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Take a walk around any of our campuses and you'll discover a diverse and welcoming environment where staff and students from throughout New Zealand and around the world meet, mix and mingle.

You'll discover a wide range of facilities like gyms, libraries and health centres, and you'll come across all manner of student events, activities and exhibitions.

There are places to catch up with friends and fellow students, like on-campus cafes and even training restaurants where you can savour fabulous, affordable meals prepared by trainee chefs and served by hospitality students.

And if you're seeking assistance, you'll find it; whether it's directions to your classroom, a recommendation for a great coffee, or expert guidance on student finance, accommodation or career opportunities.

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Explore your study options at Ara. We offer a wide range of qualifications in many subject areas. Enrolments are now open.

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Pasifika Strategy

Our Pasifika Strategy outlines how we’ll support and create a thriving community of Pasifika teaching and learning practice at Ara.

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Services and support

At Ara we are committed to helping you achieve your study goals and enabling you to make the most of your time with us.

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Student exchange

Whether you are cosidering studying in New Zealand or studying overseas, find out your student exchange options now.

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Graduation

Graduation is a celebration of your academic achievement which can be shared with family, friends, fellow students and the whole Ara community.

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Alumni from Ara first Māori presenter to host Radio NZ show

Alumni from Ara first Māori presenter to host Radio NZ show

Māni Dunlop, an alumni of Ara's New Zealand Broadcasting School is now the host of...

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 COVID-19 update from Ara - 26 March

COVID-19 update from Ara - 26 March

The health of our students and staff is a priority and we will continue to...

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Ara Subsidiary Board of Directors appointed

Ara Subsidiary Board of Directors appointed

The New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology Establishment Board (the Establishment Board) is today...

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Te Reo classes taking public sector workers to new level

Te Reo classes taking public sector workers to new level

New Zealand’s public sector supports a diverse range of individuals amid a multicultural background, so...

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Ara's March Graduation Ceremonies Postponed

Ara's March Graduation Ceremonies Postponed

A decision has been made to postpone the upcoming Ara graduation ceremonies, as we consider...

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Keep calm and play your part to contain the virus, NZ’s first public COVID-19 meeting told.

Keep calm and play your part to contain the virus, NZ’s first public COVID-19 meeting told.

New Zealanders should try not to panic about COVID-19 and instead focus on ways they...

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