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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 >>

Authenticity is the key to NZ tourism success

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:45 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury has introduced a new Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality Management to help the tourism sector ensure that the growing number of international visitors to New Zealand have world class and authentic experiences ... More >>

“A challenge we can all meet” - eco solutions at Ara

Monday, 22 May 2017, 12:14 pm | Ara Institute

Headlines about climate change are hard to ignore and the scale of the news can leave us feeling overwhelmed. But Ara Institute of Canterbury students say that small scale solutions, which can be incorporated into everyday life with the minimum of effort, ... More >>

Careers Expo for South Canterbury

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:06 pm | Ara Institute

Careers Expo for South Canterbury The Careers Expo at the Southern Events Centre in Timaru on 22 and 23 May brings the region’s tertiary training providers together under one roof, giving learners the chance to ask questions about study pathways ... More >>

Heat is on cooking students at Salon Culinaire

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1:57 pm | Ara Institute

The pressure will be on when cooking and hospitality students compete live at the Southern Lights Salon Culinaire Saturday 20 May. This is an annual competition, organised by Ara Institute of Canterbury, Otago Polytechnic Cromwell and the Southern Institute ... More >>

Quiz the tutors at Careers Expo

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 4:28 pm | Ara Institute

Christchurch Careers Expo, 11-13 May at Horncastle Arena, is a golden opportunity to find out about study options by talking to actual tutors and getting to know organisations first hand. More >>

Ara primary industries restructure

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:45 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury’s proposal to restructure Primary Industries programmes is designed to adjust provision to align with industry demands, Chief Executive Kay Giles said. More >>

New nurses from Ara snap up the jobs

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 10:20 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury-trained nurses are in demand. Nursing graduates who completed their studies in November 2016 at Ara have achieved the top employment rates for nursing graduates in New Zealand with 94.5% employed as registered nurses. The national ... More >>

Ara council chair changes

Monday, 1 May 2017, 1:33 pm | Ara Institute

After an “extremely busy, challenging and rewarding few years” Chair of the Ara Council Jenn Bestwick has resigned. More >>

Ngāi Tahu recommends new member to the Ara council

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:58 am | Ara Institute

Newly appointed Ara Council Member Melanie Taite-Pitama will be keeping a keen eye on the achievement of Māori students at the institute, as Ara strives for parity of course completion rates for Māori and Pasifika. As the Ngāi Tahu recommended ... More >>

Students sing the praises of new O House accommodation

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9:48 am | Ara Institute

Students have moved into the third and final additional to Ara of Institute of Canterbury’s Te whare o Ōtautahi/Ōtautahi House student accommodation development, and are enjoying living next to their campus and right in the middle of the city. More >>

Ara delivers digital technology for two schools

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:34 am | Ara Institute

Unable to find suitable teachers and unwilling to cut digital technologies and electronics from their curriculum, two Christchurch high schools have formed a partnership with Ara Institute of Canterbury, finding a creative solution that puts students first. More >>

Anteater Ara graduates inspire at Autumn Graduation

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:41 am | Ara Institute

Keynote speakers at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s biggest ever graduation ceremony on 31 March will inspire graduands and their families with the tale of a start-up business that has convinced kiwis to put bugs on their menus and plates. More >>

Whakatau to welcome new Māori students to Ara

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:36 pm | Ara Institute

Ara and Ngāi Tūāhuriri are set to welcome close to 500 ‘first year, first time’ Māori students and their whānau on Friday, 24 March at Te Puna Wānaka, City Campus Christchurch. Last week, Ara and Ngāti Huirapa welcomed all new students and staff ... More >>

   

 

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