Career Happenings August 2016
Studylink-- Apply Online Guideline for STUDYLINK by December 15 (recommended)
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Check it out before you apply http://www.studylink.govt.nz/documents/apply-online-guide.pdf
What you can get? https://online.studylink.govt.nz/ODSAnon/logon-landing.html
Can you get a student allowance? Evidence of parental income required.
Course Planning Dates at Western Springs College for Year 13 Leavers
The coming months the main Universities provide assistance and advice in planning tertiary study. Students going to University next year we HIGHLY recommend attending the relevant sessions. AUT Otago Canterbury have been already.
Victoria Course Planning Belinda Pilcher Wednesday 10th August 10.15 - 11.20 Waiora
Massey University Course Planning Thursday 11 August 1.40 2.20pm Waiora
Lincoln University Course Planning Suzanne Jamieson Waiora Friday 12 August 1.40 Auckland University Wednesday 24th August 10.15 - 12.30 (Hall then Waiora and BOT Meeting Room).
UNITEC Info Evening
4 - 7pm, Thursday 25 August 2016
, National Squash Centre, Unitec-Mt Albert
At the Info Evening you can talk directly to lecturers to find out more about the study programme you’re interested in. The detailed information is available here
Also Unitec Bus Tour - Construction August 16 and September 20
Victoria University Wellington
Victoria Open Day - Friday 26 August 2016 from 8.15am–3pm
Come to Massey Open Days
Welcome; Haere Mai to Massey University. Open Days at Massey University are your chance to explore your future options. Held on each campus, they give you an insight into study areas, accommodation, student life and more. Registrations are open now!
20th August: Open day - Albany campus 10-3 pm . View the programme here
26th August: Open day - Wellington campus 8.30-1.30 pm. View here
Auckland University Courses and Careers Day
Saturday, 27 August 2016 9am - 3.30pm. The University of Auckland City Campus. Check out the full programme, plan your day and register for one of our free buses.
AUT University Open Day called AUT LIVE is on Saturday 27th August.
Art & Design Portfolio and Information Day
Tuesday 6 September 2016 City Campus.
Application Closing Dates for Year 13 Leavers
Each University and course has their own closing dates. There are often ealrier closing dates for drama, fine arts, design and education (teaching) courses. Please check the website and degree for closing dates. For Unitec it is better to apply earlier rather than later.
AUT University Generally domestic students must apply before Semester 1, 2017 - apply by 24 November 2016. However Design students should apply earlier by 30 September 2016.
Auckland University application closing dates for 1st Semester, 2017:
31st August, 2016:
Bachelor of Music — Classical Performance, Jazz Performance, Popular Music majors only
1st October 2016:
Bachelor of Dance Studies, Fine Arts
1st December, 2016:
Bachelor of Education (Teaching), Human Services, Laws (Part II), Sport Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Work
8th December, 2016:
Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Arts, Commerce, Engineering(Hons), Health Sciences, Laws (I), Music, Nursing, Property, Science, Urban Planning
Unitec Closing Dates
For Performing Arts programmes at Unitec please apply as early as possible to provide students opportunity for their applications to be assessed. The audition process for Acting and Dance takes place over labour weekend in October.
Other Unitec course close when they are full so it is best to apply early rather than later.
Halls of Residence Applications generally open on 1 August and close on 29th September to 1 October. Please check tertiary websites for further information.
Magazine for School Leavers
We receive regular copies of a magazine called “Leaving School” published by Oliver Lee. We distribute these to as many students as possible. A digital copy is here or go to http://www.leavingschool.co.nz/
Year 12 Careers programme
The 2 hour in class programme concluded with a presentation from AUT and Auckland university in the hall. The presenters gave considerable details about entry requirements and the importance of scoring well in Year 12 in order to earn credits to be eligibile or financial scholarships.