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QTI Member Articles

Monthly articles submitted by member organisations

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.
ITC collaborates with SIT on new tourism pathway

ITC collaborates with SIT on new tourism pathway

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) and the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) have combined resources to offer an exciting new tourism and hospitality pathway. Students who complete the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel Level 5 at ITC will now have the option to pathway to SIT’s Bachelor of Hotel Management.
Whitecliffe Graduate Wins 2016 ART Venture Award

Whitecliffe Graduate Wins 2016 ART Venture Award

Sharu Delilkan, a recent Whitecliffe Master of Arts in Arts Management graduate, is one of twelve creative entrepreneurs awarded a place on ART Venture, the distinguished year-long creative enterprise accelerator programme given by the Arts Regional Trust (ART). The award is worth over $30,000 for each recipient.
Whitecliffe attends  2016 Obscura Festival

Whitecliffe attends 2016 Obscura Festival

Whitecliffe Photo Media Head of Department Becky Nunes and Year 4 student Georgia Periam attended the 2016 Obscura Festival of Photography in George Town, Penang from the 19 – 26 August. The festival is Malaysia’s “premier photography festival that celebrates photography from Asia and around the globe” presenting a range of exhibitions, workshops, portfolio reviews, talks and slide shows each year.
NZSE Opens School of Creative Technologies

NZSE Opens School of Creative Technologies

In order to keep in step with the country's growing need for information and communications technology (ICT) graduates, the New Zealand School of Education (NZSE) has recently opened the doors to its fourth Auckland campus, the purpose built School of Creative Technologies, in Avondale. The new campus will serve as a hub of ICT studies for the wider West Auckland area, providing modern spaces and blended learning styles to emulate real life work environments.
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