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Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political Debate

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:37:10 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

With only a few days left before the general election, over 500 Victoria students packed the central Hub space on campus today to listen to a political debate on student issues organised by the Students’ Association. Victoria University of Wellington ...More >>

Young Chefs Step Up To The Plate

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:03:13 +1200 | NorthTec

Two young chefs from the NorthTec Hospitality Trades Academy scooped up silver medals at the national finals of the City and Guilds New Zealand Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2014.More >>

Major funding investment in University of Auckland research

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:32:00 +1200 | University of Auckland

Major funding investment in University of Auckland research The University of Auckland 16 September 2014 Major funding investment in University of Auckland research The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of ...More >>

Lincoln’s star continues to rise in world rankings

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:24:37 +1200 | Lincoln University

The just released 2014-2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has seen Lincoln University jump some 70 places to now sit in the 411-420 bracket. Lincoln is one of only two New Zealand universities to experience a rise in the world rankings ...More >>

Green Party will help students in financial distress

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:01:17 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party will stop National’s campaign of punishing tertiary students and do more than any other party to support young Kiwis into study, Green Party students spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.More >>

Jesse Bering, noted US psychologist, author now based in NZ

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:24:51 +1200 | Robert Bruce Agency

RBA Corporate, the corporate and entertainment division of The Robert Bruce Agency is very pleased to introduce prolific award-winning author, columnist and media personality Jesse Bering to New Zealand editors and producers.More >>

One Winner, Three Gold Medals in ‘Junior Masterchef'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:59:10 +1200 | Manakau Institute of Technology

Nelson College edged out two very close competitors to take the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge Title for 2014. More >>

UC retains ranking in top three percent of universities

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:28:31 +1200 | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. More >>

University of Auckland retains number one ranking

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:12:01 +1200 | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has again been ranked as the leading university in New Zealand following the publication of the 2014 QS World University Rankings. The University of Auckland has again been ranked as the leading university in New Zealand following ...More >>

'Toto' - Traces of my past

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:11:04 +1200 | Yvonne Tunnicliffe

It was after an experience on a photographic project at a marae that Toto came to be. Yvonne Tunnicliffe realised that she had a lack of knowledge of her Maori heritage and decided to pursue a path of discovering her own identity. Toto explores the conceptual ...More >>

Victoria University and MetService join forces

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:09:48 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington will offer the country’s first Master’s degree in meteorology, in partnership with New Zealand’s official weather forecaster MetService. The course, which will start in 2016, will be taught by Dr James McGregor and Associate ...More >>

$40 million to boost engineering

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:53:21 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

$40 million to boost engineering A re-elected National-led government will allocate an additional $40 million to further boost engineering places and double the number of engineering graduates to at least match OECD averages, National Party Tertiary ...More >>

Who’s Harriette?

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:46 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is celebrating the centenary of its first woman law graduate, Harriette Vine. The celebration began with an essay competition organised by the Wellington Women Lawyers Association, on the topic “ ...More >>

Canterbury university approved to triple borrowing limit

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The University of Canterbury, which has secured government funding to refurbish its engineering department and build a new Regional Science and Innovation Centre, has been given approval to triple its borrowing limit to $150 ...More >>

MBIE funding ahead of zombie apocalypse

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:14:15 +1200 | Waikato University

A six-year, $12million cyber security project will lead to the creation of tools which will return control of cloud-based data to users, but it is the prospect of creating jobs and a new market for New Zealand which excites the man leading the ...More >>

Young Artists Take the Floor at Geoff Wilson Gallery

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:35:20 +1200 | NorthTec

‘Flux’: a state of continuous change. The latest exhibition at Geoff Wilson gallery at NorthTec, ‘FLUX – Ideas to Reality’, opens a professional exhibition space to NorthTec’s youngest art students. For these emerging artists, continuous change ...More >>

Rachel Shearer on "Feminist Sound Waves" + live performance

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:10:47 +1200 | Adam Art Gallery

This Wednesday: Audio visual artist Rachel Shearer on "Feminist Sound Waves" + live performance at the Adam Art Gallery, 17 Sept 6pm More >>

Fee hikes restrict student choices

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:27:05 +1200 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

A survey of 5000 students from across the tertiary sector shows that tuition fees have increased at the maximum level permitted. Fees are constraining students’ choices more than ever before. Although tuition fees are only permitted to increase ...More >>

Private tertiary education celebrates success at awards

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:22:11 +1200 | Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand

The country’s top private tertiary performers and the increasing importance of private tertiary providers were celebrated at the Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand Awards held in Queenstown last week.More >>

German, Kiwi films big winners at Uni Shorts 2014

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:04:29 +1200 | Uni Shorts

AUCKLAND: German filmmakers dominated the awards at the third annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival held over the weekend in Auckland on 12-14 September. Four of the eight categories; including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best Undergraduate ...More >>


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