All Year 12 Students who registered to attend UC Discovery Day on 7th April please note that this event has now been moved to 30th June.
At this time you are not able to register and select lectures online (you will be asked for an access code). UC will send you an email update once you are able to access this again.
See Mrs Eustace in the Careers office if you need further information.
All Year 12 students have the opportunity to attend Discovery Day 2020 at the University of Canterbury on Tuesday 7th April.
The event is structured just like a real university day, following an individual timetable that you have pre-selected based on your interests.
On the day you will:
- Take part in six lectures of your choice and see how your school subjects relate to university
- Discover the differences between school and university during the Intro to UC session
- Connect with UC and other students while understanding what your next steps could be
Date: Tuesday 7 April
Time: 9.30am to 2.30pm
Venue: University of Canterbury, Ilam Campus, starting in the Clyde car park
How to register
All Year 12 students have been sent an email with a link, simply select ‘Yes’ I would like to attend Year 12 UC Discovery Day, to register for this event. All registrations must be submitted by Tuesday 25th February, so register NOW if interested.
For more details see Mrs Eustace in the Careers office.
Experience Ara is all about giving you a feel for tertiary-level study with hands-on taster days, holiday programmes and workshops in a wide range of subjects. Events are held throughout the school year and most are free. Depending on the activity, you might meet tutors and current students, use our industry-standard facilities to undertake tasks and challenges, or just have a great time learning about a subject you’re really interested in.
January 3-day courses
Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 – 9am- 3pm
- Visual Design
- Creative Photography (getting creative with your photography and Photoshop editing)
- 2 D Animation
- Digital Painting (yet to be confirmed)
Monday 20, Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 9am- 3pm
- Game Design
- Digital Illustration
- Character Design
- Python Programming (ideal for those going into Computer Engineering)
Enrolments can only be done by booking online with payment via Paypal and prior to 11.59 pm Wednesday 11 December.
After that any last minute questions and interest can be via email from the 6 Jan to Yoobee.
Kickstart your journey at the University of Otago
Preparation programme for Māori students
What is Kia Ita?
“Nōku te maringanui i whai wāhi ahau ki tēnei o ngā kaupapa hirahira. Waihoki, nā tēnei o ngā kaupapa i whakatō te kākano o te ao whare wānanga ki roto i a au.”
This six week summer school paper will help prepare you for life at university.
Kia Ita is a mix of lectures, workshops and social activities designed to have you hit the ground running.
You will learn new skills to kick-start your university journey, be inspired and welcomed here on campus.
You will meet our amazing Māori staff who will be there to support you every step of the way. And you will do it with other like-minded students.
Who is it for?
Open to all Māori students:
- entering first year tertiary study at the University of Otago
- either shown an interest or already applied to study at Otago
Students who have not yet formally applied to the University will get guidance and assistance to do so.
|6–19 January 2020
||2 weeks of distance learning
|20 January–14 February 2020
||4 weeks on-campus (9am–5pm Monday–Friday)
The first 2 weeks of study are by distance at your home before heading to our Dunedin campus for the last 4 weeks of the paper.
We will provide free on-campus accommodation at one of our residential colleges. You can then focus on your study and not have to worry about finding somewhere to stay, or what to have for dinner.
Contact us if you are unsure about your eligibility.
If you are considering working towards a trades qualification when you leave school Ara have some great opportunities available for you and your family to get an insight into what’s involved. Some of these are one day events and some are presentations.
Ace of Trades Careers Evening
10 Sep 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Builder and Joiner for a day
27 Sep 09:00 am – 03:00 pm
Karanga mai ngā rangatahi Māori mā!
Calling to all students of Māori descent wanting to take advantage of our FREE Science and Math tuitions here at Ara.
This term, our Department of Engineering are facilitating free Math and Science weekly tuition sessions specifically for our rangatahi Māori. These sessions are to mentor Rangatahi Māori to help achieve NCEA in physics and algebra in year 11-13 and to those who have a special interest in Engineering related careers. Your tauira will benefit from the specialist equipment and software available in our Engineering Department and will be able to relate their work and projects to Real-world situations.
The sessions will run every Thursday from 4pm-6pm till 26th September.
If this sounds like an opportunity that your students could be interested in then please contact me for more info on:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Ph: 021 271 8340