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Ruth Felice

Ruth is a Social Media Specialist at TAFE NSW. She loves cooking (*eating) technology, blogging, travel, long distance running and binging on Seinfeld episodes.
Starting Over

Starting Over

by Ruth Felice

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently – Henry Ford

Most of us want to leave our mark in some way; whether it’s through career, family or adventure. One of my personal goals (besides travelling the world, winning a cheese-eating competition and becoming a crazy dog lady) is to make an impact through my career. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well… every idea has the potential to be the next big thing. Innovation is making millionaires left, right and centre and I want a chunk of it!

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Grammar gremlins that steal marks

by Ruth Felice

Have common grammar rules been confusing you? Here’s a low-down on the most common mistakes

It’s getting close to the pointy end of the TAFE NSW calendar. Assignments are due, exams are scheduled and you may start to feel the pressure mounting. We all want to see our hard work reflected in our results, so be sure you aren’t throwing away marks because of these common grammar mistakes: Read more…

We’ve got the skills

by Ruth Felice

They’re like the Olympic Games for tradies. Competitors from over 50 different nations collectively descend upon a host city to release a lot of sweat, tears and emotion.

Welcome to the 43rd WorldSkills Competition.

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Couple learning indoors and having fun

The Science to Studying

by Ruth Felice


Finding the perfect study formula can be difficult, it varies depending on what course you are studying, how you best absorb information and how well you’ve planned your study around your life.

We’ve heard our share of old-wives tales on achieving the perfect study methods and in the spirit of National Science Week we’ve decided to bust a few of these myths to help you find an approach that works for you.

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Think your way to success

by Ruth Felice

You’ve heard the old saying, “you are what you eat”. But did you know that your subconscious is made up of the external factors we expose our brains to? Research from MIT states that “thoughts” are directly triggered by external stimuli—a feather brushing your skin, seeing these words on the computer screen, hearing a phone ring. Each of these events triggers a series of signals in the brain” (MIT School of Engineering, 2014). This means that our thoughts are manipulated by the books we read, the films we watch and the TV we binge on!

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#TAFEChat - Twitter Event

#TAFECHAT

by Ruth Felice

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?

It’s okay if you don’t know what career direction you want to take, in fact it’s fairly normal. It’s a big, life changing decision. Join us on Tuesday the 30th of June at 8pm for career advice from TAFE NSW counsellor Monique Ziegelaar. Monique will share tools and tips she uses to help her clients uncover what drives them, inspires them and will lead them to career success. Read more…

6 TED Talks that Inspire

TED Talks that inspire

by Ruth Felice

Education is the best investment you can make for your future. The lessons you learn in the TAFE classroom will impact your career for years to come but your thirst for knowledge doesn’t have to be confined to campus.

You can find thought provoking wisdom all over the internet, like right here on our blog (shameless, we know) or TED.com. TED has thousands of interesting talks on just about any topic you can think of!

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