Posts Tagged: student

Japanese Rugby Players Study at Campbell

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In 2015 Japan produced one of the greatest sporting upsets of all time by beating South Africa in the Rugby World Cup. With Japan hosting the next Rugby World Cup in 2019, New Zealand is seeing more and more Japanese rugby players coming here to improve their Rugby skills and study English. Campbell is currently… Read more »

Eri from Japan – I love New Zealand. I love Wellington

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Hi, I’m Eri, from Japan. I’ve been in New Zealand for six weeks. I wish I could have stayed longer. It was my first time in New Zealand and also my first time traveling alone. Actually I didn’t know a lot about New Zealand before I came, but now I know the people are lovely… Read more »

Japanese blogger’s week at Campbell

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English New Zealand hosted Japanese blogger Ayumi Murayama at six NZ English Language schools in NZ in August and September. Campbell was lucky to be one of the schools selected for this programme. While in Wellington Ayumi attended regular classes at Campbell and in the evenings and weekend she was able to experience what makes… Read more »

Campbell Pathways Success

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Wellington Hurricanes on top!

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  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 »

Volunteering with Campbell – Ruth’s story

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Ruth is from Germany and studied in the upper-intermediate/advanced General English class for 4 weeks before heading out to volunteer at 3 different projects. This is her report from her first project: Wellington Indoor Riding School. Check out the other projects that you could volunteer with here. After four amazing weeks at the Campbell Institute, where I… Read more »