Upcoming events

2020

August 2020

07 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 7 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 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 classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
07 Close View Mechanical Trades Engineer for a Day
When
Start/End 7 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Explore machine-shop fundamentals and try a range of hands-on experiences in the mechanical engineering industry to see if being a mechanical engineer is the right career for you.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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07 Close View Plumber for a Day
When
Start/End 7 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 10 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out if hairdressing is for you! Learn braiding, foiling and styling techniques using our mannequins then style each other’s hair.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
10 Close View Digital Skills for Job Seekers
When
Start/End 10 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 2 hours  Location Zoom
Pricing

$100 (ex GST)
$115 (incl GST)

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Get to grips with modern job application processes.

Covers: setting up an appropriate job search email address; using email on your phone; downloading and using job-related apps; attaching documents to emails; using Google Docs to create, name and store documents; downloading, sharing and printing documents; creating PDF documents; completing templates.

 
For more information

Register here

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

See the full event page
11 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 11 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Work as a team to problem solve your way out of a tricky business situation - the clock is ticking! Develop your thinking around business strategies and teamwork in an office environment and find out about business-related career options.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Hairdressing Taster
When
Start/End 11 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Find out if hairdressing is for you! Learn braiding, foiling and styling techniques using our mannequins then style each other’s hair.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Junior Trades Taster
When
Start/End 11 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Duration 3 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available, as you work in teams to complete a hands-on project. Bring together elements of engineering and construction skills to compete against other teams.

This offering is for year 10 and 11 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
11 Close View Preparation for Job Seeking
When
Start/End 11 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 2 hours  Location Zoom
Pricing

$100 (ex GST)
$115 (incl GST)

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Put your best foot forward by being prepared.

Covers: what to including in your CV and cover letters; understanding the skills you have; how to tell employers about you; how to market yourself.

 
For more information

Register here

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

See the full event page
11 Close View Midwifery information session - Blenheim
When
Start/End 11 Aug 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT, Budge Street, Blenheim
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 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View NASDA For A Day
When
Start/End 12 Aug 2020 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to be a NASDA student. Observe the day’s activities and explore the performing arts options and specialised facilities at NASDA.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Creating/Updating Your CV
When
Start/End 12 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 2 hours  Location Zoom
Pricing

$100 (ex GST)
$115 (incl GST)

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Learn simple steps to present well on paper.

Covers: setting up a Google Doc CV template; formatting your CV; storing and sharing your CV; saving your CV as a PDF; creating a cover letter.

 
For more information

Register here

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

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12 Close View Ara Whakatau Manawa Campus
When
Start/End 12 Aug 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 1 hour  Location Ground floor, Manawa campus
Pricing

Free

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Bring in the new semester while celebrating the Māori New Year. All staff and students will be officially welcomed to Manawa Campus with a traditional Māori welcome ceremony. Followed by refreshments.

Learn more about Whakatau at Ara

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
12 Close View Midwifery information session - Ashburton
When
Start/End 12 Aug 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Ara Ashburton campus
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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
12 Close View Midwifery information session - Nelson
When
Start/End 12 Aug 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location NMIT, Hardy Street, Nelson
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 2019.

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 13 Aug 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Painting & Decorating for a Day
When
Start/End 14 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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A career as a painter and decorator is much more varied than you probably realise. At this event you can learn about all it and have a go at something different by getting creative with paint and stencils.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Applying for Jobs Online
When
Start/End 17 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 2 hours  Location Zoom
Pricing

$100 (ex GST)
$115 (incl GST)

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Get savvy about online job hunting and applications.

Covers: tips and tricks for applying online; completing online applications; creating an online profile (eg LinkedIn); downloading and registering with job-related apps; applying for up to five jobs online.

 
For more information

Register here

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

See the full event page
18 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 18 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 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 classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Interview Skills
When
Start/End 18 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 2 hours  Location Zoom
Pricing

$100 (ex GST)
$115 (incl GST)

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Learn how to shine in person.

Covers: types of interviews (one-on-one, panel, phone, online, recruitment, psychometrics); preparing for interviews; making a good first impression; common questions e.g. behaviour.

 
For more information

Register here

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

See the full event page
18 Close View LIVE Facebook Broadcast
When
Start/End 18 Aug 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Duration 1 hour  Location facebook.com/nzbroadcastingschool
Pricing

Free

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Participate in a live Facebook broadcast from the New Zealand Broadcasting School studio. Get online and join us to hear from tutors and current students, and ask questions.

