Yoobee College

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About Yoobee College

Yoobee College, formerly known as Natcoll Design Technology, is a prominent institution in New Zealand that specializes in digital and creative arts education. With a rich history dating back to 1997, Yoobee has been at the forefront of providing innovative and industry-relevant courses in areas such as graphic design, animation, filmmaking, web development, and game design. The college is known for its dynamic and hands-on approach to learning, emphasizing practical skills and real-world applications. Yoobee’s programs are designed to equip students with the necessary tools and knowledge to excel in the rapidly evolving fields of digital media and design. The college fosters a creative and collaborative learning environment, often incorporating industry partnerships and guest lectures to ensure students are well-prepared for the demands of the creative workforce. With campuses located in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch, Yoobee College continues to be a hub for aspiring creatives seeking a comprehensive and cutting-edge education in the digital arts.

Entry Requirements
  1. Undergraduate Programs:
    • Academic Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent qualification is often required.
    • Portfolio: Many creative programs may request a portfolio showcasing your artistic or design skills.
    • English Proficiency: Depending on your background, you may need to demonstrate English proficiency through a standardized test such as IELTS or TOEFL.
  2. Postgraduate Programs:
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Typically, a completed undergraduate degree in a relevant field is required.
    • Work Experience: Some postgraduate programs may prefer or require relevant work experience.
    • References or Letters of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources may be requested.
    • English Proficiency: For non-native English speakers, a standardized English proficiency test like IELTS or TOEFL may be required.
  3. English Proficiency:
    • IELTS/TOEFL: If English is not your first language, you may need to provide evidence of English proficiency through an internationally recognized test such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
    • Minimum Scores: Institutions often specify minimum scores required for admission. These scores may vary depending on the program and institution.

Campus location


Level 4/3 City Road, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Contact Us
+64 9 303 3120

Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm

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Industrial connection part & work opportunities

Industrial Connection
  1. Industry Partnerships: Collaborations with industry partners, such as design studios, animation companies, game development firms, and other relevant businesses. These partnerships can lead to guest lectures, workshops, internships, and even potential employment opportunities for students.
  2. Internship and Work Placement Programs: Establishing relationships with companies to provide students with opportunities for internships and work placements. This allows students to apply their skills in real-world settings and build a practical understanding of their chosen industry.
  3. Guest Lecturers and Industry Experts: Inviting professionals from the industry to deliver guest lectures, conduct workshops, or participate in panel discussions. This provides students with insights into current industry trends, challenges, and best practices.
  4. Industry-Relevant Curriculum: Ensuring that the curriculum is aligned with industry standards and requirements. This may involve regular consultations with industry professionals to keep the programs up-to-date and relevant.
  5. Showcasing Student Work: Providing platforms for students to showcase their work to industry professionals, potentially leading to recognition and opportunities for collaboration or employment.
  6. Career Services: Offering career services and guidance to help students transition from education to employment. This may include resume building, interview preparation, and job placement assistance.
Work Opportunities
  1. Graphic Design: Graduates with skills in graphic design may find employment in design agencies, advertising firms, publishing houses, or as freelance designers working on various projects.
  2. Animation and Visual Effects: Opportunities in animation studios, film production companies, game development studios, and virtual reality (VR) companies for roles such as animators, visual effects artists, and 3D modelers.
  3. Filmmaking: Careers in film production, video editing, cinematography, and directing. Graduates may work in the film industry, television production, or as independent filmmakers.
  4. Web Development: Job opportunities in web design and development, front-end and back-end development, user experience (UX) design, and interactive media. Graduates may work for web development agencies or as freelancers.
  5. Game Design and Development: Roles in game design, game development, and quality assurance in the gaming industry. This includes working for game studios or as independent game developers.
  6. Digital Marketing: Skills acquired in digital media may lead to opportunities in digital marketing agencies, social media management, content creation, and online advertising.
  7. UI/UX Design: Careers in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design, focusing on creating seamless and user-friendly digital experiences. Opportunities exist in technology companies, design agencies, and product development.
  8. Creative Entrepreneurship: Graduates may choose to start their own creative businesses, working as freelancers or establishing their own design studios, animation companies, or digital marketing agencies.

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