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When the parents of an 18-year-old girl contacted Stuff’s parenting expert and ‘agony aunt’ about their daughter changing paths, they probably didn’t expect the response they got.

Jonathan Chan, a 17-year-old student from Auckland Grammar School has taken out the $50,000 Prime Minister’s Future Science Prize for 2017.

Animation and game/graphic design have become solid career path choices for creativly orientated students. Did you know we have some world-ranked animation schools right here in NZ?

You know someone really really wants to go to university when they are happy to walk almost 1500km to get there.

In January New Zealand joined the small list of countries with direct links to outer space. With these links come valuable jobs and roles for smart young Kiwis.

We are regularly being told that the robots are coming for our jobs, but when it comes to dealing with humans they ain’t there quite yet.

Didn’t go as well in NCEA as you’d hoped? You can still get in to tertiary study by doing a bridging course.

You go online, nervously enter your NSN number and password and soon enough there they are………

After 25 years of helping define dance performance and culture through Kiwi high schools, the organisers have pulled the pin on Stage Challenge and its younger sibling J Rock.

eSports have boomed in your lifetime and now top players are regularly making million dollar salaries by playing the games they love.

Summer is here and it’s hot. To help chill this summer, SchoolLeaver offers you the chance to win a cool break with an 8 pack of Nice Blocks, the taste of summer.

From the end of January 2018, MAINZ - the Music and Audio Institute of NZ – will be taken over by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT). The result will be more choices and specialties for students in Music and Audio production.

Are you a changemaker? Here’s a new degree you design yourself to make you a change leader for tomorrow.

Wintec’s new design and communication degrees for 2018 have been created to prepare you for the rapidly changing workplace you will graduate into.

If you are heading to Dunedin next year to study Commerce or Business, you will find yourself among the first group of students enjoying the newly redeveloped University of Otago Business School.

At SchoolLeaver we love Play It Strange, the national organisation that brings into the light the great songs written by high school students.

Fees-free tertiary education and industry training will get very real for around 80,000 people next year. Are you going to be one of them?

For ages now school leavers have been told their path to wealth and fame was through a university. Now some new research says maybe that’s not the case after all.

Some school leavers may need to rethink their options as some bad news emerges from tertiary institutions, with one large Auckland PTE closing down completely.

All trades are keen to attract school leavers, and Māori and Pasifika students are in particular demand. If you're keen and ready, this is a goldmine of opportunity.  

Agony aunt straightens parents out – love it!
2017 Prime Minister’s Future Scientist Winner
Top 100 international animation schools
Exchange student walks 1470km to start at Lincoln
Career options heading for orbit with Rocket Lab
Robots not quite ready for busy retail work
Plan B, your new Plan A
NCEA results are out. Where to now?
Rising costs see organisers can iconic Stage Challenge
Esports – fast track to million dollar paydays
Chill this summer with Nice Blocks and SchoolLeaver
MAINZ moves to Southern Institute of Technology
Changemakers get to tailor their own degree
Wintec offers new design and communication degrees
Will you be among the first students in the revamped University of Otago Business School
Check the best high school songs and lyrics of 2017
What the new free tertiary scheme might mean for you
Apprentices better off than grads for most of working life
Year finishes with bad news for some tertiary institutions
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training a genuine life changer

Latest News

When the parents of an 18-year-old girl contacted Stuff’s parenting expert and ‘agony aunt’ about their daughter changing paths, they probably didn’t expect the response they got.

Jonathan Chan, a 17-year-old student from Auckland Grammar School has taken out the $50,000 Prime Minister’s Future Science Prize for 2017.

Animation and game/graphic design have become solid career path choices for creativly orientated students. Did you know we have some world-ranked animation schools right here in NZ?

You know someone really really wants to go to university when they are happy to walk almost 1500km to get there.

In January New Zealand joined the small list of countries with direct links to outer space. With these links come valuable jobs and roles for smart young Kiwis.

We are regularly being told that the robots are coming for our jobs, but when it comes to dealing with humans they ain’t there quite yet.

Didn’t go as well in NCEA as you’d hoped? You can still get in to tertiary study by doing a bridging course.

You go online, nervously enter your NSN number and password and soon enough there they are………

After 25 years of helping define dance performance and culture through Kiwi high schools, the organisers have pulled the pin on Stage Challenge and its younger sibling J Rock.

eSports have boomed in your lifetime and now top players are regularly making million dollar salaries by playing the games they love.

