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A reality check for reporting Anzac Day

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:21:09 +1200 | UNISA

There is more than one storyline in the Anzac legend – that’s the take home message of the unique and comprehensive 2014 Anzac Day Media Style Guide. More >>

PMC director launches new Pacific 'secret stories' book

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:48:43 +1200 | Pacific Media Centre

Founder of the Pacific Media Centre, Professor David Robie, will have his latest book launched at the Auckland University of Technology library next week. The book, Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face - Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific, published ...More >>

Clear-cut win for Whanganui glass artist

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:15:51 +1200 | UCOL

A Whanganui Glass Lecturer has beaten out more than 40 finalists from around the world in an international juried kiln-glass exhibition, and has been named one of the best new artists in kiln-glass.More >>

Māori Funds Welcomed; But Caution Needed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:26:00 +1200 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

The government’s announcement to invest up to $2.5 million a year over the next two years in Māori-led science and innovation has been cautiously welcomed by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), the country’s only Māori Centre of Research Excellence.More >>

Tertiary education leader takes senior position at Waiariki

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:23:49 +1200 | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Jefferies as Director of Partnerships and Planning. Richard is an accomplished senior tertiary education leader, having been Provost (Deputy Chief Executive) at Te Whare ...More >>

Government claims on student support hopelessly misleading

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:55:28 +1200 | NZUSA

Students are slamming the “hopelessly misleading and untrue” claims by Government Ministers that their “cracking down” on overseas based-borrowers is either successful or has led to “increased support for current students”.More >>

Expert nurses as good as doctors – new research

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:25:38 +1200 | Massey University

Nurse practitioners are just as good as registrars in making patient diagnoses – even very complex ones – and planning the correct care, says a new Doctor of Philosophy from Massey University.More >>

3-way partnership adds up for business & accounting students

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:16:16 +1200 | University of Waikato

A new agreement between three tertiary institutions provides an improved pathway for access to business and accounting qualifications. The agreement was signed earlier this month between the University of Waikato, the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) ...More >>

New coastal research centre agreement signed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:07:47 +1200 | University of Waikato

A statement of intent to establish a new coastal biotechnology research centre with bases in both Tauranga and China has been signed by the University of Waikato and Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences.More >>

Scholarships secured for Whanganui youth

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:16:42 +1200 | Universal College Of Learning

At a ceremony on campus with staff and whānau, 31 Rangatahi (youth) were awarded Youth Guarantee scholarship certificates for fee free study at Whanganui UCOL. More >>

Media Design School partners with PlayStation® in a NZ first

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:38:05 +1200 | Media Design School

Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the only tertiary institute in New Zealand where students can develop for PlayStation platforms.More >>

Smartphone satellite wins NASA Space Apps Challenge

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:34:31 +1200 | AUT University

Figuring out how to convert a smartphone into a micro satellite in just 48 hours has won a team of four students top honours at New Zealand’s only International NASA Space Apps Challenge, hosted by AUT University and the US Embassy.More >>

AFL Saints march in with student-designed guernsey

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:39:48 +1200 | Massey University

Two student designers will be excited more than most when St Kilda AFL players take the field at Westpac Stadium, Wellington for their Anzac Day match against the Brisbane Lions – they designed the players’ guernsey.More >>

Project management appointment to progress AgResearch plans

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:31:52 +1200 | AgResearch

New Zealand’s agricultural and food innovation hubs are one step closer to reality with the appointment of a leading project management firm. AgResearch has appointed Christchurch-based The Project Office, to plan and manage the delivery of its campus ...More >>

Overseas student loans collection hits $100m

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Over $100 million of additional taxpayer money has now been collected from overseas-based borrowers in an initiative that will help keep the scheme sustainable for future students and taxpayers, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven ...More >>

Intueri Education Group Launches IPO

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:10:25 +1200 | Intueri Education Group

PRESS RELEASE Intueri Education Group Launches IPO 16 April, 2014 – Intueri Education Group (Intueri), a New Zealand-based vocational education provider, has registered a Prospectus, and approved an Investment Statement, in connection with an Initial ...More >>

Law Schools to work closer together after signing

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:27:23 +1200 | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Te Piringa - Faculty of Law has signed a letter of intent with the School of Law at China’s Yantai University. More >>

Industry Training Act Passes But Opportunities Lost

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:56 +1200 | Industry Training Federation

At the end of the Government initiated Industry Training Review, Parliament today passed the Industry Training and Apprenticeship Amendment Act, which updated the previous Industry Training Act. The Industry Training Federation Chief Executive ...More >>

Passionate entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:51:41 +1200 | University of Canterbury

One of New Zealand’s most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at the graduation ceremony tomorrow (Thursday). More >>

akeover for New Zealand’s eLearning Guidelines

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:41:27 +1200 | Ako Aotearoa

Makeover for New Zealand’s eLearning Guidelines offers better support for tertiary online teaching and learning More >>


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