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School of Media Arts

Creativity and innovation are core pillars of success in any industry, and the demand for employees with creative skill-sets is high within the workforce.

About us

The Wintec School of Media Arts provides innovative, interdisciplinary education that prepares students for careers in creative industries.

Our programmes are all about creativity. We inspire students to problem solve from day one; connecting with industry specialists and mentors, and tailoring learning through real-life projects. We work alongside students to challenge them to be as creative as they can be while reaching their goals.

Take a look inside

Explore student life at Wintec School of Media Arts.

Are you interested to learn more about the experiences of our Media Arts students here at the Hamilton City Campus? Check out the videos below and follow us on social media.

Study with us

Now is the time to turn your creativity into a career.

Be part of a creative community and be inspired by the people around you. Access the latest technology at your fingertips, experience industry-respected tutors by your side and when you graduate, an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way.


Subject areas


Art and design programmes

Communication programmes

Music and performing arts programmes

Get involved

Be part of our community and see how we can work together. We are passionate about creating a world where Kirikiriroa/Hamilton City Campus is renowned for its thriving, culturally dynamic, creative community. Our mission: create opportunities for inspired ways of learning, for connecting and networking, that all contribute to an arts-active city. Hāere Mai! Join us!

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Secondary Schools

Are you from the secondary school sector? Find out what you and your students can experience at Media Arts.

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Internships and projects

Do you need an intern or have a work opportunity or project? Our students have a variety of skills and expertise which could help you.

Ruby Nyika seated at Ramp Gallery
The Waikato Independent

The Waikato Independent is an online student project which aims to cover newsworthy events through Waikato and beyond.

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Ramp Journal

Here at this blog, you will find stories to inspire and resources to inform. Topics about music, creative media, arts, and design straight from the experts are just some of the things you will uncover here.

Ramp Gallery

Ramp is a contemporary art gallery, situated in the heart of Hamilton City at the Wintec School of Media Arts.

Ramp Festival presentation
Ramp Festival
Bringing together artists, musicians, arts practitioners, educators, professionals, academics, students, and the public, Ramp Festival provides an annual platform for dynamic discussions, sharing of new ideas and opportunities to put these into practice.

Visit us today!

Would you like to experience a tour of the School of Media Arts facilities?

Contact us via email to arrange a time.

A tour takes about 35-45 minutes.



A window into the world of Wintec Media Arts students

The annual Media Arts Showcase is a window into the world of Wintec Media Arts students

The creative talent of Wintec Media Arts students will be on show when this year’s Creative Showcase opens from Monday 18 November in Hamilton.

 A new generation of designers, photographers, artists, musicians, performing arts and multimedia students will reveal their work before many leave to join the professional creative community.

Head of Wintec School of Media Arts Sam Cunnane, says the open events give a snapshot into the quality and the talent demonstrated by this year’s students.

“Our Creative Showcase is a celebration but it’s also a revelation,” says Sam.

“I really encourage anyone thinking of studying any of the disciplines to join us because the Creative Showcase is an interesting window into the work our students have done this year.”

This year’s events include a music and theatre showcase, exhibitions, a film screening and Wintec Communication students will bravely pitch their work PechaKucha style to local communication and PR specialists who can take the opportunity to network while meeting future talent. The events are held at Wintec Hamilton campus locations and The Meteor theatre.

The Creative Showcase events are as follows:

Music and Performing Arts Showcase

Join us at The Meteor to enjoy our music and theatre showcase. Our next generation of music and theatre talent coming out of Wintec School of Media Arts will wow you with a range of events, from solo acts to cabarets and ensembles from 7.30pm, Monday 18 November.

Art and Design Exhibition

Explore Wintec School of Media Arts transformed from workroom to gallery as Contemporary Art, Graphic Design and Interior Design students exhibit their final work. Opening night, Thursday 28 November, 5.00pm, X Block, Alexandra Street, Wintec Hamilton City campus. Events from Friday 29 November – Monday 2 December.

Moving Image Film Screening

View a selection of short films by our graduating students. We’ll be celebrating their hard work over drinks and nibbles while we sit back and enjoy a selection of diverse student work on Wednesday 27 November, 6pm, Events Room 1, The Hub, Wintec Hamilton City campus.


A callout to communication gurus, PR specialists, journalists and storytellers to celebrate with our graduating communication students at our end of year networking event. Get to know these emerging communication creatives as they present their graduate work, PechaKucha style. While you are here, catch up with your industry colleagues and alumni buddies over a few drinks and nibbles. Thursday, 28 November 2019 – 05.00pm.  P Block, Media Arts, Wintec Hamilton City campus.

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