Upcoming events

2018

September 2018

05 Close View NASDA For A Day
When
Start/End 5th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - city campus
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Free

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Experience what it’s like to study performing arts full time at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA). Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and current students.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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07 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 7th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
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Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

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10 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
10 Close View Te Wiki o Te Reo - Opening Ceremony - Māori language week
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2018 12:00pm-12:30pm Duration 30 minutes  Location Atrium, Rakaia Building
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Free

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Te Wiki o Te Reo - Opening Ceremony - join us at the Rakaia Centre as we kick off the week of events. Hoake tātou!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wanaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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10 Close View Ara Waiata and Haka Practice - Māori language week
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2018 3:15pm-4:30pm Duration 1 hour and 15 minutes  Location Wharenui, Te Puna Wānaka
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Free

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Ara Waiata and Haka Practice – join us at Te Puna Wānaka to learn our Ara waiata, open to all staff and students. Waiata mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wanaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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11 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
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Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
11 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$345

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This course offers an excellent introduction to coffee making, commercial equipment and gaining work-related skills in the hospitality industry.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View FUSH food truck - Māori language week
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Madras Street, City Campus
Pricing

Free

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FUSH food truck onsite

 
For more information

Te Puna Wanaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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11 Close View What a difference a macron makes - Māori language week
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Wharepukapuka, Madras Library
Wharepukapuka, Timaru Library
Pricing

Free

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What a difference a macron makes

A macron and cookies event across Ara’s campuses, learning about the use of the macron in Te Reo Māori. Tau kē!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wanaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
11 Close View Ara Waiata and Haka Practice - Māori language week
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 3:15pm-4:30pm Duration 1 hour and 15 minutes  Location Wharenui, Te Puna Wānaka
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Free

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Ara Waiata and Haka Practice – join us at Te Puna Wānaka to learn our Ara waiata, open to all staff and students. Waiata mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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11 Close View Bachelor of Social Work information session
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 4:00pm-6:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Imagitech, Rakaia Centre, City campus, Madras Street
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Free

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Imagine having the knowledge and skills to help individuals and families overcome challenging situations in their lives. With a degree in social work from Ara, this can be your future. Learn about our Bachelor of Social Work and the opportunities of a career in this rewarding profession, at our upcoming information session.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Trades Pathways Evening
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Find out how you can secure your future with a trades-based career.

Explore trades pathways and careers from school to workplace, check out our workshops, speak to tutors and learn what it takes to forge a career in construction, engineering, automotive, electrical, plumbing trades and much more.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
12 Close View Art and Design Taster - Full
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating with hands-on sessions in drawing, photography and graphic design. You'll also learn about our certificate and diploma-level programmes, and how you can transition to our Bachelor of Design programme.

This offering is for year 9, 10 and 11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Develop your thinking and teamwork skills in an office environment to solve the clues and escape our business room.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Haere mai to our photo booth - Māori language week
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 11:15am-1:15pm Duration 2 hours  Location Wharepukapuka, Madras Library
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Free

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Haere mai to our photo booth event at Madras campus using Te Reo Māori signage and bring your smile too. Menemene mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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12 Close View What a difference a macron makes - Māori language week
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Manawa Campus
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Free

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What a difference a macron makes

A macron and cookies event across Ara’s campuses, learning about the use of the macron in Te Reo Māori. Tau kē!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wanaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
12 Close View Wicked Wednesday Kī-ō-rahi and Kai - Māori language week
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Woolston Campus
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Free

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Wicked Wednesday Kī-ō-rahi and Kai.

Kī-o-Rahi is a growing Māori sport and is a mixture of rugby, netball and handball.  In this lunchtime activity, you will learn some Te Reo Māori, the skills required to participate, all while getting a little active. This activity is open to staff and students. Just show up and “have a go”. Kai to follow, nau mai haere mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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13 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
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Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
13 Close View Māori Amazing Race - Māori language week
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 9:30am-12:00pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Wharenui, Te Puna Wānaka
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Free

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Māori Amazing Race  

Hikina te mānuka – take up the challenge and take on your rivals. Join us for an amazing race around Madras Campus hosted by our students. Meet at the Wharenui to get involved. Kia horo!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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13 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music arts full time at Ara. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and current students.

