Upcoming events

2018

July 2018

23 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 23rd Jul 2018 - 23rd Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
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Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
23 Close View Whakatau - City Campus
Whakatau - Semester 2
When
Start/End 23rd Jul 2018 9:30am-10:30am Duration 1 hour  Location Whareora, City Campus, Christchurch
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Free

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Join us for the Semester 2 2018 official welcome ceremony for all students and staff.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  
Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
24 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 24th Jul 2018 - 24th Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
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Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
25 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 - 25th Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
25 Close View Work Skills - Emotions and Life Issues
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

TBC

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

Recognise feelings of grief, anger and stress; describe emotionally unsafe situations and identify appropriate responses to unsafe situations. This includes i.e. dealing with bullying and abuse, using social media safely and strategies and problem solving in social situations.

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
25 Close View Whakatau - Timaru Campus
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 9:30am-10:30am Duration 1 hour  Location Gymnasium, Timaru Campus, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Join us for the Semester 2 2018 official welcome ceremony for all students and staff.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  
Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
25 Close View Timaru Rock Climbing
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus, TG block gym, Theodosia Street
Pricing

$6 youth (14yrs and under)
$8 students (with student ID)
$10 adults (18yrs +)

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Challenge yourself on our awesome, purpose-built climbing wall in the gym at our Timaru campus.

The climbing wall is a training environment for our second year Outdoor Education students, who supervise the climbing wall sessions as part of their study.

 
For more information

Sash Nukada

Phone: 021 033 4161

Email: Sash.Nukada@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
26 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 26th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

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

See the full event page
26 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 26th Jul 2018 - 26th Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
26 Close View Car Club
When
Start/End 26th Jul 2018 3:30pm-5:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Passionate about cars? Learn the basics of the automotive trade through hands-on experiences in an automotive workshop and see if it’s 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
27 Close View Café Foods
When
Start/End 27th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$675

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Learn how to prepare a range of sandwiches and bakery goods that would be served in a broad range of cafes.

Sessions are 6 hours per day over 5 Fridays.

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
27 Close View Carpentry Essentials
When
Start/End 27th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$380

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Work through a range of practical activities that will introduce you to carpentry as a trade and help you decide whether being a builder 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
27 Close View Hairdressing Taster - Is now full
When
Start/End 27th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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

See the full event page
27 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 27th Jul 2018 - 27th Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
29 Close View NASDA Audition Workshop
When
Start/End 29th Jul 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out how to smash your NASDA audition. This workshop will give you the tools you need to present well, plus you’ll get tips from the panel on what they’re looking for. Useful for any audition situation.

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
30 Close View South Canterbury Trades Sector Day for Students
When
Start/End 30th Jul 2018 8:30am-2:30pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Explore the exciting job opportunities in Construction, Electrical, Automotive & Engineering Trades through interactive activities at the Ara Campus. Join us and local industry both onsite and offsite and explore the possibilities of jobs in these high demand industries!

 
For more information
info@ara.ac.nz
engagement@ara.ac.nz

0800 24 24 76

See the full event page
30 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 30th Jul 2018 - 30th Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
31 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 31st Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$375

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Learn how to perform facials, tinting, manicures, pedicures and basic beauty massage. Pick up some great skills and find out if beauty therapy is the 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
31 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 31st Jul 2018 - 31st Jul 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page

August 2018

01 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Ashburton campus
Pricing

$375

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Learn how to perform facials, tinting, manicures, pedicures and basic beauty massage. Pick up some great skills and find out if beauty therapy is the 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
01 Close View Business in a Box
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Create a business plan based on the idea and resources in your ‘business box’. You’ll need to meet and negotiate with other teams throughout this project.

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
01 Close View NASDA For A Day
When
Start/End 1st Aug 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 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

See the full event page
01 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 - 1st Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
01 Close View Whakatau - Woolston Campus
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 9:30am-10:30am Duration 1 hour  Location VE Open Space, Woolston Campus , Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Join us for the Semester 2 2018 official welcome ceremony for all students and staff.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  
Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
01 Close View Midwifery information session - Greymouth
Midwifery Information Sessions
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 4:00pm-5:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Tai Poutini Polytech, Room CB1
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

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
01 Close View Timaru Rock Climbing
When
Start/End 1st Aug 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus, TG block gym, Theodosia Street
Pricing

$6 youth (14yrs and under)
$8 students (with student ID)
$10 adults (18yrs +)

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Challenge yourself on our awesome, purpose-built climbing wall in the gym at our Timaru campus.

