Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search


Design And Arts College Appoints New GM

Design And Arts College Appoints New General Manager

The Design and Arts College of New Zealand (D&A) announced Annabel Gudsell as General Manager today taking over the responsibilities of the day to day operations from the outgoing Managing Director, Susan McAllister. Gudsell been with the College since the start of 2005 as Marketing Manager and brings eight years experience from the marketing, media and corporate industries combined with a passion for educating the next generation of designers and artists. Gudsell is looking forward to working with the staff and continuing the success of D&A in the creative industries.

Outgoing Managing Director, Susan McAllister, will still retain the ownership of the College. McAllister has been involved within education for twenty-three years, the last ten years as Managing Director of D&A.

The team at D&A have built the College up to around 350 students with a focus on meeting the creative sector and industry need. McAllister is confident in the appointment of Gudsell as General Manager; ‘I am looking forward to a smooth transition and working with Annabel on company strategy as my continued role as owner. I am confident that under Annabel’s leadership, the College will continue to thrive and grow, providing a quality service to our clients and stakeholders.’

D&A has been celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2008 and provides tertiary education within the following courses Fine Arts, Contemporary Photography, Graphic Design, Architectural Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design and Makeup Design and Production. To find out more please visit


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

Kakī: World’s Rarest Wading Bird Released In Mackenzie Basin

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the birds will add to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier this month, significantly boosting the wild population. More>>


IHC Tribute: Colin Meads

"While Colin is best known for rugby, to us he is one of a small number of distinguished IHC New Zealand Life Members recognised for their significant support for people with intellectual disabilities," says IHC Chief Executive Ralph Jones. More>>


Howard Davis Review: Tilting at Turbines - The Trip to Spain

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have now both broken the Big Fifty barrier, which seems to have brought a whole new level of angst to their midlife adventures ... More>>

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>


NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland