News stories tagged with "student success"
Architect’s change of plans
July 12, 2023
As a teenager in his homeland of Syria, Hermez Ichaya dreamed of becoming an architect. But in his final year of schooling his family was forced to flee to Lebanon, and his plans for university, and his future, appeared lost. But just over a decade later Hermez has overcome many obstacles – including moving to […]
Customer Service course put Duyen on right path
December 8, 2022
When Tran Mong Duyen arrived in Australia from Vietnam in October 2021 to marry her husband she was “sad and lonely” and worried about her English and finding work. Now working in a coffee shop and enjoying her life with new friends in Australia, Duyen says she owes her successful settlement to Navitas Skilled Futures. […]
Handyman Idwer worked hard for own business
November 4, 2022
In his homeland of Iraq Idwer Shosnde was a successful handyman, doing “everything” from electrical and air-conditioning work to painting, plastering and repairs. When the father of three came to Australia from Lebanon on a humanitarian visa in 2019 he wanted to use his skills but he realised he first needed to learn English, then […]
From fruit farming to Fairfield, Albert’s success story
July 13, 2022
By any measure of success Albert Abdal has a lot to be proud of. He owns his own painting business, a home in Fairfield and he enjoys a full and rich life with his wife and three beautiful children. It is a long way from his former existence as a fruit farmer in pre-war Syria […]
From SEE client to Community Leader: Meet Shalaa Shakir, Founder of the Hymiana Mandaean Social Group
March 4, 2021
Shalaa’s success story began back in 2013 when she enrolled in the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program at the Navitas Skilled Futures Liverpool College after migrating to Australia from Iraq.