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Ara welcomes Tony Gray to CE role

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 10:29 am | Ara Institute

Caption: Tony and his family cross from the Nelson party to join the Ara staff group at the whakatau to welcome him as the new CE of Ara. More >>

Cabaret? Right this way!

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:16 am | Ara Institute

Hard at work rehearsing Cabaret, third year NASDA students are giving it their all ahead of opening night this Friday 8 September. Photo credit NASDA More >>

Dual nursing qualification attracts men to nursing

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:04 am | Ara Institute

The health sector needs more male nurses, but has struggled to attract men into what has traditionally been a female domain. While up to 50% of those enrolling to become doctors are now reportedly women, only 10% or less of nursing students are ... More >>

Where did all the other sports go?

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 9:04 am | Ara Institute

Listening to the sports news on popular radio stations, you might think that sports equals rugby in New Zealand. Sure we love the All Blacks, but what happened to the many other sports that New Zealanders excel in? More >>

Wyma nurtures local talent to solve skills shortage Inbox

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:33 am | Ara Institute

To compete on a global stage, Christchurch manufacturing company Wyma Solutions needs more apprentices fast. More >>

Bing Dawe and His Sculptural Birds Fly at Ara

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 10:18 am | Ara Institute

Birds appear to fly from a sculpture soon to be erected at a gateway to the almost-completed North Green at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Christchurch campus. More >>

Ara Kahukura just in time for IPENZ Week of Engineering

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:06 am | Ara Institute

The new Kahukura building at Ara Institute of Canterbury, conceived as a teaching tool for engineering students, is ready just in time to host the Week of Engineering Expo in Christchurch on Saturday 5 August from 10am-4pm. More >>

Top global speaker on Internet of Things

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:26 am | Ara Institute

Almost everything is online and accessible 24/7. We work, play, plan and shop online. Staying current in technology is essential, but with the rate of change and volumes of information, that’s often easier said than done. Take the Internet of Things ... More >>

At the edge of space, life is never boring

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:00 am | Ara Institute

“When I flew my first mission with SOFIA as a pilot, I honestly thought, “WOW, am I really here doing this?” This job is at times both demanding and rewarding. Demanding because we leave no room for mistakes and we set such a high standard as ... More >>

Fresh Young ARA Designer on Top Form

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:20 am | Ara Institute

He may still be studying, but third year Ara Institute of Canterbury fashion student William Roper has already worked with top New Zealand designers, and it shows. More >>

Planting trees in the mist, for Workskills course

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:13 pm | Ara Institute

Nine students participated from the New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living (NZCSL), a one year full time course for students with a learning disability. More >>

Pasifika construction workers find experience counts

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:34 am | Ara Institute

24 Pacific Islanders will be presented with their carpentry qualifications at Ara at a special graduation ceremony on 23 June. More >>

Next Step Center for Women accept ACE Aotearoa Award

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:09 pm | Ara Institute

Decades of making a difference in the lives of thousands of women was recognised recently when the Next Step Centre for Women team at Ara Institute of Canterbury flew to Wellington to accept the Provider of the Year - Tangata Tiriti award, at ... More >>

PM scholarships send 10 on Japanese cultural immersion

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:26 am | Ara Institute

Ten Japanese language students from Ara Institute of Canterbury will travel to Japan’s ancient, mountainous region of Takachiho in January for a six week cultural intensive at Miyazaki University . More >>

ShadowTech – getting girls into tech mode

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:21 am | Ara Institute

Ara is hosting Canterbury’s Shadowtech event on Thursday 22 June, which connects young women in years 9 - 11 at secondary school with women working in the tech sector, for a day. ShadowTech 2016 Just 3% of 15-year-old New Zealand schoolgirls consider ... More >>

Ara Open Day has the answers (15 June)

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:39 pm | Ara Institute

How does music help people recover from disasters? Are there really more heart attacks during rugby games in NZ? And what kind of sculpture results from an interest in ‘flaneur’? More >>

Primary Industries programmes review concludes

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 1:47 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury concluded a review of its Primary Industries lower level programmes today. More >>

Ara city bike share goes live

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:28 am | Ara Institute

A new bike share scheme at Ara Institute of Canterbury will give Ara students and staff free access to bikes for up to four hours at a time from Tuesday 13 June. More >>

Julius Caesar’s bid to become Queen

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:24 am | Ara Institute

Julius Caesar is a strong, independent woman in the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA)’s production of Shakespeare’s political masterpiece, on 17-23 June at Papa Hou theatre at the YMCA. More >>

Ara to create South Canterbury health training hub

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:49 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury will create a health training hub in South Canterbury, by offering more programmes and more pathways in health. More >>



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