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

 


Students impressed with new health building

Students impressed with new health building

Week two into the new academic year has seen new and returning students impressed with the new health building at the Whitireia Porirua campus.

Over 1000 health students will be studying in the building this year. There is a great sense of pride amongst students, towards their new education training facility.

Jacob Carlson, a second year Bachelor of Health Science student is impressed with the building and is enjoying the open spaces it provides. “It’s such a change from where were last year in a prefabricated building” he said.

The very modern building that takes up 3817 square metres is full of state-of-the-art features. Included is laboratories, world class simulation suites, inter-room sliding doors allowing for flexible teaching, open work spaces for staff, learning streets which are the focal point and central hub of student life, a place of interaction and self-learning with very bright and modern furniture. The learning streets are a great meeting point said Bachelor of Nursing, year three student Charlie Boyadjian. “Having one building that houses all health students is amazing, it makes you realise how many people are studying health programmes at Whitireia” she said.

For year one Bachelor of Nursing Pacific student Mai-Cheree Howard, she thinks she has timed her entry into nursing training pretty well by being able to start it, in the new building.

This state-of-the-art facility is setting new standards for health education training in New Zealand.

The building will be officially opened on the 20 March 2013 by the Minister of Health and Minister for State Owned Enterprises Hon Tony Ryall.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Werewolf: Music Criticism As A Dating Metaphor

Music criticism can be just another form of consumer advic... Yet ever since pop music criticism first entered the media mainstream it has played a wider role, too. Rather than a decree with a numerical score attached, this kind of criticism functions more like travel notes. A conversation, even a form of seduction. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Rushing For Gold

The first section focuses particularly on the Victorian connections – commercial, legal, mining and personal, including migration statistics. But for me the most interesting chapters were in the middle sections about the people of the goldfields. More>>

Comedy Festival Review: VOTE BATT

The political campaigning in the US over the last eight months or so has provided a stark insight into how far political candidates are willing to go. This background came into focus as “former comedian” – now politician – Tim Batt ushered people up into the front seats, passing out badges and taking photographs with his not entirely adoring public... More>>

HRH QEII's 90th: New Zealand Post Birthday Stamps Fit For A Queen

New Zealand Post is celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with a special series of stamps and a limited edition silver coin. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926. To mark her birthday, New Zealand Post has produced ‘lenticular’ or moving stamps that feature nine different images of the Queen on just three stamps. More>>

ALSO:

Anzac Day: A Time To Stand Against Hatred

The Human Rights Commission says ANZAC Day is a time for New Zealanders to remember those things our grandparents stood for and stand up against intolerance and prejudice. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news