Careers News

All students are welcome to attend the following lunchtime seminars, to help with their career research. The following are all in the Careers Room (SSC)

May 27th - ARA Institute of Canterbury
Interval in Careers Room

  • New Zealand Broadcasting School – Radio, Journalism, Screen & TV. (95% employment rate)
  • National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA)
  • Sustainability & Outdoor Education - Only institute in New Zealand you can earn a degree in this subject.
  • Musculoskeletal Health – Osteopathy
  • Medical Imaging

May 27th - Canterbury University – Find out about College Hall, a very prestigious Hall of Residence 
(Careers room)

May 28th - Wintec
(Careers room)
Find out about courses, enrolments, scholarships etc.
Wintec offer Certificate, Diploma and Degree courses.

June 4th - Scholarships – Tips on how to apply for scholarships, where to look for them etc
(Careers Room)

June 5th - Waikato University Engineering Faculty
Find out about a degree in Engineering.
Many different Majors including:-

  • Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials and Processing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

June 10th - Wanaka Helicopters - Helicopter Pilot Careers 
(Careers Room)
Our Diploma in Aviation includes a commercial helicopter licence, so graduates are equipped to start their career as a helicopter pilot. The additional courses undertaken in the Diploma programmes mean graduates can also have careers in:-

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Senior Management
  • Flight Operations additional to opportunities as a helicopter pilot which include (but not limited to): 
    • Tourism/Scenic Flight Pilot
    • Search and Rescue Pilot 
    • Utility Pilot
    • Flight Instructor 
    • Ag Pilot 

June 12th - Waikato University Scholarships
Find out about the scholarships available at Waikato for 2020 and how to apply etc

Information Evenings 

May 28th - Canterbury University
Claudelands Arena, Cnr Brooklyn Road & Heaphy Terrace
Registration: All attendees should register via Eventbrite to secure a seat. 

June 11th - Massey University
Centre of Excellence, St Pauls Collegiate
6.00pm – 7.30pm
Register at

July 2nd - Victoria University
laudelands Arena
6.00pm – 8.00pm

July 18th - NZ College of Chiropractics

June 9th & 10th - Waikato Careers Expo
Claudelands Event Centre
10.00am - 3.00pm

Check the HBHS Careers Facebook page for events, information and jobs - HBHS Careers facebook

Lynnette Ross
Careers Advisor