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University information evening

University information evening

The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) invites students from our school and their families to attend its Canterbury Information Evening on Wednesday 6 June.

The evening is a great opportunity for local senior secondary students and their parents to learn more about the range of qualifications UC offers, to hear from leading academics and get key questions answered about:

·         Scholarships

·         Accommodation

·         Student Support

·         Degree and course information

Anyone considering university study in 2019 or 2020 is welcome at this free event, so register online to find out everything you need to know about life and study at UC. Register at:

The UC Information Evening starts at 6:30pm on 6 June in C Block on the UC Campus, Ilam Road, Christchurch.

Otago University presentation

If you are considering attending the University of Otago when you leave school please be seated in the Hall by 8:30am Wed 11th April. Otago staff will be giving a presentation and available to answer questions. This is open to students in ALL year levels.

TechHub Careers Expo

The 6th annual TechHub careers expo will be held at the Aurora Centre, Burnside High School, on the evening of Wednesday the 23rd of May. The focus of this event is on exciting students (year 9-11) and their parents about the diverse range of IT careers available. We have some great speakers lined up along with a number of local companies and educational institutes who will run booths.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or suggestions.

Matt Brittan
ITP Christchurch Branch Chair
Mobile: 029 200 7071

Ara Nursing Information Session 

Nursing Information Session 
Next month we’re holding a nursing information session in Christchurch for anyone interested in a career in nursing. The session will provide an overview of the Diploma in Enrolled Nursing and the Bachelor of Nursing at Ara. It will also discuss the variety of career opportunities available in this rewarding field, and the excellent employment outcomes achieved by Ara nursing graduates.

The session will be held:
Wednesday 11 April, 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Room N104
City campus, Madras Street

The nursing information session will be followed at 6.30pm with an information session about our Certificate in Study and Career Preparation, which provides fundamental academic and mathematical skills for higher-level programmes in nursing, midwifery and medical imaging.

We appreciate your help in sharing these details with any students you know who may be interested in studying nursing in 2019. Posters about this event have also been sent out to help you promote this at your school. 

Understanding NCEA presentation

Understanding NCEA Information presentation

Wed March 21 – 6pm – CBHS The Hall

Many parents feel frustrated when talking with their son about academic progress at school because they don’t feel as though they know enough about how the NCEA system works? If this sounds like you then you are certainly not alone. NCEA was introduced into schools between 2002-2004. As parents we did not go through this system so it can seem very foreign to us. The staff at CBHS are keen to assist you in gaining a better understanding of how NCEA works and become more involved in your son’s education.

We are very aware that families who take an interest in what their son is studying and who understand how the assessment and grading system works feel more confident when discussing their son’s academic progress. I strongly encourage you to take the time to learn how the NCEA system works as it may feel like you are left in the dark with so much new terminology and statistics. This presentation will allow for Q+A throughout.

CLICK HERE for a short video clip about NCEA.

CLICK HERE for link to NCEA handout.

This presentation is open to all parents irrespective of what year their son is in.


Mr Williams, Senior Master Teaching and Learning

Mr Lane, Year 11 Dean

Mr Webster HOD Careers

CLICK HERE to register.


Richard Webster

CBHS Careers Advisor

Ara presentation

Mileesa from Ara will be giving a presentation covering courses available at the Polytech. If you are considering studying at Ara please be seated by 8:30am.

Massey College of Creative Arts Head of Design coming to CBHS

Are you considering studying design? Interested to find out more about the programmes offered by Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington?

Come along to the lunchtime info session, P5 on Wed 14th March in the DVC room.

Matthijs Siljee, CoCA’s Associate Head of School and design academic is coming to SMC to tell us more about their programmes.

Check out their website:  Massey CoCA

Massey University presentation

Belinda from Massey University will be in C5 this Wed March 14 to discuss courses and uni life

Auckland University of Technology

Students thinking of attending the university of Auckland when they leave school please meet in C6 at 8:30am Wed 7th March.


Pablo will talk about courses, Halls of Residence, Scholarships etc.