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Excelsia College News | Unravelling the strategies of award-winning students

Unravelling the strategies of award-winning students

Liam Shaw, a recent recipient of the Postgraduate Achievement Award for Education from Excelsia College, exemplifies the dedication and resilience required to excel in higher education. Awarded by the School of Education, this recognition highlights Liam’s consistent application, academic excellence, artistic prowess, personal maturity, and unwavering commitment throughout his course.

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Lakshmi Nair scores an exciting role post-placement

Diversity and inclusion have become central pillars in educational institutions, not only for fostering a welcoming environment but also for enhancing student achievement across various domains. So it’s no surprise that Excelsia College values implementing initiatives that celebrate diversity and promote inclusion.

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Excelsia College | Andy Chin – Counselling and ministry really do go hand in hand

Andy Chin – Counselling and ministry really do go hand in hand

With a bachelor’s degree in science majoring in psychology already under his belt, Andy Chin found counselling to be the perfect fit for integrating Christian ministry. ‘Being a member of Wesley International Congregation, I knew of the then Wesley Institute (now Excelsia College) and its solid reputation, and I knew others who had studied there, so it made my decision easy. After I spent a season of seeking God in prayer, it was the right next step,’ explains Andy. In 1999, he took the plunge and enrolled in a Graduate Diploma of Counselling.

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From Academia to Artistry: Amy’s Excelsia Journey

Amy Lawler had an excellent experience studying at Excelsia College, undergoing a Creative and Performing Arts degree. What appealed to Amy most was the flexibility offered by the degree, allowing her to tailor her academic path according to her evolving creative interests. Initially drawn to performance, Amy discovered a newfound passion for directing, writing, and stage management, broadening her horizons within the arts.

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Excelsia College | Oz to LA 2024

CAPA’s once in a lifetime opportunity

Oz to LA is an elective unit which provides drama students with the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles, California to study at the Los Angeles Performing Arts Conservatory (LAPAC) and learn various acting and filmmaking techniques, as well as the mechanics of the entertainment industry.

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Excelsia College News | Early Childhood Education placement

Early Childhood Education placement

Excelsia College’s Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to 5 years) program is designed to equip graduates with the essential practical skills needed to seamlessly transition into the industry upon completing their degree.

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Excelsia college News | From accountant to educator and missionary

Andrew Blackwell – From accountant to educator and missionary

After having been a partner in a chartered accounting firm for around 10 years, Andrew Blackwell made the decision to retrain as a teacher in 2009. As he was working full-time, Andrew needed to find an institution which would enable him to complete his Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) part-time, completely online, and have faith integrated into the course. ‘I loved the fact that the College was a Christian educational institution, which was ideal given that I was being trained to be a Christian teacher,’ he explains.

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Excelsia College News | Business Internship

Business Internship

Excelsia College offers a dynamic 12-week internship as part of the Bachelor of Management and Entrepreneurship (BME). This initiative allows students to bridge the gap between theoretical understanding and real-world application, thereby equipping them with invaluable experiences and competencies essential for their future careers.

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Excelsia College News | World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day this year takes place on 19 March 2024 and, since its inception in 2007, it has been a celebration that aims to highlight the achievements of social work, to raise the visibility of social services for the future of societies, and to defend social justice and human rights.

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Excelsia College News | New student cruise

New Student Harbour Cruise with Aunty Beryl

Excelsia College organised a New Student Harbour Cruise following a two-day orientation at the campus. The cruise featured an array of food, views of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks, opportunities for networking between seniors and new students at Excelsia, and a special guest, Aunty Beryl, a Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi) Elder.

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