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P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 Recipients

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:19:43 +1300 | PACIFICA

Since 2002 PACIFICA branches have been fundraising to build an education fund to provide educational grants to assist Pacific students with their educational development. By 2013, PACIFICA Inc was delighted to offer the following grants and scholarships:More >>

Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite Pacific

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:50:23 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite Pacific Over 200 people will gather at Victoria University of Wellington next week to take part in the University’s landmark Pacific Climate Change Conference . The conference, ‘In The Eye of the ...More >>

Call for applications - upcoming Fulbright NZ awards

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:30:41 +1300 | Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand calls for applications to a range of awards for New Zealand academics, artists, teachers and professionals to undertake academic and cultural exchanges to the United States of America. A Fulbright exchange provides life-changing ...More >>

MAINZ students to perform in honour of the late David Bowie

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:02:13 +1300 | MAINZ

MAINZ (Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand) music students present ‘MAINZ on Mars,’ an out of this world gig showcasing music inspired by the original Spider from Mars, David Bowie.More >>

New Year Starts with New Management Team for WelTec

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:24:01 +1300 | WelTec and Whitireia

New Year Starts with New Management Team for WelTec and Whitireia Chief Executive Chris Gosling today announced the appointment of a new leadership team for Whitireia and WelTec. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of a new team of Directors ...More >>

First Open Source Scholarship recipients

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:08:22 +1300 | Catalyst

Catalyst is delighted to announce the first two recipients of the Catalyst Open Source Scholarship. Recipients Liam Sharpe and Aleisha Amohia will receive $2000 towards study costs each year for the next three years, while they complete their Bachelor ...More >>

Chinese Ministry of Education endorses NZTC

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:49:23 +1300 | New Zealand Tertiary College

The Chinese Ministry of Education has acknowledged New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) as a high quality international education provider on the renowned Jiaoyu Shewai Jianguan Xinxiwang (JSJ) Study Abroad website.More >>

Future of education, jobs and economy

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 14:45:30 +1300 | Massey University

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job – let alone a well-paid one – is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauder’s lecture series in New Zealand this ...More >>

Uni Shorts Film Festival 2016 - Extension to Entry Deadline

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:21:58 +1300 | Uni Shorts

As many schools are only returning from their holidays this month, we have extended the entry deadline to 11 March 2016. More >>

One Stop Guide to Best Practice

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:39:34 +1300 | Council Of Medical Colleges

The Council of Medical Colleges (CMC) today launched A Best Practice Guide for continuous practice improvement for doctors. More >>

Taranaki Students Reducing Maori Health Inequalities

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:07:58 +1300 | Taranaki District Health Board

Maori students in Taranaki are gaining valuable work experience throughout secondary and tertiary education and in turn, contributing to the aim of decreasing Maori health inequalities thanks to the Why Ora employment pathways program run through ...More >>

Joyce’s claims hollow after cuts to tertiary education

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:50:01 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

It beggars belief that Steven Joyce will use a downturn in student numbers to reinvest in tertiary institutions when he has acted like one man razor gang against the sector, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.More >>

Sir Stephen Tindall Opens Social Innovation Conference

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:54:56 +1300 | Massey University

‘Collaborating for Impact’ is the theme of the third Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, which takes place at Massey University’s Auckland campus from February 10-12.More >>

Government silent over TPPA threat to public education

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:37:25 +1300 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is concerned about the government’s silence over the potential dangers to our public education system as a result of signing the TPPA. More >>

Shapeshifter Return to Dunedin

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:17:01 +1300 | Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter Return to Dunedin Shapeshifter bring their bass heavy soul to Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday 26 February for OUSA’s 2016 Orientation. More >>

UCSA Encouraged by Labour’s Commitment to Tertiary Education

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 13:57:55 +1300 | University of Canterbury Students Association

UC Students’ Association President Encouraged by Labour’s Commitment to Tertiary Education On Sunday 31st January, Labour pledged to offer three years of free post-school education over a person’s lifetime. The University of Canterbury Students’ Association ...More >>

Crimes of Conscience in Turkey

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:52:38 +1300 | Sibel Ozbudun

Academic, anthropologist, writer Sibel Özbudun; Turkey is charged, in two separate cases for items she shared in her facebook page. More >>

TPPA threatens free education

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:51:11 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education staff are calling on the government not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) this week. More >>

Otago Polytechnic shares in Bahrain Polytechnic experience

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:47:50 +1300 | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic shares in Bahrain Polytechnic experience Three Bahrain Polytechnic staff are at Otago Polytechnic this week to share their experiences of using the Problem Based Learning (PBL) teaching technique where students learn through the ...More >>

Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure Begins

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:31:54 +1300 | Northland District Health Board

Twenty-four fifth-year medical students making up the 2016 intake of Pūkawakawa Medical Outreach Programme were officially welcomed last week with a pōwhiri at the newly-refurbished NorthTec Marae in Whangarei.More >>


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