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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.  

More than 5000 new workers will be needed in NZ’s aviation industry in the next four years. Could you be one of them?

Summer is almost here! There’s some great Christmas events and summer festivals running for 2017-2018. We’ve put together a list of awesome things for you to check out over the break.

The annual Art and Design Graduate Shows are in full swing, with institutions across the country showcasing the hard work of their students.

In true old school do it yourself style, NZMA building students in South Auckland have been busy building their own campus in Otahuhu.

Plenty of us have dreams of setting up our own business, being our own boss, an entrepreneur, and taking the risk that eventually – hopefully - leads to reward.

Future grand prix motorcycle riders and electric vehicle designers and makers all over the country saw their dreams come to life at the start of the final term for 2017.

Which New Zealand university’s courses and degrees give you the biggest chance of getting a job? The answer might surprise you.

Closing dates for university applications are drawing near, are you ready?

NZ’s new Labour-led Government has promised some really significant changes to tertiary training and study, and school leavers look like the winners.

If you’re planning to go to university or take on other studies when you leave school, you will need to get your head around just what this plan may cost. You may be unpleasantly surprised.

 

Top apps and websites to help you crack your NCEA exams

So how does this work? We are told from the start of high school that we need to get as qualified as possible to get good jobs. Now the country’s biggest employers are telling us they don’t need degrees. What’s going on?

The global population is growing and so is the demand for food. This means more jobs, with more variety, in a country that is famed for its natural resources and can-do attitude. Jobs maybe for you.

A new apprentice programme based in the booming dairy industry is now looking to find and have 200 young workers on farms across the country in the coming months. This could be a life-changing opportunity for some school leavers.

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
Gateway to the skies for one Auckland student
Our top picks for this summers events
November is the month for Art and Design showcases
Building students getting real life DIY lessons
What does it take to be an entrepreneur?
Revving up skills for future careers
Will I get a job if I study that? See what recent grads are doing
Application dates are looming, don’t miss the boat!
Election result: What’s in it for you?
Rising uni costs making potential students look hard at choices
Top tips to cracking NCEA
Employers go public wanting skills over qualifications. What's up?
Horticulture – your ticket to a sustainable future in food
200 new apprenticeships wanted in dairy industry

Latest News

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.  

More than 5000 new workers will be needed in NZ’s aviation industry in the next four years. Could you be one of them?

Summer is almost here! There’s some great Christmas events and summer festivals running for 2017-2018. We’ve put together a list of awesome things for you to check out over the break.

The annual Art and Design Graduate Shows are in full swing, with institutions across the country showcasing the hard work of their students.

In true old school do it yourself style, NZMA building students in South Auckland have been busy building their own campus in Otahuhu.

Plenty of us have dreams of setting up our own business, being our own boss, an entrepreneur, and taking the risk that eventually – hopefully - leads to reward.

Future grand prix motorcycle riders and electric vehicle designers and makers all over the country saw their dreams come to life at the start of the final term for 2017.

Which New Zealand university’s courses and degrees give you the biggest chance of getting a job? The answer might surprise you.

Closing dates for university applications are drawing near, are you ready?

NZ’s new Labour-led Government has promised some really significant changes to tertiary training and study, and school leavers look like the winners.

If you’re planning to go to university or take on other studies when you leave school, you will need to get your head around just what this plan may cost. You may be unpleasantly surprised.

 

Top apps and websites to help you crack your NCEA exams

So how does this work? We are told from the start of high school that we need to get as qualified as possible to get good jobs. Now the country’s biggest employers are telling us they don’t need degrees. What’s going on?

The global population is growing and so is the demand for food. This means more jobs, with more variety, in a country that is famed for its natural resources and can-do attitude. Jobs maybe for you.

A new apprentice programme based in the booming dairy industry is now looking to find and have 200 young workers on farms across the country in the coming months. This could be a life-changing opportunity for some school leavers.

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.  

Gateway to the skies for one Auckland student

More than 5000 new workers will be needed in NZ’s aviation industry in the next four years. Could you be one of them?

Our top picks for this summers events

Summer is almost here! There’s some great Christmas events and summer festivals running for 2017-2018. We’ve put together a list of awesome things for you to check out over the break.

November is the month for Art and Design showcases

The annual Art and Design Graduate Shows are in full swing, with institutions across the country showcasing the hard work of their students.

Building students getting real life DIY lessons

In true old school do it yourself style, NZMA building students in South Auckland have been busy building their own campus in Otahuhu.

What does it take to be an entrepreneur?

Plenty of us have dreams of setting up our own business, being our own boss, an entrepreneur, and taking the risk that eventually – hopefully - leads to reward.

Revving up skills for future careers

Future grand prix motorcycle riders and electric vehicle designers and makers all over the country saw their dreams come to life at the start of the final term for 2017.

Will I get a job if I study that? See what recent grads are doing

Which New Zealand university’s courses and degrees give you the biggest chance of getting a job? The answer might surprise you.

Application dates are looming, don’t miss the boat!

Closing dates for university applications are drawing near, are you ready?

Election result: What’s in it for you?

NZ’s new Labour-led Government has promised some really significant changes to tertiary training and study, and school leavers look like the winners.

Rising uni costs making potential students look hard at choices

If you’re planning to go to university or take on other studies when you leave school, you will need to get your head around just what this plan may cost. You may be unpleasantly surprised.

Top tips to cracking NCEA

 

Top apps and websites to help you crack your NCEA exams

Employers go public wanting skills over qualifications. What's up?

So how does this work? We are told from the start of high school that we need to get as qualified as possible to get good jobs. Now the country’s biggest employers are telling us they don’t need ...

Horticulture – your ticket to a sustainable future in food

The global population is growing and so is the demand for food. This means more jobs, with more variety, in a country that is famed for its natural resources and can-do attitude. Jobs maybe for you.

200 new apprenticeships wanted in dairy industry

A new apprentice programme based in the booming dairy industry is now looking to find and have 200 young workers on farms across the country in the coming months. This could be a life-changing ...

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