News and updates relating to college study in Australia or New Zealand, from Study Options.

TAFE Queensland restructured

TAFE colleges in Queensland have recently been restructured and rebranded, so some of the names that may be familiar to you have now been updated.  The twelve former colleges in the state have been unified under six new names.  TAFE Queensland is now made up of:

New opportunities for Chefs, Bricklayers and Tilers in Australia

Australia’s Skilled Occupation List will soon be updated to include opportunities for trained chefs, bricklayers, floor and wall tilers to apply for visas without employer sponsorship.

The change is due to a shortage of these skilled workers in the areas of hospitality and construction.  Both industries are projected to experience strong growth in the near future.

SBIT, MSIT and BNIT become TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Brisbane colleges merge under one name

TAFE Queensland has been undergoing some changes recently, and have just announced the launch of the rebranded TAFE Brisbane college.  TAFE Brisbane is an amalgamation of three exisiting institutes around the city of Brisbane - Brisbane North Institute of TAFE (BNIT), Southbank Institute of TAFE (SBIT) and Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE (MSIT).

Diplomas in Aquaculture and Viticulture in New Zealand

Aquaculture and Viticulture are two very important industries in New Zealand.  If you have an interest in either of these subjects, studying in Nelson could give you the experience you need to qualify and get ahead in the industry by gaining practical hands-on experience.

TAFE NSW Scholarship deadline extended for Semester 2

TAFE New South Wales are offering over 100 scholarships to international students starting their study in 2014.  Each scholarship contributes $2,000 towards the tuition fees of your Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree or a Bachelor Degree studied at a TAFE NSW institute.

Endeavour Awards Scholarships now open

The Endeavour Awards are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme. They offer high-performing students from around the world the opportunity to further their studies in Australia.


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