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A Commitment To Future Learning
Education serves as one of the most important foundations of any society. It leads to innovation and positive change in the community, while helping grow our next generation of professionals.
A Community Role
"When you see a change in someone because they've been inspired by something that you've been teaching them, there's something about that where you feel like you were a part of a change in their life."
A Look Into Battery Technologies And Training
Holmesglen's work with battery technologies, coupled with the recently opened Moorabbin campus Renewable Energy Centre, sees students learning against this backdrop of innovation.
A Look Into The Role Of An Executive Producer
"Holmesglen was the first educational step into my broadcasting career. At the time, I wasn't sure if TV or radio was the right fit for me, so the broadcasting course gave me ample opportunities to get a feel for both and decide that radio was the correct path to follow."
A Passion For Learning
Early childhood education is the starting point to a lifelong experience with learning. Therefore, the role of the teacher becomes a crucial part in a child's development.
A Positive Return To Study
For oral health student Chloe Stevens, moving back into study from work life was a significant decision. It's a choice, though, she is happy she made.
A shared aspiration
Two sports media students used their Fox Footy internships as their entry to the industry.
A Slam Dunk Effort
VCAL students have stepped on to the hardwood, showing their initiative and selfless qualities during a successful fundraising event.
A Teacher’s Insights Into Patisserie
Guido has used his two-and-a-half years at Holmesglen to help students explore their ambitions and interests. While it's about introducing them to the realities of work, it's also about doing it with care and purpose.
Achievement From Hard Work
Greg's achievements are a source of motivation for aspiring upholsterers. He was named Holmesglen's Outstanding Apprentice at the 2017 Awards Dinner.
Advice For Those Considering A Study Change
If you're not happy with what you're doing, chances are the effort will always lack. That's why it's important to discover something that you enjoy and then find a study option that will match.
Ambition Abroad
Hayley Vandenberg-Pitt and Ernest Schultheis have seen their respective aspirations take them abroad, as both students finished work experience internationally.
An Insight Into A Career Change
To support her goals, Reioni made the decision to trade her role as a stewardess on super yachts for a career in the workshop.
An Insight Into Printing
"Print is one of the communicative media channels that permeates our whole environment and, like many industries, is adaptive to the impact of digital technologies. The Australian print industry has been an amazing absorber of digital technology."
Apprentice Pastry Chef Wins Award
Esra Kullu sees a meal as much more than the sum of its ingredients. As an apprentice, she believes each new plate is an opportunity to learn.
Beyond the Standard Design
Furniture student Carolina Trombelli is reflective of our 'learn more, do more' ethos. Adopting a keen approach to her study and practical pursuits.
Chasing Dreams In The City That Never Sleeps
Having moved from Mackay to Melbourne at the age of 17, Kate identified her fashion goal early on and then made the necessary decisions that would turn a desire into achievement.
Coaching For Change 2017 – A Student’s Tale
On 31 October 2017, students who are studying the Diploma of Sport Development at Holmesglen were given the chance to travel to Lake Eildon on a four-day trip, and run sports coaching sessions.
Creating Memorable Events & Experiences
"The day I looked into [Holmesglen's events course], there was an Open Day running that evening. I attended, was amazed at what I could get out of it and signed up that night."
Creating The Path Ahead
For Alison Hayes, Holmesglen will always hold a special place, as it was here that the path ahead of her became clear.
Creating Your Study Pathway
For travel and tourism student Sarah Gillies, the VET Delivered to Secondary Students program represented the meeting point between her career aspirations and a desire to continue her education.
Design And Creation
"We have a quality course with a quality outcome. This is an industry of passion."
Designing For Success
Interior Design student Alexandra Legg has turned her drive into success, winning a regarded student interior design people's choice award.
Developing In Demand Professionals
They say that travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer. Today, it is a value as widespread as it is reflected in a tourism industry that is seeing significant growth.
Donut give up on your dreams
Morgan’s buisness, Bistro Morgan, is the pride of Windsor’s High Street. It has seen him go from aspiring chef to budding entrepreneur before even finishing his secondary studies.
Effort and experience
Kate found her passion in sports media through a range of internship opportunities.
