Scots College Senior School

Career Planning & Support

It is recognised at Scots College that the key to success, both within school and out, is for students to have a passion for subjects, values and interests that ultimately lead to a satisfying career where students reach their full potential.

Career education with the availability of On-line psychometric questionnaires, and advice provided in the Senior School helps give students the necessary information, tools and confidence to face a succession of options, decisions and career choices.

Gary Henley-Smith
Careers Advisor

Career education is incorporated for all year levels through the pastoral care tutorials run through the House system. There is a well resourced careers room highlighting a variety of tertiary institutions and industry training establishments. Appointments for career interviews can be made at anytime with the Careers Adviser Mr Gary Henley-Smith,, ph 380 7655.

Future Pathways programme overview

Key Dates 2019

University Visits – Confirmed

Term DateLocationTime
1Feb 26University of Waikato1.15pm
1March 7University of Victoria1.15pm
1March 12University of Canterbury1.15pm
1March 28University of Otago1.15pm
1April 9University of Auckland1.15pm
2May 14Auckland University of Technology
2June 18Lincoln University (TBC)

Bullseye – Online Career Quiz & Resource Hub

All Year 13 students are required to fill in an online questionnaire with Bullseye. Bulls-Eye is a New Zealand online career quiz and an integrated resource hub that provides an engaging career exploration process, which helps teens focus on their interests and skills to assess over 40 career paths. Bulls-Eye focuses on occupations that are available in the New Zealand employment market, matching student interests and aptitude with potential careers and provides information about different industries, job sectors and learning pathways. 

All Year 13 students are emailed a unique login password at the beginning of the year and after completing the questionnaire all Year 13 students are required to make a careers appointment with Careers Advisor Mr Gary Henley-Smith to discuss their results.

Find out more on Bulls-Eye on their website

Valuable Careers links – A very valuable resource for students and a good starting point.

Under the tab ”Courses” the website gives information on

  • choosing school subjects
  • understanding NCEA
  • applying for scholarships
  • study and training options
  • tertiary study
  • Workplace training and apprenticeships

Thinking of going to University

Read the following

Undergraduate university courses PDF (42KB)

Transition to University PDF (1.3MB)


Money Hub – Want free money to study? Money Hub is the Ultimate NZ Scholarship Guide for University Studies 

Generosity is a website that lists all possible scholarships available in New Zealand.

The website can be accessed:

  • On any computer on the school network
  • or by entering your library card details on the Wellington City Library Website.

It cannot be accessed from home.

University websites also list scholarships available at the particular university.

Our Location

Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Strathmore Park
Wellington 6022
New Zealand
Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
New Zealand