Open Days

Considering a career in Fine Arts, Photo Media, Fashion Design or Graphic Design? Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design would like to invite you to take part in our OPEN DAYS Programme for 2017.

The next commencement date for the BFA programmes is February 2018

  1. OUT-OF-TOWNERS OPEN DAY - Wednesday 31 May

All programmes are presented in the one morning. This event is intended for individuals or school groups travelling to Auckland for the day

  1. CERTIFICATES OPEN DAY - Tuesday 20 June

Head of Department and faculty present on the  Certificate in Arts and Design and Certificate in Digital Media and Design. Both programmes are 18 weeks with February and july intakes each year

Bachelor of Fine Arts programmes


click on image to download the Open Day flyer

  • PHOTO MEDIA OPEN DAY - Wednesday 9 August

  • FINE ARTS OPEN DAY  - Thursday 10 August

  • FASHION DESIGN OPEN DAY - Wednesday 16 August

  • GRAPHIC DESIGN OPEN DAY - Thursday 17 August

The Department Head will present an overview of the three year BFA programme. You will also learn about the application process and how to prepare for the interview. The day includes observation of  classes, a tour of the campus and lunch with current students who are studying in the department you are interested in. This is a great opportunity to ensure you have the knowledge to make an informed decision about your tertiary study options in arts and design.

•    9.45 am: Registration

•    10.00am: Whitecliffe Overview / Portfolio and Interview 

preparation. Career outcomes / Life as an Art student

•    10.30am: Year One Introduction

•    10.40am: HOD presentation

•    11.15am: Campus tour and class observation

•    11.45pm: Lunch (provided) and Q and A with current students

•    12.45pm: Open Day concludes

REGISTER to take the first step towards your cutting-edge career as a leader in the Creative Industries.