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Know how to ‘ni hao’ - Chinese language in the Pacific

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:10:19 +1200 | Massey University

Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. More >>

Top international students win internships

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:05:46 +1200 | ATEED

Top international students win internships with leading Auckland businesses RELEASE SUMMARY • The inaugural Global Talent Showcase launched this week – an initiative delivered through ATEED’s Study Auckland and HR consultancy Talent SolutionsMore >>

Vic Uni must drop name-change proposal

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:31:49 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

National List MP based in Wellington Central Nicola Willis says Victoria University should quit spinning and listen to the students, alumni and staff who overwhelmingly oppose its name-change proposal.More >>

Don Brash cancellation: Censure motions against VC

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:41:32 +1200 | RNZ

Massey University's academic board has today taken the unprecedented step of moving two censure motions against its vice chancellor over her cancellation of a Don Brash speech.More >>

Professor Thomas' story simply does not add up

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:23:33 +1200 | Free Speech Coalition

While Massey University Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas claims to have "been prepared to allow the event to go ahead under conditions the students had signed up to", email correspondence retrieved under the Official Information Act tells a very different ...More >>

Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:01:57 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field have each been awarded a Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge University. More >>

Celebrate Suffrage Day but Put Your Money Where Mouth Is

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:40:25 +1200 | TIASA

Celebrate Suffrage Day but Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, says tertiary union president Shelley Weir More >>

Massey Vice-Chancellor has broken our trust

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:31:49 +1200 | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is outraged by recent revelations that a Vice-Chancellor threatened to cut funding to a students’ association due to actions they disagreed with.More >>

Massey Emails Show Calculated Suppression of Free Speech

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:12:12 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

“Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas must resign after fresh evidence shows the lengths at which she was willing to go to bar free speech and rational inquiry at the University,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “In emails spanning ...More >>

Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:17:52 +1200 | University of Auckland

Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Auckland’s science departments and schools named after them for the week. More >>

Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:58:16 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Staff at Whitireia and Weltec polytechnics are resigned to the fact that the Minister of Education will be appointing a commissioner to replace the council overseeing both institutions but they are shocked by the poor financial positions of the institutions.More >>

Proposal to increase Export Education Levy

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:11:15 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Proposal to increase Export Education Levy The Ministry of Education is looking at options to make the Export Education Levy (EEL) fund more sustainable to protect New Zealand’s reputation as a study destination, Education Minister Chris Hipkins ...More >>

UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:43:41 +1200 | University of Canterbury

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? How does the rapidly changing world affect New Zealand? More >>

Commissioner to be appointed to two polytechnics

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:38:17 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has made a preliminary decision to appoint a Commissioner to Whitireia and WelTec to address the two polytechnics’ financial woes. More >>

Strengthen the commitment for the public good

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:31:55 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Staff and students in tertiary education institutions are calling on parliament to be bolder and ensure their expertise around teaching, learning, and research is taken seriously in strategic planning for institutions.More >>

Two Educational Scholarships awarded at Grand Final

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:46:41 +1200 | City and Guilds

On the 4th September sixteen of the most talented hospitality students from around New Zealand took on the ultimate food battle in Auckland – the chance to win the coveted title of 2018’s National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge, and a chance ...More >>

Top teaching awards go to Auckland Business academics

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:22:25 +1200 | University of Auckland

Two University of Auckland academics have won prestigious national teaching awards. Associate Professors Dr Christine Woods and Dr Mānuka Hēnare, who work down the corridor from each other in the Department of Management and International Business ...More >>

UC Marketing academic honoured in national teaching awards

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:54:39 +1200 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer , from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last ...More >>

Nursing: from picket lines to policymaking

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:37:48 +1200 | AUT University

Dr Jed Montayre, a lecturer at the School of Clinical Sciences, is in Switzerland this week for the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) Policy Programme. More >>

University of Otago to construct new $150 million building

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:47:48 +1200 | University of Otago

The University of Otago has announced plans to construct a new state-of-the-art building to expand its Christchurch campus, making an important contribution to the Health Precinct as part of the city’s rebuild.More >>


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