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Students continue protesting fee rises at UoA, 4 Arrested

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:32:09 +1300 | Guy Cohn

4 students have been arrested at the University of Auckland after occupying Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon's office. More >>

University of Auckland Living Wage Network

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:49:25 +1300 | University of Auckland

On Tuesday, 21th of October, at 1pm the University of Auckland Living Wage Network is holding rally calling on the University of Auckland to become the first New Zealand Living Wage University, by paying all staff, both directly-employed and contracted ...More >>

Geothermal has big potential for NZ

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:42:56 +1300 | University of Auckland

New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country’s energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight’s third lecture in the University of Auckland’s Vice-Chancellor’s ...More >>

Students occupy University Vice Chancellor’s Office

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:32:58 +1300 | Reclaim UoA

A group of students have chained themselves inside the University of Auckland Vice Chancellor’s office. Another group are occupying the building’s roof. More >>

Public Lecture by UK Professor of Archaeoastronomy

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:16:14 +1300 | University of Waikato

Public lecture by Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy, Clive Ruggles, from the University of Leicester in the UK on next Friday (31 October). More >>

New Zealand Composer Inducted to Music Hall of Fame

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:58:36 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

A composer who put the School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington on the map will be inducted posthumously into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.More >>

Waikato University to host historical garden tours

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:31:04 +1300 | Waikato University

From cow paddock to botanical gem, the University of Waikato grounds have undergone a transformation in the past 50 years. More >>

Sprint to the finish line

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:59 +1300 | Waikato University

Kristie Baillie has had a great few years at Waikato University, and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (majoring in Anthropology and Population Studies) at the university’s graduation ceremony at Claudelands Events Centre on October ...More >>

Whitireia celebrates ten years of Pacific nursing

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:06:28 +1300 | Whitireia NZ

Tomorrow Whitireia will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its Bachelor of Nursing Pacific programme. More >>

Future of filling the gaps to be explored

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:47:56 +1300 | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University planning expert sees the temporary and transitional projects which caught the public’s imagination in central city spaces post-earthquakes becoming a permanent part of Christchurch.More >>

Unitec & Beijing Dance Academy Forge Stronger Academic Ties

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:03:08 +1300 | UNITEC

Unitec and the Beijing Dance Academy is celebrating the signing of a new agreement to develop a joint undergraduate creative dance programme to be delivered from 2015. More >>

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trad

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:17:23 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on Hastings’ ...More >>

Music And the Machine

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:54:34 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

Musical machines and robots will take over Victoria University of Wellington’s Hub this Friday. More >>

NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:01:36 +1300 | Auckland University

Auckland, 16 October 2014 – What do expectant mums and dads hope for their children? According to new research from Growing Up in New Zealand , a baby’s health and happiness may be high up on the list, but today’s parents want a lot more than ...More >>

A world first for the University of Auckland

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:39:50 +1300 | University of Auckland

A world first dual Masters agreement between the University of Auckland and Beijing Dance Academy was signed this week in Beijing, China. In front of 50 of the world’s leading dance educators, Professor Diane Brand, Dean of the National Institute of ...More >>

Chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins awarded title

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:36:24 +1300 | Waikato University

University of Waikato chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins has been made an Emeritus Professor, receiving the award at a function on October 15. More >>

New financial literacy course offered in workplaces

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:18:17 +1300 | Massey University

To celebrate Money Week 2014, a new online version of the Fin-Ed Centre’s Money Smarts course, called Money Smarts @Work, is being offered in workplaces for the first time.More >>

Primitive microbes stole bacterial genes on surprising scale

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:03:57 +1300 | University of Otago

A University of Otago researcher is part of an international team that has discovered that horizontal gene transfer (HGT) played a surprisingly large role in the evolution of primitive microbes known as archaea.More >>

Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:15:52 +1300 | Tertiary Institutes Allied Staff Association

Staff members at MIT’s two largest faculties, the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences (FoESS) and the Faculty of Engineering and Trades (FoET) were called to meetings yesterday to be advised of a major review of the faculties which will result ...More >>

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:59:42 +1300 | Waikato University

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. More >>

 

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