Skyline’s Alumni Association held their inaugural fundraising event in February raising over $1,800.  The Alumni held a sausage sizzle at Bunnings Hawthorn where they did a fabulous job of promoting the Foundation by engaging with the many customers they served on the day – selling almost 700 sausages!!  The Alumni were thrilled to be able to raise money to give back to the Foundation that has supported them in achieving

Twenty Year 11 students, together with their parents and siblings, gathered in the Collins St offices of Evans and Partners early in February to hear more about the support that Skyline students’ will gain through their acceptance into the Skyline 2017-2018 program.  Nick Gordon, a partner at Evans and Partners, hosted this fabulous event for the second year, and all present enjoyed his hospitality. Students enjoyed meeting and chatting with

In 2014, Skyline’s Patron, The Hon Justice Lex Lasry, invited two students to speak at the Community Opening of the Legal Year.  Skyline has been honoured to be a part of this fabulous event ever since.  This year, Year 12 students Mary Zhang (Narre Warren P-12 College) and Andreas Zakhari (Braybrook Secondary College) represented Skyline. The Hon Justice Bromberg facilitated the event which featured Judge Amanda Chambers (President of the

On Tuesday 22 November, Skyline launched its new Geelong Program to celebrate the expansion of Skyline to the Geelong-region and to welcome our new partners for 2017.  The event was held at the James Leslie Council Chamber at Deakin University and was attended by supporters from Deakin University, A & M Costa Foundation, Avalon Airport, the City of Greater Geelong, the Geelong Foundation, Northern Bay College and Newcomb Secondary College;

For the third year, the Skyline Education Foundation was invited to take part in a charity morning tea at NAB in Bourke St, Melbourne.  Once again, we were invited by long-time supporters, Larry Sakellarides and Thely Nguyen, to speak to their colleagues about Skyline’s work. Dr Peter Hollingworth and Skyline Alumni, Priyanka Chakranarayan, spoke to staff about Skyline’s work and the impact it has on our local communities.  This is

The Skyline Alumni Association allows former Skyline Bursary holders to continue to receive the benefits of the program post-Year 12.  On Wednesday 28 September, all Skyline Alumni were invited to attend a professional development session designed and run by long time Skyline supporters Thely Nguyen and Larry Sakellarides. Below is a reflection on the session from one attendee; The Alumni were privileged to have Thely Nguyen and Larry Sakellarides, two generous

Skyline September workshops were once again hosted by Monash University at its Law Chambers in Melbourne’s CBD. The two workshops were facilitated by expert careers practitioner Briony Penrose from CEAV.  For the Year 11 students, there was time to create action plans and clarify their Year 12 subject choices in the light of intensive careers counselling. The Year 12 students received guidance in creating study timetables for the November examinations,

Skyline is thrilled to have been awarded a grant from the Bank of Melbourne Neighbourhood Fund which will support the The Skyline Greater Dandenong Expansion Scheme in 2017. Skyline is incredibly thankful to the The Bank of Melbourne Keysborough Branch which supported Skyline’s grant application, which will double the number of students being supported in the region in 2017. Skyline Education Foundation has well established and long term relationships with

On the 5th August Skyline was most fortunate to be presented with a Commonwealth Bank Community Grant. Since 1917 the Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund has been assisting thousands of Australian youth each year through the generosity of their staff. More than $2million has been granted in 2016 to 229 Community Organisations across Australia who are working to improve the health and wellbeing of young Australians. We are very excited

This year Skyline conducted the mid-year VCE workshops in the Burwood Corporate Centre at Deakin University. More than ever before, conversations make the world go round and conversations over two days of workshops showed students maintaining direction in career guidance, using their micro skills of listening, questioning and re-establishing friendships with their peers, with workshop facilitators and the expert career practitioners from CEAV. The conversations took on a sharp career