Posts Categorized: Seminar

CCUSA: Camp Counselor USA Free Information Evening

All are welcome to attend this free event on 7 November at Upper Riccarton Library at 71 Main South Road from 6.30 – 7.30pm. Applications are now open for the 2018 Camp Counselors USA programme.

Want to be a Hairdresser, Barber or Beauty Therapist?

A speaker from HITO, an organisation which looks after apprentices in the Hairdressing, Barber and Beauty Therapist industries, will be at school at lunchtime on Monday 30 October in the Library Seminar Room. They will talk about the benefits of taking up an apprenticeship and provide personal insight to how it all works. They will talk about the differences of leaving school and doing a course as compared to being an apprentice. This is open for Juniors and Seniors to attend but will only go ahead if enough students are interested. Please email Mrs Sinclair on if you intend coming or call in and see her in F1 or put your name down on the on the list on noticeboard outside of F1.

Ara Design Portfolio Workshop

Students who are planning to apply for the Bachelor of Design can spend a day with our tutors and learn exactly what it takes to put together an impressive design portfolio. Past examples of great portfolios will be examined and students will receive tips on how best to show off their talents.

Christchurch City Campus
11 October 10am-1pm 
Cost: Free
For more information email or register you going at this link:

Letz Live/Tutors Worldwide Presentation

Letz Live/Tutors Worldwide offer gap year opportunities at Outdoor Camps in North America for year 13’s and also UK and Thailand Gap year programmes for Year 12’s. Applications for 2019 will open in October. Come along to an information evening at St Margaret’s College (Winchester South Building, WS 2nd floor breakout space) on Thursday 31 August, from 5.30 – 6.30pm.

Pilot Career Open Evening

If you have a passion for aviation then come along on 6 September during 4pm – 9pm and have a chat with staff and learn what it’s like to be an airline pilot with Air New Zealand, one of the world’s most innovative airlines. It will be held at the International Aviation Academy of NZ, 25 Aviation Drive, Harewood, Christchurch Airport. All invited

What can you do with a UC Arts degree?

The University of Canterbury’s College of Arts presents the Arts Careers Series coming up soon. These events are for prospective and current students (and parents) who are interested in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and wish to know more about careers in that space. Come and hear from employers and recent graduates on why study in these areas are valuable and what employers value about Arts graduates. Details are:
(1) NZ Defence Force and tech sector, 27th July 2017, 6pm – 7:30pm, C2 Lecture Theatre
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(2) The Press and The New Zealand Police, 3rd August 2017, 6pm – 7:30pm, C2 Lecture Theatre
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(3) Vodafone and Creative Management agency, 10th August 2017, 6pm – 7:30pm, C2 Lecture Theatre
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Interested in studying Nursing at Ara?

Ara’s Nursing academic manager, Lisa McKay, will be visiting our school next week on Tuesday 27 June from 12:45pm – 1:40pm in the Library Seminar Room. Come and find out more studying Nursing. Year 11 – 13 students are welcome to attend.

Heading to Ara for Broadcasting in 2018?

Register today for New Zealand Broadcasting School’s Information Evenings in Christchurch. You will get the opportunity to meet the tutors and find out useful information on how to make a successful application. Dates are: Monday 26 June 7pm, Thursday 13 July 7pm

Ara Nursing Information Sessions

Ara will be holding an information session about the nursing programmes they offer on Tuesday 8 August, 5.30pm-7pm in Room N104, Madras St campus . For students considering a career in nursing, the sessions are a great opportunity to get an overview of the Bachelor of Nursing and the Diploma in Enrolled Nursing, and to gain an understanding of what nursing study involves. The sessions will also discuss the career opportunities and further study options available to nursing graduates.