TAFE Queensland’s brand new Robina campus is now open, and not only are the facilities world class, it is also completely sustainable.
The campus is the first of it’s kind in Australia in that it has been designed to be sustainable from the ground-up in building, fit out, procurement, curriculum, operations and culture.
More than 2000 students will pass through the doors each year to study an array of vocations including commercial cookery, hospitality, events, hair and beauty, sport and fitness, early childhood education and care and English Language studies.
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Take a look inside the campus in the video below:
The building has five levels of flexible multi-purpose training spaces, teaching rooms, student areas, break out zones as well as live training facilities including a restaurant, café, hair and beauty salons, fitness centre and event venue.
The public are also able to access and use the facilities including the campus café, restaurant, hair and beauty salons, fitness centre and event venue – all of which are run by students and their teachers.
“Students will learn and practise their skills in real-world settings through onsite businesses which also double as live training facilities,” said TAFE Queensland’s General Manager on the Gold Coast, Karen Dickinson.
“These venues and services will be open to the public and become an integral part of the Robina and wider Gold Coast communities with access to affordable treatments and services.”
Work first began on the campus site in 2020 and in July 2022, TAFE Queensland welcomed staff and students onto the campus for the first time. The first cohort will graduate in 2023 with not only their qualification, but knowledge and commitment to sustainability.
For more information, visit: tafeqld.edu.au/about/campus-locations/gold-coast/robina