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Uni offers are on the way – what next?

Uni offers are on the way – what next?

If you’re kicking around your options for uni or further study, or looking for work instead of more study right now, our careers counsellors offer free and impartial advice that can help get you sorted. They can help you plan your career pathway. And if you need further support, then our qualified counsellors are available to talk to… no decision making necessary....

Kenilworth Ivy

Kenilworth Ivy

A cute little plant with a host of common names is the Cymbalaria muralis.  Its common names include Ivy-leaf Toadflax, Coliseum Ivy, Oxford Ivy and Kenilworth Ivy.  In Italy it is called ‘The Plant of the Madonna’.  This plant is endearing because it’s so easy to grow.  It will thrive in most soils and conditions as long as it gets plenty of...

Illawarra Flame Tree

Illawarra Flame Tree

Most of us are familiar with the common name Illawarra Flame Tree.  It’s a well know plant thanks in part to the song ‘Flame Trees’ sung by Cold Chisels Jimmy Barnes. The Illawarra Flame Tree is botanically known as Brachychiton acerifolius – from brachys, (short) and chiton, (tunic).  This relates to the coating on the seed. The word ‘tunic’...

Christmas has come early for Agriculture and Horticulture team!

Christmas has come early for Agriculture and Horticulture team!

Our Agriculture and Horticulture team are excited and raring to go for the 2019 year with the arrival of some new machinery!

Conservation and Land Management with Wodonga TAFE

Conservation and Land Management with Wodonga TAFE

The environment is important to the livelihood of many Australian’s, with Indigenous people, farming families and many others having close links to the land. Studying at Wodonga TAFE will provide you the necessary skills to begin your CLM career, ensuring the hands on experience gained during the course will prepare you for an exciting career!

Colour for Christmas

Colour for Christmas

Over the Christmas period is when some plants are at their absolute best.  There are a number of plants that do well in pots and they would make a great living Christmas tree or could even be used to decorate a table or a room for the festive day.

CLM Employment Sectors

CLM Employment Sectors

Welcome to the second release of our helpful three-part guide! In this article we will be defining the five main employment sectors for the CLM industry, giving you a better understanding of the different types of work that is completed in the industry. Links are also included to relevant websites for each sector, allowing you to research more about the sector that interests you!

The Bay Tree

The Bay Tree

The botanical name for the Bay Tree is Laurus nobilis. The genus name comes from the Latin ‘laurus’ which means to praise. The species name nobilis is one I’ve heard mispronounced many times, the species name is pronounced no-bill-iss – meaning ‘noble’ and not nob-ill-iss. The Bay Tree will grow into a large shrub or a small to medium tree, but it’s...

So what exactly is CLM?

So what exactly is CLM?

Conservation and Land Management is self-explanatory right? It’s about the conservation of land? Well, the first of our helpful three part guide is here to give you a better understanding of Conservation and Land Management. This first part will give you the basics of the industry, and give you more knowledge on the vairety of work completed by those in the industry.

Explore the options on the way to a dream career

Explore the options on the way to a dream career

Congratulations – you’re through the exam period! But are you stressing with the worry of the right decision about future study and career choices? What if we said, “Take a breather and take the pressure off”? “Just ‘phone a friend’ for help instead…”

Shasta Daisies - The Classic Perennial

Shasta Daisies - The Classic Perennial

The Shasta is a daisy with a big, bold flower – nothing small or delicate about this plant. The botanical name for this plant is Leucanthemum x superbum. The genus name of Leucanthemom is taken from the Greek leukos, meaning white and anthemon meaning flower. The Shasta daisy is a perennial plant that produces large daisy blooms of white with yellow centres. The hybrids of this plant was...

Struggling to find a great apprentice?  Wodonga TAFE may have the solution.

Struggling to find a great apprentice? Wodonga TAFE may have the solution.

It seems to be a common issue for many trades from across our region, and the entire country for that matter, that finding quality apprentices can be hard.  Businesses looking to put on an apprentice are well within their rights to expect people that have a good work ethic and are committed to their chosen trade. Unfortunately in many instances this just isn't reality,...

Chinese Star Jasmine

Chinese Star Jasmine

One of the most fragrant climbers in the garden is the Chinese Star Jasmine. This plant is also known as Jessamine and Confederate Jasmine and its botanical name is Trachelospermum jasminoides. This plant isn’t a true Jasmine, yet if we have a look at the species name - ‘jasmin’ refers to the plant Jasminum and ‘oides’ means ‘I look like’. So...

Wodonga TAFE's Logic Campus: Carsales Car of the Year 2018

Wodonga TAFE's Logic Campus: Carsales Car of the Year 2018

We’re ecstatic that Carsales hired our state of the art facilities to play such an important role in the selection of the 2018 Carsales Car of the Year! We are very proud of our facilities and we feel that these give our students the best opportunity to learn a range of skills throughout their training.

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s annual Achievement Awards

Recognising excellence at Wodonga TAFE’s annual Achievement Awards

Wodonga TAFE celebrated its annual Achievement Awards last night, on Tuesday 20 November 2018, in recognition and celebration of the outstanding achievements of students, industry partners, and staff members. Executive Director of the Victorian TAFE Association, Mr Andrew Williamson, was the MC for the evening that was held at The Cube Wodonga. This year’s Achievement Awards format...

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