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What will the wasp plague be like this year?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:32:51 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

New research from Victoria University of Wellington has revealed the population of the common wasp is amplified by spring weather, with warmer and drier springs often meaning more wasps and wasp stings in summer.More >>

Telford Statement Symptom of Misguided Funding

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:10:50 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Media release Tertiary Education Union - Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa 18 January 2017 New Telford Transition Statement a Symptom of Misguided Government Funding Approaches More >>

New regional rural doctor training for Whakatane

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:22:45 +1300 | University of Auckland

The first fifth year medical students in a new Regional-Rural Programme will soon be working at Whakatane Hospital and in local GP rooms. More >>

Student accommodation about to take shape!

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:09:27 +1300 | Otago Polytech

18 January, 2017 Student accommodation about to take shape! Otago Polytechnic’s new 20 million-dollar student accommodation village is about to take form with the delivery of the first truck-load of timber structure. Columns and beams for the west ...More >>

Predator Free NZ - Expert Q&A

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:48:50 +1300 | Science Media Centre

Nearly six months ago the Government announced it would aim for a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050. More >>

How is food used to foster social relationships at school?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:30:20 +1300 | Massey University

A more holistic approach to health promotion in schools could lead to empowered youth according to a study by a Massey University academic. More >>

Bay Baker Shares A Passion For The Trade

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:35:26 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

The third generation in his family to work as a baker, Stefan Schmith is excited about passing on the secrets of his age-old trade to would-be bakers in Hawke’s Bay.More >>

Learning the art of taonga pūoro

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:52:53 +1300 | University of Waikato

University of Waikato student Te Oko Horoi Totorewa practices his musical technique with the pukaea – one of the instruments in the taonga pūoro collection. More >>

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:40:57 +1300 | University of Waikato

Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge. The team takes on Auckland University in a programme due to air on Prime TV on 21 ...More >>

Otago MBA degree judged amongst world’s best

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:26:24 +1300 | University of Otago

Otago Business School’s MBA degree has been judged amongst the world’s best in new international rankings released today.More >>

First to complete School Science Lab Technician programme

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:57:52 +1300 | Real World Education

Whangarei 12 October 2016 - Nicola Younger, the technician at Whangarei Girls’ High School is the first person to complete REAL.AC.NZ's School Science Laboratory Technician Programme. Through the programme, Younger earned the New Zealand Certificate ...More >>

Mensa NZ announces winners of the 2017 Scholarships

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:54:26 +1300 | Mensa New Zealand

Mensa New Zealand is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Mensa NZ Scholarships. More >>

McConnell family engineers the future at UC

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:46:02 +1300 | University of Canterbury

Three generations of the McConnell family share more than just a last name – they all studied at the University of Canterbury (UC), with a strong passion for engineering also running through the family.More >>

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:32:03 +1300 | Massey University

Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship.More >>

UC experts’ uplifting news for Kaikōura reefs

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:34:00 +1300 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury scientists have been keenly observing the effects of the seismic uplift of 14 November on the coastal areas of Kaikōura. More >>

First recipients of PM’s Scholarship for Latin America

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:50:18 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today named the first students to receive a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Latin America (PMSLA).More >>

Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia announced

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:48:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the latest round of successful recipients of the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA).More >>

Change at the top

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:13:27 +1300 | Otago Polytechnic

After more than 6 years with the Malcam Charitable Trust, Chief Executive Andy Kilsby, is leaving, not so much for greener pastures, but for green and blue ones! Mr Kilby is the new Manager of the Otago Secondary Tertiary College at Otago Polytechnic.More >>

School stars earn Zespri scholarships

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:57:05 +1300 | Zespri

The bright futures of Georgia Cook and Libby Bradley are being further supported, with Zespri awarding the two school-leavers $15,000 academic scholarships for the next three years.More >>

Entrepreneurism champion wins teaching award

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:24:46 +1300 | Auckland University

Geoff Whitcher is one of 18 people globally to have won the inaugural 2016 Rhodes Trust Inspirational Educator Award, which highlights inspirational teaching.More >>


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