View student profiles from the School of Design Innovation and find out why they enjoy studying here.
Meet some of the students who've been involved in the Āwhina programme and find out how it helped their study.
Meet Tamati, a Master’s student who is honing his video production skills at Victoria University of Wellington.
For Jess, Wellington was the perfect place to explore her creative side and get amongst the city’s inspiring design scene.
Find out how the Bachelor of Industrial Design course has helped Nicole grow as a designer.
Joining the School of Design Innovation as a BA graduate has led to some exciting opportunities for Flavia-Rose—including the chance to work at Weta Workshop.
Sean enjoyed how his Bachelor’s course allowed him to put his study into practice.
Meet Ellen, a student with a passion for industrial design, and find out how that earned her a foot in the door at Weta Workshop.
The Master of Design Innovation course introduced Ryan to new design fields, including creative coding and 3D media.
For James, switching to design studies has led to exciting research opportunities and a career in interior architecture.
Meet Rebecca, a student with a passion for digital design, including animation, app and game design.
Molly has been inspired by the way her studies have brought her love of people and communities together with her creativity.
Jonathon's Master of Design Innovation thesis explored the way augmented reality can enrich our understanding of the world.
Dipanwita Biswas, a postgraduate student from India, explored her identify through two cultural tropes.
"I wanted to make objects with meaning and purpose."
Media Design alum, Will Barber uses skills he gained studying at the University's School of Design Innovation to create award-winning websites.
MDes student, Steven Almond saw postgraduate study as a chance to expand his skill set and consider what the circular economy could mean for industrial design.
After completing her undergraduate studies, Katie O’Brien knew she wanted to narrow the focus on something she was really passionate about in a Master’s degree.
Ananya Khare’s Master of Design research is exploring the use of textiles and craft in creating circular economies.
In his Master’s project, Daniel explored how to illuminate the problem of plastic wrappers and waste through photography.
Alicia says studying in the Master of User Experience Design offered her the opportunity to learn the ropes and get into the industry quickly.
Carym Wharerau hopes to use his degree in Communication Design to influence the design sector through a Māori/indigenous lens.