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Student Stories

Early childhood education

Early childhood education graduate Breanna Cook says the work placements she undertook while studying at Ara helped her gain employment.

Breanna Cook

Nicole Wareham enjoyed the support and inspiration she received from her tutors while studying early childhood education at Ara.

Nicole Wareham

Japanese language

Japanese language graduate Aaron Clark is a vehicle importer, liaising with dealers in Japan and New Zealand. He enjoyed the small class sizes at Ara and the one-on-one learning.

Aaron Clark

Having graduated from Ara with a degree in Japanese language, Emma Leonard is working as a sales representative for Nippon Food Supplies in Brisbane, Australia.

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Emma Leonard

Japanese language graduate Jake Turner-Steele is a teacher at an English conversation school in Tokyo, Japan. He says his qualification has opened up many professional opportunities for him.

Jake Turner-Steele

English language teaching (CELTA) 

After completing English language and TESOL courses at Ara, Maria Kutami gained employment as a head teacher at AEON in Okayama, Japan.

Maria Kutami

CAPL (Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning)

Vanessa Hutchins recognised that her lack of a tertiary qualification was holding back her career. So through Ara’s Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning, she translated her years of experience into a degree.

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Vanessa Hutchins