Careers Update

Upcoming events

a) Scholarships: Keystone News June 2019 Study Award Scholarships are available to school leavers that meet our eligibility criteria who are entering their first year of tertiary study in 2020. The Keystone scholarships are the most premium scholarships offered to students taking up studies that will bring them into the property and construction sector. The programme includes $5,000 a year for up to three years, mentoring, work opportunities and guidance along their journey.

Scholarships close on the 15th of August, 2019. For more information on eligibility please visit our website www.keystonetrust.org.nz 

b) 15th August - University of Canterbury. Parents as Career Educators seminar. Guiding teenagers through various career and study options available to them in the modern world can be a challenge. Parents and caregivers of secondary school-aged children are invited to attend a seminar where UC Career Consultant Dave Petrie will talk with you about how you can support your child's career decisions. 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 12 August. Follow the UC careers seminar link to register.

c) 9 September - University of Canterbury Liaison - course planning

d) 23 September - University of Otago Course planning

e) Hands-On at Otago is back for 2020!
A week long experience for students who will be Year 12 and 13 in 2020. Students choose their favourite subject across the humanities, business and sciences and get hands-on in a University departments for the week. To find out more go to: otago.ac.nz/hands-on-at-otago



Upcoming events

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]

Thursday 2 Dec

2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]

Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 22 Nov

22nd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre at 6pm.

Monday 25 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 18 Oct

18th October. Term 4 begins

Friday 1 Oct

1st October. Last day of term 3.

Friday 24 Sep

24th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]

Monday 13 Sep

13th September to 20th September is Te wiki o te reo Maori / Maori language week. Visit https://www.tewikioter... [Read more]
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