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Ara – Ace of Trades

Ace of Trades

 

This term our Trades tutors will be opening up the Woolston Campus workshops on Tuesday 12 September at 6pm.

The purpose of this evening is to give students an overview of all of the Trades options available at Ara and to see our expert tutors in action.

This is an open invitation to all members of our community to come and see the trades facilities at Ara and both school groups and members of the public are more than welcome.

We look forward to seeing you or your students there. Parents are also VERY welcome! Registrations can be made through the Experience Ara Masterclass registration page {Please note: parents do not have to register}.

Engineering Expo

The Public Open Day and Dream Big Feature Movie – http://www.weekofengineering.co.nz/engineering-expo/

This engineering expo is a chance to indulge your curiosity, get you thinking creatively and explore the fascinating world of engineering. Engage in real-world projects, interactive activities, displays or watch a free screening of Engineering documentary ‘Dream Big’ http://www.weekofengineering.co.nz/dream-big/

Date:  Saturday 5 August 10am – 4pm

Location:  Ara Institute of Canterbury, Kahukura Building, 30 Madras Street, Christchurch

Learn more about engineering and how the world works at the free Engineering Expo! #WeekOfEngineering #InspireYoungMinds https://www.facebook.com/pg/WeekofEngineering/events/?ref=page_internal

 

Week of Engineering

 The Schools Programme

The free events for “Week of Engineering” have been collated below to enable a one screen view of what is on offer for your students during the week of 31 July – 5 August.  There are a few extra events added since my last email so do take a look at these wonderful STEM opportunities.  This event is aimed at Years 11-13. Places are limited so please register to avoid missing out.

Register online  http://www.weekofengineering.co.nz/school-programme/

SCHOOLS PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Monday

31-Jul

Morning

Stantec

Students will be involved in an engineering problem solving Quakecraft workshop to design and prototype a sustainable tiny house for extreme conditions and natural disasters, including earthquakes. Using 3D printing and Computer Aided Design you will work in teams to design your very own model house and test its structural integrity on a shake table.They will get to meet engineers and find out about their career pathways and about what they do.

Monday

31-Jul

Morning

Mindlab

The Mind Lab by Unitec are offering an interactive and immersive free workshop in our Christchurch lab. See website for more details.

Monday

31-Jul

Afternoon

ENZTEC

The visit to Enztec will allow students to gain an understanding of the theoretical and practical sides of designing and manufacturing orthopaedic instruments. They will learn about the product lifecycle from concept design, through prototyping, evaluation and final manufacture. Emphasis will be placed on the end user (surgeon) needs and how our designs solve their problems and allow them to operate seamlessly. There will be an opportunity to talk with our most recentengineering graduates who come from mechanical and biomedical backgrounds.

Monday

31-Jul

Afternoon

Airways

Students will find out about engineering and technology at Airways. They will get to see behind the scenes at some of the technology used in the radar and air traffic control industry.
www.airways.co.nz/careers/engineering-and-maintenance/

Tuesday

1-Aug

Morning

Harrison Grierson

Harrison Grierson is widely regarded as one of the leading engineering and design consultancies in New Zealand. We challenge ourselves to think creatively and find truly innovative solutions. What makes us unique is that we’re always looking for measurable ways to enhance the natural, social and built environments around us.  Harrison Grierson would like to invite Year 11 students for a day of showcasing the career pathway of engineering and the exciting prospect of working at HG. You’ll hear about the projects we undertake at Harrison Grierson, engage with an interactive activity in teams and hear from an engineering graduate about the interesting projects they are involved with and what they enjoy about engineering.

Tuesday

1-Aug

Morning

Dynamic Controls

Dynamic Controls designs and manufactures electronic controls for power wheelchairs and mobility scooters which are sold world-wide. During the visit students will be given a brief introduction to Dynamic before a description of a typical research, design and development process. The students will be introduced to engineers of different disciplines then given a change to drive a power wheelchair. Students who a considering a career in control electronics, imbedded software or mechanical design engineering will see first-hand something of what is involved.

