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You'll have access to a wide range of first-class facilities when you study creative arts with us. Here's a snapshot of what's on offer.
Fab Lab Wgtn is Australasia’s first digital fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab) affiliated to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Fab Lab's capabilities include: A computer-controlled laser cutter; numerically-controlled milling machine; a sign cutter; a precision milling machine to make three-dimensional moulds; surface-mount circuit boards; and small 3D printers, for fast production of 3-dimensional forms.
Use the world-class facilities at our College of Creative Arts – Toi Rauwhārangi to develop your skills and master new techniques. We have a metal workshop and a darkroom, as well as studios for fine arts, printing, photography and more.
Designed by Munro Acoustics and Athfield Architects, our world-class studios include:
- live-rooms controlled by two sought-after desks — 72ch Neve and 48ch SSL Duality analogue console
- control rooms with monitoring by Dynaudio Acoustics soffit mounted speakers in 5.1.
Location: Wellington campus
Film production facilities
Our facilities are among the best in Australasia and include:
- colour grading suites
- editing tools
- lighting gear
- green screen
- motion capture suite, including 24 camera Vicon motion capture array.
Plus borrow high-end equipment for your projects.
Location: Wellington campus
Massey University’s Wellington campus houses cutting edge digital production and post-production tools. Students can use high-end digital cameras with the 300m2 green screen and lighting gear to create the perfect shot in post-production. Our range of camera equipment will help get your shot moving, or keep it perfectly still, or post-production artists can record motion-capture takes using our 24 camera Vicon motion capture array.
Computer labs and video editing suite
Students have ready access to computer labs where they can use the latest software to scan film, edit video, audio and photography, and create 3D models. The College also has a state-of-the-art audio and video postproduction suite with all the gear needed for students to create very high quality media.
Darkrooms and Printmaking studio
Students have access to black and white darkrooms for film processing and black and white printing. There are also darkrooms available for alternative processes such as cyanotype and salt printmaking. The printmaking studio includes a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, metal and wooden type, cylinder and platen presses, as well as screen printing equipment.
The VR/AR room is a specialised room located at Massey University's Wellington campus. Students can explore and prototype virtual spaces and experiences, or create virtual artworks or designs using virtual reality and augmented reality equipment.
Visit us to get a taste of what it's like to study at the College of Creative Arts.
You can tour our campus in Wellington or Toioho ki Āpiti Māori Visual Arts in Manawatū.
Our Experience Days give Year 12 and Year 13 students the chance to come to the Wellington campus for a one-day workshop.
At our Open Day you can listen to students and staff talk about our qualifications and take a look behind the scenes.
Exposure is a yearly exhibition that showcases and celebrates our artists, designers, media makers and musicians.
Scholarships and financial support
Massey offers students a range of awards, grants and scholarships to:
- help with fees and living expenses
- support academic and research excellence.
Student stories and success
Find out what our students say about studying with us and some of the amazing awards they have received.
We will be releasing a range of exciting short courses in 2023 focussed on cutting-edge creative technology, professional capability development, and other in-demand subjects. For more information about the courses, check back here in early 2023 or contact Professor Brian Lucid with specific queries.
Professor Brian Lucid
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