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NZIE’s 2020 Recap

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas already?! 2020 has sure been one hell of a ride and we hope you have some exciting NZ Summer time plans up your sleeves to welcome in the New Year with a bang🎉 Before we wrap-up this year, we wanted to give you a recap of all the interesting and fun things that happened at NZIE this year! 😁 

Scroll down ⬇ to view our yearly recap 👀 

Early 2020

NZIE GRADUATION: 2019 Graduation 🎓

Earlier this year, we celebrated all of our hardworking and talented students who completed their studies 📙 with NZIE within the past year. We held a special graduation ceremony commemorating our students’ successes Click here to view more photos 📷 of the event!  

NZIE LOCKDOWN: Coronavirus Pandemic 2020 🦠 

With the COVID-19 Lockdown, many challenges were faced 😓. Two of them being learning and teaching from home 🏡  We all had to quickly adapt to our “new normal” and help make the change to digital classrooms a seamless transition for our students. 

Thankfully, to our amazing tutors and guest speakers 🙌 (as well as our stable internet connection and technological devices), we were able to continue teaching our courses successfully online 💻 Are you interested in securing a COVID-RESISTANT job? Check out this blog here for more info. 

NZIE INDUSTRY EXPERTS: Guest Speakers 👩💼👨💼 

During the year, we had the privilege of inviting some incredibly lovely guest speakers to come in and speak to our students about Digital Marketing and the Digital Marketing Industry 👨💻 

Daniel Bard from The Recipe (an Auckland based Digital Marketing Agency) chatted with our July intake on his best advice entering the Digital Marketing Industry. Click here to read about his helpful advice and insights! 🤔 

We also had Ginnaya (Consultant at The Creative Store) come in and run a CV Workshop and present some interesting facts about the current Digital Marketing Landscape within New Zealand 🇳🇿 Check out this article for the skills that are in HIGH DEMAND with the New Zealand team at The Creative Store and The Digital Store!  

Late 2020 

NZIE’s FIRST ONLINE INDUCTION: Virtual Learning 🖥 

Due to our “new normal,” we here at NZIE decided to make some exciting new shifts and changes to our Digital Marketing Diploma Level 7. We thought with the world 🌏 becoming more digitally and technologically advanced, that it would be a great idea to roll out our Digital Marketing Diploma COMPLETELY online 💻  

As well as open-up our Diploma NOT ONLY to Domestic students in Auckland but the rest of New Zealand! 🤩 

Therefore, in October this year, we kicked off our 2-day Induction for our newest Online Digital Marketing Diploma intake! 📖 Pictured is our lovely student services co-ordinator Jana who pulled together an epic *fully online* induction The Induction started with a beautiful Powhiri welcoming (online via zoom); it was a truly magical experience directed from a Marae 😌 

Additionally, we invited back a few graduates to speak on a panel and share their student journey 🤓We also had some fantastic industry guest speakers pop-in to share their insights about Digital Marketing as well! 🙎‍♂️🙎🙎‍♀️ 

Well, that’s a wrap! Thank you for recapping with us and for being a part of our exciting journey in 2020✨We appreciate your support and look forward to catching up with you again in 2021! Till next time! 👋 

Meri Kirihimete me te Hape la! 🎄 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄 

From the team at NZIE! 🎅 

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To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; OR Have a student visa.

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 3 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Level 2 qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR mid B1 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizen or resident; or have Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; or have a student visa.

Fees 2020

Student loans available through Study Link. Check if you are eligible here. 

Fees-Free Study.  

You are only eligible for Fees-Free if you haven’t previously undertaken more than 60 credits (half a year of equivalent full-time tertiary education, 0.5 EFTS) at Level 3 or above on the NZQF – New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

To check if you meet the requirements, visit the New Zealand Government’s Fees-Free website and enter your National Student Number (NSN)

If you do not have an NSN, contact your Student Support Advisor.

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