iSPACE is a lounge dedicated to the needs of international students and the promotion of cultural diversity on campus.
You’ll find comfortable sofas for relaxing and chatting, plus a beautiful sunny outdoor area with umbrellas where you can study or eat lunch.
The iSPACE team run workshops and provide lots of useful information to help you adjust to life at The University of Auckland and in New Zealand. They also host a range of fun activities, such as morning teas and cultural events. During Orientation they organise wine tasting, ethnic food and games evenings.
iSPACE can also help you to plan your free time. With the help of Base Travel, the iSPACE team organise affordable day trips around Auckland - things like bungy jumping, surfing and sailing.
While your academic studies are always important, iSPACE exists to make sure you have a good time when you’re not studying.
Joining iSPACE activities is a fantastic way to meet new and exciting people. Find attached all activities planned. There will be a variety of movies on a Friday afternoon, a daytrip to Howick Historical village, fish 'n chip lunch, coffee time, doctoral morning tea, sports tournaments and much more. Don't miss out on the free JP service and a one-on-one careers advice at iSPACE. If you wish to stay informed and would like to receive the iSPACE newsletter please send an email to email@example.com.
Movies screened at iSPACE every Friday at 2p m
Enjoy a selection of films of different genres - every Friday, 2pm at iSPACE.
Have a break from studying and relax with popcorn and soft drinks.
Friday, 3rd May, 2pm, Jerry Maguire
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.
Friday, 10th May, 2pm Taking The WaeWae Express
When a young man dies in a car accident, blame and bitterness take their toll as love and loyalty are tested within his circle of friends and family.
Friday, 17th May @ 2.00pm The Artist
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (please note, this is a silent movie).
Friday, 24th May, 2pm Leon, The Pig Farmer
An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish man from London, accidentally learns that he is the product of artificial insemination.
Friday, 31st May, 2pm, Hugo
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
iSPACE has a free JP service every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4pm in room 490. Please arrive at 4pm to avoid disappointment as he only stays a few minutes.
Level 4, Student Commons
2 Alfred Street
Are you interested in hiring iSPACE for a cultural festival, club meeting or a gathering? Please send an email to ispace @auckland.ac.nz. The public opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, but you could make a booking after hours Monday to Friday. The room has a capacity for 60 seated people and a maximum of 100 people.
iSPACE Photo Competition, Semester 1, 2013: My NZ Experience Photo Competition
Win some awesome prizes!!
Your photos need to express something about the time you have spent studying in New Zealand. They can be photos of university life, friends, travel, scenic shots of New Zealand ...... use your imagination! Be in to win some awesome prizes.
First prize: Short Max Stray bus pass valued at $1265
Second prize: 10 night flexible Base accommodation pass valued at $300
Third prize: 1 rafting trip in Rotorua with 1 night accommodation valued at $117
How to enter: You can submit up to three photos. They MUST be photographed by you and be your own original work. The photos MUST be photographed in New Zealand between 4th March and 1st June 2013. You also need to attach a few short sentences about each photo. By entering the competition you have read and accepted the terms and conditions stated below:
Terms how to enter:
1. All entries should be sent via e-mail and in JPEG format to firstname.lastname@example.org. The organiser will notify the contestant upon receipt of the files.
2. Images entered into the Competition should be in a high resolution and no more than 4 megabytes (the “image”).
3. Contestants are required to include the following details when submitting their entries via email: First name, last name, student ID number, email address, contact phone number.
4. All entries must include a relevant caption or title (maximum 30 words).
5. Contestants may enter a maximum of three entries.
6. Entries should be submitted to email@example.com no later than 5pm, Saturday 1st June 2013; prize giving will be on the 7th June. Selected entries will be printed and displayed for public viewing at iSPACE, Level 4, Student Commons building, 2 Alfred Street for at least two weeks from mid June 2013. Winners will be announced at a prize giving on campus on Friday, 7th June at iSPACE.
Photo competition conditions and guidelines
1. All students enrolled at The University of Auckland are welcome to take part in the competition. Members of the judging panel are not eligible to enter the Competition.
2. Contestants must be the creator of the image, own copyright in the image and not have entered the image into any other competition or granted any other person the right to use the image in a manner which would prevent the University subsequently displaying or publishing the image.
3. Contestants retain copyright in their image, however by entering the Competition, Contestants grant the University a royalty free right to use and print the image in the iSPACE newsletter. In addition, the University is granted a royalty free licence and right to reproduce the image in its brochures and publications and in other formats, both electronic and print such as posters and international student handbook. Contestants acknowledge that this licence is bound to the lifetime of the publications, whether they are material/printed or electronic.
4. Most publications featuring the image will include the name of the photographer.
5. Contestants are free to use all photographic techniques legally available to them.
6. Contestants are solely responsible for ensuring that the image does not infringe any other person’s copyright or breach any person’s privacy.
7. By submitting the entry contestants confirm that they are authorised to submit the image for the purposes of the competition and for the image to be subsequently published by the University. Further contestants confirm that
(i) each identifiable person appearing in the image is aware of and agrees to the publication of the image by the University in any form or media worldwide including books, brochures, websites and other publications; and
(ii) no restrictions prevent the taking of photographs in the location where the photograph is taken that would prevent the subsequent publication of the photograph by the University.
8. By entering this Competition contestants agree to indemnify the University from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of the Contestants participation in this Competition including claims for breaches of privacy and copyright.
9. The University reserves the right to disqualify any entry if it has reasonable grounds to believe the Contestant has breached any of these conditions and guidelines. Any winner who is disqualified will be required to return prizes and will have their names removed from the list of winners and shortlisted entries.
10. In the event that any contestant is disqualified from the Competition, the University in its sole discretion may decide whether a replacement should be selected. In this event, any further contestant will be selected on the same criteria as the original contestant and will be subject to these conditions and guidelines.
11. The University reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition, or these conditions and guidelines at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted in these conditions and guidelines.
12. The decision of the panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
13. Winners qualify for one prize only.
The University collects, stores, uses and discloses your personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. Your personal details provided in the entry will be used only for the purposes of the Competition. If you seek access to, or correction of this personal information, please contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Thematic relevance to the subject of the Competition will be given consideration.
2. The level of creativity used to illustrate the subject of the Competition including technique and aesthetic quality, will also be taken into consideration.
3. A copy of each entry will be reviewed by a judging panel. Winning entries will be selected by a judging panel comprised of staff from the International Office at The University of Auckland.
4. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Friday, 7th June 2013. Successful contestants will be notified by email prior to that date.
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