Month: March 2019

Thinking of studying Law?

If you are considering studying Law, there are a number of university-run activities which might be of interest.

See Mrs Blake to discuss Otago and Waikato events.

NZ’s Top 20 Jobs

Today’s students will be best prepared for work after 2020 with a qualification and skill set that can’t be outsourced, automated or disestablished. In light of this, MoneyHub – a consumer-focused online resource – has compiled a list of 20 jobs students could be studying for in 2019. Using government data on salaries, employment prospects, skill shortages and training positions, the following 20 listings take into account:

  • Jobs that have more vacancies than graduates
  • A proven track record of employment
  • Overseas demand
  • Opportunities for specialisation

Automotive Technician
Civil Engineer
Farm Worker
Medical Doctor
Panelbeater (Collision Repair Technician)
Plumber / Gasfitter / Drainlayer
Quantity Surveyor
Radiographer (Medical Radiation Technologist)
Software Developer / Programmer
Teacher (Primary & Secondary)

To find out more about these occupations, pros,cons and why they are on the list, follow this link:

The 20 top jobs New Zealanders should be studying for

Innovative Young Minds July Holiday Programmes

In 2019, there will be two sessions of the IYM programme during the July school holidays. Session 1 will run from 7th – 12th July and Session 2 will be held from 14th – 19th July. Students can indicate a preference for either session 1 or 2 and the best will be done to accommodate requests where possible.

Watch a video here:

Applications close 01 April.

Scholarships and subsidies available – see Mrs Blake.

Apply here