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Trades Training Helps Address Skills Shortage

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 3:36 pm | Weltec

The Māori and Pasifika Trades Training scheme helps produce work-ready graduates like Turoa Kingi, TK, who works for light industrial building company Effective Building Solutions. More >>

Balancing Work And Study Not a Problem

Friday, 31 March 2017, 9:18 am | Weltec

Engineering student Alex Smith is juggling employment and study, working in industry while he studies full-time. More >>

Hospitality Study Options Expanding in Wellington

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:41 pm | Weltec

WelTec’s internationally recognised School of Hospitality is expanding the range of programmes it offers following the success of a new Advanced Diploma in Cookery. More >>

Worldskills & WelTec Celebrate the Hard Work of Good People

Friday, 17 March 2017, 8:36 am | Weltec

PRESS RELEASE 16 MARCH 2017: This week WelTec and WorldSkills New Zealand celebrated the significant contribution of long-serving staff volunteers. With a combined service of well over a century, WelTec staff volunteers champion the goals and activities ... More >>

Students Welcomed to WelTec in 2017

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 4:05 pm | Weltec

WelTec has celebrated the start of the 2017 academic year by formally welcoming students to its Wellington campuses. Mihi Whakatau were held in Petone and Wellington yesterday. More >>

Wellington Trades Academy - Contributing to Achievement

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:34 pm | Weltec

“We’re anticipating a great year ahead for our students,” says Matt Renata who heads up the Wellington Trades Academy. 240 enthusiastic young students started their studies at WelTec and Whitireia last week. More >>

Symposium Celebrates Diversity of Polytechnic Delivery

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:24 pm | Weltec

Researchers from across the country are converging in Wellington on Friday 3 February to showcase their research and innovation across an incredibly diverse range of disciplines and teaching areas. More >>

Free Festive Fun with Fat Freddy's Drop

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:50 pm | Weltec

Third year WelTec School of Business students, Dinah Luke and Cory Stickle, are days away from staging the 23rd annual Te Rā o te Raukura whanau community festival. Working as part of a team based at Maori radio station, Atiawa Toa FM, the January ... More >>

Career Moves to ICT Results in Top Awards

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:54 pm | Weltec

A former lawyer and nuclear physicist have made big changes, moving to New Zealand to re-train in ICT and receiving top student awards in the process. Both WelTec graduates were recognised at a ceremony held in Wellington. More >>

Engineering and Technology Showcasing Top Talent

Monday, 7 November 2016, 12:14 pm | Weltec

More than 60 engineering and ICT students will display their talent in Petone at WelTec’s Petone campus. Wellington New Zealand, November 4, 2016: Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) engineering and ICT degree, diploma and graduate diploma students ... More >>

WelTec Creative Technologies Graduate Exhibition

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:29 pm | Weltec

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree and Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies are proud to invite you to the culmination of their academic study showcased in their end of year graduate ... More >>

Training Pays Off

Friday, 23 September 2016, 12:33 pm | Weltec

Each day Raymon Jones puts into practice the mechanical skills he learnt at WelTec, whether he is in his firm's workshop or on-site for a client. “All the things I've learned have helped me, all that knowledge you gain from the tutors,” says Raymon, ... More >>

WelTec Students Line up for Culinary Battle

Friday, 22 July 2016, 12:08 pm | Weltec

Three hospitality students from WelTec are getting in some last minute practice, as they prepare to battle it out in an elite national culinary competition in Auckland next week. Culinary Arts students Tyler Langerveld, Thuay An Lai and Reme Barkema ... More >>

Determination Key to Success for WelTec Grad

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 1:35 pm | Weltec

Jade McMahon, recent graduate from WelTec says determination is the key to academic success and getting ahead in life. And Jade’s leading by example having secured a great job with a bright future. Jade, whose Iwi affiliation is Te Āti Awa, is ... More >>

Girls Go For ICT Experience in the Capital

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 12:03 pm | Weltec

More than 100 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. For one day the girls will get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming ... More >>

Researchers Join Industry at Innovation Think Tank

Monday, 4 July 2016, 11:50 am | Weltec

Innovators, creators, business leaders and academic researchers are joining forces in Wellington next week at a symposium which aims to develop new ideas and opportunities for the advancement of industry specific R&D. More >>

Wellington School of Hospitality wins international award

Friday, 1 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Weltec

Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality has won the City & Guild’s International Centre of Excellence – Asia Pacific award which is one of only five awards distributed globally. City & Guilds, a world leader in skills ... More >>

Solar Powered Phone Charger Tower Debuts in Tech Valley

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:43 pm | Weltec

Running out of charge on your cellphone could be a distant memory for residents and visitors to “Technology Valley”, Lower Hutt. More >>

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 5:40 pm | Weltec

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering Melissa Kupa has her sights set firmly on becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a Toloa scholarship from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Melissa says she decided to study engineering because she wants ... More >>

Engineering Numbers up at WelTec

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:26 am | Weltec

The number of students studying engineering at diploma and degree level is at the highest it has ever been at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) for this time of year. 255 students are currently enrolled on either the New Zealand Diploma ... More >>