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Ara Enterprise & Digital Innovation Department Offers Local Businesses Services From Its New ‘Tech Colab’

Monday, 1 March 2021, 3:02 pm | Ara Institute

At a time when an effective online presence is more important than ever, Ara has created a social enterprise through which local businesses and other organizations can access affordable digital solutions. Harnessing the talents of IT and business ... More >>

Ara Institute Of Canterbury Now Offering New Business And Innovation Courses

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 3:53 pm | Ara Institute

This year for the first time Ara Institute of Canterbury is offering learners the opportunity to enrol in courses designed to develop their own business and innovation ideas. The two courses - ‘Business Accelerator’ and ‘Innovation Accelerator’ ... More >>

Ara Launches New Cyber Security Course In 2021

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 11:31 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury limited will be offering students within its Enterprise & Digital Innovation Department access to a highly-regarded ‘Cyber Security’ programme in 2021. The programme, developed by Unitec and supported by CCL and Datacom, ... More >>

Ara Architectural Studies Graduates Showcase The Shape Of Things To Come

Monday, 14 December 2020, 3:31 pm | Ara Institute

During the last week of November, a miniature city was created in the Kahukura Building at Ara - a truly diverse collection of buildings that could fill a metropolis that are actually alternate concepts for inner-city spaces in Christchurch. EXIT is the ... More >>

Ara First ITP To Gain IRD’s ‘Approved Researcher Provider’ Status

Monday, 14 December 2020, 2:58 pm | Ara Institute

The New Zealand IRD has recently confirmed that Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd has been granted ‘approved researcher provider’ status. This makes Ara the first ever ITP/Te Pūkenga subsidiary to have attained this. The country’s recently-enacted ... More >>

Ara Travel & Tourism Students Match Study’s Celebratory Mood

Friday, 4 December 2020, 11:08 am | Ara Institute

While in previous years ‘travel’ may have topped a list of New Zealanders’ goals, the arrival of COVID made this prospect recede into the hazy distance - for aspiring travellers globally. It also had profound repercussions for anyone planning ... More >>

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 >>