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Webinar: NZILA Student Speaker Series

15 Sep — 29 Sep, Online

NZILA is pleased to provide an excellent learning opportunity for our student members with a three session virtual Speaker Series taking place in September.

The first two sessions will cover many different areas of landscape architecture that students may wish to explore as career options. The third session will cover tips and tricks for securing a job, including portfolio preparation and interview tips. 


Student Speaker Series Program

The Many Realms of Landscape Architecture

Part 1:

  • Introduction, Megan Ash
  • Te Hīhiri/Strategic Advisor Māori, Te Hīhiri/Cultural, Mapihi Martin-Paul, Boffa Miskell
  • Landscape Planning, Julia Wick, Boffa Miskell
  • Public Sector / Council, Dave Charnley & Georgina Dean, Palmerston North City Council
  • Sustainable Design Practice, Chris Davidson & Jack Haldane, Resilio Studio
  • Residential Design, Richard Neville, Neville Design Studio
  • Q&A

Part 2:

  • Introduction, Megan Ash
  • Multi-disciplinary Practice, Emily Cambridge, Beca & Matt Jones, Isthmus
  • Private Sector / Urban Projects, Cory Manson, Landlab
  • Working in an engineering firm, Lawrence Elliott, WSP
  • Working in an architecture firm, Ashleigh Hunter, Design Group Stapleton Elliott
  • Working overseas, Sho Kasuya, Boffa Miskell
  • Q&A
Job Applications – Putting your Best Foot Forward
  • Introduction, Megan Ash
  • Portfolio, Tony Milne, Rough and Milne
  • Interview, Mark Brown, Boffa Miskell
  • Q&A

The Many Realms of Landscape Architecture:
Part 1: Wednesday 15th September, 4:30pm - 6:15pm
Part 2: Wednesday 22nd September, 4:30pm - 6:25pm

Job Applications: Putting your Best Foot Forward:
Wednesday 29th September, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
(Please note a new start time for session #3)



Registration is open to all NZILA Student Members at no cost. Please register here, you can select which sessions you wish to attend. 

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