Posts Tagged: wellington

Staying Active in Winter

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Winter didn’t stop a group of Campbell students from learning to surf for the very first time recently. It was one of many outdoor activities that students can do on the weekends while studying English at our campus in Auckland. At our Wellington campus, we encourage students to stay active with biweekly yoga classes, after-class and… Read more »

Staff Corner – Paul Bean

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In February 2017 we welcomed Paul Bean, our new Activity Coordinator to Campbell. Paul is from the UK but has been travelling around the world for the past five years and has lived in France, Portugal, the USA, Australia and now New Zealand. He has worked as an Activity Director on board cruise ships and… Read more »

Demi Au Pair Programme – What to Expect

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Four of Campbell’s demi au pair students share their experiences and wisdom about travelling to New Zealand to study and work while living with a Kiwi family. (Click on their names below.) Demi Au Pair – (Derived from French – Demi = ‘half’ / Au Pair = ‘equal to’. English pronunciation: /oʊˈpɛər/) is a domestic assistant… Read more »

Our trip to Kapiti Island – a native bird sanctuary

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Photo credit: Shihying Huang (Mickey) Campbell students visited Kapiti Island as one of the weekend activities in January 2017. To make sure our students get to view a range of New Zealand’s most endangered and rare birds, our activity coordinator booked in advance for the trip to anticipate the limited number of visitors allowed on the… Read more »

Top Spots in Wellington

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as recommended by our Upper-Intermediate students Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and is located in the heart of New Zealand. It is also the home of NZ’s world-famous movie industry. Sitting on a stunning natural harbour and surrounded by lush green hills, Wellington is a beautiful, vibrant and cosmopolitan city and region. Do you… Read more »

Charity Auction for a worthy cause

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English language students at The Campbell Institute have held a charity auction to raise money for the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM), which is a non-denominational organisation working to support people through personal hardship. Businesses from around Wellington donated items to the auction, including an iPhone 6s from Vodafone, tickets from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra… Read more »

Campbell activities helped to improve my English

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Fahad Alfaify from Fayfa won a scholarship from Education New Zealand Saudi Arabia to study English and stay at a Campbell homestay family for 6 weeks. Before returning home Fahad shared his secret on improving his English in just 3 weeks since he started studying at The Campbell Institute in Wellington. It’s the second time Fahad… Read more »

The Learning Hub First Birthday!

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The Learning Hub is a self access learning centre, a place where Campbell students go to when they want to practice listening and speaking, get feedback on their classwork and access learning resources. Since it opened a year ago, it has seen a steady increase in the number of students wanting to improve their English outside of… Read more »

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 »