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Give it a go day - Kī-ō-rahi
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 12:00pm Duration N/A  Location W133 Sports Court
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Free

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A taster of Kī-ō-rahi (a fast paced and fun ball game)- learn the basic skills of the game and have a go!

 
For more information

reccentre@ara.ac.nz

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13 Close View What a difference a macron makes - Māori language week
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Woolston Campus
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Free

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A macron and cookies event across Ara’s campuses, learning about the use of the macron in Te Reo Māori. Tau kē!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
13 Close View Ara Waiata and Haka Practice - Māori language week
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 3:15pm-4:30pm Duration 1 hour and 15 minutes  Location Wharenui, Te Puna Wānaka
Pricing

Free

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Ara Waiata and Haka Practice – join us at Te Puna Wānaka to learn our Ara waiata, open to all staff and students. Waiata mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
13 Close View Student Performance Season – Contemporary (year 1)
Music arts concert series Aug-Sep 2018
When
Start/End 13th Sep 2018 6:00pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Music Arts auditorium
Pricing

$10 ($5 staff/student/senior)

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During August and September we are running an exciting 'Student Performance Season', featuring all our year 1 and year 2 students performing in their chosen musical field of study!

These will be top class concerts with our students working hard to put on a great show, all guided by our teaching staff.

So come along, check the students out and support them as they enjoy gaining experience performing in a formal setting!

This week we feature the Year 1 Contemporary (Pop) students performing some of their original compositions and cover arrangements in a variety of musical settings. Curated and guided by tutors Darren Pickering and David Saunders.

 
For more information

Darren Pickering <Darren.Pickering@ara.ac.nz>

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14 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 14th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
14 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 14th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$345

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This course offers an excellent introduction to coffee making, commercial equipment and gaining work-related skills in the hospitality industry.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Pānui storytime with Ara Early Learning Centres - Māori language week
When
Start/End 14th Sep 2018 10:30am-11:30am Duration 1 hour  Location Wharepukapuka, Madras Library
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Free

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Wā Pānui with Ara Early Learning Centres. Some of our students will be reading pukapuka Māori to our tamariki at the library. Come along and whakarongo mai!

 
For more information

Te Puna Wānaka

Email: TePunaWanaka@ara.ac.nz

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14 Close View Japanese Junior Taster
When
Start/End 14th Sep 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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‘Japanese 4 U!’

Thinking about continuing with Japanese into Year 11 but not sure where it can take you?  Come and spend half a day with our Japanese tutors, enjoy some fun language and cultural activities and gain an insight into how Japanese can help you succeed.

Teachers, bring your whole class and let us excite your students for all things Japanese.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 15th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
17 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 17th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
17 Close View Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Beverage Service
When
Start/End 17th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Learn how to prepare a range of non-alcoholic beverages and gain essential service skills to prepare you for work in a café environment.

3 full days: 9am – 3.30pm 17, 18, & 24 September.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
18 Close View Barista Online - CLOSED
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$420

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Learn how to make the perfect coffee. You’ll become competent in the operation of a commercial barista machine and learn to produce a range of espresso-based beverages. This course includes approximately 25 hours of interactive online learning prior to course attendance.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Trades Pathways Evening
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out how you can secure your future with a trades-based career.

Explore trades pathways and careers from school to workplace, check out our workshops, speak to tutors and learn what it takes to forge a career in construction, engineering, automotive, electrical, plumbing trades and much more.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
19 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Develop your thinking and teamwork skills in an office environment to solve the clues and escape our business room.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 20th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
20 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 20th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in an automotive workshop and see if this is the right career for you.

This one day course will cover the fundamentals of vehicle servicing in a practical workshop environment.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 21st Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
21 Close View Christchurch Spring Graduation - Morning Ceremony
When
Start/End 21st Sep 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Horncastle Arena, Christchurch
Pricing

Free to attend

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We are holding a graduation in Christchurch on 21 September 2018 for students who are eligible to graduate at mid year 2018.

Find out more about graduation here.

 
For more information

info@ara.ac.nz

0800 24 24 76

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24 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 24th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
24 Close View Barbering Taster Day
When
Start/End 24th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch, City Campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend the day alongside our barbering students and learn the basics of becoming a professional barber from our experienced tutors.

