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RGIT Main Campus: A History Buff's Delight

Student Administration Officer, Denison Dias, walks the corridors and offices of RGIT’s main campus building every weekday. Although seemingly knowing these walls like the back of his hand, for the young history buff, Denison knew that the building had its own stories to tell before its housing of the quality training institute it does today. The walls and decorations, for one, intrigued Denison, and encouraged the young historian to find out more. Denison has contributed the following article:

Hobart Students Complete Practical Interview

Hobart campus' Certificate III in Commercial Cookery students had a shift from the classroom, when they successfully completed their practical interview at the Ball and Chain Grill in Hobart last week. The best way to gain first-hand experience is by doing, and doing it at one of Hobart’s best restaurants is simply icing on the cake.

Work Placement Manager Visits Sydney

RGIT Work Placement Manager, Elle, visited Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) students, Trainers, as well as nine local childcare centres over a three-day work visit from Tuesday, 24 October to Thursday, 26 October 2017. Elle met with Trainers, Asma and Linh, and Kawssar from Administration in Cabramatta, as well as nine childcare centres to check-in with students who are in the process of completing the practical, hands-on components of their ECEC course.

ECEC Students Visit Vic Market

RGIT Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Certificate III students visited Melbourne’s iconic Victoria Market for an excursion last week on Tuesday, 24 October. The students are currently studying unit CHCECE004, which teaches students how to provide healthy food and drinks to children. Students and Trainer, Rabia, visited the market to gain hands-on experience in learning this very important unit of their course.

"Street Food Stall" Kicks-Off Gastronomic Showcase

RGIT Hospitality students kicked-off their culinary showcase with a Street Food Stall held at RGIT Melbourne Campus yesterday, 26 October 2017. Yesterday's Street Food Stall and upcoming events are designed to provide students with hands-on training in a fun and friendly environment where staff and students have the opportunity to mingle and bond over good eats. Students are set to bring to the table finger food buffets, market days, OBAR6 and finger foods, a chocolate show bag day, “the hour of the desert” and many more events in the coming days and weeks.

RGIT Head Office Visits Sydney Campus

RGIT head office representative, Sujata, traveled to Sydney to visit students and staff at RGIT Sydney Campus, Bankstown, to provide work placement updates, discuss course delivery and graduation, and to receive student feedback over three days from Sunday, 15 October to Tuesday, 17 October 2017. The visit included discussions with 22 students, including three Early Childhood and Education Care (ECEC) students, ten Community Services students, three Hospitality students, as well as six Advanced Diploma of Business students, Trainers and administration staff.

Hospitality Students Flex Culinary Muscles

Commercial Cookery Students Serve Beautiful Buffet

Hospitality Department Commercial Cookery Students flexed their culinary muscles at Main Campus Basement on Wednesday, 20 September last week, when they put on a delicious spread of mouth-watering delights as part of their training. The menu included rabbit cassoulet with braised red cabbage, goat curry with saffron pilaf rice, spaghetti bolognaise, crunchy rice noodle salad, cucumber, cherry tomato, red onion and olive salad and to top it all off, baked cheesebake.

Student Excursion to Immigration Museum

Diversity Exhibition Visit

19 of RGIT's Business and Management Department Cert. IV and Diploma students, along with Trainers Sourabh and Joanne, had an excursion to the Immigration Museum in Melbourne on Monday, 18 September 2017. The Museum tour, which included a walk down Flinders Street, was designed to give students the opportunity to focus on subjects ranging from 'diversity' to 'customer service'.

ECEC Department Meeting

The ECEC department had their first meeting with coordinator Jessica Gilbert recently. This is the first time all the new and old staff members met this year.