Friday, July 25, 2014 3:15:51 PM
In Budget 2014, the Minister for Tertiary Education, Steven Joyce, confirmed that private providers would be funded at the same level as public providers for delivering the same courses. There had previously been a gap, sometimes significant, in the funding rates and Minister Joyce worked carefully over several Budgets to remove this discrimination.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:00:25 PM
Auckland War Memorial Museum has teamed up with Media Design School and their ‘Pick & Shovel’ community to recreate ANZAC history in Minecraft®.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:55:46 PM
NZCC and the Institute of Supply & Materials Management (ISMM) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to formally recognise the quality of graduates from ISMM supply chain courses. NZCC will now recognize ISMM Diploma & Certificate Courses in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, along with work experience in a related field for entry into the NZCC diploma course. Those who have successfully completed the ISMM Graduate Diploma would obtain exemption from Level 5 & 6 (two years) and be eligible to directly enter the NZCC Diploma in Procurement & Supply (Level 7).
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:51:35 PM
Whitecliffe graduate Amber Whitecliffe was one of the winners in the Established Designer section at the Miromoda Maori Fashion Design Awards Competition.
The competition was introduced by the Indigenous Māori Fashion Apparel Board (IMFAB) as a way to showcase fashion from both emerging and established designers of Maori descent. The 2014 Miromoda Maori Fashion Design Awards Competition was held in Wellington on 21 June.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:46:46 PM
The Worldskills National finals competition was held at the new Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) campus in Hamilton on the 4th and 5th of July.
ACG Yoobee School of Design saw 8 students participate in the Graphic Design competition over two days. Cameroon Hooson, Timothy Wightman and Magdalen Shi won first, second and third place respectively in the Graphic Design competition.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:41:15 PM
Judging an omelette cook-off isn’t usually in the line of duty for Prime Minister John Key. But when he officially opened NZMA’s new Sylvia Park Campus on July 4, he took on the guise of MasterChef judge with ease.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:18:20 PM
Recent Whitecliffe graduates Courtney Harper (Fashion Design) and Michelle So (Graphic Design) took out two of the six top awards at the distinguished 2014 Australasian Graduate of the Year Awards (AGOTYA).
AGOTYA is a portfolio-based awards programme for final year design students and recent design graduates in both Australia and New Zealand. Courtney Harper won first prize in Fashion and Textile Design and Michelle So won first prize in Visual Communication.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:12:34 PM
2014 is a year that BTI will remember for quite some time to come. Not only is it their coming of age – 21 this year; it is also the year in which NQZA gave approval for BTI to deliver two new qualifications: the Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Practice and the Master of Professional Practice.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:05:41 PM
What is a Web Design Bootcamp?
"Well it's not about fitness, but rest assured the Web Design Bootcamp is intensive, and gets results fast " says Ruth Cooper ACG Yoobee School of Design Director.
Yoobee's Web Design Bootcamp is for students wanting to fasttrack their way into a career in the web industry.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:02:47 PM
Studying with The Learning Connexion had been on her wish list for some time, but when Alexia Martin received the invitation from TLC to study via the newly established 'Making a Difference' scholarship, she knew it was meant to be. As someone who had endured the devastating Canterbury earthquakes and the subsequent aftermath, Alexia epitomised the sort of recipient that the scholarship aimed to assist.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 7:58:06 PM
NZMA’s new Sylvia Park Campus has taken out one of the top awards at the Property Council NZ Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards.
The architecturally designed training facility in Carbine Road earned an award of ‘Excellence’ in the Coffey Education and Arts Property Award category, competing against big players such as AUT and the historic Knox College in Dunedin.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 7:36:19 PM
The International Travel College of New Zealand is set to launch its new online short courses in August.
The online courses will cover training for cabin crew, ground crew, tour guiding, cruises, and careers in travel and tourism. Two online soft skills courses on winning with customers and sales skills have also been developed.
ITC’s Distance Learning Programme Manager Carla Sutton says the courses have been created in direct response to the needs of industry.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:40:42 AM
Media Design School recently celebrated the pioneering graduates of its Bachelor of Art and Design (3D Animation & VFX) programme.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 6:59:21 AM
The Pride in Print Awards was recently hosted in Wellington and two talented Yoobee graduates achieved a Gold award in the Promotional Category. The students were part of an Adprint team that won gold for excellence in printing.