CAREER NOTICES

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.

AUT UNIVERSITY                               

WAIKATO UNIVERSITY                   

AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY               

CANTERBURY UNIVERSITY         

MASSEY UNIVERSITY                      

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY                  

OTAGO UNIVERSITY                      

 

FINANCES STUDYLINK

 Finances Studylink is the place you need to go to get your student loan and living costs sorted. Applications must be done on-line.

ACCOMMODATION

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

   

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

AMP SCHOLARSHIPS   -   AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS    

 KEYSTONE SCHOLARSHIPS   -    OTAGO UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS     

WAIKATO UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

CANTERBURY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS   -   LINCOLN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

LEADERS OF TOMORROW   -   ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS  

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

VOCATIONAL PATHWAYS

OCCUPATION OUTLOOK

STUDYLINK

 

Students planning to go to tertiary study after they leave school should apply for their Student Allowance or Loan by 16 December.

StudyLink expects around 180,000 students to apply for their Student Allowance or Loan for the 2017 academic year.

Applying by 16 December means StudyLink can get everything sorted so that the student receives their funding from the start of their course.

Students don’t need to have their NCEA results or have locked down all their plans in order to apply.  

Their application can be updated as things are confirmed. It’s more important to allow enough time for all the steps in the application process to be completed.

Students can find out more about applying for a Student Allowance or Loan on the StudyLink website.

Pop a reminder in your calendar, or even better – go straight to studylink.govt.nz to apply now.

 

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TAI TOKERAU FESTIVAL - BREAM BAY
Tues 11 - Wed 12 April (performing Tues 12.30pm)
EASTER FRIDAY
14 April
TERM 2 STARTS
Monday 1 May

Parents you are most welcome to attend all events during the year. We look forward to seeing you.