The STAR programme facilitates students’ transition from secondary school to tertiary education and training.

Schools are funded to place students on tertiary level or non-conventional subject courses while still attending school. Students may commence study towards credit for unit standards, national certificates, diplomas or degrees. Enrolment options range from joining EIT classes to courses run specifically for groups of secondary students. Flexible delivery options include block courses in school holidays, distance learning programmes, off-campus activity, articulation and/or joint delivery agreements.

If you are interested in doing a STAR course speak to your High School STAR Coordinator.

Hawke's Bay STAR Coordinator

Angela Haggerty
STAR Coordinator
Hawke’s Bay Campus
Phone: 06 830 1523

Tairāwhiti STAR Coordinator

Sue Matthews
STAR/Gateway Coordinator
Tairāwhiti Campus
Phone: 06 6 869 3111
Fax:  06 869 0840
Mobile:  022 128 1891

STAR Courses

Quickstart to ArchiCAD

Introduction to Barista

Introduction to the Defence Force

Introduction to Screen Production

Screenprinting Workshop Weekend

Photography Workshop Weekend

Creative Digital Skills - Adobe Indesign

Creative Digital Skills - Adobe Photoshop

Creative Digital Skills - Adobe Lightroom

Creative Digital Skills - Laser Cutting with Adobe Illustrator

Creative Digital Skills - Logo Design with Adobe Illustrator