2015 Whitecliffe BFA Graduate Kingkang Chen was awarded the ZM and Viva Editorial Prize (for Best New Zealand Collection) at the 2016 iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards. The award gains him an editorial feature in The New Zealand Herald’s Viva Magazine.
Among the recent 90-plus BTI graduates wearing blue and gold regalia representing teaching and counselling degrees and diplomas were five graduates wearing green. The new colour represents the very first cohort of students to graduate from BTI’s Bachelor of Social Work degree programme, which began in 2012. And each of the five have found employment as social workers immediately after completing their study.
IPU New Zealand graduates go on to do some amazing things. Olivia Mazuki now works for CNN in Indonesia as a TV anchor, and she credits IPU with shaping the person she is today.
An innovative computer game dreamed up by a first year ACG Yoobee Game Art student has caught the attention of industry experts at Play by Play – New Zealand’s first international games festival.
The CAANZ Axis awards, which continue to recognise creative excellence in New Zealand, were held at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland in March. It was an exciting night of significant wins for past, present, and future students from the AdSchool at Media Design School.
March 2016 marked the 90th anniversary of the official inauguration of Carey (formerly known as the Baptist College of New Zealand). Dr John Tucker, who lectures in Church History, Preaching and Christian Spirituality, was interviewed by Radio Rhema on the history of the college.
Four fire trucks, three ambulances, police vehicles, and a helicopter converge on an accident scene. 40 students from IPU are struggling out of a bus that has been upended in a ditch… Fortunately, it’s a drill and the students are playing an important part in a simulated multi-agency exercise.
A unique partnership between NZMA Hamilton and St Vincent de Paul is building skills and boosting goodwill in the local community. The new initiative sees NZMA business, contact centre and retail students staffing St Vincent de Paul shops throughout the Waikato every Friday.
Georgia Periam received ‘Highly Commended’ for her photobook The Inbetween at the New Zealand Photobook of the Year Awards (NZPOTY).
IPU New Zealand is happy to announce its participation once again in the Manawatu Relay for Life. The Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is an inspiring community event that gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers; remember loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of the Cancer Society.