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Community, Connection, Career: NZSE’s School of Health Fosters Success

Step into the doorway of opportunity with NZSE’s School of Health, where a future rich with potential awaits in the healthcare sector. Led by the esteemed Dr. Sadia Faisal, the Head of School, NZSE’s healthcare programmes extend far beyond mere academic pursuits; they serve as the cornerstone for shaping the next generation of healthcare professionals.

“Our School of Health is extra special because all our programmes are tailor-made according to industry needs,” says Dr. Faisal, reflecting on the school’s commitment to industry relevance. From certificates in health and wellbeing to pharmacy technician diplomas, NZSE offers a comprehensive range of programmes designed to prepare students for success.

What sets NZSE apart is its fusion of theoretical knowledge with hands-on training. Dr. Faisal stresses the significance of practical experience, highlighting the school’s specialised clinical suite at the New Lynn campus. Here, students undergo simulated lessons and practical training, ensuring they are well-equipped to meet on-the-job demands.

From caregivers to pharmacy technicians, NZSE graduates are prepared to make a tangible difference in various healthcare settings, such as aged care facilities, hospitals, and clinics.
“Upon completing your healthcare programme, you are equipped for a range of roles,” she explains. With strong industry partnerships and a learner-centred approach, NZSE is paving the way for the next generation of healthcare leaders. “We have a very strong relationship with the industry.” says Dr. Faisal. “They not only onboard our students for work placements, but also offer employment opportunities.”
Central to NZSE’s ethos is cultivating a sense of community among its students, and Dr. Faisal points out that these networking events, social groups, and alumni networks nurture lasting connections. “We have different ways to foster a sense of community,” she notes, highlighting NZSE’s commitment to supporting students both academically and personally, with help from course advisors through to Learner Success team.
With a background in medicine and a passion for teaching, Dr. Faisal is proud of the school’s role in addressing the shortage of qualified healthcare workers, and recognises the ripple effect their graduates have on individuals, families, and communities. “The biggest reward is when a student completes the programme – making a big impact on their own life,” she shares.

In a world where healthcare is more important than ever, NZSE’s School of Health is empowering students to make a difference, one life at a time.

“We're not just preparing students for a career – we're empowering them to make a difference in the world."

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