Watch live on facebook.com/nzbroadcastingschool.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Art & Design for a Day
When
Start/End 19 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Duration 5 hours  Location Christchurch – City Campus
Pricing

Free

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

For year 12 & 13 students.

Note: After registration, please send an email with your name and event date to engagement@ara.ac.nz stating which two subjects you’ve selected from the above 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
19 Close View Food Safety
When
Start/End 19 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$195 (ex GST)

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Gain the practical skills and knowledge required to prepare food safely in a commercial kitchen environment. This course covers all basic skills and etiquettes when cooking and handling different types of food, and provides compliance for most food service premises.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 2 days on August 19 and August 26.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View Junior Trades Taster
When
Start/End 20 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Duration 3 hours and 30 minutes  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Check out the wide range of trades careers available, as you work in teams to complete a hands-on project. Bring together elements of engineering and construction skills to compete against other teams.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
21 Close View Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Trades
When
Start/End 21 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$285 (ex GST)

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Engage in a range of practical activities aimed at enabling you to demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe work practises in an engineering workshop environment.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, on August 21, August 28 and September 4.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
24 Close View Introduction to Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
When
Start/End 24 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Get a taste of the hairdressing and beauty therapy industries as a possible career! Receive your “look” brief then create the hair and make-up to suit.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

Please note this event runs for 2 days, on August 24 and August 25.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
25 Close View Business Escape Room
When
Start/End 25 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Work as a team to problem solve your way out of a tricky business situation - the clock is ticking! Develop your thinking around business strategies and teamwork in an office environment and find out about business-related career options.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View Barbering Taster
When
Start/End 26 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Spend the day alongside our barbering students and learn the basics of becoming a professional barber from our experienced tutors. Learn how to do a cutthroat shave and have a go on a balloon, apply professional treatments and discover how to make artistic clipper patterns like steps and fades.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
26 Close View CAPL Information Evening
When
Start/End 26 Aug 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Duration 1 hour  Location Room G103
Pricing

Free

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If you’ve got extensive work experience but no qualification, the Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning at Ara may be able to help you get the recognition you deserve for your skills and expertise. Through CAPL, your experience could translate into part or all of a career-enhancing qualification.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 72

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
27 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 27 Aug 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 28 Aug 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
29 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 29 Aug 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
31 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 31 Aug 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

$360 (ex GST)

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industries and/ or prepare you for work.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, on August 31, September 7 and September 14.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
31 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 31 Aug 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

Share

In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page

September 2020

01 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 1 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru
Pricing

$360 (ex GST)

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Get an introduction to coffee making and commercial equipment, and gain work-related skills for the hospitality industry.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, on September 1, 8 and 15.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori & Pasifika
When
Start/End 1 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Māori and Pasifika teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends, whānau and fanau welcome to join in for lunch (lunch from 12pm to 1pm).

For Māori and Pasifika teenagers, whānau and fanau.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
01 Close View Pasifika Rise
When
Start/End 1 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Free

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Free, hands-on exploration day for Year 11, 12 & 13 Pasifika students. Experience the Ara Advantage and discover study options that can really take you places.

 
For more information

Complete the form to register your interest.

See the full event page
01 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 1 Sep 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

Share

In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
02 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 2 Sep 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

Share

In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
03 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 3 Sep 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
Pricing

Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

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04 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
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Start/End 4 Sep 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
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Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
05 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 5 Sep 2020 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
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Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
For more information
See the full event page
05 Close View NASDA Presents: Urinetown
When
Start/End 5 Sep 2020 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus
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Tickets $32 / $22

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In this crazy future, it’s a privilege to pee.

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is an hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and even musical theatre itself! Set in the not-so-distant future where a water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets, this riotously funny and touchingly honest show provides an audaciously fresh perspective on one of America’s greatest art forms.

Book now at Eventbrite

 
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10 Close View Senior Arts Taster
When
Start/End 10 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Duration 5 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Spend a day in our art classes in Timaru, participating in hands-on sessions. Come along and explore your creativity with drawing, acrylic painting or relief printmaking, and receive guidance and careers information from our experienced art tutors.