Tuesday

1-Aug

Morning

AECOM NZ Ltd

Site visit either Russley Road (Memorial overpass, harewood underpass, southern airport access) so structural + civil engineering or An Accessible City in the CBD.

Tuesday

1-Aug

Afternoon

Airways

Students will find out about engineering and technology at Airways. They will get to see behind the scenes at some of the technology used in the radar and air traffic control industry.
www.airways.co.nz/careers/engineering-and-maintenance/

Tuesday

1-Aug

Full Day

ARA

Quakecraft structural engineering activities and a guided tour of ARA facilities. See website for fuller description.

Wednesday

2-Aug

Afternoon

Dynamic Controls

Dynamic Controls designs and manufactures electronic controls for power wheelchairs and mobility scooters which are sold world-wide. During the visit students will be given a brief introduction to Dynamic before a description of a typical research, design and development process. The students will be introduced to engineers of different disciplines then given a change to drive a power wheelchair. Students who a considering a career in control electronics, imbedded software or mechanical design engineering will see first-hand something of what is involved.

Wednesday

2-Aug

Afternoon

Airways

Students will find out about engineering and technology at Airways. They will get to see behind the scenes at some of the technology used in the radar and air traffic control industry.
www.airways.co.nz/careers/engineering-and-maintenance/

Wednesday

2-Aug

Full Day

OPUS

Opus is dedicated to creating what matters for future generations – by using the smartest technology, data and people to make communities better to live in. We do that by employing the best and brightest engineers, designers, researchers and planners who work on fascinating engineering and infrastructure projects all over the world.

Wednesday

2-Aug

Full Day

ARA

Quakecraft structural engineering activities and a guided tour of ARA facilities. See website for fuller description.

Thursday

3-Aug

Afternoon

Dynamic Controls

Dynamic Controls designs and manufactures electronic controls for power wheelchairs and mobility scooters which are sold world-wide. During the visit students will be given a brief introduction to Dynamic before a description of a typical research, design and development process. The students will be introduced to engineers of different disciplines then given a change to drive a power wheelchair. Students who a considering a career in control electronics, imbedded software or mechanical design engineering will see first-hand something of what is involved.

Thursday

3-Aug

Morning

Davis Ogilvie & Partners Ltd

Students will be involved in an engineering problem solving Quakecraft workshop to design and prototype a sustainable tiny house for extreme conditions and natural disasters, including earthquakes. Using 3D printing and Computer Aided Design you will work in teams to design your very own model house and test its structural integrity on a shake table. They will get to meet structural, civil and geotechnical engineers and find out about engineering career pathways and about what engineers actually do.

Thursday

3-Aug

Afternoon

Holmes Solutions

We would give the students a tour of a structural test facility, and give short demonstrations of shake table testing, tensile testing and possibly other types of testing.

Thursday

3-Aug

Afternoon

Airways

Students will find out about engineering and technology at Airways. They will get to see behind the scenes at some of the technology used in the radar and air traffic control industry.
www.airways.co.nz/careers/engineering-and-maintenance/

Thursday

3-Aug

Morning

Stantec

Water Engineering Challenge : Stantec (formerly known in NZ as MWH) is one of the top 20 global engineering design firms in the world,with 22,000 professionals working in over 200 countries. In New Zealand, we are heavily involved in water, transportation and energy engineering projects.  We invite students to join us for an interactive challenge in our Christchurch office!  During the session you will be getting hands-on using some everyday items to engineer your own water filtration device. You will also have the opportunity to experience our virtual reality gear. We will introduce you to some of our engineering professionals who are happy to answer any questions around what their work involves.

 See Mr Webster for more details

What can you do with your Arts degree from UC?

What can you do with your Arts degree from UC?

Come and hear from employers and recent graduates on why studying the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is valuable and why employers value Arts graduates.

This is the first of three career evenings. Guest speakers are from the New Zealand Defence Force and the tech sector.

 

The event is free! Please register to secure yourself a seat. Light refreshments provided.

