Upcoming careers dates
- AUT applications open
- University of Auckland scholarships open
- Lincoln University scholarships open
- Massey University Accommodation Scholarship, Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship, Academy of Sport Scholarship open
|16 June||University of Otago Information Evening, Addington Events Centre, 6.30–8.30pm|
|29 June||University of Auckland online Open Day|
|30 June||Victoria University Information Evening, 6pm, The Piano|
|1 July||AUT scholarship applications open|
|10 July||Massey undergraduate scholarships open|
|23 July||Lincoln University Open Day|
|30–31 July||Massey University virtual event|
|1 August||University Halls of Residence applications open|
|1 August||Lincoln University Halls of Residence open (first-come, first-served basis)|
|3 August||Victoria University course planning|
|15 August||Lincoln University scholarship applications close|
|15 August||UC scholarship applications due|
|20 August||Victoria University Open Day|
|20 August||Massey University scholarships, accommodation, excellence, sport close|
|21 August||AUT Live|
|28 August||University of Auckland Open Day on campus|
|28 August||AUT Open Day|
|August/September||University liaison visits to help plan course selection|
|1 September||School-leaver scholarship applications due|
|9 September||UC Open Day|
|10 September||Victoria University online enrolment open|
|15 September||UC accommodation applications due|
|1 October||UC applications to enrol open|
|1 October||AUT accommodation opens (first-come, first-served basis)|
|10 December||UC applications to enrol close|
Victoria University applications due
Christ's College CareerWise
The College careers website, CareerWise, offers a rich source of information. Check out the website and sign up for weekly alerts here – https://christscollege.careerwise.school/
Recent postings on the College CareerWise site were:
- Ara fortnightly newsletter
- NZ Broadcasting School newsletter
- Study Psychology at University of Waikato
- MoneyHub-Student Jobs guide
- Letz Live – gap year update
- Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School applications open
- Save the World with a Bachelor of Environmental Science
- Why study a language as part of your degree?
- Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
- Māori students studying at Victoria University
- Massey scholarships are now open
- Are you planning to study at Victoria University next year?
- Victoria University dates.
UC Stay in touch
Click here to ensure you have the latest key dates and important information.
UC Information Evening, 9 June
Click the link to register – https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/tours-and-events/info-evenings/
InZone careers kiosk
Find our InZone careers kiosk in the careers room, with boys able to view short video clips on jobs within different vocational pathways.
School subject selection
When it comes to subject selection for next year, it is good to look ahead at the best subjects for Years 12–13 and university courses. Check out the CareerWise website and the following links.
Thinking about University
A guide for students, parents and whanau, Thinking about University provides information on university entry, application, study, accommodation and scholarships, along with university life, choice and support.
University scholarships for Year 13 students
MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published an extensive guide to hundreds of university scholarships. You can also check out the ultimate checklist for Year 13 students.
Boys studying NCEA Level 3 Calculus, whether in Year 12 or 13, need to understand the entry requirements for the Maths programme for Engineering at UC. EMTH118 Engineering Mathematics 1A requires the following: NCEA Level 3 Mathematics, 14 credits (18 strongly recommended), including the standards ‘Differentiation (91578), and Integration methods (91579). If students do not have these, they must take MATH 101 first.
HamiltonJet – careers advisors visit
Christchurch careers advisors have visited the HamiltonJet site – home to the renowned world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of marine waterjet propulsion systems. HamiltonJet products and services are recognised by boat builders, naval architects and a variety of businesses around the world, with their apprenticeship spots in high demand.
HamiltonJet employs apprentices in the following Level 4 Trades: Fitting & Machining, Metal Casting, Heavy Fabrication, Electrical and Boat Building. Candidates need to have a Level 2 or 3 pre-trade qualification or be able to demonstrate appropriate work experience in a related trade.
The Year 13 Mechanical Engineering class will visit HamiltonJet this term. Please register any interest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.