ABOUT WELTEC » News and Events 2016
 Connection Newsletter

WelTec is pleased to publish our 'Connection' magazine linking industry and our stakeholders
with the latest WelTec news and achievements.


Three hospitality students from WelTec are getting in some last minute practice, as they prepare to battle it out in an elite national culinary competition in Auckland next week.



Jade McMahon, recent graduate from WelTec says determination is the key to academic success and getting ahead in life.  And Jade’s leading by example having secured a great job with a bright future.



More than 100 secondary school girls have jumped at the opportunity to spend a day shadowing IT experts in Wellington at some of the Capital city’s well-known companies. 

For one day the girls will get to experience all aspects of ICT from programming to design and to see first-hand technology of all kinds inside a business.



Innovators, creators, business leaders and academic researchers are joining forces in Wellington this week at a symposium which aims to develop new ideas and opportunities for the advancement of industry specific R&D.




WelTec School of Hospitality Wins Asia Pacific City and Guilds

Celebrating Excellence: The Wellington Institute of Technology
School of Hospitality wins the City & Guilds International Centre of Excellence – Asia Pacific region




Running out of charge on your cellphone could be a distant memory for residents and visitors to “Technology Valley”, Lower Hutt. 

Engineers from WelTec’s School of Engineering and the School of Creative Industries have teamed up to design and build a prototype cellphone charging tower powered by solar energy.  


Melissa Kupa has her sights set firmly on becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a Toloa scholarship from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. 




On Monday 6 June Ho Chi Minh City saw the very best of Vietnamese and New Zealand cuisine, culinary skills and collaboration as a selection of top students from both countries brought their world-class fusion menus to life at a prestigious Gala Dinner.


Intergen Awards
New Zealand’s largest dedicated Microsoft business solutions provider Intergen has partnered with the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) to help meet its ICT workforce requirements.  WelTec has one of the largest IT Schools in New Zealand with graduates snapped up by a hungry ICT sector keen to employ talented and skilled technologists.



The number of students studying engineering at diploma and degree level is at the highest it has ever been at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) for this time of year.