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Tauranga CBD campus a step closer

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:36:35 +1200 | Waikato University

A tertiary campus in the centre of Tauranga is a step closer following the approval of a Heads of Agreement document. More >>

Budget Prevents Doctors from Graduating

Sun, 24 May 2015 13:39:05 +1200 | New Zealand Medical Students' Association - NZMSA

The release of Budget 2015 confirms the fears of medical students with future hopes of joining the medical workforce in New Zealand. They won't have the opportunity to finish their degrees. A Medical degree in New Zealand requires 6 years of study, ...More >>

Whitireia journalism programme manager wins major award

Fri, 22 May 2015 15:03:57 +1200 | Whitireia

Whitireia journalism programme manager Bernie Whelan was recently awarded ‘best presentation’ at the 2015 World Conference on Media & Mass Communication in Beijing, China.More >>

New Zealand Singer Wins Major International Scholarship

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:34:47 +1200 | Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation

New Zealand Bass-Baritone James Ioelu is the inaugural winner of the Victoria League Scholarship in Singing which carries 12-months accommodation at the Victoria League’s London base. The scholarship is sponsored by the Victoria League in Auckland in association ...More >>

Hong Kong Ink - Tattoo Culture and Identity

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:21:10 +1200 | Massey University

This photographic survey charts how tattooing in Hong Kong has shifted from subculture to popular culture. The project examines how tattoo functions as an agent of cultural exchange and reflects the tattoo renaissance currently occurring in the Asia-Pacific ...More >>

Fur Patrol singer helps lift music perfomance in Hawke's Bay

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:41:36 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Celebrated rock musician and frontwoman for Fur Patrol, Julia Deans was at EIT last week working with students keen to learn from her success. More >>

Budget does nothing for Generation Rent

Fri, 22 May 2015 09:23:26 +1200 | NZUSA

The national student union NZUSA has welcomed moves by the Government to reduce the fee increases institutions can charge students, but has warned that two major student problems remain unresolved: rent and debt.More >>

Budget 2015 - Scoop Full Coverage - Update #1 21/5/15

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:08 +1200 | The Scoop Team


Campbell Live demise ‘a sad day’

Thu, 21 May 2015 18:57:06 +1200 | Massey University

Journalism commentator and educator, Associate Professor Jim Tully, says MediaWorks' changes to TV3’s current affairs slot at 7pm suggests New Zealand’s two main networks have opted out of providing serious prime time current affairs.More >>

Universities a key part of the solution

Thu, 21 May 2015 18:50:44 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Vice-Chancellors have welcomed today’s Budget funding increase as further recognition that universities are key drivers of New Zealand’s economic growth and social well-being. More >>

Budget Prevents Doctors from Graduating

Thu, 21 May 2015 17:44:03 +1200 | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The release of Budget 2015 confirms the fears of medical students with future hopes of joining the medical workforce in New Zealand. They won't have the opportunity to finish their degrees. A Medical degree in New Zealand requires 6 years of study, ...More >>

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

Thu, 21 May 2015 17:28:41 +1200 | University of Waikato

Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Denmark this July. More >>

Salon event for readers

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:45:10 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

In June book-lovers have the chance to talk with two writers, Anna Smaill and Bridget van der Zijpp, in a new salon event for readers that takes place in a bookshop after-hours. More >>

Budget funding boost welcomed

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:44:26 +1200 | Lincoln University

Budget funding boost welcomed A 20 per cent increase in tertiary funding for agriculture announced in today’s budget is being welcomed by Lincoln University Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Business Development Jeremy Baker. The increase is part of an $85.8 ...More >>

Fact sheet 2: Increasing benefit rates for families with children

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:49:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

From 1 April 2016, rates of main benefits for families with dependent children will increase by $25 a week after tax.More >>

Budget tougher for students

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:14:06 +1200 | Joint Media Statement

Lowering the annual fee increases for students from 4 percent to 3 percent means universities, polytechnics and wānanga will have less money, say national student and staff unions NZUSA and TEU.More >>

Further $113m boost for tertiary education, skills

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:22:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2015 will provide a further $112.3 million of operating funding over four years and $1 million of capital funding to invest in knowledge and skills to grow New Zealand’s economy, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven ...More >>

New company to advance potential treatment for cancer

Thu, 21 May 2015 13:04:29 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

An immunotherapy technology for treating cancer and other diseases, jointly developed by Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute and the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, has been patented and will be the initial focus of ...More >>

Students release budget wishlist

Thu, 21 May 2015 12:49:32 +1200 | NZUSA

Students release budget wishlist 21 May 2015 Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Today NZUSA, the national student union, released its wishlist for the Government’s budget on behalf of New Zealand’s 400,000 students. Desired ...More >>

Unlikely Budget will find missing billion

Thu, 21 May 2015 10:48:20 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

The government's Budget today is unlikely to have anything new and positive in it for tertiary education. If the government had good news it probably would have started to sing about it by now, says TEU national president Sandra Grey.More >>


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