Category: News

Exciting Opportunities at Fashion Week

 

 

I’m emailing you today to tell you about an exciting experience for young fashion designers at this year’s New Zealand Fashion Week called Raise Up.

Do you have a student that is the next face of youth fashion? As part of New Zealand Fashion Week, Walk the Line is back for 2021. This year’s theme ‘We are Strong Together’ celebrates unity and diversity, allowing youth organisers to express their creativity through design.

 

 

Your student/s would gain valuable experience with design, production, modelling and the fashion industry, and to be part of New Zealand Fashion week 2021.

This year is the 20th Anniversary of New Zealand Fashion Week, there is so much to celebrate including our up and coming young designers.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this email, I hope that it inspires a young designer at your school.

All the best

Kristen

+64 3 377 0966
+64 214 32237

 

 

Bachelor of Dental Technology; Otago University

What is a Dental Technologist?

Dental technicians can be thought of as artists who, with a thorough understanding of dental materials science, use their artistic skills to fabricate the form, colour and function of individual teeth or maxillofacial prostheses for a patient.

Dental Technology is the technical side of dentistry where a dental technician, on prescription of a dentist, makes any prosthesis or appliance for the head and neck. This could consist of:

  • Artificial teeth such as complete dentures, partial dentures, crowns and bridges and implant supported dentures in various materials such as acrylics, alloys, and ceramics;
  • Removable orthodontic appliances consisting of springs and retainers in acrylic bases for the movement of teeth. Mouthguards to protect against sports injuries;
  • Maxillofacial appliances such as artificial eyes, ears, and facial prostheses that may be required after surgical treatment.

Here are the regulations to be accepted straight from secondary school;

To be considered for admission under the Secondary School category, an applicant should normally:

  1. have attained a minimum of 14 credits in each of two National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 approved subjects (or equivalent) from Science, Mathematics or Technology.
  2. have provided a statement of interest and a current curriculum vitae.

Selection of applicants who have met these criteria will be based on academic merit. Final admission is subject to the fulfilment of the University’s entrance requirements and confirmation of satisfactory NCEA Level 3 results (or equivalent).

Notes:
(i) Although not required, study of Biology to at least NCEA Level 2 would be an advantage.
(ii) Applicants who have not yet completed NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) are initially considered on the basis of their NCEA Level 2 (or equivalent) performance in subjects taken for NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent). Applicants must have completed (or be completing) NCEA Level 3 (or equivalent) subjects within the last five years. Admission from Secondary School will be based on a scoring process similar to that used for Managed Enrolment.

For more information of the Bachelor of Dental Technology click here

 

You could take a Gap Year to the UK in 2022!

LetzLive in the UK 2022

The great news is that New Zealand has been announced as a green listed country for travel to the UK. This means there is no quarantining on arrival into the UK.

Our current Gap participants, all of who have arrived since January 2021, have arrived stress-free with the help of our team.

  • As of today, almost 75% of over 18s have received their first vaccination, with all adults on track to be vaccinated by end of July – Sky News
  • Shops, restaurants, bars and hotels opened May 17 and domestic travel within the UK is now back to normal
  • On June 21 all remaining restrictions are expected to be lifted with widespread international travel expected over the Northern Hemisphere summer break

While applications for January 2022 Gap Years have closed, we have a number of well-known UK schools asking specifically for Gap Assistants from New Zealand. We do however need to act on this quickly, as with any travel corridor there will still be visa and compliance documentation required which can take time to process.

If any school leavers at your school are still thinking about a Gap Year please put them in touch so we can look to accommodate them. You can book a meeting directly to Nick, Letz Live Founder and Managing Directors’s calendar, or visit our website for more information.

GirlBoss – Forestry Scholarships – Applications now open

Member Spotlight: Tessa McCarthy

GirlBoss Edge: Primary Industries Alumni 2020

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarship Winner 2020

“The GirlBoss Edge: Primary Industries Programme gave me the confidence to enter a male-dominated career. I was able to take inspiration from the female guest speakers who have already paved the way for me in the primary industries which assured me that I can make a difference.

The Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau Forestry scholarship provides me $32,000 over the course of my 4-year study but it also has so much more hidden value: each summer holidays I am guaranteed a paid internship. I have already met so many knowledgeable people in and around the forestry sector through the scholarship and will continue to do so through the internships. This allows me to network and builds relationships with others in the same field of study.

