Grad Fest 2014

From architecture and design to contemporary arts and computing, we’ll be celebrating – and showcasing – the creative work and achievements of this year’s stellar Unitec graduates at Grad Fest 2014.

Grad Fest launches with an Opening Night event on Thursday 27 November, with exhibitions, drinks and prize-givings at Unitec and an After Party at Carrington’s Pumphouse. An exhibition of student work will also run until 4 December at Unitec.

Grad Fest Opening Night events

Architecture Opening night
27 November, 6pm at Building 1

The Department of Architecture proudly presents work by students from the bachelors and masters programmes. Join us in the Fale courtyard for a prize-giving ceremony and the publication of a beautiful new edition of ‘Asylum’, the Department of Architecture’s annual printed publication of student work.

Landscape Architecture
27 November, 5.30pm at Building 1

The Department of Landscape Architecture proudly presents work by students from the certificate, diploma, bachelors and masters programmes. Join us for a whānau room blessing from 5pm (Building 1, Level 1, Room 1028) followed by a prize-giving ceremony from 6.30pm (Building 1, Level 1, Room 1041). The event will also celebrate the launch of a new edition of our X-section journal ($10 on the night).

Design and Contemporary Arts
27 November, 6pm at Building 1; 
Industry viewing 5pm, prize-giving 5.30pm (family and friends)

The Department of Design and Contemporary Arts proudly presents work by students graduating from the certificate, diploma, bachelors and masters programmes. Join us to celebrate our graduates’ achievements and enjoy a showcase of contemporary craft, graphic design and animation, interior design, photography and media arts, product and furniture, visual arts and more.

Accounting and Finance, Communication Studies, Computing, Management and Marketing
27 November, 5.45pm – 8.30pm at Building 76

The Departments of Accounting and Finance, Communication Studies, Computing, and Management and Marketing present ‘Future Sparks’, a celebration of student and graduate success in 2014. Hear keynote speaker Andrew Pirie – GM of Corporate Relations at Spark New Zealand – talk about brand transformation, and enjoy drinks and nibbles and a prize-giving recognising student achievement.

Please RSVP to attend at www.unitec.ac.nz/futuresparks by Friday 21 November.           

Grad Fest After Party

Join us at the Grad Fest After Party from 9.30pm on Thursday 27 November at Carrington’s Pumphouse, Building 33, Mt Albert campus.

Performing and Screen Arts Graduation Season

The Department of Performing and Screen Arts proudly presents a showcase of performances, screenings and exhibitions from our graduating students.

Dance Showcase: Rere Takiwa (students $5)
13 – 16 Nov, 7.30pm at Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom. Tickets at iTicket.co.nz
Year 3 Screen Arts: Grad Screening (invite only)
17 Nov, 6.30pm at Event Cinemas, St Lukes
Production, Design and Management: Showcase Gallery (free)
18 Nov, 6pm – 8pm and 19 – 20 Nov, 9.30am – 4.30pm at Unitec Dance Studios (D2)
Music: End of Semester Performance (free)
21 Nov, 7pm at Unitec Dance Studios (D2)
Certificate in Communications and Media Arts: Play
21 Nov, 2pm and 7pm at Unitec Theatre, Building 6, RSVP to prees@unitec.ac.nz  

Grad Fest Exhibition (28 Nov - 4 Dec)

Want to admire the work of our talented Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design and Contemporary Arts students? We’ll be hosting an exhibition of student work from 9am – 4pm in Building 1 from Friday 28 November through until Thursday 4 December.