During this taster you’ll see a cutthroat shave demo then you’ll learn how to do a cut throat shave on a balloon, apply professional shampoo and treatments and learn how to make artistic clipper patterns like steps and fades.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
25 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 25th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
26 Close View Future Islands
When
Start/End 26th Sep 2018 8:00am-5:00pm Duration 9 hours  Location Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building
Pricing

Free

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New Zealand at the Venice Architecture Biennale’, is on exhibition in the Kahukura, Engineering and Architectural Studies building, at Ara from 6 September- 26 September and it offers a fresh, inventive perspective on global architecture.

 
For more information

Belfiore Bologna

Belfiore.Bologna@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
27 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster - Closed
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmate, then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
27 Close View Student Performance Season –Jazz (year 1)
Music arts concert series Aug-Sep 2018
When
Start/End 27th Sep 2018 6:00pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Music Arts auditorium
Pricing

$10 ($5 staff/student/senior)

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During August and September we are running an exciting 'Student Performance Season', featuring all our year 1 and year 2 students performing in their chosen musical field of study!

These will be top class concerts with our students working hard to put on a great show, all guided by our teaching staff.

So come along, check the students out and support them as they enjoy gaining experience performing in a formal setting!

This week it's the year 1 Jazzers turn to perform some classic jazz standards in their quartet, quintet and sextet groups. Curated and guided by tutors Cam Pearce, Mike Story and Scott Taitoko.

 
For more information

Darren Pickering <Darren.Pickering@ara.ac.nz>

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28 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster - Closed
When
Start/End 28th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmate, then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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28 Close View Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery
When
Start/End 28th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Get a feel for what it’s like to work in carpentry and joinery with a range of hands-on activities.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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28 Close View Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery
When
Start/End 28th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Get a feel for what it’s like to work in carpentry and joinery with a range of hands-on activities.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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28 Close View Japanese Junior Taster
When
Start/End 28th Sep 2018 10:00am-12:30pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
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‘Japanese 4 U!’

Thinking about continuing with Japanese into Year 11 but not sure where it can take you?  Come and spend half a day with our Japanese tutors, enjoy some fun language and cultural activities and gain an insight into how Japanese can help you succeed.

Teachers, bring your whole class and let us excite your students for all things Japanese.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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October 2018

03 Close View Food Safety for Industry
When
Start/End 3rd Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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$275

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Gain extended practical skills and comprehensive knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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04 Close View Food Safety Basics
When
Start/End 4th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
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$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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05 Close View Rocketry - Full
When
Start/End 5th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Discover the concepts behind engineering design and testing through mechanical engineering projects.

Your challenge is to design and build a model rocket flight vehicle that can lift a fragile payload to a precise altitude, then return it safely to the ground. During the workshop you’ll visit the wind tunnel at Ara and experience our teaching style, facilities and the support provided to students studying Engineering and Architectural Studies at Ara.

This offering is for year 9, 10 and 11 students.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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10 Close View Re: Structure Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 10th Oct 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Learn what makes a successful design portfolio when applying for the Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology).

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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10 Close View Design Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 10th Oct 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Spend time with our tutors as they show you exactly what it takes to put together an impressive design portfolio. See past examples of great portfolios and get tips on how best to show off your talents.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View Barista Online
When
Start/End 16th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
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$420

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Learn how to make the perfect coffee. You’ll become competent in the operation of a commercial barista machine and learn to produce a range of espresso-based beverages. This course includes approximately 25 hours of interactive online learning prior to course attendance.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View Essential Skills for Tourism & Hospitality
When
Start/End 16th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
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$280

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This course will provide you with an understanding and essential skills for work in the local tourism and hospitality sector.

The fourth day is as an optional day run during the school holidays at no extra cost. On this day students participate in an exclusive visit to the airport and observe work roles in action, meet with industry representatives and participate in a treasure hunt.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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17 Close View Work Skills - Preparing for Independence
When
Start/End 17th Oct 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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TBC

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Specifically, for students with intellectual or learning disabilities to support a successful transition from secondary school to tertiary education.