The climbing wall is a training environment for our second year Outdoor Education students, who supervise the climbing wall sessions as part of their study.

 
For more information

Sash Nukada

Phone: 021 033 4161

Email: Sash.Nukada@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
02 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 2nd Aug 2018 - 2nd Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
02 Close View Music Arts For A Day - Closed
When
Start/End 2nd Aug 2018 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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
02 Close View Midwifery information session - Ashburton
Midwifery Information Sessions
When
Start/End 2nd Aug 2018 4:00pm-5:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Ara Ashburton campus, Room AS106
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

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
03 Close View Introduction to the Workplace 1
When
Start/End 3rd Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$380

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Gain knowledge and skills in business communication that will prepare you for the business world or tertiary study.

This Experience Ara offering takes place on Fridays over four weeks.

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
03 Close View Introduction to the Workplace 1
When
Start/End 3rd Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$380

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Gain knowledge and skills in business communication that will prepare you for the business world or tertiary study.

This Experience Ara offering takes place on Fridays over four weeks.

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
03 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 3rd Aug 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston 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
03 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 3rd Aug 2018 - 3rd Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
06 Close View South Canterbury Hospitality & Service Industries Sector Day
When
Start/End 6th Aug 2018 8:30am-2:30pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Discover how to gain skills that are in demand both locally and all over the globe. Explore the Ara facilities and study options whilst taking part in a range of activities across travel & tourism, cookery, bakery, hospitality and hair & beauty run by Ara staff and industry representatives.

 
For more information
info@ara.ac.nz
engagement@ara.ac.nz

0800 24 24 76

See the full event page
06 Close View South Canterbury Health Sector Day
When
Start/End 6th Aug 2018 8:30am-2:30pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Make the most of this opportunity to find out what an exciting career in Nursing, Medical Imaging, or Midwifery would be like and about our Timaru-based qualifications such as the Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Midwifery! Take part in interactive simulations using new technologies such as virtual reality alongside Ara staff and registered health professionals from the industry.

 
For more information
info@ara.ac.nz
engagement@ara.ac.nz

0800 24 24 76

See the full event page
06 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 6th Aug 2018 - 6th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
07 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 7th Aug 2018 - 7th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
08 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2018 - 8th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
08 Close View Midwifery information session - Timaru
Midwifery Information Sessions
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2018 4:00pm-5:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Ara Timaru campus, Room TA316-317
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

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
08 Close View Nursing and Pre-Health Information Session
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location Christchurch - Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

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
08 Close View Timaru Rock Climbing
When
Start/End 8th Aug 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus, TG block gym, Theodosia Street
Pricing

$6 youth (14yrs and under)
$8 students (with student ID)
$10 adults (18yrs +)

Share

Challenge yourself on our awesome, purpose-built climbing wall in the gym at our Timaru campus.

The climbing wall is a training environment for our second year Outdoor Education students, who supervise the climbing wall sessions as part of their study.

 
For more information

Sash Nukada

Phone: 021 033 4161

Email: Sash.Nukada@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
09 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 9th Aug 2018 - 9th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
10 Close View Plumber For A Day
When
Start/End 10th Aug 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Have a go at a range of hands-on plumbing-related experiences and see if being a plumber 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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10 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 10th Aug 2018 - 10th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
13 Close View South Canterbury Food Processing Sector Day
When
Start/End 13th Aug 2018 8:30am-2:30pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Come along and take guided tours of local companies to see what really goes on in the food processing industry. Learn about the huge range of local career opportunities available in companies that are providing the food we eat to consumers all over the country.

 
For more information
info@ara.ac.nz
engagement@ara.ac.nz

0800 24 24 76

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13 Close View Introduction to Animal Science - This session is now closed
When
Start/End 13th Aug 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out what it takes to work with animals or as a vet nurse, tour our facilities and meet some of our furry friends.

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
13 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 13th Aug 2018 - 13th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
14 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 14th Aug 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
14 Close View Trades Taster (Year 10 students only)
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available and get some hands-on experience in engineering and construction as you work in teams with a set of plans to construct a medieval 'trebuchet' catapult. Compete against other teams for the longest and highest throw.

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 Welcome Month
When
Start/End 14th Aug 2018 - 14th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
15 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 15th Aug 2018 - 15th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
15 Close View Nursing and Pre-Health Information Session
When
Start/End 15th Aug 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out about our nursing qualifications and discover why Ara is considered one of the best places in New Zealand to study nursing.

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
16 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 16th Aug 2018 - 16th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
16 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 16th Aug 2018 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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
17 Close View Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Beverage Service
When
Start/End 17th Aug 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$140

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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.

