2015 CET NEWS
With ever changing environments we are engaging with both the domestic and international community to meet the growing needs of delivering high quality English language programs. Below is just some of the news we are involved in to meet global demands.
University Heroes Game Launch
4 February 2015
Maclaurin Hall, University of Sydney
The University of Sydney’s Centre for English Teaching (CET) entered an exciting new era in international student engagement when it released its 'University Heroes' app. Held in the prestigious Maclaurin Hall, the colourful event boasted Chinese lions and Latin dancers and a host of VIP guests, and gave students, agents and other dignitaries a hands-on experience of the much-anticipated University Heroes app. Read more.
CET graduate and University of Sydney Science Without Borders Scholar, Lucas Lucchesi from Brazil, was awarded an Inspirational Youth award by the prominent Brazilian publication “Veja” for a developing a project to bring ‘dry toilets’ to poor communities in Brazil.
The award showcases efforts of recent graduates implementing innovative development strategies for Brazil which cross the public and private sectors. Learning about Social Entrepreneurship in Australia encouraged Lucas to found the “Camarú Project” on his return to Brazil, a public health project for low-income communities. The full story in Portuguese here.