“Parents as Career Educators” seminar

Book your place at our “Parents as Career Educators” seminar 

Thursday 20 August, 7.00 – 8.30pm

Dear Parent

Guiding teenagers through the various career and study options available to them in the modern world can be a challenge. UC Career Consultant Dave Petrie will talk with you about how you can support your child’s career decisions.

Parents and caregivers of secondary school aged children are invited to a seminar to be held on:

Thursday 20 August
7.00 – 8.30pm
Seminar Room 101,


James Hight Building (Library),

University of Canterbury
Ilam Campus  

The seminar will cover:

  • Career pathways
  • Supporting your child with career decision making
  • Choosing tertiary options to suit your child
  • Communicating effectively with your child 

Please register by Monday 17 August to reserve your seat, by following this link:  www.alumni.canterbury.ac.nz/PACE
Light refreshments will be available after the seminar.

Dave Petrie is a Career Consultant with the UC Career Centre, helping students to identify and pursue appropriate careers, internships and employment opportunities. He has 19 years’ experience working in the Career and Employment field, including 7 years working in Career Education in Secondary Schools with Careers New Zealand before coming to UC.

We hope you can join us at the seminar.

Kind regards, 

Career Centre & Alumni and Development
University of Canterbury