Breadcrumbs

UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair

5 March 2018

Tauranga CBD campus

On Friday 16 March, the University is hosting the Tauranga Study Options Fair to introduce our new Tauranga city campus; the academic programmes that will be offered and the student experience that will be unique to the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

Following an initial announcement of undergraduate qualifications in November, the Study Options Fair is targeted at Year 13 students, careers advisors, teachers, parents and anyone from the wider community considering study or just simply curious about the University’s new home in the Bay. The event will take place at Baycourt Theatre.

A special Schools’ Programme has been devised for Year 13 students from 10 Bay of Plenty Schools. The timings for this programme are 9.30am–11.30am and 12.30pm–2.30pm.

To assist schools, the University is providing a free return bus service to Baycourt. While parents and interested members of the public are welcome to drop into the Fair at any time during the day, they may like to consider avoiding the school session timings.

“The new campus, which the University of Waikato is leading on behalf of the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership, will enhance our current range of qualifications and study options available to students in the Bay. We want to capture the attention of students, teachers and parents, as well as members of the general public looking at university study in 2019 and beyond," says Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alister Jones.

“As the new campus is part of the Tauranga revitalisation plan and has come about by a collaboration of funders and partners, the event will have a community focus. Local business and industry leaders have been invited to join with University staff in presenting information on qualifications and career pathways.”

The Fair will begin with a presentation in the theatre, and then students will move through to the exhibition hall where faculty members, along with local business leaders and industry representatives, will be present to help prospective students make real connections between qualifications and career opportunities. Student Advisers will also be on hand to provide information on study programmes and the enrolment process.

The university currently offers a growing range of qualifications in the Bay - from diplomas, bachelor degrees, graduate diplomas, postgraduate diplomas, to masters and PhDs. For more information about what’s on offer visit uwt.waikato.ac.nz/study-here

For more information about the Study Options Fair visit our web page or contact Andy Howells, Senior Future Student Adviser, on andy.howells@waikato.ac.nz

Related stories

Erin the Engineer rocking the world of robotics

Alumna Erin Sims is taking on a traditionally male dominated industry.

Creating a legacy through language

Rotorua Hillary Scholar Arapeta Paea is determined to retrieve and nurture the language lost to…

Top business students buzzing with innovative ideas

Business school students from around the world converged on Tauranga last week for the inaugural…

New opportunities for East Coast students

Studying at the University of Waikato has just become a lot more accessible for students…

Rotorua rangatahi encouraged to embark on tertiary path

Three University of Waikato students, who all hail from Rotorua, are encouraging more rangatahi to…

Cherishing cultural identity

Bachelor of Teaching student Arlenna Porteners has been awarded a 2018 Kupe Scholarship from TeachNZ…

coastal shelf

Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group

Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a major international coastal…

Students virtually experience new campus at Tauranga Careers Expo

Students attending the Tauranga Careers Expo will be among the first to experience our new…

University’s not just for smart, rich people

Applications for the Otumoetai Trust Undergraduate Scholarship have just opened, and previous winner Victoria Gimblett…

Coastal Marine Science of M​ā​ui

The Science of Māui – harnessing the haututū within

Year 10 Māori students from local colleges and kura kaupapa will participate in a day…

Generous scholarships up for grabs at new Tauranga campus

The future looks bright for tertiary students opting to study in the Bay, thanks to…

Life-changing experience

Two of our students have recently returned from “life-changing” international exchanges.