Your time at the Design Centre Enmore is about developing the skills you need for the job you want. Your time with us is also about developing friendships and enjoying your learning.
We offer support and opportunities for you to engage both professionally and socially with the local, national and international community.
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The end-of-year student exhibition is an industry event where employers look to recruit new talent to join their design teams. The design industry offers internships and scholarships, and students have involvement both on and off campus in career development opportunities. Companies often consult our teachers for recommendations of students for employment.
Enmore Talks are regular industry-focussed presentations which aim to entertain, inform and engage students in the design profession. Enmore Talks are advertised through the DCE events calendar and on campus.
We recognise the significance of access to good education. Everyone deserves the opportunity to build their future, and that’s why we offer a range of scholarships.
Each scholarship provides financial assistance to allow students to focus more effectively on their studies. The Scholarship Program is supported by a range of valued partners – who see the worth in assisting our graduates – and by Sydney TAFE.
Learn more about Design Centre Enmore scholarships.
Government-funded student loans may be available for your course: Fee-HELP for degree courses and VET Fee-HELP for Diploma/Advanced Diploma courses.
33 Degrees Design is a working studio through which Graphic Design students take on work for commercial clients. Students benefit by developing their creativity and production skills as well as client engagement and communication skills.
Clients benefit by having access to the collective resource of many creative minds along with the many years of professional experience that the supervising staff bring to the studio.
The Limelight Gallery exhibits and sells the creative works of Sydney TAFE students and alumni. The gallery is an online space that will re-launch in the second half of 2015.
Expressions of Interest
Current students and graduates will be encouraged to submit for consideration their paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, digital images, jewellery, tableware, millinery, fashion design and other fine arts works. You are not required to be enrolled in a fine arts or design discipline but submissions can only be accepted in conjunction with a current or completed course at Sydney TAFE.
Jewellery and Object Design students may participate in the Youngblood Designers Market, held annually at the Powerhouse Museum.
At DCE you can access programs which give you the opportunity to study and learn overseas. Jewellery and Object Design students have the opportunity to participate in our exchange program with the Hiko Mizuno College of Jewellery, Japan. DCE students from all disciplines may apply to volunteer overseas with the 40KFoundation. Students travelled to India as part of this year’s 40KFoundation program.
Our international exchange and volunteer abroad opportunities are advertised in the DCE news and events; DCE staff may also bring opportunities to your attention.
Careers Connect is a career development tool and job vacancy service. Job vacancies are listed by employers wanting to employ current TAFE students and recent graduates. Careers Connect officers can provide advice on structuring your resume, writing applications and addressing selection criteria.Careers Connect is sponsored by the Student Association.
Join the Student Association, run for election as an Association board member and develop your group, presentation and networking skills. Soccer teams, yoga classes, gyms, live music, table tennis, free BBQs – Association activities offer many opportunities to mix with other students.
You can learn a language. We teach 10 popular Asian and European languages, including Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Italian. Classes are offered on week nights and weekends at our central Ultimo College. You can study a nationally-accredited program at beginner's level through to advanced level.
Every year Sydney TAFE accepts over 2,000 international students from over 70 countries to study at one of our seven campus locations. The Design Centre Enmore proudly welcomes a number of these students each year. This provides all our students with the opportunity for cross-cultural learning.