Careers Message

Tertiary and Industry Events for 2023 

Our aim is to provide first-hand experience and up to date information to students, parents and whānau.  Opportunities to look around campuses and companies, find out about support services, talk to staff and to find out what it is like to study at their campus, or to work in a particular industry.  Some events are to be registered online through the links provided. Some events require permission from parents and teachers for students to attend as they are during school hours.  We would like to draw your attention to our very own Careers, NCEA and Subject Evening on Thursday 27 July from 6-8pm – more details to come but please save this date.

Future Skills Academy  OPEN DAY – date to be advised 

Come and find out why Quantity Surveying is a great career choice and how you can contribute to sustainable construction. 

Eastern Careers Schools Expo  28 and 29 June 2023 at the Howick Leisure Centre 

Explore Employment and Career opportunities.   Speak to universities and training providers about career options for you.  Meet employers at the Education to Employment booth upstairs and discover job opportunities. Attend workshops on effective job searching and financial management at the Eastern Careers School Expo.  

Participating SchoolsSancta Maria College, Botany Downs College, Elim Christian College, Howick College, Macleans College, Pakuranga College St Kentigern College, Edgewater College.  

Talk to employers, universities and training providers about new jobs and opportunities. Vocational pathways, apprenticeships, internships and work experience will be available for you to explore.

Year 11 and 12 students will attend on Thursday 29 June from 11.30am-1.30pm.
Open session for other students, parents and whānau on 28th June 6.00-8.30pm & 29 June 6.30-8.30pm

AUT University Art & Design Information Day  Monday 10 July from 930am-2.30pm
If you would like to get a feel for studying at AUT’s world-ranked School of Art and Design, here’s your chance!
School’s Career, NCEA & Subject Evening Thursday 27 July from 6-8pm

On Thursday 27 July we will be having a Careers, NCEA and Subject Evening at school from 6-8pm. This is a chance for parents, students (of Year 10 and above) and whānau to meet our Heads of Departments, hear about NCEA and listen to ex-students talk about their career pathway since leaving school.

This year, this evening will replace our traditional careers expo. Parents and students will be able to book into sessions to hear about ex-students career pathways. You will be able to book into three sessions lasting half an hour each. More details to follow.
Media Design School  OPEN DAY – date to be advised 

Victoria University of Wellington   Open Day – Friday 25 August  

Whether you’re thinking about university study for the first time or considering a return to it, come to our Open Day and explore your study options, catch a sample lecture, and talk to staff.  Keep an eye out for updates—we’ll be in touch with further details, including how to register for the day. 

University of Auckland   Saturday 26 August – Open Day 

AUT Live, Auckland  Saturday 26 August – Open Day

Defence Force  Defence Force Information Evenings 

Follow the ‘NZDF Defence Careers’ Facebook page to get updates on upcoming events.  You can also call into the Manukau Office 1st Floor, Westfield Shopping Centre, Manukau 

Massey University  Massey University Open Day(s) 

Come to one of our Open Days and discover how we can help you achieve your study and career goals. Whether you’re finishing secondary school soon or returning to study as a mature student, we can help you navigate your way to becoming a university student. With so many study options to choose from, our Open Days offer a one-stop shop to prepare you for university. 

  • Manawatū: Wednesday 2 August 
  • Auckland: Friday 11 August 
  • Wellington: Friday 25 August 
  • Aviation Open Day: Saturday 9 September 

University of Canterbury  Friday 8 September – Open Day  

Rā Tōmene | Open Day is an experience that offers in-depth information and advice for future students to help you make the right decision about your choice of tertiary education.  Rā Tōmene will give you a chance to connect and experience UC.

Videos and presentation available online from the 2022 Open Day:

Lincoln University  Friday 29 September – Hui Whakatuwhera Open Day 

Bachelor of Land and Property Management degree has a 100% employment rate. The course material is supremely relevant to the sector, with external work experience opportunities helping you to acquire applied skills.  You will form valuable industry connections due to our close ties with businesses and professionals, many of whom are Lincoln graduates.  

Unitec   OPEN DAY – date to be advised 

NZ Chiropractic College  7 October – Open Day

Explore the campus with a guided tour:

Manukau Institute of Technology  

(Te Pukenga) 

10 September – Open Day

Come along and explore what MIT has to offer you. Whether you are ready to take your first step in your study journey, starting a new career, or upskilling, there are options to suit everyone. 

Techtorium  OPEN DAY – date to be advised

Yoobee Colleges  OPEN DAY – date to be advised

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design  OPEN DAY – date to be advised