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  • Upskill for a new job
  • Find a new interest
  • Get fitter and healthier
  • Make new friends!

Join one of the 350+ short courses offered by Selwyn Community Education for all adult and lifelong learners!

Affordable and easily accessible evening, weekend and day classes with experienced tutors in a friendly environment.


iPhoto and iMovie

iPhoto iMovie

iPhoto and iMovie are easy-to-use Mac applications that offer you many ways to enhance and share your digital photos or edit your video files. Telephone us on 5219623 if you would like more information. Saturday 12 September with Margaret Marsh. Learn More


Introduction to Social Media

Intro to Social Media

Join Clark Valmont in this introduction to social media. Clark has designed social media campaigns for many of New Zealand’s large recruitment companies along with currently being number one on LinkedIn in New Zealand. This course is a hands-on workshop that will enable participants to create their own LinkedIn account, Facebook page and Twitter accounts. Saturday 12 September.Learn More


Travel WriteTravel Write 

This lively interactive workshop is for anyone who wants to write about their journeys, whether just for family and friends or as a published and paid travel writer. Saturday and Sunday 12 - 13 September with author, free-lancer and editor, Jill Malcolm.Learn More


MYOB Computerised AccountingMYOB 

MYOB is used by many small to medium businesses. In this course you will be shown how to use a range of features such as: setting up your accounts, GST reports, Sales and Receivables, Purchases and Payables, Inventory Control, Bank Reconciliation, Balance Sheets and other accounting reports. Full notes are provided. 12 - 13 September weekend workshop with Anil Lamba.Learn More


Find Your Family History on the Internet

Finding Your Family History on the Internet

Discover more about your family tree and ancestors with the help of the Internet and genealogy searches. Sat 12 September plus one evening session with genealogist Jan Gow.Learn More


Reflexology: Good Health is Just One Foot Away


Special Offer: Two enrolments for the price of one. Enrol online or call the office.

Have you ever wondered how, when you massage your feet, you treat your entire body to a massage? Find out on Saturday 12 September with naturopath Ingrid Pilz.Learn More





Selwyn Comed's Blog!

Check out our Blog! We will be updating it regularly with news, as well as profiles on tutors and different courses we offer here at Selwyn Comed.

June blogs include: Maximise Your Spanish Learning Experience, Yoga at Selwyn, Eastern Bays Courier: Focus on Role of Muslim Women, NZ Herald: Keeping Your Brain Sharp. Find them here.


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We'll be regularly updating our YouTube channel with new videos about our tutors.

Video Botanical Painting Interview

Check out our latest video from student Dean Whittaker about the Children's Book Illustration workshop in June. Click on the photo or here to view. 

What's Hot for this TermWhat's Hot for this Term


Creative Sustainable Garden DesignCreative Sustainable Garden Design

Are you interested in gardening with style, with a desire to work with nature, not against it? Create a garden with soul AND style ! Based on key design principles and strong organic and sustainable gardening practices, it will reward you with hours of pleasure. Tuesdays starting 1 September with Margaret Lenehan. Learn More


NLP Tools For SuccessNLP Tools for Success

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is used widely by businesses or anyone in a personal relationship who wants to be feel, think or look better than ever before. Starts 1 Sept for 4 evenings with Michelle Sime. Learn More



Indian Cooking Made EasyIndian Cooking Made Easy


Have you thought of Indian Cooking to be complex, or very difficult? Yet you want to enjoy savouring the mouth-watering dishes, and impress your friends with your culinary art! Then, this is the right course for you. Starts 2 September with Niharika.Learn More



Healthy Kids Lunchboxes, Snacks and MealsHealthy Kids Lunchboxes


Struggling to come up with healthy food choices for your kids that are also quick and easy? Starts 7 September with Wick Nixon.Learn More



Illustrator CS5Illustrator CS5


This vector-based Adobe software is fun to use and easy to learn. Explore all the main features of this powerful tool in graphic design, ideal for logos, letterheads, business cards, posters, and websites. Sunday 13 September.Learn More




Sushi Making

Sushi Making

Join Yin on Saturday 12 September and prepare tasty and nutritious sushi with a variety of fillings: part-demonstration and part-practical course.Learn More