Pictured from the left: Ethan Gee (Year 13) and Jacob Nicol (Year 12) are undertaking the Gaming Art and Design programme at Hokonui Tertiary High School. On this course they are learning how to develop characters and environment for a game idea and will take it through to a real live game.
With the new term comes new opportunities for our students. Year 13’s will head to Dunedin on Monday, May 6th leaving at 6.45am. This is a great opportunity for students to look around Otago University and Otago Polytechnic. Both institutions open up their doors for students to sit in on lectures and host presentations on their programs.
Scholarship applications are starting to open for students. If you know which institution you are planning to go to, jump onto their website and they will have a section on scholarships available, check them out!
Below are some further scholarship opportunities:
MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published a guide to hundreds of scholarships for any student planning to start university in 2020. The comprehensive list includes scholarships offered by every university as well as those specifically available to local students. A list of privately-funded, Maori, Pacific and International university scholarships completes the list. Applications close throughout the year, with tens of millions of dollars available. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success.
For more details and to find suitable scholarships, visit the MoneyHub Scholarship page
Keystone Scholarships are for students studying in the property and construction sector. Our scholarships come with the funding of $5,000 a year for up to 3 years. Visit www.keystonetrust.org.nz
Monday, May 6 - Otago Tertiary Open Day
Every year the school takes Year 13 students to Dunedin for an open day, so they may explore their options for next year. This is a great day, with Otago University, Otago Polytechnic and International Travel College all opening their doors for students to investigate their future career choices. Students will be given a booklet this week to help them choose which programs they would like to look at and help plan their day. As parents you may be interested in looking at this booklet and talking about their choices. Students may bring their own lunch, purchase their lunch or there is a free BBQ between 12pm and 2pm on the union lawn. Students are allowed to wear mufti for the day but are advised to check the forecast and take a coat or umbrella for Dunedin's unexpected weather! The bus will leave at 6.45am sharp. Students should arrive before this for roll call.
Tuesday, May 7 - Health Hub (Year 12 Programme)
Thursday, May 9 - Health Hub (Year 13 Programme)
Gateway and Careers Administration
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