Before starting my tertiary study I knew that I wanted to study forestry, but there was always that fear of the unknown. Did I pick the right study path? What if I don’t like the course? But I love it! Forestry Science is such a fulfilling course for me. So my advice to you is to not let those thoughts of doubt deter you. Go out and become excited about studying!”

Apply today for a Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarship

With the opportunity to receive up to $32,000 towards your tertiary studies AND paid internships, it’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Applications close 15 August 2021.

Victoria University of Wellington – key dates & details for Y13s

 

In this newsletter, you’ll find information about key dates, upcoming events, and scholarships.

Key dates for 2021

 

30 June Christchurch Information Evening
1 July Christchurch Careers Advisers’ Breakfast
Mid–June School–leaver scholarship applications open
1 August Halls of residence applications open
20 August Open Day
1 September School–leaver scholarship applications close
10 September Online enrolments open
15 September Halls start to send out offers

Accommodation applications

Applications for our halls of residence open on 1 August. We encourage students to get their applications in early, as the halls will start offering places from mid-September.

To help students explore their accommodation options, they can use the new comparison tool on our website:

www.wgtn.ac.nz/accommodation/halls/profiles

Course planning visits

In Term 3, we will begin visiting schools for course-planning sessions. During these sessions, we will explain how our degrees work, and help students plan their first year of courses. We can also answer questions about online enrolment, accommodation, and scholarships.

Our SMC T3 visit by Ruby Schurink is scheduled for Wed 4 August (Wk 2) – P4 for NCEA students & P5 lunch for IB.

 

 

Christchurch Information Evening

Our Christchurch Information Evening will be held on Wednesday 30 June. Students are welcome to bring their family and friends along to find out more about life at Victoria University of Wellington.

Open Day

Open Day on Friday 20 August 2021 is the best opportunity to see all that the University has to offer and get a taste of university life. Its a great way to explore study options and to visit our halls of residence. Students can register their interest using the link below.

School Holiday visits

During the July school holidays, we invite students to come on campus and see what we have to offer—take a campus tour, visit our halls, or talk to one of our liaison officers. Bookings can be made online.

HIWA Programme

HIWA is a week-long programme providing Māori students with the opportunity to experience student life at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and explore the capital city. The programme takes place from Tuesday 17 August to Saturday 21 August. For more information, contact pou.templeton@vuw.ac.nz.

School-leaver scholarships

Applications for the Te Herenga Waka─Victoria University of Wellington school-leaver scholarships will open in mid-June. There are three scholarships available:

Tangiwai Scholarship, which celebrates excellence, both academic and outside the classroom. Worth $5,000.

Totoweka Scholarship, focused on equity and support, for students who are Māori or Pasifika, come from socio-economically disadvantaged or refugee backgrounds, or have a disability. Worth $5,000.

Kahotea Scholarship for outstanding achievement, worth $30,000 over three years.

International students studying at New Zealand high schools can apply for the Wellington International Excellence ScholarshipThe New Zealand International School-Leaver Grant is also available.

Full details of the scholarship regulations are available on our website.

www.wgtn.ac.nz/scholarships

Are you planning to study at Victoria University next year?

Accommodation applications

Applications for our halls of residence open on 1 August. We encourage students to get their applications in early, as the halls will start offering places from mid-September.

To help students explore their accommodation options, they can use the new comparison tool on our website:

www.wgtn.ac.nz/accommodation/halls/profiles

 

Key dates for 2021

 

Mid–June School–leaver scholarship applications open
1 August Halls of residence applications open
20 August Open Day
1 September School–leaver scholarship applications close
10 September Online enrolments open
15 September Halls start to send out offers

Open Day

Open Day on Friday 20 August 2021 is the best opportunity to see all that the University has to offer and get a taste of university life. Its a great way to explore study options and to visit our halls of residence. Students can register here

School Holiday visits

During the July school holidays, we invite students to come on campus and see what we have to offer—take a campus tour, visit our halls, or talk to one of our liaison officers. Bookings can be made here.

Bachelor of Global Studies; University of Auckland

Develop the knowledge and skills to understand global issues and tackle them creatively.

