Whitecliffe Photo Media Head of Department Becky Nunes and Year 4 student Georgia Periam attended the 2016 Obscura Festival of Photography in George Town, Penang from the 19 – 26 August. The festival is Malaysia’s “premier photography festival that celebrates photography from Asia and around the globe” presenting a range of exhibitions, workshops, portfolio reviews, talks and slide shows each year.
In order to keep in step with the country's growing need for information and communications technology (ICT) graduates, the New Zealand School of Education (NZSE) has recently opened the doors to its fourth Auckland campus, the purpose built School of Creative Technologies, in Avondale. The new campus will serve as a hub of ICT studies for the wider West Auckland area, providing modern spaces and blended learning styles to emulate real life work environments.
A chance meeting in Wellington between His Excellency José Gerardo Traslosheros, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand and President Professor Wayne Edwards of IPU New Zealand led to an invitation for the Ambassador to visit the Institute
Media Design School is one of a select group of Auckland tertiary providers to receive funding from the Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) Tertiary Student Entrepreneurship Programme 2016.
The innovative work of two ACG Yoobee Auckland students has caught the attention of judges at this year’s Best Design Awards – the annual showcase of New Zealand’s foremost graphic, spatial, product and interactive design.
Medals and accolades came thick and fast for NZMA students, graduates and their tutors at this year’s NZChefs National Salon, the largest hospitality competition in the country.
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Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design Year 4 Photo Media student Yann-Ru Yang was the Overall Winner at the 2016 Eden Arts Schools Awards for her work entitled The hyphen I live on and wins $5,000 in prize money.
Media Design School has been ranked as the world’s top tertiary provider for both graphic design and photography by a panel of internationally renowned judges, beating 479 other schools from 77 countries for these top honours.
It was entirely appropriate that TLC graduate student, Emily Woods, aspiring police officer, animal lover and artist, was the one to paint Gazza's portrait. The four-year-old police dog was killed in a Porirua shooting on 22 April 2016. Gazza was shot dead at the scene during an armed incident with an offender that drew armed police and a helicopter to the neighbourhood. It is believed that he blocked a gunshot meant for his handler Constable Josh Robertson.