Posts Categorized: General

Barista Course Graduates Find Jobs

After graduating from the MOJO Barista Course a few weeks ago, we can share some good news! A couple of the students have found work where they can use their newly gained skills!Sylvain from France is currently working in a hotel in Wellington and is waiting to hear back from another job interview for work… Read more »

Campbell Pathways Success

Dennis at LCB

Hanzhang Wang, better known as Dennis, is one of Campbell’s successful pathway students now in his first year studying at Le Cordon Bleu NZ on the Basic Cuisine course. Dennis is originally from Tongliao in China and came to New Zealand with the intention of studying culinary arts. ‘The reason to choose New Zealand was… Read more »

Charity Auction Hits Record High at Campbell

This year Campbell charity auction took place on Thursday 18th of June and was a great success. This year our chosen charity was The Himalayan Trust, which was founded by world famous Kiwi, Sir Edmund Hillary- Hillary and his climbing partner, Tenzig Norgay, were the first people to climb Mount Everest. This charity works to… Read more »

High Tea at Le Cordon Bleu

Our students were spoilt rotten a few weeks ago when they went to Le Cordon Bleu (LCB) in the centre of Wellington to enjoy a tour and a lovely high tea. There was a tour of the building including the large and beautifully clean kitchens where Le Cordon Bleu students do their training. They ended… Read more »

Pauline volunteering at Pony Parties

My first week I’m Pauline from Germany and I’m staying on a pony farm for two months. The farm is in Motukarara, that’s a small place on the south island of New Zealand. I’m living in the family who owns the farm and in this time I’m the right hand of my host mother. Her… Read more »

CAE: Opening Up Opportunities

12 weeks ago, a group of 7 strangers embarked on the second Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) course at Campbell for the updated 2015 CAE exam. All the students came with the intention of bettering their overall level of English, especially in the areas of writing, grammar and vocabulary. With the course finishing this week, we… Read more »

Ruth’s second project: The Living in Peace Project

Ruth at The Living in Peace Project

I arrived in Karamea, which is about 100 km north of Westport on the West Coast of the South Island. The Karamea Express departs once a day except Sundays. Karamea has 575 inhabitants, about four or five roads and nearly no cellphone signal. But you have everything you need: beach, river, mountains, beautiful walking treks,… Read more »

A little corner of paradise – Pupu Rangi Nature Sanctuary

Pupu Rangi Nature Sanctuary Volunteer programme which was offered by The Campbell Institute and Octavian was definitely different from other adventures, or tour programmes in New Zealand. It was just a great experience! I am a South Korean mother and I studied and worked as an intern for 2 years in The Campbell Institute Auckland… Read more »

Wellington Hurricanes on top!

Wellington students go to see Hurricanes

  New Zealand is a really sporty country and Wellington is really lucky to be home to some great sports venues, all really close to the centre of town. You can see lots of cricket at The Basin Cricket Ground and both rugby and football (soccer) at the famous Westpac Stadium, also known as the… Read more »