Useful Websites To Plan Your Course

There are many useful websites to assist you to plan your course towards a possible career, or even to help you decide what you may be interested in studying in the future.

General Career Advice and Planning Tools

Careers NZ is a very good place to start as it helps you think about your interests and then take appropriate action.

Student loans and allowances

How to start an apprenticeship


New Zealand Tertiary Institutions

The University of Otago

Otago Polytechnic has a large number of courses including occupational therapy, nursing, diplomas in engineering, health and beauty.

The University of Canterbury

Institute of Canterbury - this incorporates Aoraki Polytechnic and CPIT who have merged to form one large institution in Canterbury. There are many varied courses available including the NZ Broadcasting School and Music Theatre (NASDA).

Lincoln University - New Zealand's specialist land-based university.

Victoria University in Wellington

Massey University in Palmerston North

Auckland University 

AUT - Auckland University of Technology

UNITEC- also in Auckland

Waikato University in Hamilton