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School holiday workshops

  • School Holiday Workshops 2019

We offer a range of workshops for year 11, 12 and 13 secondary school students (or age equivalent).

Although we are not charging fees for the workshops, we respectfully request that you bring a koha of a can of food, or non-perishable food item (i.e. pasta, rice). Half of all proceeds will be donated to Auckland City mission and the other half will go to Unitec students experiencing hardship.

July school holiday workshops (click to expand)

Bookings close 5pm, 24th June

Mount Albert Campus

Stencilling for Street Art, 8th July (9am – 3pm)

Learn the best techniques for doing stencil-based street art from Unitec lecturer and renowned street artist Bobby Hung (aka ‘BERST’).

Building Stuff, 8th July – 10th July (9am – 3pm)

Carpentry and concrete projects to take home.

Personal Training and the Gym Environment, 8th July (9am – 3pm)

Learn about nutrition for personal trainers and health. Explore the different jobs within the exercise industry. Practice ancestral movement and exercise using elements of Poi, Mau rākau and Te Reo Māori.

Social Media Marketing, 8th - 11th July (10am – 3pm)

Students will get an overview of Social Media Marketing, including topics such as social media strategy, social listening and moderating, social content, extending your reach, measuring return on investment and more!

Cars and Welding, 9th July (9am - 3pm)

Work on TEngines, wire up automotive circuits, get your head around diagnostics, learn how to charge systems and batteries, and have a go on a virtual welder.

Intro to Early Childhood Practice, 9th July (9am – 3pm)

Explore teaching techniques for our early learners in this 'hands-on' workshop where participants will engage with early childhood resources.

ULead, 9th July (10am – 2pm)

You'll get an understanding of your own leadership potential, begin building your own skill framework and development areas, develop your connection skills, and get a broad understanding of ways to lead. Build skills that are transferable across careers and across life.

Lighting // Basic Rigging, 9th July (9.30am - 4pm)

Get hands-on experience in a professional environment and use industry-standard gear. Bring your own laptop, so you can use free software so that you can rig, programme and operate a brief theatrical lighting show on a real lighting rig.

Screen Bites, 9th July (1.30pm - 5pm)

Film and television in Aotearoa is thriving, and it’s a billion-dollar industry in Auckland alone.

This is an introduction to the Film and Television course within Performing and Screen Arts – “SCREEN ARTS”. Students will get insight into our film making course, and a taste of the skills required to work in the film and TV industry.

Drawing for Character, 10th July (9.00am – 3pm)

This course will focus on exploring figure drawing for illustration, animation, and graphic novels. Learning to draw the human figure and develop characters based on the human figure. This will enable students to construct their own characters and place these in action poses for animation or static images.

Lighting // Moving lights, 10th July (9.30am – 4pm)

You’ll explore and programme a range of modern lighting fixtures and present a brief show with the help of our expert tutors.

Fantastic Beasts and How to Mind Them, 10th (10am – 2pm)

You’ll get to learn about and interact with some of the animals in our animal unit (Te Puna Kararehe). You’ll also work with gels in the research lab and be taught in Natural history.

Sound Engineering // how to design sound for theatre, 11th July (9.30am - 4pm)

Get hands-on experience designing, programming and playing out a theatrical soundscape using industry-standard software.

Coding with Swift, 9th and 11th July (9am - 2pm)

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to control Apples' Dancing Robot using the iPad and Swift playground.

Please note this is a 2-day workshop, but days are not consecutive.

Coding for Python, 16th and 18th July (9am – 2pm)

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to control a Gopigo3 robot using the Python programming language.

Please note this is a 2-day workshop, but days are not consecutive.

Introduction to Professional Acting Training, 19th July (9.30am - 4.30pm)

We are excited to offer a full-day audition workshop. This workshop focuses on teaching practical techniques to prepare an audition and discussing the pathway of becoming a professional actor. 

October school holiday workshops (click to expand)

Bookings close 5pm, 16th September

Mount Albert Campus

Building Stuff,  30th September - 2nd October (9am – 3pm)

Carpentry and concrete projects to take home.

Personal Training and the Gym Environment, 30th September (9am – 3pm)

Learn about nutrition for personal trainers and health. Explore the different jobs within the exercise industry. Practice ancestral movement and exercise using elements of Poi, Mau rākau and Te Reo Māori.

Coding with Swift, 1st and 3rd October (9am - 2pm)

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to control Apples' Dancing Robot using the iPad and Swift playground.

Please note this is a 2-day workshop, but days are not consecutive.

Intro to Early Childhood Practice, 1st October (9am – 3pm)

Explore teaching techniques for our early learners in this 'hands-on' workshop where participants will engage with early childhood resources.

ULead, 1st October (10am – 2pm)

You'll get an understanding of your own leadership potential, begin building your own skill framework and development areas, develop your connection skills, and get a broad understanding of ways to lead. Build skills that are transferable across careers and across life.

Coding for Python, 8th and 10th October (9am – 2pm)

By the end of the workshop, students will be able to control a Gopigo3 robot using the Python programming language.

Please note this is a 2-day workshop, but days are not consecutive.


For any queries regarding school holiday workshops, please email us at upc@unitec.ac.nz.

 

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