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Ara Nursing Student’s Story Inspires Graduation Audience

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 6:38 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Betsy Ramalasou clocked up a lot of miles to achieve her nursing degree and now that she’s working in her chosen field, she’s continuing to do so. After four years travelling between her hometown Ashburton to Ara Institute of Canterbury’s ... More >>

Canterbury’s Unique ‘entrepreneurial Ecosystem’ Lands Record Young Enterprise Prizes

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 7:13 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Teams from Kaiapoi High School and Cashmere High School have been crowned as winners of the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Canterbury Regionals at Ara Institute of Canterbury and are now set to compete on a national stage. Eight secondary school teams lined ... More >>

Growing Pacific Success In Tertiary Education

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 11:16 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Pacific participation in tertiary education is growing in Canterbury and Ara Institute of Canterbury is making a concerted effort to support Pacific learners. Increasingly more and more Pacific people are studying at Ara, successfully graduating, and even ... More >>

Commentary: Ara Automotive Training Is Moving With The Times

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 11:21 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

"The car of tomorrow - a computer on wheels - will deliver mobility as a service, drive autonomously, operate in a fully connected and digitalized environment, and be powered by an electric drivetrain… resulting in a significant increase in the ... More >>

Ara Pleased To Be Premier Sponsor Of The South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards In 2021

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 5:45 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Playing a leading part in the celebrations on Friday June 18th, Ara Institute of Canterbury acted once more as the Premier and Supreme Award Sponsor of the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards for 2021. The South Canterbury ... More >>

Tourism But Not As We Know It: Ara Makes A Sustainable Commitment

Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:42 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Ara Institute of Canterbury has just signed up to the Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) ‘Tourism Sustainability Commitment’, a publicly-declared commitment towards the active embrace of sustainable operations in New Zealand. The Commitment is a ... More >>

A Bright Future For Learners Planning On Entering The Construction Sector

Monday, 22 February 2021, 4:32 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Ara offers a full range of trades training, as well as engineering. Even if gaining a Trades qualification from Ara Institute of Canterbury may take a few years, graduate prospects seem brighter than ever. According to an article published in The Christchurch ... More >>

Ara IT And Digital Technology Courses Free To All Under The TTAF Scheme

Friday, 29 January 2021, 10:25 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Ara Institute of Canterbury has just had all of its IT and digital technology courses added to the Government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) scheme, with the Bachelor of ICT degree being the only exception. This means that incoming ... More >>

Ara Offers Two New Scholarships For Māori Learners

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 8:32 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

The Department of Applied Science and Social Practice are offering two new scholarships for Māori learners to study for a Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology (GDILT) in 2021. Completion of the programme will enable Māori learners to move into a future-focused, ... More >>

Ara Student Directed Film To Feature On SkyTV

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 4:36 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

In her final year, Motion Design student Kirsty Cameron has reached a couple of significant milestones in directing and producing her first film which will soon be featured on New Zealand television. While studying her Bachelor of Design at Ara ... More >>

First Ara Timaru Nurses Due To Graduate

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 9:59 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Hospitals and healthcare practices in South Canterbury are eagerly awaiting an influx of registered nurses, soon to graduate from Ara’s Timaru campus. These 15 graduating students, who sat their final-year state exams this week, are the first cohort of ... More >>

Future Designers Reject Status-Quo, Commercialism And Stereotyping

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4:49 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Amid a global pandemic when events are far and few between, Ara’s Pitch fashion show would undoubtedly have been one of the only live runway shows to go ahead in the world this year.Despite COVID-19 interrupting this academic year, fashion students ... More >>

Chefing Success Leads To Outstanding Interior Design Outcome For Ara Graduate

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4:40 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

One of the few male graduands of Ara’s 2020 Diploma in Interior Design (Residential) ended up the surprise big winner of the ‘Vizualize’ awards night. Daniel Smith took home three of 13 awards, including The Harrison Bloy Aware for Excellence in ... More >>

NASDA End Of Year Production Takes On Prestigious New Dimensions Through Court Partnership

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 4:30 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

This year, the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts (NASDA) at Ara is offering graduating students their most authentic end-of-year performance experience yet - a Hollywood classic of a musical, staged at The Court Theatre and helmed by internationally-regarded ... More >>

Ara Institute Of Canterbury To Play A Key Role In A New $15 Million Plan To Train Future Engineers

Monday, 5 October 2020, 9:48 am | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

A recently-announced MBIE-funded research project led by Dr. Rod Badcock of Victoria University has designated Ara, along with Manukau Institute of Technology, as the lead in ensuring that diploma and technology degree students gain the expertise needed ... More >>

Getting Motors Running With Beca Scholarship Win

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 3:58 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Big dreams to work in motorsport mechanics, and a clear talent for engineering have secured Timothy Richards the annual Beca scholarship, awarded to an Ara Institute of Canterbury Bachelor of Engineering Technology student. On Thursday 10 September, ... More >>

Govt. Minister Speaks To Ara Students And Start-Ups About Sustainability

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 4:08 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Tracey McGill From Ara And Ngari Scartozzi Listen To Hon. James Shaw The Hon. James Shaw, the New Zealand Government’s Minister for Climate Change and co-leader of the Green Party of Aotearoa initiated a spirited discussion of sustainability and ... More >>

Jobseekers Gain New Computing Skills For Free At Ara Connect

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 1:35 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Ara Institute of Canterbury is reaching the region's recently unemployed with the offer of free upgrades to their computing skills. The 'Connect' community centres run by Ara offer people self-paced computing courses, with flexible options ranging ... More >>

NASDA’s Latest Play Finds Hope In Adversity

Monday, 29 June 2020, 4:21 pm | Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Growing up in post-war Amsterdam, Thomas develops a colourful imagination to escape within his own mind from an abusive and strictly religious home, in which his father doesn’t appreciate Thomas’s fanciful tales of things that no-one else can see. ... More >>




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