Ara and SIT short courses – sign up at Haeata

26 June: Nursing Introduction to Nursing 1 day 9am - 3pm, Year 12 & 13. STAR June 22, 29 & July 6: Hospitality Essential Skills for Tourism 3 x Friday 9am - 3.30pm, Level 2, 7 credits. Taster July 17: Sport Science Sport Smart, 1 day 9am – 4pm, Yr 11 -13. STAR Fri, 27 Jul Hospitality Café... Continue Reading →


UC STAR programme Term 3/4

The STAR at UC programme allows secondary school students from anywhere in New Zealand to enrol in first-year degree-level courses while they are in Year 12 or 13. The STAR at UC Programme offers keen and capable students a stimulating challenge, an opportunity to make a head start on their tertiary degree study, the confidence... Continue Reading →


Warm yourself with hot stories of fees-free education, the 900 scholarships you didn't know were out there, and what's important to you in an employer. PLUS a new job profile for you (mooo!) and our bloggers cover off what school really teaches you and whether that gap year you've been contemplating really is a good... Continue Reading →


LOOKING FOR A JOB? Want to Volunteer? We are a Year 13 business studies group apart of the Young Enterprise Scheme from Christchurch Girls’ High School and our business advertises jobs and volunteering opportunities to high school students in Christchurch to get them experience for when they graduate and to get students more involved.   Here... Continue Reading →

Ekea! UC Maori – Events

Ekea! Year 10 - 7 or 8 Nov (TBC).  Inspire Year 10 rangatahi Maori by promoting tertiary study, including showcasing opportunities available across all UC colleges. Ekea! Year 12 - 3 August.  Ensuring prospective Maori students fell welcomed onto campus and can see a future place for themselves at UC. Ekea? Ana.  NCEA Study Programme... Continue Reading →

SIT – Engineering course

 A four day (24 hour) course – Mon to Thu, 8.30am-3pm each day.  This course is been run at SIT (Southern Institute of Technology) in Hornby.  Transport will be provided if students are interested. ·         Dates: 6-9 Aug ·         Unit standard 2395 (Level 2, Credits 4) ·         A very practical course where students will use a variety of... Continue Reading →

Yoobee School Holiday courses

 The July School Programme will have the following courses at Yoobee See Maree if you are interested: Digital Graphic Design 3 day. Intro to Photoshop 2 day. 3D Animation with Maya 3 day. Photography 2 day. Digital Illustration 2 day. Theatrical/TV Make up 2 day. NEW COURSE! 3D Animation with Zbrush 2 day. UX/UI Apps 3... Continue Reading →


Packed with useful advice about jobs, education and training, JETmag is New Zealand’s essential guide to life after school. Aimed at Year 11–13 students. Put together by a team of young writers, JETmag reaches school leavers on your level and speaks your language.  The website is below or there are copies in the Pathways office... Continue Reading →

Ara Dual enrolment Term 3 & 4

Dual Enrolment Ara have two dual enrolment programmes being offered with a semester two intake. If you are interested in learning Te Reo Maori, or keen on Retail and Business Administration we would appreciate if you could please share this information with them. If they would like to find out more they are welcome to book a campus tour... Continue Reading →

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