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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 >>

Weltec creative technologies graduate exhibition opening

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 9:20 am | 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 >>

Weltec Engineering Qualifications

Friday, 30 October 2015, 2:16 pm | Weltec

Graduates from WelTec’s School of Engineering will now have their qualifications officially recognised globally. More >>

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 >>



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