Books Good Enough to Eat!

As part of the celebrations for the National Year of Reading 2012, a unique cake decorating competition was run at Hamilton Campus. Entrants had to select a book and create a cake to represent it. It was a first-time entry for all students in a decorating competition. 

NYOR Cake Decorating Competition 2012

The Competition was judged last week with the following winners:
1st Place Kim Ritchie – Bourke Street Bakery
2nd Place Brenda Latimer – Cat in the Hat
Commended – Julie Crawford – Hansel & Gretel
Commended– Lauren Barrett & Kirra Martin – Harry Freakin’ Potter

Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone involved with organising the competition.

Library Competition 2012 – the winners!

Library Competition Winners 2012

Library and Information Week is celebrated every year in libraries throughout Australia. This year’s theme – “Think outside the Book” – celebrated libraries as places where you can find exactly what you need in a variety of formats.

For the past few years, Hunter TAFE Libraries have run a competition for students, with some great prizes on offer.This year’s competition was bigger and better than ever! Students had to complete a quick quiz to go into the draw to win. We are delighted to announce the lucky winners:

1st Prize – Kindle Touch eReader
Priya Nath (Gosford)

2nd Prize – $100 Co-Op Gift voucher
Wu Guirong (Gosford)

3rd Prize – one of 5 personal VTC subscriptions
Rebecca Gilbert (Gosford), Jamie Brown (Hamilton), Leigh Tulley (Gosford), Jean Morrison (Muswellbrook), Jayra Drummond (Belmont).

4th Prize – a SafeSack backpack
Yanni Scott-davis (Hunter Street)

5th Prize – one of 3 mobile phones
Elizabeth Dickeson (Hamiton), Amy Baker (Glendale), Ouvea Trindade (Newcastle)

6th Prize – a book from Warner Books
Rhiannon Warhurst (Maitland), Kristy Harris (Newcastle), Damien Clark (Glendale), Krystal Herbert (Cessnock), Courtney Ashenden (Newcastle), Vicky Gestrin (Maitland).

Other Prizes Won:

Plantfile Pro software
Emilie Hall (Belmont)

Primal Pictures Anatomy DVDs
Kiera Williams (Maitland)

Dictionary – a winner from each campus

Catherine Scanlon (Belmont), Christine Nicholson (Cessnock), Jeannine O’Riley (Glendale), Napaphan Arnanthigo (Gosford), Elizabeth Dickeson(Hamilton), Jeni Prickett (Hunter Street), Shane Cole (Kurri Kurri), Kayla Hinds (Maitland), Jenni Beckingham (Muswellbrook), Mitchell Harrison (Newcastle), Sari Bradley (Singleton), Nestor Magalhaes (Wyong).

A big thank you to all of the sponsors who supplied prizes – Co-op Bookshop, Network Comunications, SafeSack, Optus, Warner Books, VTC, Plantfile and Primal Pictures. Many thanks to all staff and students who have helped make this a successful competition.


New Libguide – Fashion

A new Libguide has just been added to our collection. This guide is for students of Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Millinery and Sewing Fundamentals and contains lots of useful information on resources, databases, websites and more!















Libguides are available on a range of subjects.  Click here for a complete list.