Promoting Work-Integrated Learning

2018 Conference Information for Authors and Attendees




Conference fees:
Early bird registration fees (up to 31 March after which fees increase):

  • NZ$425 plus GST  Standard registration


  • NZ$350 plus GST for institutional members (Massey, AUT and Waikato Universities) and members of national WIL associations overseas

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Our Conference 2018 - Registrations Open

Have some money in this year’s budget and like to register by the end of the year?  

  • Click this link to register using a credit card:        

  • To register by invoice and payment to NZACE:         



Address: 5-7 Fourth Avenue, Onetangi Beach, Waiheke Island
Phone: +64 09 372 0003 or free 0800 ONETANGI
Website: Onetangi Beach Apartments
The Onetangi Beach Apartments is located right on Onetangi Beach. Onetangi Beach Apartments offers a wide range of modern, self-catering, fully serviced accommodation for all types of travelers, all in one premium location on Waiheke Island. Some of the many facilities you will find here include SKY TV, Spa Pools, WiFi and Room Service Breakfast. There are also two restaurants/cafes and a pizza and takeaway bar within 20 meters of your accommodation. Nearby are multiple vineyards, the golf course, the Waiheke museum and a nature reserve. The island’s supermarket is 5km down the main road and our accommodation is right by a bus stop, making it easier for those traveling to Waiheke without a vehicle. A short 20 minutes to the airport by taxi and 45 minutes by bus.

The Onetangi Beach Apartments are conveniently located a few doors from The Venue Conference Center:

We have a number of apartments at Onetangi Beach Apartments on hold for delegates to book. Each apartment has bedroom/s, living space, kitchen area and bathroom so ideal for easy sharing. The courtyard studio and 1 bedroom apartments can be set up for twin share and one bedroom in each of the two bedroom apartments can be set up as twin share too. This will help keep the accommodation costs down.

When guests are ready to confirm their apartment they can contact Onetangi Beach Apartments direct either on 00649 372 0003 or quoting reference number 35910. The apartment hosts will take the cost of 1 night as a deposit and send them a booking confirmation.

The following are the room types we have booked:

1 x 3 bedroom Courtyard Apartment - $369 per night

3 x 2 bedroom Courtyard Apartments (1 twin share room in each apartment) - $309 per night

1 x 1 bedroom Courtyard Apartments (twin share) - $229 per night

1 x Courtyard Studios (twin share)- $209 per night

Alternative accommodation includes:

Further along the road is The Sands -

Bookabach -

Who We Are

NZACE is a non-profit organisation that promotes cooperative education/work-integrated learning to education providers, workplaces and government in New Zealand.
Our membership consists of staff from institutions around New Zealand who facilitate student work experience in business, research institutes and industry as part of students’ educational programmes.
We initiate, support and publish research in cooperative education and provide guidelines for institutions seeking to establish cooperative education programmes. We have links with overseas cooperative education institutions for research and student exchanges.
Every year we host an annual conference for cooperative education practitioners to present research and new programmes.

The following outlines key contributions NZACE and associated members have made, and are continuing to make, in the national and international arena of cooperative work-integrated education.

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How to make the most of Work-Integrated Learning

How to make the most of Work-Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning

Everyone Benefits


  • Skilled, motivated temporary staff
  • Projects completed cheaply
  • Easy recruitment
  • Reduced training costs
  • Access to tertiary institution personnel and facilities
  • Enhanced corporate profile
  • Involvement with tertiary institution programs


  • Real life learning experiences
  • Enhanced career prospects
  • Develop personal and interpersonal skills
  • Combine work with study

Education Institutes

  • Motivated students
  • Learning supplemented by work place experiences
  • Enhance community profile
  • Improve industry links