Upcoming events

2018

June 2018

19 Close View Food & Beverage Competition Prizegiving
When
Start/End 19th Jun 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location Visions Restaurant, Ara City campus, Madras Street, Christchurch
Pricing

Free audience entry

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The Ara Food & Beverage Competition celebrates excellence within the hospitality industry. It’s open to students, trainee chefs and all levels of the hospitality industry.

The Food & Beverage Competition features live kitchen and restaurant events as well as static displays. In order to assist competitors to gain consistency in their work skills and competitiveness, the rules, judging and awards criteria are in line with the New Zealand Hospitality Championships standards.

The prizegiving takes place at Visions Restaurant, starting 5:30pm

To compete, fill in and submit an entry form but be quick – entries will be accepted on a first-in basis.

 
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20 Close View NASDA For A Day - This date is now full
When
Start/End 20th Jun 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

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20 Close View Timaru Rock Climbing
When
Start/End 20th Jun 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

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22 Close View Educators Sector Day for Trades in South Canterbury
When
Start/End 22nd Jun 2018 8:30am-3:30pm Duration 7 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Educators tour, covering Trades study and career opportunities in the South Canterbury region.

 
For more information
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22 Close View Essential Skills for Tourism & Hospitality - Closed
When
Start/End 22nd Jun 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City 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
22 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 22nd Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

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23 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 23rd Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
25 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 25th Jun 2018 6:00pm-8:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
25 Close View Tour & Information Session - New Zealand Broadcasting School
When
Start/End 25th Jun 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location City campus
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Find out about our broadcasting programme, take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School, meet tutors and current students and maybe even experience a live studio show.

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
26 Close View Introduction to Nursing - This session is now full
When
Start/End 26th Jun 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
26 Close View Get Ready Day - Timaru
Get Ready Day Timaru
When
Start/End 26th Jun 2018 12:00pm-4:00pm Duration 4 hours  Location Timaru Campus
Pricing

Free

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Get all the important stuff sorted before you start your studies in Semester 2, at our Get Ready Day in Timaru. You can finalise your enrolment, get your student ID, check out your classrooms and the library, suss out your transport options and lots more.

If you haven’t decided what you’d like to study, there’s still time to enrol for Semester 2 so come and have a chat with subject tutors and explore all the options.

 
For more information
See the full event page
26 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 26th Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
27 Close View Business in a Box
When
Start/End 27th Jun 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch City 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: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
27 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 27th Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
28 Close View Bachelor of Music Art Student Specialist Ensembles
When
Start/End 28th Jun 2018 6:00pm-7:00pm Duration 1 hour  Location Music Arts auditorium, corner Madras and High Streets, Christchurch
Pricing

$10 / $5 concession (all proceeds to the artist) & free for all Ara students and staff

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Come along and enjoy our BMusArts students perform with the guidance of some of our esteemed tutors (and fellow students!). They have all been working on material for many months, so expect a great concert!

MOTOWN BAND (MD Students)
LATIN BAND (MD Doug Brush)
HERBIE HANCOCK BAND (MD Darren Pickering)
POSTMODERN JUKEBOX BAND (MD Kate Taylor)
WIRE CHOIR BAND (MD Brad Kang)
JOHN MAYER BAND (MD Students)
METAL MADNESS BAND (MD Students)

 
For more information

Darren.Pickering@ara.ac.nz

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28 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 28th Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

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A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
29 Close View Sparky For A Day
When
Start/End 29th Jun 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
29 Close View FORM - Fashion Student exhibition opening night
When
Start/End 29th Jun 2018 5:00pm-7:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location Ara City Campus, Kahukura Building, Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Clothing designed and made by Ara fashion students will be on display and for sale at Form, an exhibition and pop-up sale at our City campus.

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
29 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 29th Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

Share

A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page
30 Close View FORM - Fashion Student exhibition and pop-up sale
When
Start/End 30th Jun 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Ara City Campus, Kahukura Building, Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Clothing designed and made by Ara fashion students will be on display and for sale at Form, an exhibition and pop-up sale at our City campus.

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
30 Close View NASDA presents: Little Women
When
Start/End 30th Jun 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm Duration 2 hours  Location NASDA Theatre, Ara City campus, Madras Street
Pricing

Tickets are $40 or $25 student/child/senior. Book now at Eventbrite.

Share

A glorious musical filled with heartache, hope and everlasting love

Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters — brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy and kind-hearted Beth — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio.

 
For more information

Phone 0800 24 24 76  

Email info@ara.ac.nz

See the full event page

July 2018

01 Close View FORM - Fashion Student exhibition and pop-up sale
When
Start/End 1st Jul 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Ara City Campus, Kahukura Building, Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Clothing designed and made by Ara fashion students will be on display and for sale at Form, an exhibition and pop-up sale at our City campus.

