Careers Update

Upcoming events

 a) 3 - 4 July 2019 Careers Trip To Christchurch. 19 students from Year 12 and 13 will be visiting the University of Canterbury and Ara Institute of Technology

Close off dates for scholarships - many close off in August

b) 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 

c) 11th July - Canterbury University Open Day. From 9-5 with free buses running from Timaru, the Airport and many other destinations around Canterbury. Follow the Open Day link to find out more information.

d) Friday 19 July - Lincoln University Open Day, 9.30am - 4pm. Follow the Lincoln University Open Day Link to find out more information.

e) 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.

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

g) 23 September - University of Otago Course planning




Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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