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Scholarship worth $21000

James Gammack Trust Scholarships

Each year the trust awards four scholarships to students who intend to study at Lincoln University or the University of Canterbury. Each scholarship is worth $21,000 ($7,000 for each of the first three years the student is at university).


Applicants must:

• be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

• be living in Canterbury.

• have demonstrated the academic ability to succeed in tertiary study. For example, have achieved NCEA Level 2 and have continued academic success in the year of application.

• have shown positive personal characteristics such as honesty and integrity, taking responsibility for themselves and showing respect for others.

Preference will be given to applicants who have challenging personal circumstances. These could include, but are not limited to:

• financial hardship

• mental health such as an anxiety or mood disorder

• having a recognised disability or learning difficulty

• identifying as part of the Rainbow community

• being the first in their family to attend university. ('Family' includes siblings and parents.)

Application Process

Applications close on August 31. To apply, students need to:

• Complete the online application form

• Provide the names of two people who will provide confidential references.

To get details of how to apply please use this link: https://form.jotform.com/221606851108855

Selection Process

Based on the applications and references, the selection panel will interview about 8 to 10 applicants to help decide who to award the scholarships to. These interviews take place on the first Monday of the October school holidays, October 3.

If you have any questions, please email the scholarships administrator:

Stephen Rout


UC Scholarship Webinar
Tips for 2023 applications

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At UC, we give away over $20million in scholarships every single year – join us online to find out how you might be able to score some free cash to go towards your studies with us!

Pick the date and time that suits you best:

Monday 11 July 3:30pm

Wednesday 13 July 3:30pm

Friday 15 July 10:30am

Monday 18 July 3:30pm

Wednesday 20 July 10:30am

Wednesday 20 July 3:30pm (for international students)

Friday 22 July 10:30am

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Experience Waikato

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2 and 3 August

Waikato University will be hosting an Experience Waikato event for students from our South Island schools. This opportunity will allow the students to experience everything that we have to offer on campus, meet key academic staff and participate in some exciting interactive activities.

The event will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of August at the Hamilton and Tauranga campus’. All flights will leave from Christchurch on the morning of the 2nd and return back from Tauranga on the 3rd.

These flights will be paid for by the University of Waikato and we will also provide accomodation and food whilst they are here with us!

If you are seriously considering studying at Waikato and would like to attend this event REGISTER HERE

Spaces are limited, so be quick to register!

Careers in Heritage 2022

9th August, 9am CCC Central Library

60 Cathedral Square

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Are you passionate about your culture and heritage? Does the idea of sharing the stories and treasures of your ancestors inspire you? A role in the heritage sector may be right for you, and there are opportunities to launch a career in arts and heritage right here in Ōtautahi.

This FREE event for senior high school and university students will introduce you to the many and varied careers in arts and heritage. This year Careers in Heritage will focus on roles working with heritage in the landscape, such as architectural historians, archaeologists, archivists, conservators, heritage educators, and heritage engineers. Guest speakers from across the sector will share what's great about their jobs, and let you know what skills or qualifications you would need to do the same work.

A light morning tea will be served, and there will be opportunities to mingle with the speakers and ask questions.

WHEN: Tues 9 August 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm
WHERE: TSB Space, Level 1, Tūranga, CCC Central Library

This event is a partnership between the University of Canterbury Teece Museum and the Christchurch City Council Heritage Team, run with the assistance of Christchurch City Libraries.

More information contact:

Terri Elder

University of Waikato

Virtual Open Day

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17th August

Want to connect with the University of Waikato but can’t make it to campus? No problem!

Come along to Virtual Open Day, where you will be welcomed to the University by staff, hear from students about their experiences and learn about University of Waikato courses and support services.

Register in advance. Closer to the event, you will be sent a reminder email that contains information, links and the Virtual Open Day Programme.

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University of Waikato Scholarships

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School leavers scholarships close on Wednesday 31 August

Now is a great time to start your applications to university if you haven’t already done so. If you are wanting to apply for the University of Waikato click this link for step by step instructions. These July holidays are a great time to research and apply for scholarships too. Click this link to go to the University of Waikato’s School leaver Scholarships.

If you need any help or have any questions contact verity.coker@waikato.ac.nz

ARA course closing dates for 2023 study

ARA Closing Dates for 2023 Study


It may be a few months away, but it's good to know these deadlines early!

Below are all of our programmes with closing dates for applications. For the remainder of our courses, we encourage students to get an application in as soon as possible.

Bachelor of Music Theatre: 28th August

Certificate in Performing Arts: 28th August

Bachelor of Midwifery: 1st September

Bachelor of Medical Imaging: 1st September

Bachelor of Nursing: 30th September

Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (all specialisations): 30th September

Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Health: 1st October

NZ Certificate in Animal Technology (Vet Nursing): 30th October

Bachelor of Social Work: 31st October

NZ Diploma in Enrolled Nursing: 1st November

ARA Advantage Scholarships close 31 Aug

31st August: Ara Advantage Scholarships Close