 

CLICK HERE to register

What can you do with your Arts degree from UC?

What can you do with your Arts degree from UC?

Come and hear from employers and recent graduates on why studying the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is valuable and why employers value Arts graduates.

This is the first of three career evenings. Guest speakers are from the New Zealand Defence Force and the tech sector.

 

The event is free! Please register to secure yourself a seat. Light refreshments provided.

 

  • Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 06:00PM to 27 July 2017, 07:30PM
  • Location: C2, Central Lecture Theatres, Ilam Campus, University of Canterbury
  • Presented By: College of Arts
  • Ticket: Free

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

PIHMS Career Week

Hospitality and Tourism Diploma/Degree with guaranteed job

 

PIHMS specialise in hospitality, tourism and hotel management education with a guaranteed paid internship with earning potential of over $30,000 during the course.

 

Over the past 22 years PIHMS (Pacific International Hotel Management School) based in New Plymouth, has put over 2700 young students through internationally recognised qualifications and into jobs in New Zealand and all over the globe.

 

Only at PIHMS can you live, study and learn in a 4 star Qualmark rated hotel:

·         Two sides of learning:

–          Real life training in our own PIHMS Hotel

–          Business/commerce based subjects

 

Paid Hotel employment throughout your study:

  • Two 6 month paid Industry placement (exclusive to PIHMS)
  • Paid employment in a top hotel around New Zealand or Australia – Experience a mini gap year while you study
  • Earn up to $30,000 during your study on a paid industry placement throughout your study

 

Guaranteed career when you graduate:

  • Guaranteed employment within 3 months of graduating*           
  • Get your dream hospitality, hotel or tourism job
  • 98% of PIHMS students receive employment within 3 months after graduating from PIHMS

 

A qualification that helps you have a great career:

  • 72 % of PIHMS graduates receive a promotion within one year of graduating
  • 59% of Degree graduates are in management positions (1-5 years after graduating)
  • The only provider in New Zealand where students graduate with a superior diploma/degree and 1 year work experience

 

PIHMS graduates have great careers and lifestyles earning good $$$

There are loads of different career pathways in NZ and all around the globe

  • Hotel Management
  • Event management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Revenue management
  • Run your own restaurant
  • Food and beverage management / Front office management
  • Or maybe you want to make the best coffee anywhere in the world from Dunedin to Hawaii!   

 

www.pihms.ac.nz – For general information about PIHMS’s hospitality, tourism and hotel diploma and degree with a guaranteed job offer. Plus great videos!

 

 

PIHMS are looking for school leavers who:

* Have a willingness to learn through training and working

*  Have an interest in Hospitality, Tourism or Hotel Management

* Are looking for a life-changing experience

* Please note: Career week is for year 12 and 13 students

 

 

Career weekhttp://www.pihms.ac.nz/career-week.html   

 

Next career week 10-13 July 2017 (1st week of school holidays)

 

  • PIHMS career week provides any student with the opportunity to experience PIHMS, our culture, lifestyle, education, training to see if this is where your future lies

 

  • Get first-hand hand tips and information about the hospitality and tourism industry and find out how PIHMS works

 

  • $199 per person. Everything is included – Accommodation, all meals & beverages and scheduled activities

 

  • All students attending need to be serious about considering PIHMS as an option for tertiary study

 

  • Places are limited as we only have a limited number of rooms available for accommodation in July – So apply asap to avoid missing out

 

 

Apply for career week

 

Email andreww@pihms.ac.nz to apply for career week or for more information about PIHMS.

 

www.pihms.ac.nz/career-week.html  – Or apply online.

Christchurch Information Evening Information evenings

Christchurch Information Evening

Add to your calendar

Information evenings

27th Jun 2017 6:00pm to 27th Jun 2017 8:00pm

Rydges Latimer Christchurch, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central

If you’re thinking about university, come to our information evening and discover what sets Victoria apart.

Bring along your whānau, friends and questions.

You’ll learn about what life is like at Victoria, information about accommodation and what to expect in your first year.