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 Leaving high school is a huge step. The choices you make now will shape your next few years and maybe your whole life. Looking at all your options now is really important. SchoolLeaver is a one-stop shop to help get you under way. Read more...

 

You may be thinking about studying at a university or a polytechnic institute. You could be thinking about an apprenticeship or on the job training. Maybe a gap year is on the horizon. SchoolLeaver has the information, ideas and links you need to make the right call. Read more...

 

Where am I going to live? How do student loans work? If I’m in a job, how do things like tax, Kiwisaver and insurance work? What if I want to study overseas? SchoolLeaver can get you started on getting you sorted. Read more...

Latest News

Living in South Canterbury and interested in a career in health? Ara Institute of Canterbury could ...
A team of Agribusiness students from St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton have taken out the ...
Getting into a university can be very competitive, and getting a job when you graduate is way ...
If rankings are an important factor in helping you work out which university you want to go to, the ...
The cost of going to university can be massive and for some potential students it can be the ...
If you are thinking about rocking off to study at a university in Australia, start saving now.  ...
Studying in Christchurch is becoming even more attractive with new accommodation options opened ...
One thing there is no getting away from is that studying at university or one of the country’s ITPs ...
Future engineers or furniture craftsmen get moving – you only have until Wednesday April 12 to get ...
Cybercrime is a huge problem facing businesses locally and all over the world, but on the other ...

Latest News

Living in South Canterbury and interested in a career in health? Ara Institute of Canterbury could potentially make it easier for you with more programmes and more pathways in health being offered at a health training hub in Timaru.

A team of Agribusiness students from St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton have taken out the ‘Young Inventor of the Year’ prize at Fieldays 2017, pocketing $1000 for their efforts.

Getting into a university can be very competitive, and getting a job when you graduate is way harder now that it ever has been.  

If rankings are an important factor in helping you work out which university you want to go to, the latest rankings will have you smiling, but maybe a little nonplussed too. 

The cost of going to university can be massive and for some potential students it can be the biggest deciding factor. 

If you are thinking about rocking off to study at a university in Australia, start saving now.  Your costs look likely to rocket.

Studying in Christchurch is becoming even more attractive with new accommodation options opened this year by Canterbury’s three big tertiary institutions. 

One thing there is no getting away from is that studying at university or one of the country’s ITPs – Institute of Technology and Polytechnics – can be really expensive. Full-time course fees can cost anywhere from $3,000 - $10,000+ each year, and ...

Future engineers or furniture craftsmen get moving – you only have until Wednesday April 12 to get your entries in for the nationwide 2017 Toolbox Challenge.

Cybercrime is a huge problem facing businesses locally and all over the world, but on the other side of the hard drive, it can be a huge opportunity for students like you. 

Recently the University of Waikato tossed a stink bomb into the heart of the country’s academic establishment when it proposed the setting up of a third medical school in New Zealand.

By Pritha Marks - Nowadays, taking a gap year is a pretty common thing to do, especially here in New Zealand.

New facilities, new focus and even a new faculty. Victoria University is adapting to make itself more relevant and useful for its future students.

While most NZ universities are starting to see declining student enrolments, the University of Canterbury is bucking the trend and growing their number new student numbers for 2017.

Each year NZ’s top students are hosted at a parliamentary function where their efforts are celebrated and the top scholar from all high schools is recognised with the Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence. The event acknowledges the highest ...

At some point, most of us would say we would like to help others, to change things for the better and to really make a difference. Then, when dreams and reality meet and faced with the pressure of “What are you going to do after school?”, most of us ...

For some of you - and your parents - the ranking a university holds for a subject or course can be a major factor in your decision whether to attend that institution.

If you are a student with Māori and Pasifika heritage, your pathway into secure and well-paid jobs in a growing range of trades has never been easier to find and start than right now.

It has never been a better time to think about study in the Bay of Plenty. New institutions and new campuses promise top conditions for learning and training in the years ahead. 

 ‘IT’ stands for Information Technology, which basically means dealing with information on computers and other electronic devices. The IT sector is made up of a huge range of jobs (visit Careers NZ to get the full list), most of which are just ...

Ara sets up health training hub for South Canterbury
Year 13 Agribusiness students claim Fieldays inventor prize
Gap Year – smart and fun source of skills for success
Latest rankings good, but they’re not everything
Ancient organisations providing modern help for students
Huge jump in the cost of university study in Australia
More rooms for first year students in Canterbury
Are you the first in your family planning to study?
Are you up for the 2017 Toolbox Challenge? 
Cybercrime creating new and valuable career opportunities
Waikato University wants NZ’s third medical school
Getting ready to Gap It after school
Changes show Victoria is adapting for tomorrow’s students 
University of Canterbury student numbers increase for 2017
Top scholarship winners in 2016 are recognised
Want to really make a difference? You can!
University Rankings - how do we stack up and why are they important
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training well worth looking at
New institution, new facilities – Toi Ohomai charges ahead
Thinking about a role in IT? You will need these skills

Latest News

Living in South Canterbury and interested in a career in health? Ara Institute of Canterbury could potentially make it easier for you with more programmes and more pathways in health being offered at a health training hub in Timaru.

A team of Agribusiness students from St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton have taken out the ‘Young Inventor of the Year’ prize at Fieldays 2017, pocketing $1000 for their efforts.

Getting into a university can be very competitive, and getting a job when you graduate is way harder now that it ever has been.  

If rankings are an important factor in helping you work out which university you want to go to, the latest rankings will have you smiling, but maybe a little nonplussed too. 

The cost of going to university can be massive and for some potential students it can be the biggest deciding factor. 

If you are thinking about rocking off to study at a university in Australia, start saving now.  Your costs look likely to rocket.

