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Matariki Makes its Mark at Ara

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:19 am | Ara Institute

An experience of a lifetime awaits Ara Institute of Canterbury students who will sleepover at the wharenui on campus before embarking on an early morning trip to the Port Hills to witness the rise of the Matariki constellation on the horizon. More >>

Ara nursing graduates are ready to work

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 11:08 am | Ara Institute

Ara nursing graduates remain in demand according to Nurse Education in the Tertiary Sector’s New Graduate Destinations report. More >>

Jazz & Blues Fest is powered by Ara Music Arts

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 11:20 am | Ara Institute

Five days, to see over thirty shows, across ten venues; it’s the Cavell Leitch New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival and it is powered by Ara Music Arts tutors and graduates. More >>

Cycle safety app selected for Smart Cities expo

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:12 am | Ara Institute

An Ara student cycle safety app has been selected for the 2018 Smart Cities Christchurch Innovation Expo on 21 May, which showcases interactive, cutting-edge exhibits by local and national innovators. Bachelor of ICT students Elysse Mower and Rosy Wan ... More >>

Six scholarships engage CRFU players in studying

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:27 pm | Ara Institute

Six Canterbury club rugby players will receive their Ara scholarship certificates this Wednesday 28 March. The players, all from different Canterbury clubs, are studying Electrical and Carpentry Apprenticeships, a Diploma in Engineering and a Bachelor ... More >>

More Women Encouraged to Enter the Trades

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:51 am | Ara Institute

Women make up just over half of New Zealand’s population, yet currently they comprise just 17 per cent of the nation’s construction industry. More >>

BIM changes the construction industry

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 9:01 am | Ara Institute

Disruptive technologies are redefining the construction industry, specialist tutors at Ara Institute of Canterbury say, and both industry and education institutes must catch up fast. More >>

Innovations in tertiary - Ara showcases developments

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:53 am | Ara Institute

The state-of-the-art new Kahukura building on Moorhouse Avenue, the inviting North Green space, new programmes and more innovative ways to deliver industry-relevant, vocational tertiary training to different types of learners - 2017 was a big year ... More >>

Twilight event shows off new Ara trades campus

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 10:06 am | Ara Institute

A Twilight Open Campus this Thursday 25 January, 4pm – 7pm, showcases new facilities and technology at the Ara Institute of Canterbury Woolston Campus. More >>

Apprentices Paired with Artists at Street Prints Ōtautahi

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:29 am | Ara Institute

“Cities are more than just buildings and streets – to have heart and soul cities need people to engage with the urban landscape, and what better way to do this than with art.” - Josie Ogden Schroeder More >>

Ara Announces Construction Management Degree

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:20 am | Ara Institute

Construction is one of New Zealand’s biggest industries and predicted to grow for some time to come. Large and increasingly sophisticated building projects need well trained and qualified staff to run smoothly and efficiently - or risk costly ... More >>

Ara Institute Supports Young Enterprise in Regions

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:04 am | Ara Institute

More young people in 2018 in Canterbury will have the chance to set up and run their own ventures, learning first-hand from local business mentors and developing critical skills for future employment and study. More >>

Ara prepares to welcome women INVS Tarini crew

Monday, 4 December 2017, 9:20 am | Ara Institute

When news arrived that the all-women-crewed INSV Tarini was stopping in Christchurch, Ara was quick to respond with an invite to the City Campus Christchurch, hosted by staff from the Next Step Centre for Women and the International Services team. The ... More >>

Students’ plastic creations spread environmental awareness

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:30 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury Certificate in Creativity students are turning their art into environmental action. More >>

Information Systems resilience in post EQ business success

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:05 am | Ara Institute

The world is taking lessons from Canterbury in business survival following natural disasters. More >>

Kiwi Kathryn Fraser to Officiates at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:33 am | Ara Institute

Whether You Are an Athlete Or an Official, Getting the Call up to Go to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is a Career Highlight. More >>

Ara Ready for Increase in Student Enrolments in 2018

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 9:39 am | Ara Institute

In light of the new Government’s promise to implement fees free tertiary study for the first year of study, Ara is ready and prepared to accept an increase in enrolments for 2018. More >>

Ara Youth Trades Programme Leads to Self-Employment

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:04 am | Ara Institute

Ben Niven was one of the first graduates of the Youth Guarantee (YG) programme at Ara, and he was back on campus this week to tell the story of how YG gave him the start he needed in the engineering trades industry. More >>

Talking about Polychrome multi-arts exhibition in Timaru

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:57 am | Ara Institute

The many colours, techniques, ideas and manifestations of the Ara Art and Design department at the Timaru campus are on display at Aigantighe Art Gallery from 2 – 11 November, continuing a century-old tradition of annual student art exhibitions ... More >>

Bright young graduate chooses adventure over architecture

Monday, 16 October 2017, 10:00 am | Ara Institute

What started as a gap year turned into a career when Jamie Marr gave up the office life for the great outdoors. More >>



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