St John Paul II Catholic College
St John Paul II Catholic College is a catholic systemic coeducational 7-12 high school. The senior campus is located on the Precinct and shares some common library and hall facilities with Wyndham College. The year 7-10 students are located on a campus at nearby Schofields.
Like Wyndham College, St John Paul II Catholic College is able to offer a wide curriculum and extensive links and programs in conjunction with the other Precinct partners. Opportunities for students are enhanced by the joint offering of some curriculum areas between both St John Paul II Catholic College and Wyndham College; extensive TAFE delivered VET (TVET) opportunities tailored to the school timetable; and the opportunity for students to study first year university units whilst in years 11 and 12. Successful students are offered early entry to UWS and have access to scholarships to assist with their further study.
Wyndham College is a Department of Education and Training co-educational senior college catering for Preliminary HSC and HSC students from the Nirimba Collegiate schools. As a senior college Wyndham offers a broad curriculum which is augmented by links and programs in conjunction with the Precinct partners.
Collaboration with St John Paul II Catholic College has enhanced outcomes for students through the blended classes program and shared facilities such as the library, gymnasium, auditorium and performance workshop. Students have the opportunity to undertake concurrent courses at Western Sydney University | The College in a variety of academic disciplines gaining access to first year undergraduate courses through the University of Western Sydney.
TAFE delivered VET (TVET) programs can be accessed within regular school hours through TAFE in addition to the usual TVET program that operates outside of school hours. The college benefits from collaboration with TAFE counselling staff to provide relevant, high quality vocational advice to students. The advantage of the educational opportunities students receive at Wyndham College is evidenced by their success in progressing to employment, further vocational training and academic study.
TAFE NSW, Nirimba College
TAFE NSW is represented at the Precinct by Nirimba College. Nirimba College has in excess of five thousand students studying in more than 140 courses across the vocational areas of building and construction, civil engineering, architectural drafting, children's services, community services, music, information technology and transport and logistics. Other study areas include administration services, business services, and foundation studies.
Nirimba College offers customised TAFE delivered VET (TVET) programs to students from the senior high school in Children’s Services and Carpentry and Joinery. The College also participate in Taste of TAFE programs for senior schools partners and the Music students from Nirimba College provide entertainment for Precinct functions.
Students studying Diploma courses in Children’s Services and Community Services can apply for credit to relevant Degree programs (up to 1 year) from the University of Western Sydney due to establishment of formal articulations.
TAFE NSW was recognised as the 2014 NSW Large Training Provider of the Year, and the 2013 Australian Industry Collaboration Award winner.
Western Sydney University | The College
Western Sydney University is represented on the campus by its highly successful pathways provider, Western Sydney University | The College.
Western Sydney University The College provides Foundation Studies Programs and several diploma programs in a variety of academic disciplines that enable students to proceed directly to the second year of study in their selected degree program on other Western Sydney University campuses.
Students from the senior high schools on the Precinct are able to undertake award course for credit as part of their HSC study prior to progressing to further academic study, and College students have the opportunity to undertake concurrent VET awards with TAFE .
Western Sydney University The College benefits from the opportunity to draw teaching staff and presenters from the University, and to interact with other Precinct partners in the development of new educational ideas and facilities. The strong foundation students receive at Western Sydney University | The College is evidenced by their academic success on progressing to the University.