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Rotorua Animation College campus grows

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:15:49 +1300 | Animation College

Auckland-based Animation College has extended its Rotorua campus to cope with growing demand in the region. More >>

More student loan defaulters paying up

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:06:55 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Judith Collins and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith say they are encouraged to see a marked increase in overseas student loan defaulters contacting Inland Revenue and taking steps to pay off their loans.More >>

Students urged to combat cybercrime

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:24:25 +1300 | University of Waikato

The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly into fields like law, research, teaching and insurance that a leading Hamilton based cyber security research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious ...More >>

School’s in for summer at Te Kura

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:15 +1300 | Te Kura

Te Kura had a big increase in student enrolment for this year’s summer school. The distance education provider had 746 students enrol for summer school 2016/2017, up from 201 enrolments for summer school 2015/2016.More >>

Tertiary staff suffering under National

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:00:45 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

New survey results from the Tertiary Education Union of more than a thousand sector staff members show wellbeing is in decline and stress levels are up under National which ultimately leads to students suffering, says Labour’s Education spokesperson ...More >>

‘Crisis of staff well-being’ has engulfed tertiary education

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:11:38 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Staff at tertiary education institutions are experiencing higher levels of stress, unsustainable workloads and are feeling more alienated from their jobs compared to a decade ago and reforms introduced by the National government are to blame, the ...More >>

Wintec establishes roots in Whitianga

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:17:55 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Waikato Institute of Technology has partnered with Ngati Hei Trust to open the first satellite campus in Whitianga in years. More >>

Your future: A response to “My future” by Khalais Waerea

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:53:39 +1300 | S.H. Bloomberg

I read Khalais Waerea’s opinion about his future education options, and it left me feeling peculiar because I had been in his shoes almost 10 years ago. “My generation” he believes “will be the ones to change the world”. These are the exact thoughts ...More >>

Living well in care homes

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:33 +1300 | Massey University

Treating elderly people in long-term care facilities with respect and dignity significantly increases their quality of life, according to new research from Massey University, in partnership with Metlifecare.More >>

Final Winner’s field day on 3 April

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:11:12 +1300 | South Island Farmer of the Year

The end of an era will be marked at the Lincoln University Foundation’s South Island Farmer of the Year winner’s field day on 3 April . . . it will be the last such field day in the more than 30 year history of the competition.More >>

Strengthened links with Chinese schools to be formed

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:44:07 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Hon Paul Goldsmith has today announced the opening of the New Zealand China Sister Schools Fund for 2017. More >>

Student entrepreneurs get lift-off from industry experts

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:43:06 +1300 | Wintec

Wintec students will get the opportunity to bring their business ideas or existing businesses to life in ways they never thought possible through a new opportunity supported by Wintec and Soda Inc. More >>

Hospitality Study Options Expanding in Wellington

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:41:05 +1300 | Weltec

WelTec’s internationally recognised School of Hospitality is expanding the range of programmes it offers following the success of a new Advanced Diploma in Cookery. More >>

Whakatau to welcome new Māori students to Ara

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:36:00 +1300 | Ara Institute

Ara and Ngāi Tūāhuriri are set to welcome close to 500 ‘first year, first time’ Māori students and their whānau on Friday, 24 March at Te Puna Wānaka, City Campus Christchurch. Last week, Ara and Ngāti Huirapa welcomed all new students and staff ...More >>

Shiny new coffee machines herald upgrades at Oamaru Campus

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:34:49 +1300 | Ara Institute

The wifi has been upgraded and all the classrooms have new furniture, but it’s the new barista machines that have created a buzz at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Oamaru Campus.More >>

More space needed for industry training in report

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:57:46 +1300 | Careerforce

Industry training should play greater role in preparing New Zealand school-leavers for the workforce, says the head of Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce. More >>

Freshly Minted Graduates to Shine

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:25:28 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Newly capped EIT graduates celebrate their success in Napier on 30-31 March, parading through city streets cheered on by family, friends and well-wishers who have supported them on their learning journeys.More >>

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa signs MOU with Student Job Search

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:06:00 +1300 | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa tauira (students) now have access to thousands of job opportunities through leading employment service Student Job Search Aotearoa. More >>

Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:14:54 +1300 | University of Canterbury

An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thousands of years in the making. More >>

Value of international education breaks $100 million mark

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:32:42 +1300 | CEDA

The Economic Impact of International Education Report 2015/16 for Manawatū Whanganui has found the industry is now worth $100 million in foreign exchange earnings to the region.More >>

 

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