Raffles Opens ‘TASTE’
to Record Crowd
Raffles College of Design and Commerce, Auckland opened its ‘Taste’ Exhibition of Visual Arts to a record crowd of students, parents and corporate professionals at its campus on 131 Queen Street come opening night yesterday. find out more »
Web Development &
short courses open
Our ever popular Photography, Web Development & 3D Animation courses are back in May and June. Visit our short course section to find out more »
Auckland Festival of Photography
Raffles is again proud to be a part of the Auckland Festival of Photography 2012 fringe. This year we will be presenting 'Intersection' an exhibition where Raffles photography students, past and present, explore the ever blurring line between fine art and commercial photography, as seen through the lens of the next generation of visual image makers. The exhibiton will be held at our Queen Street campus from Monday 12 to 22 June (9am to 5pm). Opening night is on 11 June at 5.30pm. For more information about the Festival visit: www.photographyfestival.org.nz
It's Not Too Late to Study at Raffles
It's April and you are not sure if going to Uni is right for you? Worried that you have missed the enrolment train, boat or plane? Not sure if you would like to wait another year so that you can enrol? Rejected and not sure what to do next? Hey, it is still not too late to talk to us about signing up for our programmes. Applications are still open for most of our courses for our April 2012 and July intake. Read More »
Exciting New Level 6 Courses
Raffles College of Design and Commerce - RCDC (formerly Raffles Design Institute) is proud to introduce 3 exciting programmes beginning 2012. The creative arts industry is changing at a rapid pace. In keeping with the changes within the creative arts industry we are offer new programmes to ensure that RCDC's students will remain relevant to the industry's demands when they graduate.
Come and check Raffles out today! You will find that the small class sizes that Raffles offers, the international focus and our quest to deliver relevant courses to the our students are the real differences that count.
Click on the links below to discover these new courses:
Raffles At a Glance
Raffles College Of Design and Commerce is a unique education provider based in Auckland, New Zealand. RCDC is a registered and approved private tertiary institute specializing in design, visual communication and commerce.
Formerly known as Raffles Design Institute, RCDC has expanded our vision to offer not only our art and design programs, but also programs in Business, and Early Childhood qualifications to meet the demands of the industry.
Keeping pace with the industry, we deliver excellent courses and produce graduates who are well sought after and successful in their careers. We do this by having lecturers who are active in industry, so their teaching constantly benefits from a real-time knowledge of what’s going on out there. Our emphasis on staff professional development shows our commitment to ensure all our staff are well equipped with the latest development in their respective industry.
Industry Projects and Internships
Our learning environment is characterised by the promotion of enterprise and working links with industry professionals. Vocational outcomes and employability of students are emphasized. We often have companies approaching us for student placements and giving them the opportunity to work on projects that enhance their experience and portfolios.
Asia Pacific Network
Raffles College Of Design and Commerce is recognised as the leading educational provider in major cities all over the world: Bangkok (Thailand), Beijing, Changchun, Changzhou, Guangzhou, Huizhou, Ningbo, Wuhan, Shanghai (China), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi (Vietnam), Mumbai (India), Sydney (Australia), Auckland (New Zealand) and Singapore. Our flexible inter-school transfer scheme allows students to study at any of our schools and experience living in another country. Prior subjects successfully completed will be accredited and recognised at Raffles network of schools .
Raffles Opens ‘TASTE’ to Record Crowd
RCDC Students at DOCNZ
RCDC Student at Young and Hungry Festival 2009
Cover of Health Herbal Magazine
Practicum for Early Childhood Education Students
Geosmart’s Location Innovation Awards 2009
Internship Programme for RCDC Students