Category: Notice

Holiday Taster Experiences

Taster Experiences

Try something new – see if it interests you.

These tasters are free, only a few hours (between 1 to 3 ) and do not commit you to studying anywhere or anything. For years 11-13. Venue: EIT, Taradale.

“A great decision-making tool” – AW 2017


Monday 06 July

  • Business
  • DIY Lip Balm
  • Enviro Management
  • Primary Teaching
  • Sport Science

Tuesday 07 July

  • Archicad 3D drawing
  • Creating a hybrid (images)
  • Early Childhood Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Vet Nursing

Wednesday 08 July

  • Wine making
  • Screen Production
  • Social Work

You MUST register for these workshops Рsee Mrs Blake  or phone 0800 22 55 348

Some fill up quickly.



UC Accommodation

Canterbury University has recently posted 3D virtual tours of their Halls of Residence.

View here.

Career Interviews

Career consultations are available through the Zoom platform. Simply arrange a time with Mrs Blake.

  • You could also use Career Central


You can review your quiz answers from 2019. The reset button allows you to edit your previous responses.

Make sure that the “About Me” section is up to date.


  • Research courses – Mrs Blake can provide resources/links.
  • Search for scholarships (see Scholarship Guidelines page on this site.)


Information Evenings

Information evenings are held in Term 2. These are an opportunity for you and your parents to talk with university representatives Рoften faculty heads, as well as the Liaison Officers. RSVPs are usually required, see links below. 

In the present situation, some of these are on hold, postponed, online or cancelled.


Victoria University

16th Jun 2020 6:00pm to 8:00pm TBC ON HOLD

Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier



Auckland University

On hold



Canterbury University

28 May 6pm

Virtual session online.

Please register to be emailed a link.

Register here to get online link



Massey University

Online 21 May 4pm

Register here to get online link

Tertiary Open Days 2020

Refer to websites for more information.

Dunedin: Otago University and Otago Polytechnic

Postponed from May to later in the year,


University of Canterbury

09 July


Lincoln University

10 July


Massey University Palmerston North, Wellington and Albany

Open days for 2020 will be virtual/online. More information to follow.


Wellington: Victoria University

Also Toi Whakaari

21 August


 Auckland University

29 August



29 August


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.

Letz Live Gap Year

Applications for January 2021 are open. CLOSING DATE is 20 March 2020.

University Accommodation Applications 2020 for 2021

Applications for University hostels for 2021 open on 01 August 2020 (except AUT which open in October.) Complete the form which Mrs Blake will hand out. Apply at as many universities as you wish.Complete your application by 15 September.The school will complete a reference when we are notified of your application.