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Public lecture: Discovering New Particles

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:16:02 +1200 | University of Canterbury

What can a particle tell us about the nature of the universe? And what fundamental natural laws might be discovered next? More >>

Wintec musical talent shines under the stagelights

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:13:25 +1200 | Wintec

As the curtains closed on the final performance of Hamilton Operatic Society’s high energy, mid-winter musical Sister Act, a group of Wintec staff and students can count themselves among some of New Zealand’s finest musical theatre talent.More >>

AMINZ and AUT Law School welcome a young arbitration group

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:27:41 +1200 | AMINZ

WELLINGTON — The Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, (AMINZ) and AUT Law School have joined forces to provide a young arbitration group in New Zealand. More >>

Te Wānangao Aotearoa appoints Te Ururoa Flavell as new CEO

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:08:11 +1200 | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa chair Vanessa Eparaima said she is delighted to appoint someone with the experience Mr Flavell brings to the role. “Te Ururoa has a strong background in Māori education as a leader in Māori language revitalisation and in leading ...More >>

Course funding at risk over poor Māori, Pasfika pass rates

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:43:14 +1200 | RNZ

The Tertiary Education Commission has warned institutions they could lose funding for courses with poor results for Māori and Pasifika students. More >>

Innovative housing complex designed for Wellington

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:18:14 +1200 | Branz

Thirty top architecture, engineering and construction management students, one brief and just three days to design a Wellington-centric housing complex for all generations. More >>

Forest Charity Has Record Year

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:28:30 +1200 | NZIF

The NZIF Foundation announces education and research awards totalling $41,000. “For this year’s allocation of funds, we were excited to have more awards, receive more applications and announce a record level for distributions”, said Dr Andrew McEwen, ...More >>

Bicultural competence at heart of new degree

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:37:59 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study. More >>

NZ story included in global theatre work for resistance

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:33:23 +1200 | University of Auckland

The importance of theatre as a form of participatory democracy, at a time when democracy is under threat globally, was affirmed at an international gathering of drama in education researchers and practitioners at the University of Auckland. More >>

King to receive a Waikato alumni award

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:01:00 +1200 | University of Waikato

Long-serving MP to receive a Waikato University distinguished alumni award Long-serving Labour politician Dame Annette King will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month (August 24).More >>

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:48:20 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of ...More >>

Wherever the wind - and climate drivers - carry her!

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:54:32 +1200 | Antarctica New Zealand

Florence Isaacs’ icebergs are all lining up and her only concern is that she’s peaking too early. More >>

Shanghai youth camp helping grow international education

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:31:35 +1200 | Enterprise Dunedin

Organisers of a visit by Dunedin secondary students to Shanghai next week are hoping it will lead to more reciprocal study visits between Dunedin and China. More >>

VUWSA backs the ‘Plan to Fix Renting’

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:06:29 +1200 | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) supports the 36-point “Plan to Fix Renting” announced by Renters United on Wednesday. More >>

Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:27:43 +1200 | Massey University

A Massey University researcher’s quest to preserve the work of artist and craftsman E. Mervyn Taylor reaches another milestone this week when a recently-revealed mural, at the site of the former Masterton Post Office, will be the focus of a talk and ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the nurses strike

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:15:31 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

A t this point, the official response to the nurses strike has very little to do with the merits of the case. Hey, if the coalition government yields anything further to the nurses’ demands, it has concluded, what signal would that send to the teachers ...More >>

University welcomes world renowned 3D Printing researcher

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:39:05 +1200 | University of Auckland

Multi-award-winning product design developer and engineering researcher Professor Olaf Diegel will join the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering in early 2019.More >>

If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:46:46 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s ...More >>

Antarctica by degrees

Mon, 9 Jul 2018 13:04:25 +1200 | Antarctica New Zealand

Scott Base Carpenter, Killian Russell, has been doing more than maintain New Zealand’s research base in Antarctica for the last six months, he’s also been studying for his bachelor in Business Studies.More >>

Students to broaden their horizons in China

Mon, 9 Jul 2018 08:52:33 +1200 | Wintec

Six Wintec students will experience a trip of a lifetime when they fly to China in September as part of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia. More >>


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