For year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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10 Close View Music Arts For A Day
When
Start/End 10 Sep 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 4 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Experience what it’s like to study music full-time at Ara Music Arts. Take a tour of the school and meet tutors and students and talk to current students and our passionate tutors.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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11 Close View Welder for a Day
When
Start/End 11 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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

This offering is for Year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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14 Close View Barista Taster
When
Start/End 14 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch City Campus
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Get a taste of the café environment! Have some fun creating your own beverages and find out what it takes to become a barista. Includes a tour of the hospitality department, kitchens & restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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14 Close View Japanese 4U!
When
Start/End 14 Sep 2020 9:00 AM Duration N/A  Location Christchurch - city campus
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Free

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Are you in Year 9 or 10 and not sure whether to take Japanese next year? Spend a day with our Japanese tutors, enjoy some fun language and cultural activities and get excited about the career opportunities that Japanese will offer you in the future. Teachers, arrange a date with us and bring you whole class!

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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14 Close View An Audience with Metro News
When
Start/End 14 Sep 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Interested in journalism or screen and TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Barista Taster
When
Start/End 15 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch City Campus
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Get a taste of the café environment! Have some fun creating your own beverages and find out what it takes to become a barista. Includes a tour of the hospitality department, kitchens & restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View Barista Taster
When
Start/End 15 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch City Campus
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Get a taste of the café environment! Have some fun creating your own beverages and find out what it takes to become a barista. Includes a tour of the hospitality department, kitchens & restaurant.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
15 Close View An Audience with Metro News
When
Start/End 15 Sep 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen and TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Early Childhood Education Taster
When
Start/End 16 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Duration 5 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the delights of working in the early childhood sector with hands-on activities including games, quizzes, teaching and creating, and meet current early childhood education students to get a feel for what it’s like.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Early Childhood Education Taster
When
Start/End 16 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the delights of working in the early childhood sector with hands-on activities including games, quizzes, teaching and creating, and meet current early childhood education students to get a feel for what it’s like.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View An Audience with Metro News
When
Start/End 16 Sep 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen and TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
16 Close View Social Work and Human Services Information Session
When
Start/End 16 Sep 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Do you like the idea of being able to help individuals and families overcome challenging situations in their lives? If so, come and learn about our Bachelor of Social Work and the opportunities of a career in this rewarding profession.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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17 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Engines
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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Try 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.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
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Free

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Try a range of hands-on activities 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 offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Barbering Taster
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Spend the day alongside our barbering students and learn the basics of becoming a professional barber from our experienced tutors. Learn how to do a cutthroat shave and have a go on a balloon, apply professional treatments and discover how to make artistic clipper patterns like steps and fades.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Senior Design Taster
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Duration 5 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Participate in hands-on design activities and see what happens in our visual communication, photography and animation classes.

For year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View An Audience with Metro News
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Interested in journalism or screen and TV production? Watch a real-life news programme being broadcast and take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School at Ara – the best broadcasting school in the country.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
17 Close View Annual Year 11 Chemistry Competition
When
Start/End 17 Sep 2020 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM Duration 2 hours and 15 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Enter your team of three students into our annual competition and be in to win the $500 grand prize for your school’s chemistry department! You’ll be challenged to identify chemical compounds and explore other related topics to test your skills. Dinner is provided.

This offering is for year 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
When
Start/End 18 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 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 classmates and then take your turn to be pampered.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Let’s Get Cooking Māori & Pasifika
When
Start/End 18 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Discover the career opportunities in the food and hospitality sector with this hands-on event for Māori and Pasifika teenagers and their parents. Includes team cooking activities and a shared lunch. All friends, whānau and fanau welcome to join in for lunch (lunch from 12pm to 1pm).

For Māori and Pasifika teenagers, whānau and fanau.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
24 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 24 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
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Free

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

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
25 Close View Builder for a Day
When
Start/End 25 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston campus
Pricing

Free

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Try a range of hands-on experiences in the construction industry and see if being a builder or joiner is the right career for you.

This offering is for year 11-13 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View Barbering Essentials
When
Start/End 28 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$400 (ex GST)

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Try out popular barbering techniques, meet our expert tutors and experience our modern facilities to help you decide if barbering is the career for you.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 4 days, from September 28 - October 1.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
28 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 28 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$400 (ex GST)

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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.

Please note this event runs for 4 days, from September 28 - October 1.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View Mission to Antarctica
When
Start/End 29 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Join this exciting holiday workshop and discover strategies to explore and protect Antarctica. You’ll use physics, technology, engineering and computer aided design to build habitats that can withstand extreme environments.