The Bachelor of Global Studies is a cross-faculty degree that draws on the combined expertise of the faculties of Arts, Business, Creative Arts and Industries, Engineering, Law and Science.

The Bachelor of Global Studies is designed to help you make a difference by applying your knowledge to the big issues of our increasingly globalised world.

You will be exposed to new ways of thinking about the world. You will gain an in-depth understanding of contemporary issues and challenge your assumptions about how the world works.

As you gain competency in another language you’ll deepen your understanding of other cultures and perspectives.

You will develop skills for future careers that demand leadership, teamwork, public speaking, critical thinking, research and intercultural communication.

For more information on the Bachelor of Global Studies click here

Are you a Maori student thinking about studying at Victoria University of Wellington?

This year Victoria University are running their first Māori Scholarship programme called “HIWA”

What is HIWA?
HIWA is a week-long scholarship programme for Māori students who are in their final year of study at a NZ secondary school/wharekura. The purpose of this programme is for students to experience being a student here at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, as well as living in Wellington City. Throughout the week students will attend different workshops with key staff on campus, explore halls of residence, connect with on-campus support, plus explore all the cool things you can do in Wellington (and they’ll get to attend Open Day). There is an application process, and successful students will be selected to attend the programme.

Who is eligible?
Students must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for the programme:

  • Be of Māori descent
  • Have NCEA Level 2 endorsed with Merit or Excellence
  • Attend a school outside of the Wellington Region
  • Be in their final year at a NZ secondary school/wharekura.

When is it?
The programme takes place from Tuesday 17 August to Saturday 21 August 2021.

Does it cost the student?
No, this programme will be paid for (flights, accommodation, food etc). They will need to bring money if they want to buy other things.

Event details

When:
Tuesday 17 August to Saturday 21 August 2021

 

Where:
Kelburn campus, Wellington

Submit an application by clicking below.

Massey University Scholarships for 2022 are now open

Massey University Scholarships for 2022 are now open, as below:

Massey University Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship OPEN NOW – Closes 20th August

$21,000 | Three years’ duration | Ten awards

For high achieving candidates who have a record of academic excellence, leadership and community engagement and are intending to enrol in the first year of a bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility: New Zealand citizen or permanent resident | High achievement

Massey Halls Student Accommodation Scholarships – Undergraduate OPEN NOW – Closes 20th August

$5,000 | One year’s duration | Five awards

For high achieving candidates who have a record of academic excellence, leadership and community engagement and are intending to enrol in the first year of a bachelor’s degree while living at the Massey Halls Albany or the Massey Halls Manawatū

Eligibility: New Zealand citizen or permanent resident

Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship OPEN NOW – Closes 20th August

$5,000 | One year’s duration | Up to 25 awards | Massey University Academy of Sport membership

For new student athletes enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in sport and who show future potential in their chosen sport.

  Massey University Undergraduate Scholarship OPEN 10th July

Up to $5,000 | Three years’ duration | 60 awards

For candidates enrolling in university for the first time, demonstrating excellence in study, work, community or other areas of your life.

Eligibility: NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident | Enrolling in University Study for the first time

Why study a language as part of your degree?

International Languages & Culture

In an increasingly interconnected world, the ability to speak another language will help you to communicate effectively in business and social situations, and provide knowledge that is crucial for success in a multicultural environment.

Here at Waikato, we have the International Languages and Culture major available, under which you may choose from five language specialisations: Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.

You do not necessarily have to have studied a language at high school to study it at Waikato!

These language specialisations are offered under the following degrees:
» Bachelor of Arts
» Bachelor of Business Analysis (Financial)
» Bachelor of Communication Studies
» Bachelor of Electronic Commerce
» Bachelor of Management Studies
» Bachelor of Science
» Bachelor of Science (Technology)
» Bachelor of Social Sciences
» Bachelor of Tourism

You don’t have to include a language as a specialisation or major with one of the above degrees; you can take any language paper with any degree to add that extra element of flexibility to your study.

You can also have a language specialisation in conjunction with the International Management major for the Bachelor of Management Studies.

More information on what  is available at University of Waikato

Most Universities offer a selection of languages that can be taken as part of a degree.

The University of Waikato also has the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies where Te Reo Maori can be learnt and studied