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City Blueprint in tatters

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:14:46 +1200 | Lincoln University

A Lincoln property expert says the Christchurch Blueprint drawn up after the earthquakes is in tatters, in light of recent reports of efforts to stop retail being developed in the prescribed “innovation precinct”.More >>

Sport scholar loving UK cricket OE

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:55:34 +1200 | Lincoln University

Snow balls, not no-balls, were Jeremy Benton’s introduction to an English summer of cricket. More >>

New Study set to Investigate Impact of Poor Vision

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:54:54 +1200 | Essilor Vision Foundation

A new Massey University study is underway to investigate the impact of poor vision on the education potential of low decile primary school students. More >>

Prof Roy Crawford CNZM

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:10:10 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors express their sincere sympathy at the passing and loss of Professor Roy Crawford CNZM. More >>

NTCELL® Parkinson’s trial results to be presented in Berlin

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:55:44 +1200 | LCT Global

As advised in our 7 June announcement of the trial results, Dr Barry Snow is presenting 81 week+ data on the safely and clinical effects of NTCELL in patients with Parkinson’s disease at the 20th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement ...More >>

Breach means training provider must repay $1.47 million

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:53:39 +1200 | Tertiary Education Commission

The New Zealand School of Outdoor Studies is to repay $1.47 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) following an investigation which showed that some student enrolments between 2009 -2014 could not be validated and that courses ...More >>

Dive school rort took six years to dredge up

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:56:55 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

News that yet another private training establishment (PTE) has rorted the Government’s tertiary funding system since 2009 shows that Steven Joyce has no control of the sector, says Labour’s Associate Education (Tertiary) spokesperson David CunliffeMore >>

Paving the way for Auckland’s tertiary entrepreneurs

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:54:54 +1200 | Auckland Council

Tertiary Student Entrepreneurship Programme 2016 Aspiring Auckland tertiary entrepreneurs are receiving a welcome boost to turn their ideas into a commercial reality through a new student entrepreneurship programme. Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development ...More >>

Industry trainees to access workplace support

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:53:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 23 June 2016 Media Statement More >>

Empowering Pasifika youth

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:02:45 +1200 | Massey University

Young Pasifika people living in the United States experience similar social and health inequities to Pasifika people living in New Zealand, says a Massey University researcher. More >>

Research to help prevent child sex abuse

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:04:15 +1200 | Massey University

A researcher looking into how to help prevent people who are sexually attracted to children from acting on this attraction is surveying adults who feel the attraction but have never sexually abused a child.More >>

Special Seminar - Wednesday June 29, 4pm

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:24:05 +1200 | University of Otago

Invasive species are a major component of global environmental change. Aquatic systems are especially vulnerable to invasive species impacts. Much of our current understanding of aquatic invasive species impact is at the local or site level. In contrast, invasive ...More >>

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:43:54 +1200 | Ako Aotearoa

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job and study outcomes for secondary school students More >>

Joyce Ignored Warnings on Dodgy Foreign Student Visas

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:40:18 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The blame for fraudulent paperwork from foreign students in New Zealand rests with Minister Stephen Joyce, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

Tech sector brings opportunities by the billions

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:43:40 +1200 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is proud to support a new report that analyses New Zealand's tech sector and brings to light huge economic opportunities that we may be missing out on. More >>

15 corrupt bank managers identified in student fraud

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:21:03 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

New information show 15 bank managers in India have been identified by Immigration New Zealand as presenting fraudulent documents on behalf of foreign students studying here, Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says.More >>

U.S. Students Intern at HBRC

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:04:09 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Four university students from the United States are working as interns at Hawke’s Bay Regional Council for three weeks. More >>

Does a sweet tooth affect sugar intake?

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:13:51 +1200 | Massey University

It has long been known taste plays an important role in many of our food choices, but what if we knew whether having a so-called “sweet tooth” did indeed lead to a sugar habit?More >>

Time is running out for Indian student victims of visa fraud

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:42:59 +1200 | McClymont and Associates Barristers and Solicitors

Leading New Zealand immigration lawyer Alastair McClymont is calling for more rigorous screening of overseas education agents by New Zealand private education institutions as hundreds of Indian students currently studying here are at risk of imminent deportation.More >>

PM’s Scholarships for Asia awarded

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:52:14 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The latest round of the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia have today been awarded to 124 students from around New Zealand. More >>

 

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