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
17 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 17th Aug 2018 - 17th Aug 2018 Duration 8 hours 
Pricing

Free

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Celebrate start of Semester 2 with a huge range of fun activities.

Events over Welcome Month include
Wednesday July 25 - Keeping Active over winter Whareora 12pm
Friday July 27 - Ski/Snowboard 
Tuesday July 31 - Well Being Expo - Rakaia Centre 12pm - 1pm
Thursday August 2 - Give it a Go Day - Laughter Yoga, 12pm
Wednesday August 15 - Nutrition on a Budget, Rakaia Centre
Thursday August 16 - Give it a Go Day - Hoola Hooping, Whareora Gym, 12pm

Photography Competition – all month

 
For more information
See the full event page
20 Close View Fish ‘n Chips ‘n Science - Is now full
When
Start/End 20th Aug 2018 9:00am-2:30pm Duration 5 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Ever wondered how much fat is in your fish ‘n chips? Analyse different foods and learn how businesses use these techniques to create their products.

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 Introduction to Animal Science
When
Start/End 20th Aug 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out what it takes to work with animals or as a vet nurse, tour our facilities and meet some of our furry friends.

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 Introduction to Nursing
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Gain an introduction to essential nursing skills like taking medical observations and washing your hands so they’re really clean.

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: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Introduction to Te Reo Māori - Te Pae Tata - Junior Taster
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2018 3:00pm-5:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn the basics of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori, including pronunciation, introductions and protocols, in an interactive and inclusive 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 Introduction to Te Reo Māori - Te Pae Tata - Senior Taster
When
Start/End 21st Aug 2018 3:00pm-5:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn the basics of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori, including pronunciation, introductions and protocols, in an interactive and inclusive 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
22 Close View Art and Design For A Day
When
Start/End 22nd Aug 2018 9:00am-2:00pm Duration 5 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on art and design activities and see what happens in our classes in two subjects of your choice. Select from art, visual communication, photography, motion design or fashion.

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: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
22 Close View Midwifery information session - Blenheim
Midwifery Information Sessions
When
Start/End 22nd Aug 2018 4:00pm-5:30pm Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT, Budge Street, Room A3
Pricing

Free

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Discover how you can study for a Bachelor of Midwifery and shape a career as a registered midwife guiding women through one of life's most meaningful events. The information session outlines the blended delivery model we use, and how this enables you to study and work in your own community. It also gives an overview of the support that is available from midwifery lecturers based in your region.

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
23 Close View Food Safety Basics
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru 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
23 Close View Science and Crime Fighting
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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A crime has been committed; use chemistry, biology and science to solve the case and learn about interesting careers paths in this subject area.

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
23 Close View Trades Taster (Year 10 students only)
When
Start/End 23rd Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available and get some hands-on experience in engineering and construction as you work in teams with a set of plans to construct a medieval 'trebuchet' catapult. Compete against other teams for the longest and highest throw.

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
24 Close View Introduction to Mechanical Engineering – Safe Working Practices
When
Start/End 24th Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$285

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Engage in a range of practical activities aimed at enabling you to demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe work practices in an engineering 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
24 Close View Introduction to Nutrition and Health Promotion
When
Start/End 24th Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the science behind healthy nutrition, healthier lifestyles and how science is applied when working with the general population and athletes.

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
29 Close View NASDA For A Day
When
Start/End 29th Aug 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 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

See the full event page
30 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 30th Aug 2018 11:00am-3:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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
31 Close View Introduction to Carpentry Hardware and Fastenings
When
Start/End 31st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

$190

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Try out a variety of hands-on activities aimed at equipping you with skills for using a range of hardware and fixings.

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
31 Close View Introduction to Carpentry Hardware and Fastenings
When
Start/End 31st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$190

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Try out a variety of hands-on activities aimed at equipping you with skills for using a range of hardware and fixings.

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
31 Close View Introduction to the Workplace 2
When
Start/End 31st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$380

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Further develop your knowledge of administration processes and office equipment to gain essential work skills.

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
31 Close View Introduction to the Workplace 2
When
Start/End 31st Aug 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$380

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Further develop your knowledge of administration processes and office equipment to gain essential work skills.

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

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
Pricing

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

See the full event page
06 Close View Ara Teaching Awards Ceremony
When
Start/End 6th Sep 2018 4:00pm Duration N/A  Location Ara City Campus, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Celebrating the achievements of Ara tutors, as nominated by Ara students.

