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Scholarship supports agricultural research

Mon, 30 May 2016 15:27:05 +1200 | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Masters student Rebecca Yeates is this year’s recipient of the $22,000 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Llewellyn Scholarship. More >>

Sleep and Memory – Are They Connected?

Mon, 30 May 2016 11:33:43 +1200 | University of Waikato

Have you ever wondered how a baby’s mind works? How babies and young children manage to learn and remember information about the world around them? More >>

Waikato District Council announces youth award winners

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:26:43 +1200 | Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council announces the winners of its youth awards The winners of the Waikato District Youth Awards have been announced. This is the first year Waikato District Council has held the awards and it is exciting to see the number of young ...More >>

Data sharing protocol will make life easier for grads

Mon, 30 May 2016 09:56:27 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand is delighted to join a global initiative that will make it easier for international students to transfer to our universities and for New Zealanders to do further study overseas.More >>

May update from the Southern Partnership Group

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:48:06 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group (SPG) is continuing to meet with key local stakeholders and is progressing planning for the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

Historic telescope will return stargazing to city

Fri, 27 May 2016 16:39:32 +1200 | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) Foundation charity aims to bring back a piece of Christchurch’s astronomical heritage by restoring the Townsend Teece Telescope to the city centre.More >>

More students but less money

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:33:50 +1200 | NZUSA

The overall cut to tertiary education in this year’s budget will cause real harm to students, their families, and communities. More >>

Lincoln University welcomes 2016 budget news

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:26:09 +1200 | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Pollard, says the specialist land-based university welcomes the 2016 budget announcement as “not only an encouraging budget for universities, this is a good budget for the future of New Zealand’s ...More >>

Young gun Kristy targeting Ireland world champs

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:53:14 +1200 | Lincoln University

Shooting star Kristy Havill’s sporting universe began at 10-years-old with a big bang — the sound of a shotgun reducing a flying clay disc to smithereens. More >>

NZ literature champion retires after four decades

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:11:27 +1200 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Patrick Evans, who was instrumental in legitimising New Zealand literature, has officially retired following a significant career spanning over four decades.More >>

Otago Polytechnic offers Engineering degree in China

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:27:08 +1200 | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is launching a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering) in China, which will eventually bring up to 120 Chinese students to Dunedin each year.More >>

Universities welcome Budget funding

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:51:37 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s Budget announcement that it is investing $761m in areas including science, skills and tertiary education. More >>

Budget 2016: No real change to the lives of students

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:28:28 +1200 | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes moves by the Government to reduce the level of fee increases institutions can charge students; but believe no real, strategic progress has been made to resolving issues around ...More >>

University of Auckland welcomes boost in research funding

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:05:25 +1200 | University of Auckland

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Professor Stuart McCutcheon applauded the Government’s increased support for the Marsden Fund. More >>

More students but less money

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:28:19 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

The overall cut to tertiary education in this year’s budget will cause real harm to students, their families, and communities. More >>

Dunedin delegation to China

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:09:36 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 26 May 2016) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull will lead a Dunedin delegation to China next month focused on strengthening existing ties and unlocking further economic opportunities for the city, particularly in the areas of tourism, ...More >>

MYOB gives tick for Budget’s impact on SMEs

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:54:16 +1200 | MYOB

Leading accounting software provider MYOB says the National Government’s eighth Budget will have a positive impact on New Zealand small and medium sized businesses – but there is more work to be done to reduce the tax burden on SMEs.More >>

Extra support for most at-risk students

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:26:25 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 uses a Social Investment approach to direct an extra $43.2 million of operating funding over four years to schools educating about 150,000 students most at risk of educational failure, Education Minister Hekia Parata says.More >>

IT Company Takes Action to Address Skills Shortage

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:09:22 +1200 | WelTec and Whitireia

IT Company Takes Action to Address Skills Shortage New Zealand’s largest dedicated Microsoft business solutions provider Intergen has partnered with the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) to help meet its ICT workforce requirements. WelTec ...More >>

Students disappointed with transport fee inaction

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:04:11 +1200 | VUWSA

Students disappointed with council’s inaction to add cheaper tertiary transport fares to annual plan Yesterday, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President, Jonathan Gee, and Welfare Vice President, Rory Lenihan-Ikin, gave an oral ...More >>


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