You need to read the notices as Mrs Dempster is constantly sending out information to help you. Remember you can pop ito Mrs Dempster in the Careers Office to make an appointment or you can call her on 09 423 6030 Ext 259.
WEBSITE FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS GOES LIVE
A new social platform for school leavers - Youth Hub that connects youth, educators, service providers and businesses to inspire and support students as they transition from school to further training and employment.
click on youthhub.co.nz and sign in.
PROGRAMME SELECTION FOR UNIVERSITY
You apply on line for admission to degree programmes. Check online after 1 August to see if the link has been activated on the website of the provider/s you are applying for. Be aware of the closing dates and special requirements for some programmes - eg. portfolios, interviews, auditions.
Mrs Dempster organises the universities to visit during Term 3 to help you choose the papers for you programmes of study. Please make sue you take advantage of the advice they five. The dates for these visits are on the study room wall and in the school calendar and daily notices.
University of Auckland have produced this information about pre-requisites for their courses. this may help for subject planning in Year 13 - 2016 Subject Guide for School Students
COURSE PLANNING VISITS
This is for students who plan to sudy at visiting University; to plan their course for the next year.
Finances Studylink is the place you need to go to get your student loan and living costs sorted. Applications must be done on-line.
Halls of Residence applications generally open online 1 August. There is competition for places in some halls so be prepared to have alternative options including a 2nd/3rd choice University. Your Common Confidential reference form will be sent to Mrs Dempster when you enrol.
All universities have pages online with info about applying for accommodation. For example here is a link to Victoria University - click here