Village welcomed Cessnock students studying Certificate III in Individual Support

The CAS

Little shop of horrors

In November, WEA Hunter’s Creative Arts Space Committee took on the cult classic ‘Little Shop of Horrors.’

Skills training

Tutor Profile – Grant Walmsley

Grant Walmsley, cofounder of the Screaming Jets, is a familiar face in the music industry and is quickly becoming a familiar face at WEA as a senior trainer in WEA Hunter’s Diploma of Music Industry.

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