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Ara Engineering Student Takes Flight (And Makes It Better)

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 10:05 am | Ara Institute

Joshua Bensberg was surprised to be named both the winner for the ‘Best Project - Mechanical Engineering’ prize and ‘Industry Choice’ for his "TEKMIK Coaxial Rotor Configuration" project at the finale of Ara’s 2020 Engineering ... More >>

Ara Dual Enrolment Students Celebrate Their Double Year End

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 3:48 pm | Ara Institute

On Friday 6 November, Ara dual enrolment students celebrated the end of a successful year’s study - despite COVID - at both their high schools and at Ara. The event, which was held at Ara’s Woolston campus, featured an eye-popping array of new powertools ... More >>

Ara Institute Of Canterbury's Amit Sarkar Recognized As 'smart City Expert'

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:17 pm | Ara Institute

Prolific Ara researcher and tutor Amit Sarkar has recently been described as a ‘smart city’ expert after a project that he worked on won a City of Regensburg civic award for sustainable local government practices. The award, presented on October 7th at ... More >>

Ara Hosts Kaharoa Manihera At Business Breakfast During Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori 2020

Monday, 5 October 2020, 1:20 pm | Ara Institute

On Thursday the 17th, The Business Development Team held an event to acknowledge Te Reo and Tikanga Māori at Ara Visions Restaurant during the national Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori within Mahuru Māori 2020. The kaikōrero (speaker) featured during ... More >>

Sport & Exercise Science Students Get Their Horizons Widened About What It Means To Be An Athlete

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 12:45 pm | Ara Institute

On Tuesday September 1st, Ara Institute of Canterbury was host to speakers from ParaFed Canterbury and to Cody Everson, co-captain of the Wheel Blacks, who were invited to speak to students from the sport and exercise science specialisation within More >>

Ara Included In New CoVE To Deliver Excellence In Food And Fibre Sectors

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 9:19 am | Ara Institute

The new Food and Fibre Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) announced on September 3rd is a wide-ranging collaboration involving 54 organisations with expertise spanning across the entire food and fibre sector. This includes Ara Institute of Canterbury ... More >>

Southern Series Start-up Workshops @ Ara Get Off To A Great Start In Ashburton

Friday, 21 August 2020, 11:43 am | Ara Institute

Last week Ara Institute of Canterbury, in partnership with the Ashburton District Council, Te Ōhaka and the Ministry of Awesome held a series of start-up workshops for the people of Ashburton and surrounding areas. During the day-long event, a range ... More >>

Ara Announces BARJ – Joint Digital Development At Bosch, Ara, OTH Regensburg And Jade Software

Monday, 10 August 2020, 3:58 pm | Ara Institute

On the 27th of July, Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd announced the launch of a formal collaboration and research partnership with global brands Bosch, Jade Software and Regensburg University. Lead Researcher Amit Sarkar, a senior tutor within the Enterprise ... More >>

Ara Applauds Education New Zealand’s Innovation Healthcare Challenge Winners

Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:03 pm | Ara Institute

ChristchurchNZ’s Emerging Future’s Two Week Innovation Healthcare Challenge has just finished, with Team Aritma emerging as the ‘Judges Choice’ and Team Glimpse as the ‘People’s Choice’ winners after a live-stream final pitch to ... More >>

Ara Helps Light Up Christchurch’s City At Night This July

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 10:09 am | Ara Institute

Tim Budgen from Ara Art and Design will be re-vamping his mesmerizing LED art installation piece ‘Reflections’, with the help of Ara Motion Design students, as a part of the Christchurch City Council’s July-long ‘CHCH IS LIT’ art happening. The ... More >>

Ara Colleague Recognised In 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honors List

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:19 am | Ara Institute

A number of colleagues, past and present who have held positions at CPIT/Ara, were awarded Queen’s Birthday honours. These include: DNZM Mrs Aroha Reriti-Crofts – for services to Māori and the community. Dame Aroha Reriti-Crofts has been honoured ... More >>

Ara, The Ashburton District Council And The MSD Offer Support For Jobseekers

Monday, 8 June 2020, 9:13 am | Ara Institute

In collaboration with the Ashburton District Council and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd has developed a new series of job seeker workshops. In recognition of the impact that COVID-19 has had upon New ... More >>

Education Outside The Classroom: It’s In Our Nature

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 9:04 am | Ara Institute

In New Zealand we’re taught from a young age to love the outdoors, to explore our country’s natural beauty and connect with the land. The latest research by Ara Institute of Canterbury academics Dr. Allen Hill (Principal Lecturer, Sustainability ... More >>

The Practice Of Maori Performing Arts At Ara Connects Students To Their Language And Culture

Friday, 15 May 2020, 8:19 am | Ara Institute

Kapa haka performance. On any given week, Te Puna Wānaka on Ara Institute’s main city campus is open to visitors; people of all kinds looking for community, space to relax in, share, vent or get opinions. Te Puna Wānaka was created to make concrete ... More >>

Canterbury District Health Board Welcomes Return Of Nursing Students To Placements

Friday, 8 May 2020, 8:44 am | Ara Institute

Professionals within the CDHB are anticipating the return of 135 Ara Institute and UC nursing students nurses and midwives to clinical practice placements on May the 12th 2020. 26 ‘Competency Assessment Programme (CAP)’ students will also be starting ... More >>

Te Ōhaka-based COVID-19 Wellness Project Goes Down Well With #HackTheCrisisNZ Judges

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 5:27 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury's Kakahura building in Christchurch Christchurch’s high-growth startup hub Te Ōhaka - a partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury and Ministry of Awesome has recently had a reason for pride in their founders today. ... More >>

Ara Health Practice Department Gives Back To Its Community

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 9:12 am | Ara Institute

During a time when everyone’s wondering how the current medical emergency will affect them, Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd’s Health Practice Department is doing its best to contribute to New Zealand’s response to COVID-19. Research has firmly ... More >>

New Industry Award for Ara’s Top Nursing Student

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 2:31 pm | Ara Institute

As New Zealand’s health sector continues to put out the call for more nurses, Oxford Women’s Health is rewarding those who successfully complete Ara’s Bachelor of Nursing. More >>

Ara One Of Only Two New Zealand Institutions To Gain Chinese Joint Programme Approval

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 9:41 am | Ara Institute

During the latest Chinese Ministry of Education round of approvals, Ara Institute of Canterbury was endorsed to jointly deliver a Bachelor of Nursing degree programme in partnership with Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (LNUTCM). ... More >>

Ara Amplifies Indigenous Voices In The Creative Industries

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 11:53 am | Ara Institute

New Zealand may be known globally as a powerhouse for film talent, thanks to the ongoing efforts of luminaries such as Peter Jackson and Jemaine Clement, but as Aotearoa’s latest Hollywood success Taika Waititi recently pointed out during his acceptance ... More >>