Starz For High School Training Program (SHS)

Starz University

Starz For High School (SHS) Program

A program designed to bridge the gap between High School and University.


The Starz for High School (SHS) program offers FREE Tertiary preparatory education to High School Students.

(Starz for High School – SHS) – ICT Skills for Junior and Senior high school students

Overview: The Starz for High School (SHS) program offers FREE preparatory education to High School Students. It aims to help High School Students experience a gentle transition into University. This program enables candidates to accumulate University credits while in High School. Through the SHS program, candidates will complete the following studies:

  • Computer Essentials/Fundamentals (INFO 101): This course introduces the students to the software used in business and technology which includes word processing, spreadsheets, graphic, presentations, Internet fundamentals.
  • Freshman Orientation (FOA 100): This course introduces the University’s physical, Academic, and Social Environment, and also promotes the personal development essential for success, including strengthening students’ leadership abilities. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students will be able to function effectively within the university environment to meet their educational objectives.

 

Audience: This program is designed for students who have reading and comprehension skills, preferably, students attending at the Junior and Senior High School level.

Prerequisite

  • Participants must have the ability to physically manage themselves. (*see admissions office for details)
  • Participants must be older than 10 years
  • Participant must be a current student of an accredited school or school system

Training content

  • Freshman Orientation (FOA 100)
  • Leadership Skills
  • Fundamentals of Computing / Using Windows
  • Windows Multimedia Technologies
  • Simple data management (data transfer, extended drive)
  • Fundamental of Internet
  • Google Research engine
  • Facebook 101
  • Fundamental use of Microsoft Word
  • Fundamental use of Microsoft Excel

Application Information

  • Application process (registration) begins: April 2018
  • Application process (registration) deadline/ends: July 2018
  • Cost of Tuition: FREE (*Student pays a one-time registration fee of US $ 20.00)
  • Registration package (benefits): Student souvenir Tee Shirt, Electronic Textbook, ICT resource and On campus Internet service
  • Program duration: Six (6) weeks
  • Classes start date: July 4, 2018
  • Student will be allowed to select an available and convenient schedule

How to apply

  • Candidate must collect an application form from any of Starz campuses
  • Complete the application form (fill)
  • Present the completed application form at the Admissions and Records office on Starz main campus located in Sinkor, Airfield.
  • Submit the following along with the application: 1 passport sized picture, 1 letter of recommendation or attestation from school or community, copy of student Identification Card or School report card; placed in a folder
  • Once registration is completed, student will be allowed to select preferred class time.