International - Testimonial - Ron Rocio

You'd never feel like a stranger at TAFE NSW. You'd feel the genuine care of the entire academic team, which is extremely important, especially for an International student. I gained lifelong mentors, both in the professional and the personal sense

Ron Rocio

You'd never feel like a stranger at TAFE NSW. You'd feel the genuine care of the entire academic team, which is extremely important, especially for an International student. I gained lifelong mentors, both in the professional and the personal sense.

  • Course:  Bachelor of Applied Commerce in Financial Planning
  • Campus: St George
  • Nationality: Filipino

Study with TAFE NSW

Firstly, I chose TAFE NSW because of its heritage. The heritage of educational excellence that TAFE NSW has built made me feel confident that I will be receiving top-notch education with this institution.

Apart from TAFE NSW's heritage, I also chose it because of the course design. Unlike other university degrees with comprehensive theory subjects, TAFE NSW went the other way and combined both theoretical and experiential learning into one. The synergy of practical subjects together with the mandatory internship placement program creates a robust learning experience that, I feel, will help me hit the ground running. Lastly, I chose TAFE NSW because of its more personal approach to educating its students. As the class sizes in TAFE NSW are smaller, you get a better experience. Your teachers are more able to personally interact with you and guide you through the subject matter. 

The student experience

The small class size... makes the learning experience more relaxed and less formal - which is very conducive to learning. With TAFE NSW, I never felt like just a number in the school roster. I felt like I was home. I got to talk and interact with my teachers more.

An international perspective

You'd never feel like a stranger at TAFE NSW. You'd feel the genuine care of the entire academic team, which is extremely important, especially for an International student. I gained lifelong mentors, both in the professional and the personal sense. 

Be job ready

TAFE NSW has allowed me to really grow, both as a person and as a professional. I gained a very practical and efficient education and I'm very excited to show the world what a TAFE NSW graduate can really do!  TAFE NSW gives you the benefit of a uni experience but with the practical approach that TAFE NSW is known for. If you're looking for a more personal and relaxed learning experience, go for TAFE NSW.  If you want to learn practical I-need-these-skills-to-actually-become-employable skills, go for TAFE NSW. If you want to feel as if you're part of a big family, go for TAFE NSW. 

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