SMIC at a Glance

SMIC’s vision, values and goals have come from the experiences, hopes and dreams of educators living in Australia’s multicultural society. Its founders are academics and professionals of diverse cultural heritage who understand the true value of culturally relevant education to transform careers and lives. Their active and sustained personal and professional experience within the Australian educational landscape over many years have provided a solid foundation of experience, on which SMIC is built.

SMIC Vision

SMIC vision is to provide high quality vocational education that allows stduents to learn and add value to their lives and the lives of others. SMIC’s motto is Education for Change (in Latin, ‘Educationem Mutationi’), reflecting its commitment to bring positive change in individuals and society.

SMIC Values

We place students at the centre of what we do – integrating curriculum, training practice, learning support, pastoral care and career advice throughout the student life cycle.

We offer hands-on, practical education that adds value to your career.

We welcome new ideas from our students, staff and stakeholders in order to nurture innovation and opportunities in the global context of diversity of cultures.

SMIC’s faculties, students and the entire College management value and respect people of all cultural backgrounds. Each of these SMIC stakeholders will embrace cultural diversity as a key strength.

We strive to create an inclusive and supportive community in which the needs of each student are considered, and all have a fair chance to succeed.

We aim to foster the highest ethical standards in our graduates. We practice our specialty with honesty, openness and integrity.

We partner with alumni, communities, businesses, governments and educational institutions in Australia and internationally who share our ethos in order to achieve our strategic goal of producing job-ready graduates.

SMIC Goals

In recognition of this vision and values, our goals are:
Goal 1: Achieve training and learning excellence in vocational education.
We aspire to deliver consistent, high quality services and apply quality systems which support training and assessment excellence.
Goal 2: Become a sought-after teaching and learning platform for the industry.
We recognise the value of industry engagement as the driving force in shaping our training and assessment strategies. We deliver training and assessment services which are founded on industry needs and expectations.
Goal 3: Cater to the needs of diverse social and cultural groups and increase the participation of indigenous students.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain talented, competent and committed people. We are committed to providing an environment which is safe, equitable and welcoming for all.