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
02 Close View FORM - Fashion Student exhibition and pop-up sale
When
Start/End 2nd Jul 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Ara City Campus, Kahukura Building, Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Clothing designed and made by Ara fashion students will be on display and for sale at Form, an exhibition and pop-up sale at our City campus.

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
02 Close View Introduction to Hospitality
When
Start/End 2nd Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

Free

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Try your hand at making delicious burgers in our commercial kitchen and mocktails in our training bar.

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
02 Close View Introduction to Hospitality
When
Start/End 2nd Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Try your hand at making delicious burgers in our commercial kitchen and mocktails in our training bar.

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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03 Close View Basic Knife Skills and Food Safety
When
Start/End 3rd Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch City campus
Pricing

$175

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Become skilled in an essential area of any commercial kitchen environment. Learn how to handle and maintain kitchen knives safely and prepare and present a range of ethnic dishes with your knife skills.

This event takes place over two days.

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 FORM - Fashion Student exhibition and pop-up sale
When
Start/End 3rd Jul 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Ara City Campus, Kahukura Building, Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch
Pricing

Free

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Clothing designed and made by Ara fashion students will be on display and for sale at Form, an exhibition and pop-up sale at our City campus.

 
For more information

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

See the full event page
04 Close View Barista Online
When
Start/End 4th Jul 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
04 Close View Business in a Box
When
Start/End 4th Jul 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
05 Close View Automotive - Introduction to Vehicle Servicing
When
Start/End 5th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Woolston 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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05 Close View Automotive – Introduction to Engines – Closed
When
Start/End 5th Jul 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
06 Close View Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery
When
Start/End 6th Jul 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

See the full event page
06 Close View Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery
When
Start/End 6th Jul 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

See the full event page
09 Close View Beauty Therapy Essentials
When
Start/End 9th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City 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
09 Close View Introduction to Patternmaking
When
Start/End 9th Jul 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$340

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Learn basic flat patternmaking techniques from our expert fashion tutors, as well as how to use drafting and measuring equipment to make pattern blocks for clothing. Learn how to apply these techniques to make patterns for a variety of women’s outerwear.

This offering is for year 11, 12 and 13 students. This offering may also be suitable for other people or groups. Please contact us 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
09 Close View NZBS On Air Workshop
When
Start/End 9th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$500

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Get hands-on experience in genuine radio, television and journalism production settings and see if it’s the career for you. Try your hand at a range of roles, operate cameras, sound and lighting, gather news and make a real radio broadcast.

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
10 Close View Mission to Mars
When
Start/End 10th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:30pm Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Mission to Mars brings to life NASA’s strategy for mankind to live on Mars.

You’ll use physics, technology, engineering and CAD to assist in building habitats to live in that can withstand Mars’ extreme environment. During the workshop you’ll meet expert engineers and scientists in the field, and find out about scientific and engineering careers and job opportunities.

You’ll also build an understanding of the Engineering Design Cycle and confidence in using engineering design tools for aerospace, telecommunications and astrobiology. This course will challenge you to come up with innovative design solutions and develop an understanding of the constraints and requirements for engineering and construction in space.

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
11 Close View Food Safety for Industry
When
Start/End 11th Jul 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
12 Close View Aerodynamix
When
Start/End 12th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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Learn how to design, build and test gliders, planes, rockets and wind turbines while exploring what it’s like to study science and engineering.

During the workshop you’ll visit the wind tunnel at Ara and experience our teaching style, facilities and the support provided to students at the School of Engineering and Architectural Studies.

This offering is designed for year 11, 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
12 Close View Get Cooking - Pasifika
When
Start/End 12th Jul 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 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 Pasifika teenagers and their parents.

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 Tour & Information Session - New Zealand Broadcasting School
When
Start/End 12th Jul 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm Duration 2 hours  Location City campus
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Find out about our broadcasting programme, take a tour of the New Zealand Broadcasting School, meet tutors and current students and maybe even experience a live studio show.

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
16 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 16th Jul 2018 10:00am-11:45am Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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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16 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 16th Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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16 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 16th Jul 2018 3:00pm-4:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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 Get Cooking - Māori and Pasifika
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 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.

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 Sport Smart
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2018 9:00am-4:00pm Duration 7 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

Free

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An interactive one day workshop designed for students with an interest in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing. Discover the science behind nutrition, peak sports performance and how science is applied when working with elite athletes.Sport Smart takes place at The Zone, a purpose-designed facility with world-class high performance sport analysis equipment.