You’ll also learn about Antarctic marine life and animals  and meet expert engineers and scientists in the field of Antarctic studies, telecommunications, civil environmental, geology and biology. You will also find out about degree and diploma study options at Ara in engineering and applied science.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

Please note this event runs for 2 days, on September 29 and September 30.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
29 Close View SportSmart
When
Start/End 29 Sep 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Interested in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing? Discover the science behind nutrition and peak sports performance, and how this science is applied when working with elite athletes with this interactive two-day workshop. SportSmart takes place at The Zone, a purpose-designed facility with world-class high performance sport analysis equipment. Lunch and morning tea are provided.

This offering is for Year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 2 days, on September 29 and September 30.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
30 Close View Mission to Antarctica
When
Start/End 30 Sep 2020 3:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 12 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Join this exciting holiday workshop and discover strategies to explore and protect Antarctica. You’ll use physics, technology, engineering and computer aided design to build habitats that can withstand extreme environments.

You’ll also learn about Antarctic marine life and animals  and meet expert engineers and scientists in the field of Antarctic studies, telecommunications, civil environmental, geology and biology. You will also find out about degree and diploma study options at Ara in engineering and applied science.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 students only.

Please note this event runs for 2 days, on September 29 and September 30.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
30 Close View CAPL Information Evening
When
Start/End 30 Sep 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Duration 1 hour  Location Room G103
Pricing

Free

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If you’ve got extensive work experience but no qualification, the Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning at Ara may be able to help you get the recognition you deserve for your skills and expertise. Through CAPL, your experience could translate into part or all of a career-enhancing qualification.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 72

Email info@ara.ac.nz

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October 2020

01 Close View Fish n Chips n Science
When
Start/End 1 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Duration 6 hours  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 and what career options exist in this area.

This offering is for year 9 and 10 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
05 Close View Café Barista Level 2
When
Start/End 5 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch
Pricing

$360 (ex GST)

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Get an introduction to coffee making and commercial equipment, and gain work-related skills for the hospitality industry.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, on October 5, 6 and 7.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Barista Essentials
When
Start/End 13 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 15 Oct 2020 4:00 PM Duration 2 days and 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$420 (ex GST)

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and earn Level 2 and 3 credits with Barista Online. Learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industry and/or prepare for employment.

Please note, this course has approximately 20 hours of online learning prior to course commencement.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, from October 13 – October 15.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
13 Close View Barista Essentials
When
Start/End 13 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 15 Oct 2020 4:00 PM Duration 2 days and 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$420 (ex GST)

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and earn Level 2 and 3 credits with Barista Online. Learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industry and/or prepare for employment.

Please note, this course has approximately 20 hours of online learning prior to course commencement.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, from October 13 – October 15.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
14 Close View Workskills Term 4: Preparing for Independence
When
Start/End 14 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Duration 3 hours  Location City campus
Pricing

$485 (ex GST)

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Learn about personal presentation and hygiene, and how to make healthy choices, ask for help and express your wants and needs. You’ll also identify responsibilities leading to greater independence, explore future study options and work out your next steps after leaving this course.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs from October 14 – December 17, Duration: Wednesday and Thursday mornings

This is an Experience Ara offering.At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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13 Close View Barista Essentials
When
Start/End 13 Oct 2020 9:00 AM - 15 Oct 2020 4:00 PM Duration 2 days and 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$420 (ex GST)

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and earn Level 2 and 3 credits with Barista Online. Learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industry and/or prepare for employment.

Please note, this course has approximately 20 hours of online learning prior to course commencement.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, from October 13 – October 15.

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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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28 Close View CAPL Information Evening
When
Start/End 28 Oct 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Duration 1 hour  Location Room G103
Pricing

Free

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If you’ve got extensive work experience but no qualification, the Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning at Ara may be able to help you get the recognition you deserve for your skills and expertise. Through CAPL, your experience could translate into part or all of a career-enhancing qualification.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 72

Email info@ara.ac.nz

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November 2020

03 Close View Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 3 Nov 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch City Campus
Pricing

$360 (ex GST)

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Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industries and/ or prepare you for work.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

Please note this event runs for 3 days, on November 3, November 10 and November 17.

This is an Experience Ara offering. At Experience Ara you will 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 more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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25 Close View CAPL Information Evening
When
Start/End 25 Nov 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Duration 1 hour  Location Room G103
Pricing

Free

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If you’ve got extensive work experience but no qualification, the Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning at Ara may be able to help you get the recognition you deserve for your skills and expertise. Through CAPL, your experience could translate into part or all of a career-enhancing qualification.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 72

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page

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