Courses and Careers Open Day

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(Creative Events, Dance Studies, Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts, Music)

02 September 2017

9am - 3:30pm

Venue: Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries

Location: Please refer to the sessions listed below.

Host: The University of Auckland

Cost: FREE

Contact email: creative@auckland.ac.nz

Website: openday.ac.nz

 

Welcome to Creative Arts and Industries. Come along to meet our staff and students and find out more about what you will study, how to get in and the career opportunities available when you graduate.

The Student Centre will be open all day to provide support and assistance with all application enquiries.

 

School of Architecture and Planning


Experience Architecture

9-11am and 12-2pm

Starts at the Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, 22 Symonds Street.

The School of Architecture and Planning is New Zealand’s leading school for architecture and the built environment*. This two-hour session begins with a talk where you will hear what studying Architecture with us is really like and how to apply for the Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme. You’ll also learn about our connections with industry and how students combine future-based speculations with real-world projects. We shall then move on to one of our studio spaces where you will participate in a design studio session alongside current students.

*Source: 2017 QS World University Rankings by subject.

 

Why study Architecture?

2.30-3.15pm

Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, 22 Symonds Street.

An additional talk for those unable to attend an Experience Architecture session.

 

Architecture tours

9.30am | 10.30am | 11.30am | 12.30pm | 1.30pm | 2.30pm

Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre, 26 Symonds Street.

Large, open-plan studios, workshops and specialist facilities support your learning. Current students will take you on a tour of our spaces and answer your questions about student life in the School.

 

Architecture student presents in a crit session.

Experience Urban Planning

9-11am and 11am-1pm

Starts at the ALR1 Lecture Theatre, Conference Centre, 22 Symonds Street.

The School of Architecture and Planning is New Zealand’s leading school for architecture and the built environment*. This two-hour session begins with a talk where you will hear from staff, current students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study Urban Planning. We’ll also discuss the career paths available to you when you graduate. Then we’ll take you to one of our studio spaces to participate in a master planning exercise experimenting with the design and use of public spaces.

*Source: 2017 QS World University Rankings by subject.

 

Urban Planning tours

9.30am | 10.30am | 11.30am | 12.30pm | 1.30pm | 2.30pm

Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre, 26 Symonds Street.

Large, open-plan studios, workshops and specialist facilities support your learning. Current students will take you on a tour of our spaces and answer your questions about student life in the School.

 

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Elam School of Fine Arts


Why study contemporary art?

10.30-11.30am and 1.30-2.30pm

Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, 22 Symonds Street.

Hear from our staff and current students about studio life at Elam. We’ll talk about the multidisciplinary workshops that will support your practice and explore how contemporary art contributes to society. You’ll hear how Elam graduates are using their qualifications in a variety of industries around the world – and there’ll be plenty of opportunities for you to ask questions.

 

Application portfolio workshops

9-10am | 10.30-11.30am | 12-1pm | 2.30-3.30pm

Elam Common Room, Elam School of Fine Arts, 20 Whitaker Place.

Ready to apply for a Bachelor of Fine Arts? Our staff will talk you through how to best present your application portfolio. To make the most of these one-hour sessions we encourage you to bring along physical copies of your own work in order to receive valuable feedback.

 

Elam tours

9.30am | 10.30am | 11.30am | 12.30pm | 1.30pm | 2.30pm

Projectspace Gallery, Elam School of Fine Arts, 20 Whitaker Place.

Large, open-plan studios, workshops and specialist facilities support your learning. Current students will take you on a tour of our spaces and answer your questions about student life at Elam.

 

Close up of a woman making a plaster mould
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Dance Studies Programme


Experience Dance Studies

11.30am-1.30pm

Starts at the Conference Centre Seminar Room, 22 Symonds Street.

In our Dance Studies Programme, you’ll be part of a tight-knit and supportive community. This two-hour session begins with a talk where you’ll hear from our staff, current students and recent graduates about what studying dance with us is really like, and the career paths available to you when you graduate. You’ll then proceed to one of our dance studios to participate in a one-hour group movement workshop alongside current students.

 

Bachelor of Dance Studies students performing Ave by student Ufitia Sagapolutele
Bachelor of Dance Studies students performing Ave by student Ufitia Sagapolutele
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School of Music


Experience Music

10am-11.30am and 12.30-2pm

Music Theatre, School of Music, 6 Symonds Street.

Our School of Music is the most comprehensive music school in New Zealand. In this session you will enjoy performances by our students. They and our instrument teachers, composers and musicologists will also describe what it’s like to study music with us. You’ll also learn how your study will prepare you for the modern music industry and extended creative sectors.

 

Songwriters workshop

2.30-3.30pm

Music Theatre, School of Music, 6 Symonds Street.

This workshop will provide you with a taste of the songwriting, collaboration, accompaniment and performance skills developed in our popular music programme. Network with our renowned staff as well as current students to learn how your music technology and performance skills will be enhanced, allowing you to engage effectively in the popular music industry.

 

Performance shot of a flute player

Discover more Courses and Careers Open Day activities happening on campus here.

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