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Engineering student wins inaugural Summer Sprint program

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:58 pm | Ara Institute

An Ara Diploma in Mechanical Engineering student Sukhdeep Singh has just had the “greatest experience ever” participating in and winning Ministry of Awesome’s (MOA) Summer Sprint programme, which ran from 11-15 February. More >>

Whakatau held to welcome 800 Ara students

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:46 pm | Ara Institute

Starting tertiary study can be a daunting prospect for new students, while those who are returning to study this year are one-step closer to completion. More >>

Ara expands its English testing services

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:46 am | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury has cemented its reputation as the leading English language testing centre in the South Island by becoming an Official Test Centre for PTE Academic. More >>

Statement from Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Chief Executive

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 4:35 pm | Ara Institute

Today, the government has clearly identified a strong vision for vocational education, with a number of key components that will affect all of New Zealand’s Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs). More >>

Graduate excited to receive first formal qualification

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 10:42 am | Ara Institute

Nervous, but prepared to give it her best was how Megan Wordsworth approached studying at Ara. Tomorrow (14 February) she is proud to be graduating with her first official qualification, as well as speaking on behalf of the graduates at the Ara Institute ... More >>

First female carpenter from Trades Partnership begins

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:25 am | Ara Institute

First female carpenter from Pacific Trades Partnership begins education in New Zealand More >>

Ara launches new Commercial Interior Design Diploma

Monday, 11 February 2019, 10:07 am | Ara Institute

Interior designers are in high demand in the New Zealand market, especially for large and increasingly sophisticated commercial interior spaces. A new wave of commercial development is forecast for New Zealand in 2019, with some investors shifting towards ... More >>

Open Day at Ara

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 9:13 am | Ara Institute

With NCEA results now out, Ara Institute of Canterbury is gearing up to host hundreds of school leavers searching for career and study opportunities, at its annual Open Day on Thursday 31 January. More >>

Master of Sustainable Practice a NZ first

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:23 pm | Ara Institute

Ara’s ground-breaking new Master of Sustainable Practice has been approved and is taking enrolments for 2019. More >>

New book shines a light on disability theatre globally

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 9:11 am | Ara Institute

Fifteen years of work in disability performance, which has put Christchurch at the forefront of research and practice in a growing global movement, has culminated in the publication of a new book for Ara theatre tutor Dr Tony McCaffrey. More >>

Ara first in NZ to adopt CognAsist for learning challenges

Monday, 21 January 2019, 3:16 pm | Ara Institute

Having a learning challenge need not be a barrier to study success. Ara Learning Advisors have helped hundreds of students to develop strategies for overcoming their individual challenges. Now the institute is the first in New Zealand to adopt an ... More >>

‘Repugnant’ steals the show for Young Filmmaker of the Year

Monday, 26 November 2018, 11:43 am | Ara Institute

Filmmaker and Ara New Zealand Broadcasting School (NZBS) graduate Kyan Krumdieck has added another recognition to his growing list after being named New Filmmaker of the Year by SPADA (Screen Production and Development Association) following the ... More >>

No small feat: High School students build tiny houses at Ara

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:33 am | Ara Institute

With drills at the ready and hammers in hand trades students at Ara have spent the last 10 months constructing an Institute first: two brand new tiny houses, which will soon be up for sale. More >>

Kim Lowe receives the 2019 Olivia Spencer Bower Award

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 12:10 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Art & Design tutor Kim Lowe has been recognised as one of the country’s most promising artists and will receive support and funding to create a new body of work next year. More >>

Fashion students proudly present own collections at PITCH 24

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:58 am | Ara Institute

Bursting with creativity, 44 students from Ara’s Bachelor of Design (Fashion Technology and Design) can’t wait to unveil their spectacular garments in all their glory at the annual runway show, PITCH , on Saturday 24 November in the Whareora, Ara City ... More >>

RIPE's overflowing with art & design - 14 to 22 November

Monday, 12 November 2018, 9:00 am | Ara Institute

Ara’s Art & Design department is buzzing as Bachelor of Design students put the finishing touches on their third and final year projects. The RIPE exhibition is the culmination of a year’s worth of research and creative planning, resulting ... More >>

Students volunteer at Orana Wildlife Park

Friday, 2 November 2018, 1:12 pm | Ara Institute

Ara students and staff got their hands dirty as volunteers at Orana Wildlife Park yesterday [1 Nov], helping with grounds maintenance including a clean up of the otter enclosure. More >>

Ara degree pathway for NZMA students

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 1:36 pm | Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury and New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) have signed a pathway agreement for NZMA hospitality graduates to pathway into the Ara Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality Management degree. Tony Gray, Chief Executive ... More >>

Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:48 am | Ara Institute

Director Holly Chappell-Eason was tempted to edit Chekov’s classic play down to an hour but decided not to follow in the well-established tradition of adaptation, plenty of which has happened since the play premiered in Moscow in 1901. “I think ... More >>

Villa Maria team’s healthy crackers win Young Enterprise

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:45 am | Ara Institute

Too Good Foods proved too good for the competition last night, taking out the supreme award in the Canterbury Region Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) held at Ara. The Villa Maria College team wowed judges with their business idea, market ... More >>



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