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Lincoln to become only university without a bookshop

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:37:24 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Lincoln VC ignores community to become NZ’z only university without a bookshop The Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University has announced he will close the bookshop on campus, leaving students without a place to buy text books at their place of study.More >>

Thank You - Together, We Achieved So Much in 2017!

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:27:32 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

It was because we stood together that we stopped the last National Government passing legislation to further privatise tertiary education, started a national debate about the declining conditions of work in tertiary education and helped create the conditions ...More >>

Five Māori & Pasifika Tertiary Projects Get Funding

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:09:13 +1300 | Ako Aotearoa

We are delighted to announce the five Māori and Pasifika projects to receive funding through the Ako Aotearoa National Project Fund (NPF) in 2017/18. More >>

Ara Institute Supports Young Enterprise in Regions

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:04:42 +1300 | Ara Institute

More young people in 2018 in Canterbury will have the chance to set up and run their own ventures, learning first-hand from local business mentors and developing critical skills for future employment and study.More >>

Whose Future Is This?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:03:04 +1300 | Singularity University

Titled "Whose future is this?", he shared the true role of futurists: not to make predictions, but to help people contemplate a range of scenarios. More >>

Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid Living Wage

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:02:14 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today that the State Services Commission (SSC) should take steps to reduce the imbalance in pay between Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives and other staff of tertiary education institutions (TEIs).More >>

Frontispieces Exhibition - Special Collections, Otago

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:14:15 +1300 | University of Otago

What is a frontispiece? When did they first appear in print? Where do they sit in relation to the rest of a book’s contents? These are just some of the questions that the exhibition, ‘ Moving to the Left: The Art and Development of the Frontispiece’ ...More >>

Unis spend millions accessing publicly funded research

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:23:59 +1300 | Mark C. Wilson

Research findings are published in peer-reviewed academic journals, many of which charge universities subscription fees. from , CC BY-ND More >>

Engineering firm takes mentoring to another level

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:50:50 +1300 | Wintec

When six Wintec Māori and Pasifika engineering students volunteered for work experience at Longveld recently, they got to work on a very special project. Together they have made the framework for Hamilton’s Matariki Interactive Waka sculpture. More >>

Post-secondary package helps Kiwis get ahead

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Post-secondary package helps Kiwis get ahead “The Government is committed to delivering a modern workforce by removing cost barriers to post-secondary education and training,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins says. Beginning in 2017/18, funding provides for ...More >>

“Please Tell Me That’s Not Your Penis” Voted Best Quote

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:43:22 +1300 | Massey University

New Zealand’s favourite soap has thrown up many memorable lines over its 25 years, but 2017 is the first time Shortland Street has won Massey University’s Quote of the Year.More >>

New Book Explores History of Magna Carta in New Zealand

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:28:27 +1300 | University of Canterbury

How does an 800-year-old English document affect modern Aotearoa New Zealand? A new book, edited by a University of Canterbury historian, is the first to explore the history of Magna Carta in our legal, political and popular culture.More >>

Otago Polytechnic Launches NZ’s First Degree for Changemaker

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:17:28 +1300 | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is launching a Bachelor of Leadership for Change * — a New Zealand-first degree which caters for all people, no matter what field they want to make a difference in.More >>

UC professor wins prestigious statistics award

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:26:27 +1300 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Professor Jennifer Brown , Head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, has won the 2017 Campbell Award of the New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA).More >>

Southern Institute of Technology’s Graduation Ceremony

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:22:07 +1300 | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will be celebrating the graduation of students who have completed Certificate qualifications this Thursday 14 December. More >>

Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:33:25 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Government is irresponsibly and recklessly scrapping National Standards without having a detailed nationwide system of progression to replace it with, leaving parents in the dark about their children’s achievement, National Party Education Spokesperson ...More >>

Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:26:38 +1300 | University of Auckland

Want to know if you are being targeted on Facebook by food and beverage companies? Teenagers will be able to see what food and drink companies are targeting them via Facebook thanks to a new browser extension created by the University of Auckland. ...More >>

Flash Backs in Filming Commercial

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:45:46 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Working on a commercial promoting EIT’s Diploma in Screen Production was dèja vu for students and the professional production team filming on campus. More >>

Seed Advanced Grant for SIT Tutor

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:18:25 +1300 | Southern Institute Of Technology

The New Zealand Writers Guild have awarded a Seed Advanced Grant to Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Film tutor Patrick Gillies. More >>

December graduation for 1300 Canterbury students

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:07:05 +1300 | University of Canterbury

About 1300 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week at four ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington. More >>


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