William Angliss Institute announced as Finalist in the Australian Event Awards
William Angliss Institute is pleased to announce it has been chosen as a National Finalist in the 2016 Australian Event Awards.
Selected from hundreds of entries across the country by a panel of experts and leaders in the industry, William Angliss Institute’s status as a finalist places it amongst the top achievers in Australia in its category.
The Australian Event Awards recognises the best events in Australia and achievements in the industry by Australians around the world, regardless of event size or audience.
William Angliss Institute has been selected as a Finalist in the Best Education or Training Program category for its outstanding achievements in delivering high quality training from Diploma to Degree for the next generation of event professionals.
To produce graduates who best succeed in the demanding and competitive events industry, the Institute introduced a three year Bachelor of Event Management in 2015.
Manager -Centre for Tourism and Hospitality, Karon Hepner said the Institute’s focus on real event experiences, gives students invaluable opportunities to contextualise their skills to meet the diverse needs of the industry.
“With work placement opportunities, industry partnerships, the WAI Careers Hub, and our Student Support Services network, these partnerships forge win-win arrangements that see the students gain expertise in operational roles in a practical setting, and events benefit from the input of students with valuable know-how.
“Our students work at a wide range of events and festivals including Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, World Vegan Day, Spirit of Anzac exhibition, Ronald McDonald House and World AIDS Day Symposium.
Winners of the Australian Event Awards will be announced at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast on 21 September 2016.
As the state specialist centre, all of William Angliss Institute’s events courses from Diploma to Bachelor are developed in close consultation with industry. This portfolio of events programs focuses on significant career outcomes for graduates. Students can do from one to four years of training, gaining practical, management and academic skills across many subjects.
A full list of Finalists for the Australian Event Awards is at www.eventawards.com.au.