Your time at Loftus TAFE 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.
On this page
Government-funded student loans may be available for your course: Fee-HELP for degree courses and VET Fee-HELP for Diploma/Advanced Diploma courses.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to build their future and that’s why we offer a range of competitive scholarships to currently-enrolled students in a range of courses.
Learn more about Sydney TAFE scholarships.
Take part in an overseas study tour with a group of fellow students through our international exchange program. Meet industry professionals, make friends and gain a global perspective for your future career.
Example study tour destinations:
- Hawaii – Hospitality students
- Samoa and Denmark - Children Services students.
Many of our courses involve a period of work experience, offer internship opportunities, industry guest lecturers or workplace visits. These opportunities allow you to apply your learning in a real-world context and start making industry connections.
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.
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.
Volunteer abroad through programs run by the 40K Foundation and Groundswell. Give back to the community and develop your skills at the same time.
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.
You can learn 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. Sutherland College - Loftus Campus proudly welcomes a number of these students each year. This provides all our students with the opportunity for cross-cultural learning.