Describe good health and personal hygiene habits, identify responsibilities leading to greater independence and identify next steps after leaving this course. This includes i.e. making healthy choices, personal hygiene and presentation, making requests, asking for help, expressing wants and needs, future study options etc.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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18 Close View Automotive – Introduction to Engines
When
Start/End 18th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Try out a range of hands-on experiences in an automotive workshop and see if being a mechanic is the right career for you.

This one day course will cover elements of small engine repairs in a practical workshop environment.

If you are based in Christchurch and would like to participate in this offering, please contact liaison@ara.ac.nz to discuss your options.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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18 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 18th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Get a taste for hairdressing as a career. Learn braiding, foiling and styling techniques using our mannequins, then style each other’s hair ready to present to the class.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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25 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 25th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmate, then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster - Closed
When
Start/End 26th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience beauty therapy as a career. Learn to perform a mini facial, manicure and day makeup on your classmate, then take your turn to be pampered.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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26 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 26th Oct 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the electrical industry and see if being an electrician is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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30 Close View Food Safety Basics
When
Start/End 30th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Oamaru Campus
Pricing

$195

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course provides compliance for most food service premises.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

November 2018

06 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 6th Nov 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$399

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Extend your Barista skills in this Level 3 course. Follow on from Level 2, CBSC201. You will become competent in the operation of a commercial barista machine and learn to produce a range of espresso-based beverages to prepare you for work.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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06 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 6th Nov 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch City campus
Pricing

$399

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Extend your Barista skills in this Level 3 course. Follow on from Level 2, CBSC201. You will become competent in the operation of a commercial barista machine and learn to produce a range of espresso-based beverages to prepare you for work.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
09 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 9th Nov 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the electrical industry and see if being an electrician is the right career for you.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Coding for Controllable Devices
When
Start/End 12th Nov 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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The 'Internet of Things' is an exciting new development. Come and gain some practical experience in this area. This taster will show you how they work and how to create code for controllable devices.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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12 Close View Create your own web page
When
Start/End 12th Nov 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn how to create your own web page using HTML.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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12 Close View Scholarship Workshop - Christchurch
When
Start/End 12th Nov 2018 5:00pm-7:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location City campus, Madras Street, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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We are holding workshops on our scholarships. At our workshops you'll find out about our range of scholarships, how to apply tips on how to make your application stand out.

See our full range of scholarships available.

 
For more information

Phone: 0800 24 24 76 

Email: info@ara.ac.nz

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14 Close View How to be successful in IT
When
Start/End 14th Nov 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Going beyond the technology - find out what sorts of skills and attributes are required to get into IT industry roles, such as Business Analyst, IT Consultant, Project Manager and more.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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15 Close View Scholarship Workshop - Timaru
When
Start/End 15th Nov 2018 5:00pm-7:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus, 32 Arthur Street, Timaru
Pricing

Free

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We are holding workshops on our scholarships. At our workshops you'll find out about our range of scholarships, how to apply tips on how to make your application stand out.

See our full range of scholarships available.

 
For more information

Phone: 0800 24 24 76 

Email: info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page

December 2018

05 Close View NASDA Taster
When
Start/End 5th Dec 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study performing arts at NASDA with a range of activities and disciplines.

This offering is for year 9, 10 and 11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you’ll get a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on junior and senior tasters, information sessions, and holiday workshops or earn some extra credits with our assessed STAR courses in a wide range of subjects. To see our full range of offerings or to register for a place, visit Experience Ara for 2018.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page

January 2019

24 Close View Scholarship Workshop - Timaru
When
Start/End 24th Jan 2019 5:00pm-7:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus, 32 Arthur Street, Timaru
Pricing

Free

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We are holding workshops on our scholarships. At our workshops you'll find out about our range of scholarships, how to apply tips on how to make your application stand out.

See our full range of scholarships available.

 
For more information

Phone: 0800 24 24 76 

Email: info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
28 Close View Scholarship Workshop - Christchurch
When
Start/End 28th Jan 2019 5:00pm-7:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location City campus, Madras Street, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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We are holding workshops on our scholarships. At our workshops you'll find out about our range of scholarships, how to apply tips on how to make your application stand out.

See our full range of scholarships available.

 
For more information

Phone: 0800 24 24 76 

Email: info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page

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