Let’s Chat aims to build capacity of community members coming from refugee backgrounds to connect with friends, practice English and learn more about local support services over a morning tea provided by MCCI. The program focuses on casual one-to-one conversations and also features word games, role-plays and informative presentations by local service providers.
After-school homework and tutoring assistance to primary school students in years 4-6 from refugee backgrounds. The program is provided at the Wollongong Library Wednesday afternoons during school term and is supported by volunteers.
“Learning is fun at Homework Club. We play and we do our work and read our books and we do some fun things….We play on the computer and we do maths. [Our tutors] are like our friends.”
Hiba, Year 3 student
High School Tutoring
After-school homework and tutoring assistance to students from multicultural and refugee backgrounds who are studying in Year 7 to 12. The program is provided at the Wollongong Library Tuesday afternoons during school term.
Tertiary Support volunteers provide one-on-one tutoring and support for students at the tertiary level. The program is also a safe space where students can ask questions, learn about how university or TAFE works and be linked to other services facilitated by the University of Wollongong.