Student Guide New Zealand

Your quarterly survival guide to life beyond school. Published in digital and tablet formats.

Student Guide pages

Student Guide pages

What's inside Student Guide?

Student Guide is a must-read for students. Here's what you'll find inside the guide:

Finding your dream job

Finding your dream job includes a breakdown of every area of study available to students, explaining what students might expect from a course in each study area, what kinds of skills and attributes are key to success in the area, and a list of the possible job outcomes. This section also features interviews with real professionals working across all areas of study, who candidly dish the dirt on their careers.

Understanding study in New Zealand

Breaks down the essential information for those considering futher study. From course fees and government loans to the different qualifications available and pre-requisites, it’s all explained here.

Choosing where to study

Universities, Polytechnics, private training, Wananga and Colleges. Helps students decide which will best serve their needs.

Getting the most out of Open Days

Offers advice on how to make Open Day an informative and productive behind-the-scenes look at an institution.

Other options to consider

Many students’ NCEA results fall short of what they’d hoped for. Or some will begin a tertiary course, only to discover it’s not at all what they expected. This section explains it’s OK to change your mind, and if at first you don’t succeed, there are many different ways to achieve the career of your dreams.

Getting ready for life beyond school

Life beyond school is your students’ guide to all the other experiences which go hand in hand with tertiary study. Be it moving out of home, finding a job, applying for a credit card, or buying a car, your students are gearing up for a lot of new experiences ahead. Student Guide is here to make sure they have information at hand to make these first steps positive ones.

Acing your exams

Features advice on exam preparation, managing stress, and even tips from a dux student!

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Digital edition

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