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Outstanding nursing student carries on family tradition

Monday, 15 December 2014, 4:53 pm | CPIT

When she had to choose between nursing and medicine, Hannah Farrow followed family tradition and opted for the challenges of emergency nursing. More >>

Women triumph in trades awards

Friday, 5 December 2014, 2:13 pm | CPIT

Women triumph in trades awards Women took out 17 of CPIT’s 50-odd awards at a Trades Awards Ceremony last night [4 December]. CPIT has encouraged women to participate in the construction industry by offering fee-free scholarships in trades training ... More >>

CPIT and Google Sydney to bring global coding push to NZ

Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:59 am | CPIT

CPIT is the only New Zealand institute spearheading a global phenomenon designed to encourage more students to learn to code. The ‘Hour of Code’ is an international event being held during the week of 8-14 December 2014, which aims to get more people ... More >>

CPIT Trades graduates are ready for the rebuild

Friday, 5 December 2014, 8:48 am | CPIT

CPIT celebrated its top students across the range of trades in a ceremony on 5 December with many industry partners in attendance. More >>

45 member Beijing performance group at CPIT

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 2:25 pm | CPIT

China’s profile in Christchurch continues to grow with the Chinese Consulate in Christchurch set to welcome the largest yet student cultural exchange group to Christchurch next week. The 45-member performance troupe from the China Youth University For Political ... More >>

EXIT designs anything but ordinary

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:52 am | CPIT

Challenged to understand the concepts and push the boundaries of structural form, CPIT’s third year Architectural Studies students have created designs for their exhibition EXIT that are anything but ordinary. More >>

ON SONG shows CPIT has talent

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:44 pm | CPIT

The ON SONG evening, part of CPIT’s Creative Festival, will showcase Bachelor of Music students’ outstanding song-writing talent. Students will give it their all in live performances and one talented student will take home a coveted APRA song-writing ... More >>

CPIT Madras St campus is closed for the rest of today

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:12 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s Madras St Campus has been closed due to a gas leak on Moorhouse Ave. More >>

CPIT at the heart of FESTA

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 3:04 pm | CPIT

A heartbeat sensor triggering a light display is at the centre of CPIT’s installation for the Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) this year. More >>

Pacific Islanders bold steps with No Limits

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 3:36 pm | CPIT

Asolvale Luma says Pacific Islanders should extend their skills beyond the stereotype to explore their potential and “take bolder steps”. More >>

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 1:30 pm | CPIT

CPIT’s new Engineering and Architectural Studies building will inspire future generations of engineers and architectural designers with an elegant facility designed to reflect innovative learning and teaching. More >>

Close your ears to experience the music

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:14 am | CPIT

How does the Deaf community experience music? That’s the question Phoebe Leyten is exploring for her final year of a Bachelor of MusicArts research project. The project has just received a $300 kickstart after winning CPIT’s Research Month ... More >>

CPIT Research month shares the knowledge

Monday, 4 August 2014, 9:49 am | CPIT

Students pitch a project, staff present research with practical applications and a panel of lively debaters decide whether ‘science is more creative than art’ at CPIT’s Research Month from 4 to 28 August. More >>

Climate change - from corridors of power to powerful film

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 2:56 pm | CPIT

Director of the climate change film 2 Degrees, Jeff Canin, says the days of the heavy-handed environmental lecture are over. Audiences are responding enthusiastically and emotionally to his more personal, solutions-based approach as 2 Degrees tours New Zealand. The ... More >>

Warren Maxwell to guest perform at CPIT

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 5:06 pm | CPIT

Be unique, be sincere and be proficient, says prominent New Zealand musician Warren Maxwell. That’s the advice he has been giving promising young musicians for 10 years and he will give CPIT Musical Arts students the same advice when he visits ... More >>

Te Reo lives at CPIT

Monday, 21 July 2014, 5:35 pm | CPIT

Te Reo is alive and well at CPIT and to prove it, CPIT has a week of events and activities planned from 21 to 25 July designed to help everyone expand their knowledge of Māori language. More >>

Next, McCaffrey takes Paris

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 9:53 am | CPIT

Next, McCaffrey takes Paris CPIT theatre tutor Tony MCCaffrey has been discovered by a global community of like-minded thinkers, philosophers and practitioners. His work into intellectual disability performance is now taking him to Paris where he ... More >>

Canterbury leads work-based nursing education

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 10:30 am | CPIT

Canterbury was applauded as a leader in collaborative work-based nursing education at the launch of a new book titled Clinical Learning and Teaching Innovation in Nursing – Dedicated Education Units Building a Better Future on Wednesday 18 June at CPIT. More >>

Promising local rugby players receive study scholarships

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:50 am | CPIT

Two promising rugby stars and two up-and-coming netball players will receive a free year’s study at CPIT, thanks to a new partnership between CPIT and sporting institutions. More >>

Graduates return to celebrate 20 years of NASDA

Friday, 30 May 2014, 10:52 am | CPIT

Erin Simpson, host of the Erin Simpson show, joins graduates to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of New Zealand’s most prestigious dramatic arts schools - CPIT’s National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) More >>





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