Clubs & Events

Clubs & Events

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Student Leadership council

This organization offers students at both campuses the chance to harness and develop their leadership skills. A representative from each class participates on the council and meets monthly with school leadership to discuss general trends in the salon & spa industries.


Examples of content covered during leadership meetings:

Other opportunities include invitations to network with Institute professional partner salons & spas as well as attend meetings with other community business leaders to gain a strong working knowledge of business development and management practices prior to graduation.


Green Team

The Green Team is an eco-conscious group of students who meet monthly to advance the Aveda Mission.


Activities include:


Digital Media Club

Students passionate about digital & social media and who are interested in deepening their understanding of best practices, are invited to join a club that discusses trends and advancements in a field that directly impacts the careers of beauty & wellness professionals.

Meetings are hosted by school leadership and student members have direct input on discussion topics they feel are important to them and their peers, as well as selecting nationally-recognized guest speakers from the Aveda Professional Network and beyond to offer invaluable insider insights and nurture professional networking opportunities.

Participating students will create content that speaks to each meeting’s objective and share results and anecdotal inferences with the larger club.

Let's Talk

We can’t wait to meet you! If you want to see if The Institute of Beauty and Wellness is the right school for you, fill out the form or call us at 414.227.2889 (Milwaukee) or 608.250.3100 (Madison).

Once in touch, we’ll schedule an in-person tour with you, answer any questions you might have, and discuss which programs best meet your career goals.

Ongoing Events

Spirit Week

Throughout the year, school unity is celebrated at both Institute campuses, including themed dress down days, AVEDA beauty & wellness service incentives, AVEDA product incentives, and opportunities to participate in humanitarian events that connect to the Aveda Mission and benefit our communities.

We encourage all students to participate. Suggestions and input on future activities should be sent to: [email protected]

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

The Institutes are a proud ally to the LGBTQIA+ community and annually celebrate Pride Month through local event sponsorships, Pride dress up days on campus, and surprise guest appearances at June student assemblies.

Fashion Shows

The Institutes host bi-annual fashion shows at both Madison and Milwaukee locations. Institute alumni and current students across all programs, are invited to join forces and participate.

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