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QTI Member Articles

Monthly articles submitted by member organisations

Whitecliffe Announces Approval of Three-Year BFA Degree

Whitecliffe Announces Approval of Three-Year BFA Degree

Whitecliffe is proud to announce the approval of a new three-year BFA degree and a one-year BFA (Honours). Starting in 2017, all students enrolling to begin their studies at Whitecliffe in Fine Arts, Photo Media, Fashion Design or Graphic Design within the Bachelor of Fine Arts will be enrolled in a three-year programme. A four-year journey will see successful students graduating with a postgraduate Honours degree in 2020 and beyond.
IPU joins the first Tertiary Knock Out challenge

IPU joins the first Tertiary Knock Out challenge

Palmerston North's first Tertiary Knock Out competition was held recently in The Square with UCOL, Massey, Te Wananga o Aotearoa and IPU New Zealand all participating. About 50 people attended the event, which resulted in a tie for first between Massey and IPU New Zealand. 

Media Design School offers NZ's first VR/AR qualification stream

Media Design School is the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to offer a qualification with a dedicated stream focusing on two of the world’s biggest emerging technologies: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).

NZMA Students Bridge Gap Between South Auckland and San Lorenzo

The plight of an Italian woman who lost her family in Central Italy’s August 24 earthquake has struck a chord with a group of hospitality and cookery students from NZMA – they recently hosted an Italian canape lunch in Otahuhu to raise money for her.
Accolades Come Thick and Fast for ACG Yoobee Fantasy Fan

Accolades Come Thick and Fast for ACG Yoobee Fantasy Fan

A childhood fascination for sci-fi and fantasy movies has evolved into a promising career for Hening Wang (Ted) from ACG Yoobee Wellington. Twenty years after hiring his first VCR from his local video shop in Dalian China, Ted is now living in the land of The Hobbit, one step closer to creating his very own sci-fi blockbuster.
ITC Celebrates 20 Years with 20 Scholarships!

ITC Celebrates 20 Years with 20 Scholarships!

International Travel College (ITC) is giving away 20 scholarships to celebrate its 20th birthday and to help 20 motivated individuals gain a qualification in airline, travel or tourism. Scholarships range between $1,000 and $5,000 NZD and will be awarded to applicants who can demonstrate outstanding enthusiasm for the industry.
Whitecliffe Wins at 2016 Best Design Awards

Whitecliffe Wins at 2016 Best Design Awards

Whitecliffe Graphic Design graduates Brittnee Covich, Caroline Konarkowska received Student category gold and silver awards at the 2016 Best Design Awards and HOD Graphic Design Jonty Valentine won gold in the Design Communication category.

Quality Tertiary Institutions welcomes Productivity Commission report into tertiary education

Quality Tertiary Institutions (Nga Wananga Kounga), a key private tertiary education sector peak body, has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s draft report into new models of tertiary which it called “thoughtful and bold.” QTI strongly supports the proposed move to a more genuinely market-based tertiary education system with a strong focus on students. The report also comprehensively challenges official claims that the current system is ‘high trust/high accountability’ and ‘low compliance’ – in fact, the Commission described Government control as “high-level”, “pervasive” and “stifling innovation.”
IPU New Zealand’s Spring Festival Makes the Front Page

IPU New Zealand’s Spring Festival Makes the Front Page

A beautiful spring day and blooming cherry blossoms made for a perfect International Spring Festival at Palmerston North's IPU New Zealand. The busiest thus far, the festival attracted 7250 people and made the front page of the Manawatu Standard and Stuff.co.nz.

Unity Technologies offers scholarship to MDS students

Unity Technologies has partnered with Media Design School to offer one aspiring game developer a scholarship that will provide them with the opportunity to study game development at the number one ranked 3D animation, visual effects and game school in the Asia Pacific region.
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