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Student life

    • If you're heading down to the Nambucca River Festival this weekend (at Macksville on the river!) here's a little something to help you on your way- a program and map. Be sure to drop on by the TAFE stall and say hello- we'll be helping paint the puppets for the dusk drumming parade with local organisation Ability Links. #nctafe #expressyourself #macksville #nambuccavalley

      26 Nov 0 Like
    • Course information session this afternoon 3-6pm Grafton campus restaurant! Come along to find out about: - Tourism - Hospitality - Information Technology - Business Administration - Creative Media - Education & Employment - Early Childhood Studies

      26 Nov 2 Likes
  • Remember the name Kimberley Susan, because this incredibley talented 19 year old is going to be very famous one day. She is a fashion design student who makes bespoke one of a kind wedding gowns. she only uses the finest of materials which include silk, and precious gem stones like , blue topaz, morganite, fresh water pearls and 24 carat gold beading. She spend hours and hours on eeach creation, and her love is to custom make gowns so each bride is truley a princess on her special day. she can be found in the family business, Melanie Jane.

    26 Nov 6 Likes
  • This is really interesting footage of nesting catfish.

    26 Nov 1 Like
  • 2 great INFORMATION SESSIONS at CHEC today. Certificate 3 Aged Care- Q Block at CHEC 12.30-1.30pm Hospitality,Tourism and Events- Osprey Restaurant CHEC 3pm- 6pm So if you are looking at studying these courses next year make sure you come along and see the facilities and meet the teachers

    26 Nov 0 Like
  • RT @TAFEnow: It's important to do your research before choosing your career path. #research #education #employment

    25 Nov 1 Retweet
    • Our very talented fashion design students held a parade of their finished work today. Well done on some stunning garments.

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    • Congrats to our wonderful Cert IV Community Services students for organising a great Thrive at TAFE day

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  • Thrive at TAFE Day, Social Inclusion Week Maclean TAFE

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  • Angela keeping everyone fed Maclean TAFE style :) Thrive at TAFE day

    25 Nov 5 Likes
  • Creativity all around ! Thrive at TAFE day, Maclean TAFE, Social Inclusion week

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  • Catching up at Thrive at TAFE day, part of social inclusion week

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