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Raffles College of Design & Commerce, Auckland:
Make the most of your overseas study experience by choosing somewhere inspiring like New Zealand! At Raffles College of Design and Commerce in Auckland, we provide high-quality certificate and diploma courses in the fields of design, business and early childhood education. We welcome students from NZ and international students from around the world. All of our programmes are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

Raffles Education Corporation - Quality International Education:

Raffles Education Corporation is a premier creative design and business education provider in Asia Pacific. It has a network of 3 universities and 33 colleges in 30 cities across 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The network pools resources of all colleges to give students a truly international study experience.

Raffles Education Corporation has been providing quality higher education ever since 1990. The successful curricula in various fields have groomed many students into professional prodigies, award winners, and business leaders around Asia Pacific. Raffles New Zealand will follow and incorporate REC's successful frameworks to provide quality education.

Inter-College Transfer of Credits:
Looking for greater overseas exposure? Raffles allows students to seamlessly transfer credits among affiliate colleges in Asia Pacific. International qualifications can be gained by studying overseas in up to three different countries. Students can pursue their advanced diploma in New Zealand, earn their bachelor's degree in Singapore, and finish their master's in Iskandar, Malaysia.

Highly Experienced International Lecturers:

Photo of College in Auckland, NZAt Raffles, only the best in their field are hired as lecturers. To enhance an international environment, lecturers come from all over the world from countries like: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Korea, Singapore, and Russia. With their wealth of industry experience, lecturers can impart techniques and knowledge that they have tried and tested themselves. Many students have become successful leaders and professionals through the guidance of Raffles lecturers.

Certificate & Diploma Courses:
We offer certificate & diploma courses in the following subjects:

- Design: Graphic Design; Multimedia Design
- Business: Business
- Science and Technology: Early Childhood Education

Internship Programs:
Students will build their knowledge and expertise with practical hands-on assignments and internships. This will enhance a professional or creative portfolio and thus employability. Many Raffles students around Asia Pacific landed jobs in reputable companies they interned in.

Career Preparation:
Maximum preparation is provided for every student's field of specialty. An intensive and comprehensive curriculum prepares students for development of portfolios and professional skills. Having studied in an international environment also serves as an added bonus in their résumés. With this, students will be prepared for the realities of working and synchronizing with others within a multi-national corporation.

Studying Overseas in New Zealand:

Image of College in Auckland, NZNew Zealand is a country in Oceania with modern cityscapes, scenic farmlands and natural attractions. Life in New Zealand is comfortably-paced and offers the best of modern amenities to support sophisticated lifestyles and scenic landscapes for relaxing holiday getaways.

Auckland is known as the ‘City of Sails” because of the number of yachts that sail its coasts. It is the capital and also the largest city in New Zealand. Many expats and businesses have travelled to work in Auckland over the years, making it New Zealand’s largest commercial area and one of the world’s largest cultural melting pots.

Before you head to Auckland for your studies, detailed planning on your accommodation will save you from future domestic discomfort. It will help to source through the internet for forums and reviews about the place so that you will know as much as you can about the country before you start living there. This will give you insights on what local life is like beyond what is airbrushed on tourist brochures and will also teach you how not to fall into tourist traps during your first few weeks.

Email: Contact Us

Address: Raffles Education 51, Merchant Road, Singapore, 058283, Singapore
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2022-12-20 were from:

Ibadan, Nigeria; Algiers, Algeria; Pangasinan, Philippines; TST Kowloon, Hong Kong; Thimphu, Bangladesh; Kampala, Uganda; Kampala, UK / GB; Jakarta, Indonesia; Lagos, Nigeria; and more.
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Natcoll Design Technology, Wellington
Courses / Programs
Natcoll Design Technology provides creative digital technology courses and related resources and is at the forefront of digital design education and training in New Zealand. Established in 1997, we have campuses in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch which offer intensive NZQA-approved vocationally-based certificate and diploma courses. Whether your passion lies in animation or graphic design, web design or digital production, interactive media or video post production, we will teach you the essential skills you need to succeed in the creative digital design industries.

Our courses can lead to entry straight into the workforce, or provide opportunities for further study. Natcoll currently has a number of formal degree pathways in place with a number of institutions in Australia & NZ which provide Natcoll graduates with the opportunity to cross credit into degree programmes.
Diploma Courses:

• Animation and Digital Video - Level 5
• Computer Graphic Design - Level 6
• Interactive Design - Level 6
• Web Development - Level 6
• Animation (Advanced) - Level 6
• Video Post Production (Advanced)-Level 6
• Digital Media (Advanced) - Level 7
• Advanced 3D Graphics – Level 7

Foundation certificate course:
• iCreate Foundation course in Digital Design – Level 3
Inspiration Design International School, Singapore
Courses / Programs
• Celebrating 33 years in business and conveniently located in the heart of the city, Inspiration Design International School today is Singapore's premier private education provider for interior design knowledge, high-quality teaching and professional skills development, dedicated to the professional disciplines of interior design programs ranging from certificates, diploma to advanced diploma courses taught in English.

