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Vitamin D important to protect against bowel diseases

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:27:59 +1200 | Auckland University

Wider use of vitamin D fortified foods and dietary supplements to benefit bowel health, are suggested by new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

MOOC on critical thinking attracting thousands of enrolments

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:28:12 +1200 | University of Auckland

How do we know when we’re making the right decision? And what if it’s not the most rational one? Though we hate to admit it, most of us are not very good at critical and logical thinking. Now a University of Auckland MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) ...More >>

Teens Put Skills to Work on Community Construction Project

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:35:53 +1200 | Weltec

Teens Put Skills to Work on Community Construction Project Teenagers at the Wellington Trades Academy put their newly acquired construction skills to great use this week when a children’s playhouse was presented to Petone Kindergarten. The students ...More >>

Lincoln University to host international business students

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:49 +1200 | Lincoln University

New Zealand Institute of Business and Technology (NZIBT), a Private Training Establishment (PTE), is partnering with Lincoln University to deliver a unique educational experience for NZIBT’s international students. NZIBT will be utilising the student and teaching ...More >>

Dissecting sport management in the digital age

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:13:23 +1200 | Massey University

Two Massey University staff will next month present research at the European Association of Sport Management conference in Dublin, Ireland. More >>

Best practice at Massey’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:36:38 +1200 | Best Practice Vets

Assured best practice at Massey’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital has become a BEST PRACTICE accredited veterinary hospital, one of only two in New Zealand. BEST PRACTICE is New Zealand’s only quality assurance ...More >>

NZRPA And Edinburgh Business School: Taking Care of Business

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:34:57 +1200 | NZRPA

The New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association (NZRPA) and Edinburgh Business School have joined forces to offer players, past and present, access to the most flexible business education programme in the world.More >>

Public Discussion: Peace and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:37:35 +1200 | National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

We encourage you to join us for a public conversation on Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its role in establishing a culture of peace in Aotearoa/New Zealand. More >>

Academic to share her work in promoting equality for all

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:22:04 +1200 | Auckland University

Professor Cindy Kiro has spent decades improving the academic and social outcomes of young people. Now she will share these experiences in her inaugural lecture at the University of Auckland next month. Professor Kiro (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine) was ...More >>

Public consultation opens for Waiariki-BoPP merger

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:56:24 +1200 | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Today the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, has started public consultation on the proposed merger of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and Waiariki Institute of Technology (Waiariki). The consultation can be found ...More >>

Proposed merger of polytechnics opens for consultation

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:11:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Public consultation on the proposed merger of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) and the Waiariki Institute of Technology has been opened today by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce.More >>

Japanese Chef Shares Talent with Wellington Students

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:46:35 +1200 | Weltec

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) trainee chefs were treated to an amazing culinary display on Friday as renowned Japanese Chef Mr Naoyuki Yanagihara dropped in at the School of Hospitality at 52 Cuba Street Wellington. Mr Yanagihara who has ...More >>

Still no good news for new grad nurses

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:48:00 +1200 | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

A release from Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today, congratulating himself that more new graduate nurses are finding jobs sooner has student nurses and other NZNO members rolling their eyes. More >>

Democracy restored to Victoria University Council

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:21:57 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

A strong campaign by staff and students has won back democratically elected seats on Victoria University’s governing council. More >>

Democracy alive and well at Victoria University

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:15:38 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Students at Victoria University of Wellington are celebrating the decision of University Council to maintain two democratically elected student positions. More >>

Women who’ve got a trade have got it made

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:12:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston is highlighting the importance of encouraging women to consider a career in trades during Got a Trade Week.More >>

Drilling short course gets graduates into jobs faster

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:10:45 +1200 | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is offering a new, shorter drilling programme that aims to get graduates on the job faster. More >>

Waikato economist appointed to support policy development

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:45:43 +1200 | Waikato University

University of Waikato economist Graeme Doole will provide training and advice to regional and central government as they develop new policies to improve the water quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams. More >>

Enhanced sponsorship brings world-leading teacher

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:24:16 +1200 | NZ Opera School Trust

Through the increased support of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, a doyenne of the opera world has accepted an invitation to join the distinguished teaching staff of the New Zealand Opera School for summer 2016. More >>

Come clean on Pasifika education centre

Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:37:25 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iinga needs to come clean and tell the Pasifika communities if he’s working to save the Pasifika Education Centre or shut it down, Labour’s Pasifika spokesperson Su’a William Sio says.More >>


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