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Maori Achievers Talk to Rotorua School Students

Former Edmund Rice College student Jason Witehira was recently a guest speaker at the final Excel Rotorua wanaga held at Tunohopu Marae, Ohinemutu. Approximately 60 Maori students attended, including John Paul College’s Anaru Mokomoko. Read more about the event.

Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand Scholarships

As part of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) objective 'To encourage New Zealand school leavers into tertiary education and technology', scholarships are offered annually for the purpose of assisting with university costs.

Six scholarships valued at $4,000 each are being offered for study commencing in 2015.

Recipients are chosen on the basis of their intention to pursue engineering as a career, motivation to succeed, academic merit, general character and contributions to the community.

The scholarships are for those studying any of the following IPENZ-accredited degrees:

  • Three-year Bachelor of Engineering Technology – BEngTech
  • Four-year Bachelor of Engineering – BE
  • Four-year Bachelor of Engineering Honours – BE (Hons)

The IPENZ Foundation Scholarship application portal is now open for online registrations and submission of supporting documentation.

Scholarship Season is Open

BreakOut is an online search tool full of information about scholarships, grants, and awards. Whether you’re looking for assistance with education, sport, art or personal or professional development, BreakOut is the tool to search – and you don’t have to be an A+ student as there are scholarships for everyone.

All the information on applying for each scholarship is provided – eligibility criteria, how much money is available, closing dates, how to get an application form, and who to contact for more information.

From there, it is over to you to get the application form, complete it, gather any required documents and submit those by the due date.

You can use BreakOut on any computer in school by clicking here. Talk to Mrs Hewitson if you have any questions or need help with searching for the right matches.

Breakout is also available at the Rotorua Public Library and a limited version is available on FaceBook.

Canteen Menu

Click here to read the menu for the student canteen.

Uniform Shop

The uniform shop is open 8am - 4pm Monday – Thursday. Closed 11.30am - 12.30pm

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