Auckland Institute of Studies News and Events

Visa Application Delays at Immigration NZ

February 13, 2019 |

Recent news out of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) reports a high volume of student visa applications are slowing the process down. Jeannie Melville, INZ’s Assistant General Manager, Visa Services is advising applicants to apply for their student visa at least eight weeks before their … Read More

AIS Launches NZCEL To Success

January 30, 2019 |

The first intakes for New Zealand Certificate In English Language (NZCEL) levels 4 and 5 will both run as planned. Students have enrolled for both courses in the first intake of 2019.

The NZCEL programmes were developed late last year so students could have … Read More

Time To Upskill Your Hospitality Staff

January 8, 2019 |

The New Zealand hospitality industry is booming. Figures from the Restaurant Association show that around 50 percent of people dine out at least once a week. From March 2015 to March 2016 overall sales increased by 8.5 percent, with 9.7 … Read More

Auckland hospitality is changing – how will you keep up?

November 1, 2018 |

With new hotels opening in Auckland, changes to immigration regulations, and a perceived shortage of hospitality workers all on our minds this year, there’s no doubt the hospitality industry is facing significant changes – and challenges. Facing those challenges head … Read More

Learning how to succeed in the workplace of tomorrow

September 26, 2018 |

At the AIS (Auckland Institute of Studies) graduation this month, students learned more than just who was graduating alongside them – they picked up valuable lessons for succeeding in their future workplaces.

Both the Keynote Speaker, EY Partner Stephen McKernan, … Read More

Short on staff? You don’t need to be!

September 6, 2018 |

Across the country, all signs are pointing to there being a shortage of hospitality workers. For the past year, the number of tourism and hospitality jobs advertised online has increased by 15.8 per cent, one of the biggest increases of … Read More

Experience the snow at Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand

July 2, 2018 |

Written by: Annie Do

Like many other international students from South East Asia where we don’t have snow, I love the experience of going to the mountain every winter in New Zealand.

Last weekend, a group of friends and I went to … Read More

Meet Navneet Singh – Bachelor of Hospitality Management Programme at AIS

July 2, 2018 |

Navneet Singh is from New Delhi, India and graduated with a Bachelor of Hospitality Management from AIS in 2015. With his passion for hospitality, it was easy for Navneet to gain employment upon graduation and permanent residency in New Zealand through Skilled Migrant Category.

We … Read More

Meet Nafetalai Feki – Associate Member of CPA Australia – BBus student

June 20, 2018 |

Nafetalai Feki is currently enrolled in Bachelor of Business Programme at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), New Zealand. The BBus (Accounting) is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Nafetalai has just received an official letter … Read More