Summer is here and it’s hot. To help chill this summer, SchoolLeaver offers you the chance to win a cool break with an 8 pack of Nice Blocks, the taste of summer.

From the end of January 2018, MAINZ - the Music and Audio Institute of NZ – will be taken over by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT). The result will be more choices and specialties for students in Music and Audio production.

Are you a changemaker? Here’s a new degree you design yourself to make you a change leader for tomorrow.

Wintec’s new design and communication degrees for 2018 have been created to prepare you for the rapidly changing workplace you will graduate into.

If you are heading to Dunedin next year to study Commerce or Business, you will find yourself among the first group of students enjoying the newly redeveloped University of Otago Business School.

At SchoolLeaver we love Play It Strange, the national organisation that brings into the light the great songs written by high school students.

Fees-free tertiary education and industry training will get very real for around 80,000 people next year. Are you going to be one of them?

For ages now school leavers have been told their path to wealth and fame was through a university. Now some new research says maybe that’s not the case after all.

Some school leavers may need to rethink their options as some bad news emerges from tertiary institutions, with one large Auckland PTE closing down completely.

All trades are keen to attract school leavers, and Māori and Pasifika students are in particular demand. If you're keen and ready, this is a goldmine of opportunity.  

Agony aunt straightens parents out – love it!

When the parents of an 18-year-old girl contacted Stuff’s parenting expert and ‘agony aunt’ about their daughter changing paths, they probably didn’t expect the response they got.

2017 Prime Minister’s Future Scientist Winner

Jonathan Chan, a 17-year-old student from Auckland Grammar School has taken out the $50,000 Prime Minister’s Future Science Prize for 2017.

Top 100 international animation schools

Animation and game/graphic design have become solid career path choices for creativly orientated students. Did you know we have some world-ranked animation schools right here in NZ?

Exchange student walks 1470km to start at Lincoln

You know someone really really wants to go to university when they are happy to walk almost 1500km to get there.

Career options heading for orbit with Rocket Lab

In January New Zealand joined the small list of countries with direct links to outer space. With these links come valuable jobs and roles for smart young Kiwis.

Robots not quite ready for busy retail work

We are regularly being told that the robots are coming for our jobs, but when it comes to dealing with humans they ain’t there quite yet.

Plan B, your new Plan A

Didn’t go as well in NCEA as you’d hoped? You can still get in to tertiary study by doing a bridging course.

NCEA results are out. Where to now?

You go online, nervously enter your NSN number and password and soon enough there they are………

Rising costs see organisers can iconic Stage Challenge

After 25 years of helping define dance performance and culture through Kiwi high schools, the organisers have pulled the pin on Stage Challenge and its younger sibling J Rock.

Esports – fast track to million dollar paydays

eSports have boomed in your lifetime and now top players are regularly making million dollar salaries by playing the games they love.

Chill this summer with Nice Blocks and SchoolLeaver

Summer is here and it’s hot. To help chill this summer, SchoolLeaver offers you the chance to win a cool break with an 8 pack of Nice Blocks, the taste of summer.

MAINZ moves to Southern Institute of Technology

From the end of January 2018, MAINZ - the Music and Audio Institute of NZ – will be taken over by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT). The result will be more choices and specialties for ...

Changemakers get to tailor their own degree

Are you a changemaker? Here’s a new degree you design yourself to make you a change leader for tomorrow.

Wintec offers new design and communication degrees

Wintec’s new design and communication degrees for 2018 have been created to prepare you for the rapidly changing workplace you will graduate into.

Will you be among the first students in the revamped University of Otago Business School

If you are heading to Dunedin next year to study Commerce or Business, you will find yourself among the first group of students enjoying the newly redeveloped University of Otago Business School.

Check the best high school songs and lyrics of 2017

At SchoolLeaver we love Play It Strange, the national organisation that brings into the light the great songs written by high school students.

What the new free tertiary scheme might mean for you

Fees-free tertiary education and industry training will get very real for around 80,000 people next year. Are you going to be one of them?

Apprentices better off than grads for most of working life

For ages now school leavers have been told their path to wealth and fame was through a university. Now some new research says maybe that’s not the case after all.

Year finishes with bad news for some tertiary institutions

Some school leavers may need to rethink their options as some bad news emerges from tertiary institutions, with one large Auckland PTE closing down completely.

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training a genuine life changer

All trades are keen to attract school leavers, and Māori and Pasifika students are in particular demand. If you're keen and ready, this is a goldmine of opportunity.  

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