News stories tagged with "canberra"
A lesson in healing, from our students
June 22, 2022
A class of students from diverse countries and backgrounds have given presentations on “Healing and Human Connections” in a special Refugee Week event at Navitas Skilled Futures Canberra. The students – from countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Japan, Mexico and Bangladesh – presented to classmates and representatives from the Canberra Refugee Service (CRS). […]
Refugee students supported on journey with scholarships
June 20, 2022
Three outstanding refugee students from Navitas Skilled Futures Canberra have received scholarships from Canberra Refugee Support (CRS) to encourage and support them on their settlement journeys. The Geoff McPherson Refugee Scholarships, which include a cash grant and certificate, were presented to Afghan refugees Karima and Wahida, and Iraq student Feras, at a Refugee Week celebration […]
Footsteps to Freedom
June 18, 2022
Refugee Week in Australia (June 19-25) aims to promote harmony and unity while celebrating the contribution refugees make to their communities and the country. This year’s theme of ‘Healing’ also raises awareness of the issues faced by refugees and how, together, we can help overcome them. For one group of Canberra-based evacuees, who fled Afghanistan […]
No barriers to IELTS at Navitas Skilled Futures
February 18, 2022
Hongyu Meng could not speak a full English sentence when she arrived at Navitas Skilled Futures for the IELTS Preparatory Short Course. Ten weeks later her writing and speaking has improved – along with her confidence – and she is happily working her way towards sitting the IELTS exam, and enrolling at university. The International […]
Collaboration the recipe for success at Refugee Week breakfast
July 8, 2021
It was a cold, wet morning in Canberra on Thursday but inside a converted 1920s homestead on the outskirts of the territory, the mood couldn’t have been warmer or brighter.
Refugee women from around the world welcomed the Hon. Alex Hawke MP to breakfast at Café Stepping Stone as part of Refugee Week celebrations hosted by Navitas Skilled Futures.
Navitas English recognised for playing a vital role educating vulnerable communities on COVID-19
August 27, 2020
Navitas Skilled Futures staff were recently recognised by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian for their work at demystifying concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic with an online webinar series called “Ask an Expert”.