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University Open Days 2020

UniversityDateOnline/On CampusWebsite link
Otago Polytech
Monday, 10th AugustOn
VictoriaFriday, 21st AugustOn
WintecFriday, 28th AugustOn
AucklandSaturday, 29th AugustOn
CanterburyThursday, 27th AugustOn
Massey University4-5
UnitecSaturday, 5th SeptemberOn

QRC Info Night

18th August 2020 at Heritage Hotel – Oast House Room, Dunedin

Do you want to learn more about QRC’s study options in Paihia and Queenstown, and career opportunities in the tourism industry? Come and hear more at our Info Night and chat with our Future Student Advisers about the pathways available.

QRC presentation followed by Q&A session. Light refreshments provided.

RSVP: [email protected]

NZ Defence Force Information Evening

19th August 2020 at NZ Defence Careers, 248 Cumberland Street, Dunedin.

Nz Defence Force

If you are considering a career in the New Zealand Defence Force or would like to know more about the career options we offer, then come along to our free information night. Careers staff and service personnel will be present to discuss your options and interests. Parents, caregivers, friends & teachers are all welcome.

For more information about NZ Defence Careers, see:

Telford Campus Taster Camps

29th September - 3rd October
8th - 12th December

Telford Taster Camps

Discover what it’s like to live and learn at Telford.

Telford Taster Camps are 3 action packed days with tons of hands on experiences. If you like working with your hands and are interested in agriculture, rural veterinary tech or equine then this is for you!

For more information email [email protected] or call us on 0800 835 367. To download an application form, see: Telford Taster Camps Application Form

Experience QRC

September 29th – 1st October 2020
October 6th-8th 2020

Experience Qrc

Are you interested in the tourism and hospitality industry but would like to experience what it’s all about before you decide? Join QRC for a few days of jam-packed activities in Queenstown where you can experience QRC first-hand.

  • Find out about QRC’s internationally recognised Diplomas in Hospitality and Adventure Tourism Management and internship opportunities.
  • Tour our QRC Campus, meet the staff, talk to students and join in with classroom and social activities.
  • Learn about the different career options available within the tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Visit our Halls of Residence – QRC Lodge
  • Visit leading hotel and tourism operations with behind the scenes access and hear from respected industry professionals.
  • Dinner (parents/guardians are also invited).

Cost is $299 for 2 nights and 3 days including accommodation, food and all activities.

For more information and details on how to apply, see:

Hands-On at Otago

10th-15th January 2021

Hands On Otago

Get a taste of university life with Hands-On at Otago!

Experience a week of the Otago student life over the summer holidays. Choose your favourite subject from many topics and get hands-on in a university department. You will interact with our researchers and learn about their discoveries.

Find out what you will do at 'Hands-On at Otago'

Hands-On at Otago 2021 will run from 10-15 January and is open to all students who are in Year 12 or 13 in 2021.

Entry is competitive. You will need to write us a really good personal statement!

Find out about the cost and how to pay for your trip

Page updated: 4th August 2020