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Starter for 10: UC aims to retake University Challenge

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:25:36 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A team of University of Canterbury students is using education, experience and exceptional brain power in the quest to retake New Zealand academia's top trivia title in the TV quiz show University Challenge .More >>

Science Deadline: science sector, organ donors, earthquakes

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:36:28 +1300 | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: How is the science sector tracking, organ donors compensated and earthquake's psychosocial effects More >>

New Kaiārahi at Ara

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:11:23 +1300 | Ara Institute

Ara has selected a new Kaiārahi and will formerly acknowledge this important appointment on Monday 5 December at 11am to 1pm, Te Puna Wanaka (wharenui), Christchurch City Campus, Madras Street. More >>

UCOL Students awarded Inaugural Building Cadet Scholarships

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:31:27 +1300 | Universal College Of Learning

Two promising UCOL third year students have won building services scholarships with the Palmerston North City Council.More >>

Torbay Apprentice is Grateful for ATT Scholarship

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:28:05 +1300 | ATT

“Outward Bound has really helped me build confidence in myself,” says Torbay apprentice plumber/ gasfitter Callum Seales. Earlier this year Callum won one of two ATT/Skills Outward Bound Scholarships that paid the fees and travel to undertake ...More >>

Temuka Apprentice is Grateful for ATT Scholarship

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:24:16 +1300 | ATT

“Outward Bound taught me the value of team-work. I’m going to find those skills very useful in my career,” says Temuka apprentice plumber/drainlayer Daylen Garton. Earlier this year Daylen won one of two ATT/Skills Outward Bound Scholarships that ...More >>

New Māori Research - Seeding Excellence And Future Change

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:17:19 +1300 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

NPM NEW MĀORI RESEARCH - SEEDING EXCELLENCE AND FUTURE CHANGE Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga – New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence (NPM) is currently seeding a suite of new projects that will deliver positive change through vital Māori research.More >>

UC student wins PM’s Pacific Youth leadership award

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:37:56 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student has been recognised for his inspiring leadership at the 2016 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards held at Parliament yesterday. More >>

restigious scholarship for Marsden student

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:24:03 +1300 | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School student Lucy Berger has been offered a scholarship to study at Peking University, the most prestigious university in China. Thousands of students apply but very few pass the entrance exams. “This is an extraordinary ...More >>

Book casts new light on Treaty settlement process

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:13:17 +1300 | Victoria University Press

A new book, written by a Victoria University of Wellington academic, argues that genuine and durable reconciliation can occur only when the importance of Māori legal traditions in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process is recognised.More >>

Green Party Members’ Bills pulled from ballot

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:41:06 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party is thrilled to have two important bills drawn from the ballot today, both of which will help to create a fairer Aotearoa. More >>

Citizen Stylist hits Princes Street

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:12:42 +1300 | Otago Polytechnic

Try something completely new, or mix it up with your own clothes … anything goes at ‘Citizen Stylist’ this weekend. More >>

$440,000 for Southland int'l education & skills training

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:27:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today announced a $440,000 funding package to promote international education and primary sector skill development in Southland. More >>

Unitec students help staff temporary vet clinic in Tonga

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:50:46 +1300 | Unitec

Unitec veterinary nursing students are part of a team setting up a temporary veterinary clinic in Tonga this week. More >>

Awanuiārangi recognises academics with professorial status

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:27:24 +1300 | Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Whakatāne More >>

Career Moves to ICT Results in Top Awards

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:54:58 +1300 | Weltec

A former lawyer and nuclear physicist have made big changes, moving to New Zealand to re-train in ICT and receiving top student awards in the process. Both WelTec graduates were recognised at a ceremony held in Wellington. More >>

SoRDS Action Plan 2015-2025 Launch

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:10:44 +1300 | Southland Regional Development Strategy

The Southland Regional Development Strategy (SoRDS) Action Plan lays the foundation to attract 10,000 more people to a contemporary, competitive and connected region by 2025.More >>

Concern about equity impacts of propsed reforms

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:11:32 +1300 | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has provided a submission to the Productivity Commission (the Commission) expressing concern about the equity impacts of its proposed reforms to the Tertiary education system.More >>

World’s best to coach New Zealand’s best

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:54:58 +1300 | NZ Opera School

The New Zealand Opera School has selected a larger number of applicants than usual for its annual intensive summer school. All in their twenties, the singers hail from Cheviot to Whangarei, ranging in experience from “freshers” to post graduates.More >>

Survey of Kiwi employees shows work culture needs to change

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:34:50 +1300 | Public Service Association

New Zealand’s public servants are hard-working, motivated and resilient, but being failed by a workplace culture which doesn’t recognise their strengths, the PSA says.More >>

 

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