Studying in Christchurch is becoming even more attractive with new accommodation options opened this year by Canterbury’s three big tertiary institutions. 

One thing there is no getting away from is that studying at university or one of the country’s ITPs – Institute of Technology and Polytechnics – can be really expensive. Full-time course fees can cost anywhere from $3,000 - $10,000+ each year, and ...

Future engineers or furniture craftsmen get moving – you only have until Wednesday April 12 to get your entries in for the nationwide 2017 Toolbox Challenge.

Cybercrime is a huge problem facing businesses locally and all over the world, but on the other side of the hard drive, it can be a huge opportunity for students like you. 

Recently the University of Waikato tossed a stink bomb into the heart of the country’s academic establishment when it proposed the setting up of a third medical school in New Zealand.

By Pritha Marks - Nowadays, taking a gap year is a pretty common thing to do, especially here in New Zealand.

New facilities, new focus and even a new faculty. Victoria University is adapting to make itself more relevant and useful for its future students.

While most NZ universities are starting to see declining student enrolments, the University of Canterbury is bucking the trend and growing their number new student numbers for 2017.

Each year NZ’s top students are hosted at a parliamentary function where their efforts are celebrated and the top scholar from all high schools is recognised with the Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence. The event acknowledges the highest ...

At some point, most of us would say we would like to help others, to change things for the better and to really make a difference. Then, when dreams and reality meet and faced with the pressure of “What are you going to do after school?”, most of us ...

For some of you - and your parents - the ranking a university holds for a subject or course can be a major factor in your decision whether to attend that institution.

If you are a student with Māori and Pasifika heritage, your pathway into secure and well-paid jobs in a growing range of trades has never been easier to find and start than right now.

It has never been a better time to think about study in the Bay of Plenty. New institutions and new campuses promise top conditions for learning and training in the years ahead. 

 ‘IT’ stands for Information Technology, which basically means dealing with information on computers and other electronic devices. The IT sector is made up of a huge range of jobs (visit Careers NZ to get the full list), most of which are just ...

Ara sets up health training hub for South Canterbury

Living in South Canterbury and interested in a career in health? Ara Institute of Canterbury could potentially make it easier for you with more programmes and more pathways in health being offered at ...

Year 13 Agribusiness students claim Fieldays inventor prize

A team of Agribusiness students from St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton have taken out the ‘Young Inventor of the Year’ prize at Fieldays 2017, pocketing $1000 for their efforts.

Gap Year – smart and fun source of skills for success

Getting into a university can be very competitive, and getting a job when you graduate is way harder now that it ever has been.  

Latest rankings good, but they’re not everything

If rankings are an important factor in helping you work out which university you want to go to, the latest rankings will have you smiling, but maybe a little nonplussed too. 

Ancient organisations providing modern help for students

The cost of going to university can be massive and for some potential students it can be the biggest deciding factor. 

Huge jump in the cost of university study in Australia

If you are thinking about rocking off to study at a university in Australia, start saving now.  Your costs look likely to rocket.

More rooms for first year students in Canterbury

Studying in Christchurch is becoming even more attractive with new accommodation options opened this year by Canterbury’s three big tertiary institutions. 

Are you the first in your family planning to study?

One thing there is no getting away from is that studying at university or one of the country’s ITPs – Institute of Technology and Polytechnics – can be really expensive. Full-time course fees can ...

Are you up for the 2017 Toolbox Challenge? 

Future engineers or furniture craftsmen get moving – you only have until Wednesday April 12 to get your entries in for the nationwide 2017 Toolbox Challenge.

Cybercrime creating new and valuable career opportunities

Cybercrime is a huge problem facing businesses locally and all over the world, but on the other side of the hard drive, it can be a huge opportunity for students like you. 

Waikato University wants NZ’s third medical school

Recently the University of Waikato tossed a stink bomb into the heart of the country’s academic establishment when it proposed the setting up of a third medical school in New Zealand.

Getting ready to Gap It after school

By Pritha Marks - Nowadays, taking a gap year is a pretty common thing to do, especially here in New Zealand.

Changes show Victoria is adapting for tomorrow’s students 

New facilities, new focus and even a new faculty. Victoria University is adapting to make itself more relevant and useful for its future students.

University of Canterbury student numbers increase for 2017

While most NZ universities are starting to see declining student enrolments, the University of Canterbury is bucking the trend and growing their number new student numbers for 2017.

Top scholarship winners in 2016 are recognised

Each year NZ’s top students are hosted at a parliamentary function where their efforts are celebrated and the top scholar from all high schools is recognised with the Prime Minister’s Award for ...

Want to really make a difference? You can!

At some point, most of us would say we would like to help others, to change things for the better and to really make a difference. Then, when dreams and reality meet and faced with the pressure of ...

University Rankings - how do we stack up and why are they important

For some of you - and your parents - the ranking a university holds for a subject or course can be a major factor in your decision whether to attend that institution.

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training well worth looking at

If you are a student with Māori and Pasifika heritage, your pathway into secure and well-paid jobs in a growing range of trades has never been easier to find and start than right now.

New institution, new facilities – Toi Ohomai charges ahead

It has never been a better time to think about study in the Bay of Plenty. New institutions and new campuses promise top conditions for learning and training in the years ahead. 

Thinking about a role in IT? You will need these skills

 ‘IT’ stands for Information Technology, which basically means dealing with information on computers and other electronic devices. The IT sector is made up of a huge range of jobs (visit Careers NZ ...

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Check out our latest Jobs of the Week

 

Are you a people person? Then a career in Retail may be just the thing for you!

If you're creative and practical, a career in Landscaping could be an attractive option

 

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