Information for Secondary School Students & Teachers

Deciding to study is a big step and it is important you have as much information and support to be successful. Learn more about your available study options and career pathways.

If you want to know more about Waiariki, or experience life as a Waiariki student, then look no further than to our Student Pathways Team. This team is ready to help you experience tertiary life and show off the campus, introduce our teaching staff, and help you make one of the best decisions for your future.

Alternately, if you prefer we come to you, we can visit you to talk to classes or groups about our institute, and the value of continuing education. It’s all about connecting with our community and improving the welfare and lives of those in our region.

Study and career pathways

Find the correct study pathway for you before you attend class.


Our student pathway advisors are happy to talk to your class, group or organisation. Presentations can be tailored to your needs, A few topics they cover are:

  • programmes/qualifications, student support, how to get into tertiary study
  • Aspirations and inspiring people in education
  • How to pathway to further study at our partnering universities
  • How to prepare for and apply to study at a tertiary level
  • Attending careers nights or subject selection evenings

Organising a campus tour

Visit our campuses and see a number of our student services and facilities. Tours can be tailored to your specific needs and are open to any number of people. Advanced bookings are essential. Tours are a great opportunity to see the campus in action, meet tutors, and learn more about what we have to offer.

Pathway days and being a student for a day

Become a student for a day and get a taste of what it feels like to be a tertiary student on any campus. Join a class and experience student life before making a commitment. Or take part in workshops or presentations tailored to your group.

Pathway days provide students with a variety of study options to help decide on future. These options allow students to walk in the footsteps of a tertiary student and discover for themselves what life on campus could be like. This is available to individuals and groups. Advanced bookings are essential.

Secondary Tertiary Programmes

Secondary-Tertiary Programmes are a partnership between schools, tertiary providers, local communities and employers to help young people achieve better education and employment opportunities.

Using Vocational Pathways, young people can gain the necessary foundation level education and skills training that employers want. Secondary Tertiary Programmes provide more relevant learning options for young people to remain in education and acquire the knowledge and skills local communities need.

Contact the the information centre for further information, advice or support services.

Mokoia Campus Information Centre Contact Details

  • Location:N Block, Mokoia Campus
  • Phone:07 346 8984
  • Phone:0800 86 46 46, (1 for Rotorua), ext. 8984
  • Hours:Monday–Friday, 8.30am–5pm
  • Map:Mokoia Campus Map (533.8 KB updated 02-May-2017)

Page last updated: 02 May 2017