Elna is an academic staff member within the School of Media Arts. She teaches on the communication pathway of the Bachelor of Media Arts, as well as several project-based, intermedia modules that involve students from across creative disciplines and programmes in the school.
With several modules that focus on skills in business and project management within creative industries, Elna believes the school offers students real opportunities to craft careers from their creative talents.
Areas of Expertise
Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements
She is currently treasurer and executive committee member of the New Zealand Communication Association (NZCA), an associate member of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ), a member of the Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ), and an affiliate member of the Technical Communicator’s Association of New Zealand (TechCommNZ).
Research at the School of Media Arts
The School of Media Arts operates across a rich range of applied media practice and theory; graphic design, digital design, contemporary art, photography, moving image, creative writing, interior design, fashion design, music, journalism, public relations and advertising. The breadth of the school’s applied and academic knowledge, combined with a growing postgraduate programme and industry/community engagement offers a unique platform for a productive research culture.