Award Categories include Assessment Ace, Class of Culture, Hats off to Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Moodle Master, Supporting Hand, Tech Guru, The Pro and Student Choice Award for Overall Excellence.

 
For more information

0800 24 24 76

INFO@ARA.AC.NZ

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10 Close View Hair & Beauty Technique Taster
When
Start/End 10th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Receive your “look” brief then create the hair and make-up to suit.

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 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 Trades Pathways Evening
When
Start/End 11th Sep 2018 6:00pm-8:30pm Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location Woolston 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
12 Close View Art and Design Taster
When
Start/End 12th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

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
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
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
Pricing

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
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
17 Close View Fashion, Photography, Hair and Beauty Taster
When
Start/End 17th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Explore the worlds of hair, beauty, photography and fashion. Check out our studio spaces, salon and workshop, and find out about careers in these dynamic industries.

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 Barista Online
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

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18 Close View Trades Pathways Evening
When
Start/End 18th Sep 2018 6:00pm-8:30pm Duration 2 hours 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

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19 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 19th Sep 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru 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
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

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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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27 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
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

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28 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster - Is now full
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
Pricing

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
Pricing

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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October 2018

01 Close View Mission to Antarctica
When
Start/End 1st Oct 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Supported by the Antarctic Office and Fablab, this holiday workshop brings to life the Antarctic strategy for mankind to explore and protect Antarctica.

You’ll use physics, technology, engineering and CAD to build habitats that can withstand extreme environments. You’ll learn about Antarctic marine life and animals, and meet expert engineers and scientists in the field of Antarctic studies, telecommunications, geology and biology.

This offering is designed 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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02 Close View Tertiary ICT Conference
When
Start/End 2nd Oct 2018 - 2nd Oct 2018 Duration 8 hours and 30 minutes 
Pricing

Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300.

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From Building for a Diverse Future, investigate the impact digital innovation and change are having on the New Zealand’s higher education sector. Focus on the support of great learning through technology. Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300. Further info at www.tertiaryictconference.co.nz

 
For more information
See the full event page
03 Close View Tertiary ICT Conference
When
Start/End 3rd Oct 2018 - 3rd Oct 2018 Duration 8 hours and 30 minutes 
Pricing

Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300.

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From Building for a Diverse Future, investigate the impact digital innovation and change are having on the New Zealand’s higher education sector. Focus on the support of great learning through technology. Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300. Further info at www.tertiaryictconference.co.nz

 
For more information
See the full event page
03 Close View Ecobots
When
Start/End 3rd Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Design and build robots that can navigate, detect and collect samples in a dangerous environment.

Your robot must cross crevasses, collect penguin eggs and move solar panels to build a sustainable energy system for an Antarctic base. Along the way you’ll study principles of power engineering and sustainability. The robots are judged by external experts. This workshop showcases applied learning, by introducing you to the Engineering Design Cycle through mechatronics and code, and provides a great insight into study in the fields of ICT, electrical or mechanical engineering, applied science and primary industries.

This offering is designed for year 9 and 10 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

See the full event page
03 Close View Food Safety for Industry
When
Start/End 3rd Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$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

See the full event page
04 Close View Tertiary ICT Conference
When
Start/End 4th Oct 2018 - 4th Oct 2018 Duration 8 hours and 30 minutes 
Pricing

Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300.

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From Building for a Diverse Future, investigate the impact digital innovation and change are having on the New Zealand’s higher education sector. Focus on the support of great learning through technology. Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300. Further info at www.tertiaryictconference.co.nz

 
For more information
See the full event page
04 Close View Food Safety Basics
When
Start/End 4th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru 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
05 Close View Tertiary ICT Conference
When
Start/End 5th Oct 2018 - 5th Oct 2018 Duration 8 hours and 30 minutes 
Pricing

Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300.

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From Building for a Diverse Future, investigate the impact digital innovation and change are having on the New Zealand’s higher education sector. Focus on the support of great learning through technology. Delegate fee for the 3 days is $300. Further info at www.tertiaryictconference.co.nz

 
For more information
See the full event page
05 Close View Rocketry
When
Start/End 5th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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

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

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
Pricing

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

See the full event page
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
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
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
Pricing

$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

See the full event page
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
Pricing

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

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

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

See the full event page
18 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 18th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

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

See the full event page
19 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 19th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

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

See the full event page
25 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 25th Oct 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
26 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
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

See the full event page
26 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 26th Oct 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Woolston 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
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

See the full event page
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

See the full event page
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
Pricing

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

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

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