Find out for yourself what it's like to be a student at Media Design School!

Student for a Day will give you an idea of what to expect when you come and study with us. Come along to our unique event where you can experience what it's like to be in one of our classrooms and get familiar with our awesome new campus, our amazing lecturers and staff.

Discover the opportunities you'll unlock if you choose to study at MDS!

This event revolves around our Digital Creativity Foundation Course. By covering a little bit of everything from the world of creative and digital design we hope that it can help make your decision on what to do next a little easier. Immerse yourself in creative arts community while discovering your passion for game development, post-production and visual effects for film, animation, or graphic, motion, web or mobile design. Through the delivery of foundational knowledge in each discipline, passing this course will let you to apply for our exciting degree programmes!


Please note that you must be 15 or older to attend this event.


9:00AM: Registration

9:30AM: Workshop 1 - 3D Modelling

12:30PM: Lunch (BYO, but you'll get a few snacks over the day!)

1:00PM: Workshop 2 - Videography


Being a 'Student for a Day' will introduce you to two exciting components of our foundation course: 3D Modelling and Videography. With support from the Digital Creativity Foundation Programme team, you'll discover what career paths lay ahead with you newly developed skills. No previous knowledge necessary and you won't need to bring anything. 


3D Modelling Workshop
With imagination as the only limit to your creativity, we'll show you how to become a master-maker! Develop your base to practice your 3D modelling and design with open-source creation suite Blender.


Videography Workshop
Take footage with our DSLR cameras and turn the mundane into magnificent through use Premiere Pro. Learn practical knowledge on camera skills such as angles and lighting, and the skills to push the boundaries of possibility through post-production.  



MDS Campus
10 Madden Street,
Wynyard Quarter

Classroom Practicing 3D Modelling on PCs