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WelTec Arts Tutor Wallace Award Finalist

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 2:07 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington artist and WelTec Tutor, Adi Brown, has been selected as a finalist for New Zealand’s most prestigious art awards, the Wallace Art Trust Awards. Established 19 years ago the awards support, and promote New Zealand contemporary art and artists, ... More >>

New Culinary Venture With International Partners

Wednesday, 15 September 2010, 11:34 am | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec’s award-winning School of Hospitality will join forces with the internationally renowned Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Institute to create the New Zealand Centre for Cuisine and Hospitality Excellence. The Centre is likely to be sited in the Regent ... More >>

Wellington Institute of Technology Rates Highly

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 11:39 am | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec sits among the country's top Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics in results published by the TEC today, for qualification completions and progression to higher study. More >>

Students Win Medals at National Culinary Fare

Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 9:59 am | Wellington institute of Technology

The competition heated up when the National Culinary Fare hit Auckland on 22-24 August.  With over 900 competitors the Fare is the world’s largest annual competition of its kind. According to Cherie Freeman, Head of School for Hospitality & Tourism ... More >>

Top Tutor Gains National Recognition

Thursday, 5 August 2010, 2:16 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Scott Bregmen has been recognised with the Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for sustained teaching excellence during an awards ceremony at Parliament Buildings on Wednesday, 4 August. More >>

WelTec opens state of the art Silicon IT Lab

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 9:31 am | Wellington institute of Technology

On Thursday 15 July, Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) will officially open their newest computing facilities. The Silicon IT Lab at WelTec includes the latest in networking and telecommunications equipment which will simulate a real ... More >>

WelTec victorious at the Food Show

Friday, 21 May 2010, 4:24 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) hospitality students and staff proved that they are the best in the region, taking out the top honours at the Wellington Culinary Fare. Over the weekend of 14-16 May, the WelTec team won the two major categories ... More >>

Graduate Encourages Students To Try All Options

Monday, 17 May 2010, 5:41 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

“If you can’t get into Victoria University try WelTec” says Wellington Institute of Technology student, Reece Lloyd. Reece was responding to Victoria University’s announcement last week that the University is restricting enrolments. More >>

R&D centre welcomes Prime Minister’s announcement

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 9:51 am | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec (Wellington Institute of Technology) today warmly welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement on significant investment into research and science via the Igniting Potential initiative. More >>

R&D centre welcomes Prime Minister’s announcement

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 5:03 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec (Wellington Institute of Technology) today warmly welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement on significant investment into research and science via the Igniting Potential initiative. More >>

Employers well satisfied with WelTec graduates

Monday, 3 May 2010, 1:48 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

In a recent independent survey employers reported high levels of satisfaction with Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) graduates. The 2009 Employer Satisfaction Survey found that 94% of employers surveyed were either satisfied or very satisfied ... More >>

WelTec hospitality students serve up a win

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 11:44 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) hosted the Worldskills regional competition on April 17, gathering together the best young trades people in the region. The WelTec team took out the top honours in cookery and restaurant services, winning eight out ... More >>

Students reach new heights with Child Cancer Fund

Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 1:47 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Students reach new heights with Child Cancer Fundraiser Helipro and Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) joined together for a good cause on April 10. As part of a fundraising initiative for the Child Cancer Foundation, the two organisations hosted ... More >>

Wellington Welcomes Indian Minister Of Education

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 3:00 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) CEO, Dr Linda Sissons extended a warm welcome to Hon. Shri Kapil Sibal, Minister of Human Resources Development (India’s equivalent of the NZ Minister of Education) during his visit to the country’s capital. More >>

Stellar Year For Weltec

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 12:10 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

“A stellar year for WelTec,” is how Peter Preston, Chair of the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) describes 2009. WelTec published its annual report today outlining the year’s highlights, and strong financial and educational performance. More >>

New Council for Wellington Institute of Technology

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 5:38 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

WelTec today endorsed moves by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Steven Joyce, to encourage closer collaboration with Whitireia Community Polytechnic and The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (TOPNZ) by making joint appointments to their governing ... More >>

Saigon meets Wellington

Friday, 26 March 2010, 2:34 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

The epic musical production, Miss Saigon is set to hit Wellington on April 8. Based on the classical opera, Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon has become one of the most successful musicals in history. Since its London premiere in 1989, it has been performed ... More >>

Weta wizard to WelTec mentor

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 10:03 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Since working on films such as Lord of the Rings, King Kong, District 9 and Avatar, Gareth McGhie has taken on a fresh new challenge in the classroom. The Weta Workshop Supervisor recently took a break from managing production at Weta Workshop to teach ... More >>

Hospice CEO recognised for community leadership

Monday, 22 March 2010, 9:35 am | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) recently awarded Biddy Harford, CEO of the Te Omanga Hospice with the WelTec Medal for her contribution to the community. The WelTec Medal is awarded annually in recognition of an individual’s contribution ... More >>

The future of fuel - do oil and water mix?

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 4:35 pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) has partnered with Ian Coard (previously of Chevron) to prove that oil and water really do mix. On March 25, as part of the Cafe Scientifique series, Ian Coard will lead a discussion on the development of ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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