Posts Categorized: Presentation

New Zealand Tertiary College visit to PHS

The New Zealand Tertiary College is coming to PHS and will be presenting their options to study Early Childhood Education, Health and Well being. Come along to get some ideas or investigate a pathway. Questions are welcome.


9:30am and form time on Tuesday 25/06

US Comic Artists free talk at Yoobee

 Yoobee is hosting an exciting FREE event coming up this Saturday – Visiting Comic Artists Talk from the US.

When                    SATURDAY  1st June at 5:30pm for 6pm start

RSVP                    Please RSVP by email to me before Thursday 30th May 5pm for catering purposes. We can only accommodate 50 people on the night.

Where                 Yoobee School of Design, Corner of Solway and Dovedale Ave, Ilam

                                Level 2, Otakaro Building, University of Canterbury


Christchurch Armageddon Guest Speakers are having a special preview talk at Yoobee Christchurch.

Jeff Johnson (DC Comics/Marvel Comics/ Warner Bros. Animation) and Stephen Jones (Warner Bros Animation/ Titmouse/Splash) will be sharing an evening to meet with students and graduates, and give a general overview of their careers, have a Q&A session about art and finding work.

Collectively, Jeff and Stephen have worked as Character Designers, Background Designers and Storyboard Artists for Warner Bros, Hasbro, Sony, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Marvel Animation on such properties as Batman, Superman, Batman Beyond, Men In Black, Teen Titans, Jackie Chan, Justice League, King of The Hill, Transformers, GI JOE, Hulk, Young Justice, Spectacular Spider-Man and Scooby-Doo.

***Bring your artwork/comic pages and share with likeminded artists…***

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Guest arrivals, light refreshments provided, share your art

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Jeff and Stephen share their stories, followed by Q&A

Here’s a bit more info about them

Facebook event here

Queenstown Resort College Visit to PHS

The Queenstown Resort College (QRC) will be in school on Monday to go through options available for study in tourism and hospitality.

Presentations will take place in:

Period 3: J2 with TOU32S with cml

Period 4: J2 with TOU22S with dks

Lunchtime and Period 5: in A12 . all students not already seeing them in a toursim class are welcome to attend.

Period 6: J3 with TOU32S with blk


Your education high school exchanges visit

What are your plans for the next summer holidays? Why not spend them in one of the following countries and learn more about yourself, the country and its people, programmes vary from 4 – 12 weeks – longer options possible. Canada, USA, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Scandinavia, The Netherlands and Japan. Y9 – Y13 welcome. Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 10.10am – 10.45am, Careers Dept.

Ara Engineering lecture series, : “consequences of climate change on existing infrastructure”

The series aims to inspire current and future engineering professionals with thought-provoking ideas
on a range of topics, presented by speakers from across the engineering spectrum.

At this first event, Ara will also present the Beca Scholarship and Gordon Fairweather Scholarships to current
Ara engineering students, and have drinks and nibbles after the lecture.

Any students who may be considering a career in engineering are welcome to attend:



Lecture:                       “Consequences of Climate Change on Existing Infrastructure”

Date & Time:              5pm, Wednesday 15 May

Location:                     D Lecture Theatre, Ara City campus, cnr Moorhouse Avenue and Madras Street

Cost:                            Free admission

For catering purposes, please RSVP to

Your Education high school exchanges are in school

Come in to the Careers area (A12) at form time to hear what a school exchange overseas would be like. Bring your food and hear about the opportunities available to you

Your path to medical school. Free event

Your Path to Medical School

Competition for medical places at the University of Auckland and the University of Otago are fierce. Those institutions only accept the finest students. So how do you show you’re a cut above your peers? And if you’re set on becoming a doctor, is Australia a viable study path for you?

Organise your future and clarify the medical admissions process at our free information session. Learn from medical school experts about applying for and attending medical school in New Zealand and Australia.

Current doctors and medical students at University of Auckland and University of Otago will provide an interactive session, which will cover:

  • Career options in medicine
  • Tips and tricks for UCAT and the interview system (MMI)
  • Admission requirements for Auckland, Otago, and Australian universities
  • Life of a medical student (pre-clinical and clinical years) and doctor-shadowing opportunities

You’ll also get a Q&A with doctors and medical students from University of Auckland and University of Otago so come with burning questions you may have for our panel of experts!
Date: Saturday, 17th November 2018
Time: 1:45pm arrival for a 2pm start. 2pm-4pm
Location: Rangi Ruru Girls’ School (Room: Helen Kitson Function Centre)
Cost: FREE – Click here to register

Scholarship Advice Assembly

If you are interested in finding out about scholarships and what Tertiary providers are looking for come along to a special form time assembly on Tuesday 12/06.