9 – 9:15am INTRODUCTION
Plan for the day, health and safety and information about ARA Certificate in Fitness and Applied Science degree programmes.

9:15 – 10:30am GUEST SPEAKER (Jason Tiatia, Former New Zealand Sevens Player and Canterbury Sevens Coach)

10:30 – 10:45am BREAK

10:45AM – 12:00pm NUTRITION SUCCESS
Learn about fundamentals of achieving nutrition success, what to buy at the supermarket, reading food labels, nutrition myth-busting and nutrition planning for training and events. 

12:00 – 12:45pm LUNCH

12:45 – 1:45pm SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
What it is and how to use it; learn more about the principles of sport psychology, including an introduction to the main psychological skills needed to peak performance, and take an in-depth look at how to cope under the pressure of sport environments.

1:45– 3:30pm PHYSIOLOGICAL TESTING SESSION (in rooms W221/222)
Fitness testing session that includes an anaerobic test (30 sec Wingate test), VO2max, vertical jumping and sprint testing.

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 Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2018 10:00am-11:45am Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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 Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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 Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 17th Jul 2018 3:00pm-4:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Re: Structure Portfolio Workshop
When
Start/End 18th Jul 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

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

Free

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Channel your love for all things Japanese into this totally awesome, hands-on Japanese language and culture holiday programme.

This offering is for year 11, 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
18 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 18th Jul 2018 10:00am-11:45am Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 18th Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Kids Tech at Ara (Kids Fest)
When
Start/End 18th Jul 2018 3:00pm-4:45pm Duration 1 hour and 45 minutes  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$10 - payable on the day.

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Experience engineering at Ara with hands-on activities like computer aided design, Vex robotics and engine dynamometers. Race rubber duckies down the water flume and build a glider! Suitable for 8 to 13 year olds (parents welcome).

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

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
18 Close View Timaru Rock Climbing
When
Start/End 18th 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
19 Close View Get Cooking - Māori
When
Start/End 19th Jul 2018 9:00am-12:00pm Duration 3 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 teenagers and their parents.

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 Welcome Month
When
Start/End 23rd Jul 2018 - 23rd 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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
See the full event page
23 Close View Whakatau - City Campus
When
Start/End 23rd Jul 2018 9:30am-10:30am Duration 1 hour  Location Whareora, City 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
24 Close View Hair and Espresso
When
Start/End 24th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
Pricing

$400

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Learn essential hairdressing techniques and combine it with gaining some fantastic barista skills. Find out if a career in hairdressing is 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
24 Close View Welcome Month
When
Start/End 24th Jul 2018 - 24th 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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
See the full event page
25 Close View Hair and Espresso
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Timaru campus
Pricing

$400

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Learn essential hairdressing techniques and combine it with gaining some fantastic barista skills. Find out if a career in hairdressing is 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
25 Close View Hair and Espresso
When
Start/End 25th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Ashburton campus (some classes are held at our Timaru campus)
Pricing

$400

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Learn essential hairdressing techniques and combine it with gaining some fantastic barista skills. Find out if a career in hairdressing is 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
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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.

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
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
See the full event page
29 Close View NASDA Audition Workshop
When
Start/End 29th Jul 2018 10:00am-3:00pm Duration 5 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: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 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 +)

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
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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

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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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
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 - City 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
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 +)

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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

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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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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

See the full event page
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
See the full event page
13 Close View Introduction to Animal Science
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Café Barista Level 3
When
Start/End 14th Aug 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
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
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 Winter Wellness Expo, Ara got Talent Heats, Quiz Night and Winter Social.

 
For more information
See the full event page
20 Close View Fish ‘n Chips ‘n Science
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
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

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

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

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

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

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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

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

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

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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

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

This offering is for year 12 and 13 students only.

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

 
For more information

Email: engagement@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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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
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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

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

Free

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

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

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

See the full event page
20 Close View 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
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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

See the full event page
28 Close View Beauty Therapy Taster
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

See the full event page
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

See the full event page

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

See the full event page
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

See the full event page
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
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Free

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

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

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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.

 
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Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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14 Close View How to be successful in IT
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Start/End 14th Nov 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm Duration 3 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Going beyond the technology - find out what sorts of skills and attributes are required to get into IT industry roles, such as Business Analyst, IT Consultant, Project Manager and more.

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

 
For more information

Email: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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December 2018

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Start/End 5th Dec 2018 9:00am-3:00pm Duration 6 hours  Location Christchurch - City campus
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Free

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Experience what it’s like to study performing arts 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: liaison@ara.ac.nz

Phone: 03 940 8586

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