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Hands up if you are ready for our 'More than your ATAR' #blog series? πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ πŸ™Œ

Over the next six weeks we will bring you information on all things post-school education to help you through what can be a pretty full on time!

This week: Where to Start?
In this blog, we look at your options and past and present CEF recipients give some great advice to make your decision a little easier.🀩 πŸ™

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Do you really want to support CEF and make a difference but just don't have the money or time at the moment?πŸ™‹πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ

We understand, and we have great news for you!

CEF is registered with My Giving Circle, where you can simply vote to put us in the running for a share of $500,000 worth of grants. πŸ’²πŸ’°

What's even better? You can vote once EVERY week until the round closes on 31st September.

So people, get voting! 🀩

https://mygivingcircle.org/country-education-foundation-cef

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"I really want young people to understand that there are so many ways to reach the end goal – you don’t have to fit the stereotypical mould." 🀩🀩

Hannah Messner is an amazing young woman.

A CEF West Wyalong grant recipient who has done a little of everything on her road to studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Charles Sturt University. She wants other regional youth to know that when it comes to their education journey, there is 'more than one way to shear a sheep.' πŸ‘ 🀭

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#makeitpossible #westwyalong #charlessturtuni #charlessturtlife
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Do you know what mechatronics is? πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

Meagan Dampney from Narrabri does, and thanks to Country Education Foundation of the Namoi and the Audi Foundation she is studying at the University of New South Wales and well on her way to realising her dream of making things go really fast! 🀩🏎️

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#audifoundation #audi #driveprogress #unsw #sunswiftracing
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Sunday Inspiration! πŸ’™πŸ’›

With the lead up to exam season getting underway, we think this is perfect advice from Chelsea, a CEF Balranald and Waratah Education Foundation funding grant recipient.

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"Education is a platform that enables us to foster change."

Two Teach is an innovative provider of educational resources, specialising in NSW Preliminary and Trial HSC examinations. πŸ“

For every paper sold, Two Teach donates $1 to CEF. Their generous contribution goes towards strengthening educational awareness and support in rural communities of NSW.

Build capacity and improve student results by checking out their resources, and you get to help CEF too!πŸ˜πŸ‘

https://www.twoteach.com.au/

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CEF is proud to welcome a new partner to the CEF family, Waratah Education Foundation. β€οΈπŸ™Œ

With a mission to support programs that pursue, promote and improve education outcomes for all children in Australia, the foundation is a perfect partner.

We look forward to working together to achieve great things for our rural and regional youth! πŸ’ͺ 🀩

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Introducing, Young Money. πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

The young Aussie go-to for all things on making money, spending money, and planning for the future, brought to you by the Findex Community Fund.

This podcast & toolkit cover essential financial knowledge for young Australians. Listen now on your favourite streaming platform and visit the website for a library of complimentary resources. 🎧🎧

CEF is proud to partner with Findex Community Fund, and so excited to be a part of this great initiative! In fact, past CEF Goulburn recipient Sophie Gay hosts the podcast. 😍

Make sure you check it out, and keep listening for some advice from one of our very own CEF staff members in a future episode! 🀩

findex.com.au/young-money

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The Snow Foundation is an amazing, longstanding supporter of CEF, passionate about providing education opportunities for rural and regional youth.

In the wake of such difficult times for our regional areas, they have committed to providing organisational support to CEF and to providing scholarships in the following regions for the next FIVE years!🀩🀩

Braidwood and District Education Foundation
Country Education Foundation of Goulburn & District
Country Education Foundation of Snowy Monaro
Shoalhaven Education Fund
Country Education Foundation of Yass

Thank you so much, we love having you onboard.❀️

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We know that education changes rural and regional lives. And families. And communities. But it does so much more.

Have you made your EOFY donation? Time is running out! πŸ’²βŒ›

Donate today to help SAVE lives, CONNECT families and BUILD communities. ❀️

https://cef.org.au/donations/

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Do you live in a regional area? Do you have trouble getting in to see a doctor when you need to? πŸ’ŠπŸ’‰

Courtney Gale has experienced a shortage of doctors in these areas first hand, and with support from Country Education Foundation Gilgandra & District and Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health, she is eager to be a part of the solution. πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

Her further education journey didn't start as planned, but she is following her dream and studying medicine at #uni_newcastle 🀩

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Sunday inspiration! πŸ’™πŸ’›

We hear you Cooper, a CEF Goulburn & District grant and South Eastern Livestock Exchange - SELX scholarship recipient.

There really is no place like home, especially with a view like that.

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"CEF embodies all that is good about people in rural and regional Australia: adaptability and resilience, focusing on the solution, not just dwelling on the problem."
Sean Barrett - Head, Origin Energy Foundation.

For more than 10 years, Origin Energy Foundation have supported our work in helping rural and regional youth access education. They know us well, and know the incredible value of our volunteers and communities. 😍

They recently invited us to tell our story on their Knowledge Hub.

Thank you for allowing us to share why our community-based model is so important to us, and why it is so successful. πŸ™Œ

http://ow.ly/KkMq50Ffzw6

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#regionalcommunities #volunteers #resilience
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Meet Oscar. Oscar from Lightning Ridge is studying a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at UNSW and gives is advice on being disciplined with your savings.

Visit https://cef.org.au/make-it-possible/ for more inspiration, help and advice on post school education for regional and rural students.
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Everyone is in the same boat at uni and life is filled with ups and downs! Seek help, enjoy the ride! β›΅πŸ“šπŸŒŠ

The latest in the Make it Possible video series features #charlessturtuni teaching student Tegan from #temora! She has some great tips on study planning, mental and physical health, seeking help at uni and of course having fun! πŸ˜€ Link to video in Bio.

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We know that education changes rural and regional lives. And families. And communities. But it does so much more.

Callum from Goulburn, Jack from Blackall and Thomas from Braidwood are studying trades. πŸ› οΈπŸ‘¨β€πŸ”§

Now more than ever we need bricklayers, instrument technicians and electricians to rebuild our communities.

Donate this EOFY to help BUILD vibrant and thriving rural and regional communities. ❀️

https://cef.org.au/donations/

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Are you a number person or a word person?

Jonty, from #orangensw loves numbers. The recipient of a CEF grant and a Findex Community Fund - CEF scholarship, he is studying a Bachelor of Applied Finance at #macquarieuni . For Jonty, the more he learns the more passionate he becomes. πŸ“šπŸ€©

His biggest challenge at university? Figuring out and finding time to cook, clean and do the washing! 🍳🧹🧺

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We know that education changes rural and regional lives. And families. And communities. But it does so much more.

Charlie from Moree, Maggie Kate from Harden and Lily from Griffith and their families know the importance of education. πŸ‘ͺ πŸ“š

They work together to overcome challenges, inspire each other and make sure their education dreams become reality. ❀️

Donate this EOFY to CONNECT wonderful rural and regional families.

https://cef.org.au/donations/

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And winter is here! Beautiful thick snow today and a top of 3 degrees β˜ƒοΈ

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We know that education changes rural and regional lives. And families. And communities. But, it does so much more.

Abby from Walgett, Jamee from Blackall and Jess from Coleambally are studying to be nurses and paramedics. πŸ‘¨β€βš•οΈπŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ

They will be the faces of kindness, strength and knowledge when you need it most.❀️

Donate this EOFY to help educate our rural and regional youth to SAVE lives.

https://cef.org.au/donations/

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