• Our Interior Design courses can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

• Inspiration is also an Autodesk Authorized Training Centre that provides short-courses such as Photoshop, AutoCAD, 3ds Max and more to both Singapore & international students.

• Inspiration Design International School is registered with the Singapore Committee for Private Education (CPE).

WHY CHOOSE IDIS:
- To attain world-class quality professional skills.
- To become a competent and creative designer.
- Get employed after graduation with the support from our school.
- Further your studies with a range of international institutions and universities.

Student Review:
"The intensive and creative design training through design studio and experiments have enabled me to sharpen my understanding and perception of design...

Since graduating from Inspiration, I have worked in a Singapore President Design Award-winning design consultancy firm as a designer for more than two years, I am now pursuing my further education in architecture design in NUS (MA)."
- Qi Shi Zhi, China, Interior Design Graduate
Advanced Diploma in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time courses taught in English
• Requires a final 6 months to achieve.

Diploma in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time
• Requires an additional 6 months to achieve after foundation.

Certificate in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time (12 month foundation course)

SkillsFuture Credit / Short Courses
• Autodesk 3DS Max
• Autodesk AutoCAD
• Google SketchUp
• Adobe Photoshop
• Perspective Drawing
• Small Space Design
• Furniture Knowledge
• Light and Lighting Interiors
• Exhibition/Visual Merchandiser Design
• BIM Architecture Modelling (Autodesk Revit)
Media Design School, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Media Design School is New Zealand’s most-awarded tertiary institute for digital and creative technology qualifications.

Specialising in the teaching of industry-standard skills and knowledge, Media Design School provides a vibrant and energetic creative culture for students from around the globe.

Our media design programmes have been developed by industry professionals and educators, cater for a range of experience levels, and are both highly relevant and production-oriented.

Media Design School’s graduates go on to work in the world’s leading design, game development, film and animation studios and have contributed to blockbuster films including Avatar, King Kong and films from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- Bachelor of Art and Design (3D & VFX)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming)
- Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art)
- Bachelor of Media Design
- Diploma of Digital Creativity (Foundation)
- Diploma of Creative Advertising
- Graduate Certificate of Creative Technologies
- Graduate Diploma of Creative Technologies
Palmerston North School of Design
Courses / Programs
Palmerston North School of Design is a private design school located in central Palmerston North, the main city of the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. We provide courses for students who have creative talent and ability but lack the necessary skills and qualifications to go onto tertiary design training or gain employment in the design industry.

We have three courses for school leavers and mature students wanting to enter higher university study or employment. The courses are designed for students who have not gained the university entrance criteria at high school or who would like to focus on design full time.

After completion of the courses, students have expertise in drawing, the design process, graphic / fashion design and computer graphics. The courses combine nationally recognised qualifications with a professional portfolio for entry to the best degree and diploma design courses in New Zealand and around the world.

The courses do not simply prepare students for entry to higher level training or employment, but give them the opportunity to excel. Palmerston North School of Design has the highest quality rating from NZQA.
- Drawing & Design: Bridging Course:
A two year, level 3 and 4 course to help students enter the best degree and diploma courses in New Zealand and around the world.

- Drawing & Design: Training Opportunities:
A fully funded course designed especially for students 18 years and over who are registered with WINZ.

- Design & Computing: Youth Training:
A fully funded one year course for 16-17 year old school leavers to extend their creative talent as an alternative to NCEA Level 1.
Whitireia Community Polytechnic
Courses / Programs
Established in 1986, Whitireia is known for producing work-ready graduates in New Zealand and overseas. The main campus is in Porirua, sitting at the edge of the scenic Porirua harbour, 20km north of Wellington City. It is close to beaches where swimming, surfing and boating are popular recreational activities. It has easy access to banks, shopping complexes, art gallery, gymnasiums, restaurants and public transport. We offer Bachelor Degree, Diploma & Certificate courses.
Bachelor Degree, Diploma & Certificate courses:

Visual Arts, Jewellery Short Courses, Dance, Acting, Music, Design and Multimedia, Special Efx & Post-production Short Courses, Photography, Creative Writing, Journalism, Publishing, Maori Arts and Design, English Language, Floristry, Short Courses.
London Art Portfolio - Courses in UK & ONLINE Worldwide
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio provides successful Art and Design portfolio preparation courses and foundation courses in Central London & ONLINE in all areas of fine art and design to students from Australia & around the world - at all levels. We help to prepare you for University applications, professional interviews, or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters Degree, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing British and international students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career.

• Small class sizes with personal, tailored service year-round.

"Central Saint Martins has offered me a place on Foundation Pathway: Graphic Design. I'm so happy! Thank you so much for your guidance and all heart that you put in to help me out."
- Aleksandra, Poland

"At the end of the course, I had an interview at the London College of Fashion and was accepted! It was a great victory & I owe a lot to London Art Portfolio! Thank you very much!"
- Paola, Italy
Online Portfolio Preparation Courses in Art / Design.

Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in London UK:


• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• 3D Design / Architecture

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• Foundation Course in Art and Design
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Corporate Workshops
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)