International TAFE Horticulture students at their graduation last week.
International TAFE Horticulture students at their graduation last week.

International students graduate

STUDENTS from India, Bangladesh, China and Ireland proudly graduated with their TAFE Diplomas in Horticulture from the Coffs Coast Education Campus this week.

Head teacher Chris Thiering said the 14 students had not only been enthusiastic and dedicated but had also enriched the campus by sharing their cultures.

“These students have brought the rich gift of their cultures, customs and experiences to the campus,” Mr Thiering said.

Awards were also presented to Cr John Arkan for his keen support of the International Student Program locally and Geoff Baldry, director of the TAFE’s faculty of Primary Industries Tourism and Hospitality.

Mr Thiering said while many of the students would now be returning to their home countries to share their new skills, some were looking at visa options, which would allow them to settle here.



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