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  • 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.



Phoneography - taking GREAT pictures with your phone


Learn how to take great photos on your phone.  With photography and visual design tutor, Simon Caswell. Starts 1 September. Learn More


NLP - 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 2 September with Sheena Hendon. See our Blog for more info on Sheena. Learn More



WordPress Bootcamp


This two-day course focuses on the background to WordPress, how each version works, and how to edit and manage the WordPress dashboard. You will then go on to install WordPress in class and over the weekend build a website. With David Partis on 13 - 14 September. 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.

Are we living in a dangerous country? With incarceration rates as high as they are, you'd think so. Have a read of our latest blog where we profile Tracey McIntosh who presented our thought-provoking Think Talk  "Incarceration, Inequality, Poverty and Punishment" on August 12. 




Selwyn Community Arts Theatre presents Monty Python's Spamalot. Opportunities for actors, singers, dancers, backstage and support. For information on participating contact Kate Janes on email katelikeschocolate@yahoo.co.nz   Performances 8 - 11 October.  To buy tickets call 09 5219623.

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

As well as our popular array of language, computing, craft, fitness and cooking categories, we have added a raft of new interest courses to inspire, extend and delight.

MS Excel Extension


You are already using Excel.  Time now to learn more formulae, some awesome tips for working with multiple worksheets, advanced printing, advanced sorting and filtering, and more. These topics will really improve your productivity and save you heaps of time. Starting 2 September with Annette. Advanced class also starting on 10 SeptemberLearn More


Indian Tastes and Flavours


Innovative and experimental ways of adding Indian flavours to a variety of recipes from different cultures, or to your own favourite recipes.  With Veena Prasad starting 8 September.Learn More


Weekend Workshops 13 - 14 September


Weekend WorkshopBotanical Painting to Sushi Making, Oils to Watercolours, Pastries to Photography.  We have a wide range of half day, full day or full weekend courses on 13 and 14 September.Learn More


Genealogy - Using Ancestry

GenealogyInterested in documenting your family tree? Seen the Ancestry commercial on TV and wondered what is involved? Here is the chance to make the most of your free trial or your subscription and learn just how to use the site. Jan has been using Ancestry since its inception and knows how to produce the facts! 15 Sept with Jan Gow. Learn More