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Make the World E2E campaign launched

Sun, 1 May 2016 12:14:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today launched the ‘Make the World’ Engineering to Employment (E2E) campaign to encourage more young people into a career in engineering.More >>

Saying it with socks

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:39:07 +1200 | Lincoln University

Hand knitted woolly socks, a pack of pineapple lumps and a personal letter are winging their way to international students coming to study at Lincoln University, a uniquely Kiwi way of saying welcome. International and Student Engagement Director Dee Coleman ...More >>

Immunisation Week 2016: Protection starts during pregnancy

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:03:23 +1200 | University of Auckland

Expectant mums can start protecting their babies from serious illnesses before their baby is born. More >>

New Director for Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:48:40 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Kathryn Holloway has been appointed as the new Director of the Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Tertiary Institution Council Appointments

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:26:00 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced three new appointments and five re-appointments to five tertiary education institution councils.More >>

UC website dedicated to unsung Cantabrians of WWI

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:00:12 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A joint project between the University of Canterbury’s School of Humanities and Creative Arts and the Disarmament and Security Centre has culminated in the launch of a new website focusing on the untold stories of World War One.More >>

City should buy Victoria University’s Karori Campus

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:12:58 +1200 | Jo Coughlan

Mayoral Candidate Jo Coughlan today announced that as Mayor she would urge Wellington City Council to acquire Victoria University's Karori Campus to secure options on the land for the future.More >>

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:02:52 +1200 | University of Otago

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the next Dean of the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy. Dr Carlo Marra is currently Dean and Professor at the School of Pharmacy at Memorial ...More >>

Food retailers need to consider school students

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:32:19 +1200 | University of Auckland

Food retailers near schools may need to consider ways to reduce children’s exposure to unhealthy foods before and after school. That’s the conclusion from the first nationwide spatial analysis of retail food environments around schools in New Zealand.More >>

Manawatū to mark International Dance Day

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:02:41 +1200 | Massey University

International Dance Day will be marked in Palmerston North on April 30 with an event organised by Massey University's School of Humanities and in association with Te Manawa. More >>

School Leavers Attracted by Hands on Courses

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:36:34 +1200 | PORSE

School Leavers Attracted by Hands on Courses A career in childcare is becoming a popular choice for school leavers who are being attracted by practical, hands on courses. Samantha-Jo Aitchison had two careers in mind – joining the New Zealand ...More >>

Green MPs kick off national tertiary tour in Auckland

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:31:57 +1200 | Green Party

Green MPs kick off national tertiary tour in Auckland Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei and Green MP Marama Davidson are inviting one and all to come along to tertiary campuses to discuss rental housing, inequality and how Green Party policies, like ...More >>

Whitireia lecturer using 3D technology

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:39:11 +1200 | Whitireia

Whitireia design lecturer Alice Moore is hoping to finally complete the chess set carved by her great-grandfather during World War One by using 3D printing technology to recreate the piece he lost after he was wounded in battle.More >>

Top coach hosts youngsters in Cambridge

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:36:27 +1200 | Ricki Herbert Football Academy

Former All Whites and Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert has flown back to New Zealand to work with almost 40 talented youngsters at a football camp in Cambridge. More >>

Out-of-Work Young Kiwis on the Rise

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:06:44 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First disputes the government’s claims that unemployment is down – when the number of young unemployed has risen. More >>

NZ contributes to global report

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:57:45 +1200 | University of Otago

A world-first study into the health and wellbeing of more than 154 million Indigenous and tribal peoples globally was launched today simultaneously in Melbourne and London, by Australia’s Lowitja Institute and the Lancet journal.More >>

UC celebrates a new Engineering Geology lectureship

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:20:43 +1200 | University of Canterbury

UC has signed a partnership with geotechnical engineering firm Pells Sullivan Meynink to sponsor a new senior lecturer position in Engineering Geology in the Department of Geological Sciences for five years. Engineering Geology began at the University ...More >>

Top Singaporean Chef Visits the Bay

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:30:07 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT-trained chef Jenna White is perfecting her patisserie skills as an executive chef at one of Singapore’s most elegant and highly rated restaurants. More >>

Whitireia hosts Australasian student paramedic conference

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +1200 | Whitireia

Whitireia is currently hosting the inaugural Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA) conference at its Porirua Campus. More >>

Local student benefits from Whitireia scholarship

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:58:40 +1200 | Whitireia

Former Aotea College student Josh Casey is working towards a career in social and community work at Whitireia Community Polytechnic, and has been given a major boost with a secondary school leaver scholarship to help cover his fees.More >>

 

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