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Wellington Trades Academy - Contributing to Achievement

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:34 pm | Weltec

“We’re anticipating a great year ahead for our students,” says Matt Renata who heads up the Wellington Trades Academy. 240 enthusiastic young students started their studies at WelTec and Whitireia last week. More >>

Symposium Celebrates Diversity of Polytechnic Delivery

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:24 pm | Weltec

Researchers from across the country are converging in Wellington on Friday 3 February to showcase their research and innovation across an incredibly diverse range of disciplines and teaching areas. More >>

Free Festive Fun with Fat Freddy's Drop

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:50 pm | Weltec

Third year WelTec School of Business students, Dinah Luke and Cory Stickle, are days away from staging the 23rd annual Te Rā o te Raukura whanau community festival. Working as part of a team based at Maori radio station, Atiawa Toa FM, the January ... More >>

Career Moves to ICT Results in Top Awards

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:54 pm | Weltec

A former lawyer and nuclear physicist have made big changes, moving to New Zealand to re-train in ICT and receiving top student awards in the process. Both WelTec graduates were recognised at a ceremony held in Wellington. More >>

Engineering and Technology Showcasing Top Talent

Monday, 7 November 2016, 12:14 pm | Weltec

More than 60 engineering and ICT students will display their talent in Petone at WelTec’s Petone campus. Wellington New Zealand, November 4, 2016: Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) engineering and ICT degree, diploma and graduate diploma students ... More >>

WelTec Creative Technologies Graduate Exhibition

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:29 pm | Weltec

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree and Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies are proud to invite you to the culmination of their academic study showcased in their end of year graduate ... More >>

Training Pays Off

Friday, 23 September 2016, 12:33 pm | Weltec

Each day Raymon Jones puts into practice the mechanical skills he learnt at WelTec, whether he is in his firm's workshop or on-site for a client. “All the things I've learned have helped me, all that knowledge you gain from the tutors,” says Raymon, ... More >>

WelTec Students Line up for Culinary Battle

Friday, 22 July 2016, 12:08 pm | Weltec

Three hospitality students from WelTec are getting in some last minute practice, as they prepare to battle it out in an elite national culinary competition in Auckland next week. Culinary Arts students Tyler Langerveld, Thuay An Lai and Reme Barkema ... More >>

Determination Key to Success for WelTec Grad

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 1:35 pm | Weltec

Jade McMahon, recent graduate from WelTec says determination is the key to academic success and getting ahead in life. And Jade’s leading by example having secured a great job with a bright future. Jade, whose Iwi affiliation is Te Āti Awa, is ... More >>

Girls Go For ICT Experience in the Capital

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 12:03 pm | Weltec

More than 100 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. For one day the girls will get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming ... More >>

Researchers Join Industry at Innovation Think Tank

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:50 am | Weltec

Innovators, creators, business leaders and academic researchers are joining forces in Wellington next week at a symposium which aims to develop new ideas and opportunities for the advancement of industry specific R&D. More >>

Wellington School of Hospitality wins international award

Friday, 1 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Weltec

Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality has won the City & Guild’s International Centre of Excellence – Asia Pacific award which is one of only five awards distributed globally. City & Guilds, a world leader in skills ... More >>

Solar Powered Phone Charger Tower Debuts in Tech Valley

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:43 pm | Weltec

Running out of charge on your cellphone could be a distant memory for residents and visitors to “Technology Valley”, Lower Hutt. More >>

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 5:40 pm | Weltec

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering Melissa Kupa has her sights set firmly on becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a Toloa scholarship from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Melissa says she decided to study engineering because she wants ... More >>

Engineering Numbers up at WelTec

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:26 am | Weltec

The number of students studying engineering at diploma and degree level is at the highest it has ever been at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) for this time of year. 255 students are currently enrolled on either the New Zealand Diploma ... More >>

Nurse Now Working To Heal People From The Inside

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 5:24 pm | Weltec

Nurse Now Working To Heal People From The Inside Bev Clark had worked as a nurse for nearly two and half decades, but felt it was time to help heal people from the inside. “When I was working in hospital, a young man deliberately threw himself ... More >>

From Jurassic Park To Online Accounting

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 2:47 pm | Weltec

Seeing the movie Jurassic Park helped inspire a young woman to enter the IT industry. More >>

Graduating Hospitality Student Taking On The World

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:10 am | Weltec

There is no doubt that talented chef Daniel Baird is going to take on the world now that he is graduating with his WelTec and City & Guilds professional Chef qualifications. Daniel is already a world beater having taken out the top prize as part of a successful ... More >>

Beca Gives Students Step Up on Career Ladder

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 4:59 pm | Weltec

Two Wellington students have been provided with an incredible opportunity to work with and learn about New Zealand’s largest employee-owned professional services consultancy and at the same time be supported through their academic studies in 2016. ... More >>

2016 Students Welcomed to WelTec

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 3:40 pm | Weltec

WelTec is welcoming a large cohort of New Zealand and international students over the coming fortnight to its Wellington CBD and Petone campuses. With 8700 students (equating to 4066 Equivalent Full-Time Students) at WelTec in 2015 and strong enquiries ... More >>



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