How does an engineering student studying with the Design Factory NZ at Wintec end up trouble-shooting for Japanese farmers from his new base in Melbourne?
Welcome to Design Factory NZ
We are a passion-fuelled, design-driven co-creation space where students work with industry partners to solve complex problems.
In our fast-changing, interconnected world, we believe it is increasingly important to cultivate your skills in creativity, your processes for problem solving, and your growth in the human-centred skills of empathy, listening, prototyping and testing.
Studying with Design Factory NZ places you in a team of students from across Wintec, learning the tools of co-creation and design - while giving you valuable experience solving real-world problems.
If you have a passion for solving problem and want to develop your own practical, design-driven toolbox, Design Factory NZ will be a valuable investment for your future career and challenges.
A cystic fibrosis survivor with a passion for Information Technology (IT) is the Wintec Gordon Chesterman scholarship recipient for 2018.
If you’d met Wintec student, Cody Steens two years ago, chances are you wouldn’t have guessed that in 2019 he’d be living in China and jumping at every opportunity that came his way.