Category Archives: Careers and Transition

Student Job Search

Student Job Search is an online service that helps students gain work experience and extra money while studying at tertiary level. SJS advertise thousands of jobs every year just for tertiary students on their website. They can help you find … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Travel & Exchanges

In this Wa Ako session, we had a guest speaker Alex who has experience having gone volunteering when he left school in Poland. His stories of cultural shock, the challenges of teaching in that environment and being hosted by a … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Job Interviews

The Wa Ako future focus programme has allowed many diverse sessions on various topics. One of the activities was a focus on job interviews. For this session students took part in job interview speed dating – using the 20 most … Continue reading

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Wellington North Rotary Scholarship Trust

Every year the Rotary Club of Wellington North Inc offers a number of Scholarships to provide assistance for tertiary education, vocational training or development of life skills.  Scholarships are typically in the range of $1,000 to $5,000. Preference is given … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Chris McIntyre

Chris left Newlands College in 2010. He made a significant impact on the school. He gained five scholarships at the end of the year, including in Horticulture & Agriculture, which the school does not teach as a subject. He was … Continue reading

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Upcoming: University Visits

A reminder to students of the upcoming University advisor visits.  These visits are to help the students put their programmes together for 2018 and help them enrol. Visits are in A2. University of Auckland on Tuesday 22nd August – 1.00pm – 1.50pm … Continue reading

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References

On Tuesday after assembly, Mr Jones talked to the cohort about the process around asking for references from staff at the school. This blogpost will capture some of the key points he made along with some advice on how to … Continue reading

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Massey Uni – College of Creative Arts

Massey University Wellington are happy to announce that registrations to attend our College of Creative Arts (CoCA) Student Experience Day are now open! Friday 30 June 2017 from 9.30 – 3 pm, see Ms Featherstone for more information. Also, an … Continue reading

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Careers Expo

From JET Magazine: Each year tens of thousands of New Zealand youth and hundreds of schools attend the Careers Expo across the country to engage directly with the experts that can advise them on their career and transition aspirations; employers, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for 2018 – Transition Information

After detecting a few worries and questions about next year, Ms Featherstone is in the process of visiting Form Classes over the next two weeks to speak to the Year Group about preparing for 2018. These messages are familiar, but … Continue reading

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