Month: June 2019

Fashion Skills Holiday Workshop at Otago Polytech

School of Design  two-day, hands-on workshop where you will explore sustainable fashion making in a creative and fun environment, using up-cycled fabrics and leather to create your own bag.

Open to years 11, 12,13.

09-10 July

STAR funded but travel and accommodation at your expense.

More information here

Otago Polytech Hockey Scholarships

Otago Polytechnic and Otago Hockey have announced a sponsorship and scholarship agreement that supports students’ academic and sporting aspirations, while also providing a significant boost to the code in the region.

The scholarships, which will be offered to two talented hockey players, cover a maximum of three years study, depending on the specific programme.

Scholarship applications are now open. They close on 31 July and will take effect from the beginning of 2020.

The scholarships are performance-based: recipients must meet the entry criteria for their programme of study and are required to pass 70% of their programme each year; they are also required to consistently perform at a high (representative) sporting level.

More information here

WiE CAN 2020 – Engineering Programme for Young Women

WiE CAN is back for 2020!

WiE CAN stands for Women in Engineering at Canterbury. It is a 5 day/4 night residential programme featuring a range of interactive workshops, inspiring presentations and fun social activities. You will be immersed in student life and experience the range of engineering subjects on offer at UC.

You don’t have to be top of the class to apply for WiE CAN!

If you are…

  • A female student completing Year 12 in 2019 at a New Zealand high school
  • Over the age of 16 years old by 19 January 2020
  • Currently studying maths and physics
  • Excited to explore the limitless opportunities in engineering
  • Interested in innovation, problem solving and making a difference to society
  • Wanting to experience life as a UC student
  • Looking for a fun challenge to take on during the summer holidays

…this FREE, hands-on programme is for you!

Key dates

Applications open: Monday 1 July

Applications close: 6.00pm, Friday 16 August

Applicants advised of outcome by email: Friday 6 September

More information here

EIT Degree Scholarships

Information sheets available from careers Office now.

Send for your application pack now (details on info sheet.)

Closing date: 01 October 2019.

Massey University Scholarships are now OPEN

Massey University scholarships are open for online applications.

What’s available?

As in previous years there are four main undergraduate scholarships open to high school students:

  • Massey University Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship – 9 available, valued at $21,000 each
  • Massey University Vice Chancellor’s High Achiever with Distinction Scholarship – 30 available, valued at $7,500 each
  • Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship – 25 available, valued at $5,000 each
  • Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship – 40 available, valued at $5,000 each

What are the timelines?

All of these scholarships are open for applications now, and will close on 20th August.

More information here

Application information here    (You will need to apply for a course BEFORE you can apply for a scholarship.)