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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2012
50 >AustrAliAn EducAtion 2012 vocAtionAl educAtion >gcA launching careers for over 30 years GCA is a private provider offering higher education, vocational education and training, and English language courses. Thousands of GCA graduates are excelling in their careers around the world. One of the largest private providers of its kind in Australia, GCA provides a solid foundation through strong management structures, an experienced academic advisory board, several strategic business partnerships and joint ventures. This structure allows for the delivery of quality services to all stakeholders including students and corporate members. GCA is a Registered Training Organisation that provides: higher education; vocational education and training; English language courses; workplace training; educational administration software development; and a student recruitment agency. A cAmpus in sydney’s cbd The GCA Towers are in the centre of Sydney’s education precinct. The campus is a stone’s throw from the University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney, and with easy access to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, World Square and the Sydney Central Business District. GCA is adjacent to a major transit artery into the CBD, giving students easy access to all of Sydney. stAte-of-the -Art fAcilities GCA’s modern campus is equipped to the highest standards enjoyed by top education institutions, with leading-edge teaching and learning technology. The state-of-the-art learning environment consists of: a custom-developed online student management system (myGCA) that is comparable to any commercial product used by universities and colleges around the world; interactive whiteboards (SmartBoards) in all classrooms which allow teachers to upload notes written in class to the online learning management system; access to one of the world’s most popular online learning management systems, Moodle, which allows students remote access to support resources and class notes 24/7; an e-Resource Centre with digital databases used by major universities, both domestically and abroad, consisting of journals, papers and digital texts. lAunching cAreers worldwide Students receive a practical education focused on providing them with the key industry knowledge to help them launch their careers. The courses are industry recognised, with UIC Sydney graduates being able to apply for recognition from CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) and IPA (Institute of Public Accountants) upon course completion. GCA has several thousand students each year. Over the past 30 years, thousands of graduates have gone on to achieve success in their chosen careers. GCA alumni are thriving in businesses around the world, excelling in their chosen career, and achieving success in both Australian and overseas universities. We aim to launch the career of every student that graduates from a GCA member college. ● >Find out morE gcA – group colleges Australia Web: www.gca.edu.au Email: email@example.com tel: +61 1300 422 422 gcA consortium oF mEmbErs Central College – Vocational Education Training www.centralcollege.edu.au UIC Sydney – Higher Education www.uic.edu.au Metro English College – ELICOS www.metrocollege.edu.au Australian Institute of Workplace Learning – Workplace Training www.aiwl.com.au ISIS Systems – Educational Administration Software Development www.isis-systems.com.au ExpEriEncEd mAnAgEmEnt tEAm GCA is Australian-owned and operated. Its executive management team has over 100 years of combined knowledge and experience. The team’s corporate and educational experience has helped GCA grow into one of the largest private Australian registered training organisations, with continuing steady growth despite the economic downturn. GCA employs more than 100 full-time staff and contractors. gcA’s globAl nEtWork GCA has significant regional and global engagement – with an international agent network across more than 50 countries, and strong overseas brand recognition. GCA’s marketing ventures consist of traditional advertising arenas such as print, as well as a dynamic digital presence. Due to this global engagement, its member colleges host close to 5000 students, both Australian and international. Many students also come to GCA through personal recommendation from its alumni.
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