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Creative Tech Student Wins Design Competition

Friday, 11 September 2015, 8:52 am | Weltec

Duke Apelinga, a second year Bachelor of Creative Technologies student who is majoring in graphic design has taken out the top award in a design competition run by the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). More >>

Engineering Challenge Sparks Interest in Stem

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 8:28 am | Weltec

Students from the Hutt Valley joined together on Friday to compete against each other in the inaugural CREST Challenge at WelTec’s School of Engineering. The secondary school students were set a challenge - to design a racing car solely powered by rubber ... More >>

Teens Put Skills to Work on Community Construction Project

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 10:35 am | Weltec

Teens Put Skills to Work on Community Construction Project Teenagers at the Wellington Trades Academy put their newly acquired construction skills to great use this week when a children’s playhouse was presented to Petone Kindergarten. The students ... More >>

Japanese Chef Shares Talent with Wellington Students

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 9:46 am | Weltec

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) trainee chefs were treated to an amazing culinary display on Friday as renowned Japanese Chef Mr Naoyuki Yanagihara dropped in at the School of Hospitality at 52 Cuba Street Wellington. Mr Yanagihara who has ... More >>

International Student Numbers Reach All-Time High at WelTec

Friday, 7 August 2015, 4:51 pm | Weltec

International Student Numbers Reach All-Time High at WelTec International student numbers are at an all-time high at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). Almost 700 students (approximately 460 Equivalent Full-time Students) from countries ... More >>

Hospitality Students Prepare for National Competition

Friday, 24 July 2015, 10:55 am | Weltec

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology’s (WelTec) School of Hospitality are aiming to bring home the top trophy from the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition next week. More >>

Young Builder From Wainuiomata Shows Value of Commitment

Friday, 19 June 2015, 5:19 pm | Weltec

Young Hutt Valley builder Sean Ryan’s pathway through school and study has led him to a job he enjoys so much, he says it doesn’t even feel like work. More >>

New Zealand Team Wins International Culinary Competition

Monday, 15 June 2015, 10:50 am | Weltec

Two Wellington 19 year olds competed on the world stage at the International Culinary Cooking Competition at Johnson County Community College in Kansas USA this week and took out the top prize. More >>

Bachelor of Creative Technologies Graduate Exhibition

Monday, 8 June 2015, 2:25 pm | Weltec

The three year Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree culminates in a graduation exhibition which showcases the best of student work from a range of creative technology discipline areas including Visual Arts, Film, Animation, Graphic Design, Photography ... More >>

Learning on the job

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 10:47 am | Weltec

Wellington Regional School of Construction When he was still at school, 19 year-old Denno Veratau realised he had a natural ability for carpentry and excelled at it as part of his design and technology course at Onslow College. “My work was good, ... More >>

WelTec Responsiveness to Industry and Economy Highlighted

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:44 am | Weltec

More than 9 out of 10 Wellington employers say they are satisfied with the work readiness of WelTec graduates, and WelTec graduates rate highly in terms of suitability for the future needs of business. More >>

Major Boost to R&D Capability for SMEs Announced

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 5:02 pm | Weltec

Major Boost to R&D Capability for SMEs Announced A new scheme designed to build stronger links between Small and Medium Enterprises and New Zealand’s largest Institutes of Technologies and Polytechnics was launched last night (May 6). The Voucher Scheme ... More >>

Tamaiti Whangai Team Graduate with Youth Work Degree

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:51 am | Weltec

David Lomax (Muaūpoko), Hinemoa Priest (Te Ati Awa, Nga Ruahine), and brother and sister Rangi and Susan Luke (Te Ati Awa, Ngati Maniapoto, Nga Ruahine) are today graduating with a Bachelor of Youth Development. More >>

New Zealand’s First Youth Work Degree

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:53 am | Weltec

Youth worker Jessie Hitchcock is among the first cohort of students to complete the ground-breaking new Bachelor of Youth Development at Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). More >>

Wellington Graduation on Tuesday 14 April

Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:28 am | Weltec

On behalf of Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) we invite you to attend the annual Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) graduation being held tomorrow at the Michael Fowler Centre Wellington. 2,460 people are being graduated. More >>

Deceased Student’s Family Supported by WelTec

Friday, 10 April 2015, 4:29 pm | Weltec

Boobesh Palani was in 2014 a student at the Wellington Institute of Technology. Since the sad passing of Boobesh, WelTec staff have been working with Police to assist with identifying Boobesh and to support his fellow students, tutors and our staff. ... More >>

WelTec Students Line Up For Culinary Battle

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:19 pm | Weltec

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality are being put through their paces for selection to compete at this year’s Nestlé Toque d’Or competition. The three students who have yet to be confirmed will put their ... More >>

Extraordinary Easter Eggs for Deserving Kids

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 3:17 pm | Weltec

12 lucky children will be chasing around Premier House in Wellington this Wednesday trying to beat the Prime Minister as they go head to head on an Extraordinary Easter Egg Hunt. The very special Easter Eggs for some very special kids have been carefully ... More >>

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 10:34 am | Weltec

Students in WelTec’s Bachelor of Creative Technologies are bringing colour to Queens Arcade in central Lower Hutt. More >>

Wellington School of Engineering Opening

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:11 pm | Weltec

Scores of engineering employers, from New Zealand’s biggest companies such as Beca and Fletchers to iconic Wellington leaders like Fraser Engineering, converged on Petone yesterday to celebrate the official opening, by Tertiary Education and ... More >>



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