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29 June - 3 July 2020

Welcome to Virtual Open Week

This year, our mid-year open event was a week-long virtual experience featuring all the information you need to make sound decisions about your future. You can view our subject-specific Zoom sessions, check out loads of cool ‘students-in-action’ videos and even take a virtual campus tour below.


Creative Thinkers

Design and Fashion, Music, Performing Arts, Media

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in the creative industries below.

Subject View presentation
Visual Design, Fashion, Photography and Motion Design View
Broadcasting View
NASDA View
Music Arts View
Interior Design View

Hear what our students have to say

See what our students do

Leaders and Self Starters

Business and Computing

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in business below.

Subject View presentation
Business and Computing View

Hear what our students have to say

Visionaries and Problem Solvers

Engineering and Architecture

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in the areas of engineering and architecture below.

Subject View presentation
Engineering, Construction Management and Quantity Surveying View
Architectural Studies View
Sustainability View

Hear what our students have to say

See what our students do

Health and Wellbeing Champions

Midwifery, Nursing, Osteopathy, Applied Science, Animal Science and Human Services

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in applied science and social science below.

Subject View presentation
Osteopathy View
Applied Science: Sport and Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Promotion View
Midwifery View
Medical Imaging View
Nursing and Pre-Health View
Social Work and Human Services View
Animal Science View
Diploma Parenting, Childbirth, Early Parenting Education View
Laboratory Science View

Hear what our students have to say

See what our students do

Experience Makers

Hospitality, Beauty, and Tourism

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in the hospitality and services industries below.

Subject View presentation
Hair & Beauty View
Tourism & Hospitality View
Cookery & Bakery View

Hear what our students have to say

Knowledge Builders

Early Childhood, CELTA, Sustainability and Outdoor Education

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in outdoor education, early childhood and CELTA below.

Subject View presentation
Early Childhood View
CELTA View
Sustainability and Outdoor Education View

Hear what our students have to say

Culture Lovers

Japanese, Samoan Language, Māori and Indigenous Studies

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in language and culture below.

Subject View presentation
Japanese View
Māori and Indigenous Studies, Te Reo Māori and Samoan Language View

Hear what our students have to say

Builders, Fixers and Makers

Trades, Transport and Logistics

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in trades below.

Subject View presentation
Trades View
Transport and Logistics View

Hear what our students have to say

Digital Innovators

Computing

View the Zoom info session about what we offer in information and communications technology below.

Subject View presentation
Business and Computing View

Hear what our students have to say

Student Experience

Student Life, Accommodation, Pastoral Care, Dupported Learning, Scholarships and Timaru Campus information.

View the Zoom info sessions on Ara Student Life including accommodation, pastoral support, student services, scholarships, study and career preparation programmes, Māori and Pacific student services, supported learning and work upskilling below.

Subject View presentation
Māori and Pacific Student Info Session View
Supported Learning and Work Skills View
Ara Student Life and Scholarships View
Timaru Campus Info Session View

Hear what our students have to say

If you’d like to join a scheduled tour of the campus with a member of our team, click here to register.

If you have any other queries, please email  engagement@ara.ac.nz