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Electric Vehicle Bootcamp coming to CPIT

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:40 am | CPIT

CPIT is running a free EVolocity bootcamp on 13 April to kickstart interest amongst secondary school students in electric vehicle (EV) technology. The bootcamp at CPIT is the first of its kind in New Zealand and organisers plan to take the concept to ... More >>

Nathan Fa’avae to address CPIT’s biggest graduation

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 1:12 pm | CPIT

Adventurer Nathan Fa’avae will address CPIT’s biggest graduation yet, with 866 people graduating in person over two ceremonies at CBS Arena this Friday. As captain, Fa’avae led the New Zealand Adventure Racing Team to victory in the World Championships ... More >>

Books to devour, literally

Monday, 24 March 2014, 11:10 am | CPIT

Devouring a good book takes on a different meaning at CPIT when staff and students present witty and creative interpretations of literary favourites for the Edible Book competition on 1 April. More >>

Treasure Hunt Art Giveaway

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:04 pm | CPIT

Keen scavengers should head down to the Christchurch Botanical Gardens this weekend, as a treasure hunt begins for $5000 worth of art. As part of the RISE street art exhibition, CPIT is sponsoring the Great Art Giveaway this Saturday and Sunday. More >>

New Japanese scholarship in memory of quake victim

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 1:01 pm | CPIT

A new scholarship to study in Japan has been established by the parents of a student who lost her life in the February 22 earthquake. More >>

Next generation 3D design wins over CPIT

Monday, 10 February 2014, 11:39 am | CPIT

As the 3D design environment evolves, one tertiary institute is keeping ahead of the changes, with a little help from a key industry partnership, and it’s the new generation of designers who will reap the rewards. More >>

Applications are up at CPIT

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 3:38 pm | CPIT

Applications are up at CPIT CPIT’s Chief Executive Kay Giles is pleased to see applications for programmes at the institute up by almost 300 on the same time last year. “Christchurch is actually getting a lot of attention as an exciting city, ... More >>

Lightning strikes at Open Day

Monday, 20 January 2014, 4:59 pm | CPIT

They say lightning never strikes in the same place twice, but CPIT will soon prove them wrong. More >>

Health sector welcomes dual qualification initiative

Monday, 16 December 2013, 11:35 am | CPIT

Health sector welcomes dual qualification initiative Christchurch will be the only place in New Zealand where degree graduates can study for a Bachelor of Nursing and a Masters of Health Science simultaneously thanks to a new collaboration between ... More >>

Partnership provides much needed skills for the rebuild

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 3:24 pm | CPIT

As the demand for rebuild workers increases, one of the city’s leading labour supplying companies has teamed up with CPIT to help meet the shortfall. More >>

Trades changing lives as more Māori up-skill for the rebuild

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 2:40 pm | CPIT

Christchurch painter and decorator Tessa Gregory says enrolling in the He Toki ki te Rika (Māori trades training) programme at CPIT was one of the best decisions she has ever made. More >>

Student’s Godley House design plan

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 4:01 pm | CPIT

A range of innovative architectural projects created by the next generation of Christchurch’s talented designers are now on display at CPIT. More >>

CPIT celebrates 40 years of nursing

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 3:59 pm | CPIT

The most senior nurse in New Zealand is one of many prestigious graduates from CPIT’s pioneer nursing programme, which will this week celebrate four decades as a leader in nursing education. More >>

CDHB opens new hospital unit for student nurses

Monday, 18 November 2013, 2:54 pm | CPIT

Burwood Health Campus became the first in the country to offer enrolled nursing students hands-on experience in theatre patient care in a joint initiative between CPIT and Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) which started on 11 November. More >>

Chinese programme delivery changes

Monday, 18 November 2013, 11:38 am | CPIT

Chinese language programme delivery at CPIT is changing in 2014 in response to the needs of business and the community. More >>

Quirky, weird Toy Shop opens in Sumner

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 11:47 am | CPIT

There’s a new toy shop coming to Sumner. You can’t buy toys there. In fact you can’t buy anything there. But CPIT art tutor Henry Sunderland says the unusual items in the Sumner Art Window will bring some cheer to people who stop to have a ... More >>

Music to demolish buildings by

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 10:30 am | CPIT

CPIT Musical Arts student Dan Hitchens is getting set to showcase his guitar skills at Beat, but he also has an unusual hobby to keep him occupied. On November 14, CPIT will be coming alive with the beats of some of Christchurch’s most promising young ... More >>

Students ripe with talent

Monday, 11 November 2013, 4:01 pm | CPIT

A strait-jacket showing the frustration of insomnia and artworks made from quake-damaged homes are among works from CPIT’s Bachelor of Design students opening November 12 in the atrium. More >>

Pasifika Youth Speak Education Truths

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 5:09 pm | CPIT

A performance by Māori and Pasifika high school students, led by Sela Faletolu, CPIT Te Kaiwhakauru Pasifika, will provide solutions to captivate disengaged youth back into their education. More >>

CPIT Campus Master Plan launched

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 3:44 pm | CPIT

CPIT has announced an extensive $120m, including government support, programme of new building and refurbishment work that will enable the institute to train high quality graduates in more flexible, modern facilities. More >>

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