Entering The Field With Passion and Perspective
Upon the decision to chase her oral health aspirations, Lauren made the switch from Albury's country lifestyle to the city, enrolling in a Charles Sturt University course, which was delivered at Holmesglen.
Events Students Working For A Good Cause
The event is supported by Able Australia and provides an opportunity for emerging musicians and comedians to showcase their skills. Ticket sales and proceeds will go towards assisting the not-for-profit organisation.
FEATURE: Five Tips For Aspiring Event Planners
Our events department looks at the tips and considerations (as well as, potential pitfalls) to recognise before preparing your next event, so your occasion doesn't end up becoming the next 'what-not-to-do'.
Finding The Right Opportunity
In order to give students the best chance to succeed, the events courses combine hands on experience with the necessary study.
Fives Tips To Maximise Your Study
We know studying is a process. But, sometimes the how is just as important as the why. Learn how to make the most of your study time with these simple tips.
For The Love Of Helping Others
Currently in Australia, the demand is high for allied health assistance. With over 90,000 allied health professionals working across a range of healthcare professions – including physiotherapy, rehabilitation and speech pathology – 20% of the industry is comprised of these workers.
From Design To Reality
For Chris Thomas, the opportunity to put determination into practice has been a hallmark of his time at Holmesglen. 
From fitness graduate to business owner
Shane is the owner of Coaching Zone Ferntree Gully, a new high-tech small group training space helping the local community improve their health and wellbeing.
From Holmesglen To Disney World
The hospitality alumna, as part of the Disney Australia & New Zealand Cultural Exchange Program, will travel to Orlando to work within the iconic organisation's merchandise department.
From Student To Professional
Having started his professional building design and development consulting company – Cramer Design – almost 16 years ago, Dan has since created a local business that works prominently within the residential and commercial fields.
From Student To Teacher
"We want children to learn how to learn. All of them have a spark. In early childhood, we want them to go into school with a love of learning."
Helping Guide Our Apprentices
Neil found his calling in motor trimming at a young age and has since devoted himself to preparing apprentices to work confidently in the industry.
Holmesglen Outlines South East Water Project
The project has positive and potentially crucial associations for the plumbing and water industry, while marking Holmesglen's commitment to undertaking new learning opportunities.
Holmesglen Students Experience V8 Supercar Excursion
Students visited the headquarters of Garry Rogers Motorsport, where they were treated to a comprehensive tour of the facilities. They were shown vehicle construction, engineering, chassis metal fabrication, composites manufacturing, and wheels and tyres.
Holmesglen Teacher Wins Victorian Training Award
"I love what I do and it makes the job easy in a lot of respects. In saying that, it's great to get recognition for my efforts. It makes me want to keep looking for ways to make the student experience a great one while they are here at Holmesglen."
Holmesglen’s Futuretech Honoured With Australian Training Award
Holmesglen's industry collaboration was recognised with Futuretech, a partnership with the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) Victorian branch that sees electrical professionals' upskilled in a new $3 million training facility at the ETU headquarters in North Melbourne.
How To Bring Designs To Life
Kevin is following a study pathway into the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics. Kevin is using these courses as a stepping-stone to realising his career goals.
How to go from business student to senior administration officer
A Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Professional Accounting graduate, Sunitha works as the Senior Administrative Officer within the Holmesglen Nursing Department. Her daily roles involve helping with everything from student placements to requisition and invoicing.
Ryan's Defining Point
As goalkeeper for an NPL Top Division soccer side, Bentleigh Greens, Ryan understands the appeal and potential of the field, but also what it means to work hard.
Succeeding on and off the field
Chloe was drawn to Holmesglen and the sports media course for its practical focus. The delivery includes an internship program, which is offered to third-year students.
The Big Screen Pursuit
Encouraged by the recognition of his fellow Holmesglen peers, namely Jay Perry who won Best Short Film ('Obsolete') at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in the US, Rhys is attempting to reach similar heights.
Turning Inspirations Into Reality
"There's a great collaboration and dialogue between all of us, which I find to be a big source of inspiration.  It's really helpful to bounce ideas off one another."