Mr. José Gerardo Traslosheros Hernández, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand, gave a formal lecture at IPU New Zealand. The lecture was given during a seminar held by New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) Palmerston North branch.
A group of design-mad Tauranga teens are breathing new life into local charities.
Over the past few months Youth Guarantee students on ACG Yoobee’s Vocational Pathways programme have created a slick new logo for Hearing Support Bay of Plenty and an uber-cool t-shirt design for Hillary Outdoors Education Centres. Now Yoobee Tauranga tutors are on the hunt for more opportunities to hone students’ design skills and help out the local community.
The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has given NZMA its highest seal of approval, reinforcing the provider’s reputation as one of New Zealand’s top-ranked training establishments.
Whitecliffe is proud to announce the approval of a new three-year BFA degree and a one-year BFA (Honours). Starting in 2017, all students enrolling to begin their studies at Whitecliffe in Fine Arts, Photo Media, Fashion Design or Graphic Design within the Bachelor of Fine Arts will be enrolled in a three-year programme. A four-year journey will see successful students graduating with a postgraduate Honours degree in 2020 and beyond.
Palmerston North's first Tertiary Knock Out competition was held recently in The Square with UCOL, Massey, Te Wananga o Aotearoa and IPU New Zealand all participating. About 50 people attended the event, which resulted in a tie for first between Massey and IPU New Zealand.
Media Design School is the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to offer a qualification with a dedicated stream focusing on two of the world’s biggest emerging technologies: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).
The plight of an Italian woman who lost her family in Central Italy’s August 24 earthquake has struck a chord with a group of hospitality and cookery students from NZMA – they recently hosted an Italian canape lunch in Otahuhu to raise money for her.
A childhood fascination for sci-fi and fantasy movies has evolved into a promising career for Hening Wang (Ted) from ACG Yoobee Wellington. Twenty years after hiring his first VCR from his local video shop in Dalian China, Ted is now living in the land of The Hobbit, one step closer to creating his very own sci-fi blockbuster.
International Travel College (ITC) is giving away 20 scholarships to celebrate its 20th birthday and to help 20 motivated individuals gain a qualification in airline, travel or tourism. Scholarships range between $1,000 and $5,000 NZD and will be awarded to applicants who can demonstrate outstanding enthusiasm for the industry.
Whitecliffe Graphic Design graduates Brittnee Covich, Caroline Konarkowska received Student category gold and silver awards at the 2016 Best Design Awards and HOD Graphic Design Jonty Valentine won gold in the Design Communication category.