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Unitec to deliver foundation education for Police recruits

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:48:25 +1200 | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology is privileged to have been selected to deliver New Zealand Police's distance learning for new Police recruits across the country. More >>

Most in advanced age rely on pension

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:28:35 +1200 | University of Auckland

Most in advanced age rely on pension Media Release - University of Auckland - 15 April 2015 More >>

White Poppies for Peace Annual Appeal, 17 to 24 April

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:41:06 +1200 | White Poppies for Peace

The White Poppies for Peace Annual Appeal, the main fundraiser for the White Poppy Peace Scholarships, starts today and runs through until Friday, 24 April. More >>

Student Cycling to Paris to Raise Climate Change Concerns

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:30:55 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is on a campaign cycling from the Pole to Paris in time for a United Nations meeting to negotiate a climate deal at the 21st Congress of the Parties in December.More >>

#OSOS2015 - If it's for anyone it should like everyone

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:29:50 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

Jessica Lord's powerful address on women and privilege in open source. Diverse roles are needed beyond just coders. @jllordMore >>

#OSOS2015 Illustrate everything Showdown! | OS // OS

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:02:58 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

Two groups of illustrators graced the OS//OS conference. One working on paper, the other on glass. @QuickDrawers @Amie_Holman @EnvyCollect More >>

New TEI Council Members Appointed

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:44:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced eight council appointments to five tertiary education institutions, which include three new council members.More >>

#OverHeard at #OSOS2015 - Open-Source // Open-Society Conf.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:20:03 +1200 | Open Source Open Society

Students from The College of Creative Arts at Massey University are reporting on the OS//OS conference proceedings using tweets, illustrations and Storify.More >>

ANZ teams up with WelTec to encourage women into IT

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:52:32 +1200 | ANZ

ANZ bank is partnering with Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) to encourage more women to consider technology careers in the face of an industry shortage. More >>

Poems Reveal Inner Life of a New Settler

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:24:31 +1200 | Massey University

Given the fantail on the cover and the title, readers may be forgiven for expecting Bryan Walpert’s latest poetry book to be a series of odes to ornithology. More >>

Otago research details 40 million-year-old family tree

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:11:35 +1200 | University of Otago

New University of Otago research is providing the most comprehensive picture of the evolutionary history of baleen whales, which are not only the largest animals ever to live on earth, but also among the most unusual.More >>

Voltimum to Provide E-Training Courses for SMEs

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:49:40 +1200 | Voltimum

Voltimum to Provide E-Training Courses for SMEs Voltimum, the online information hub for the electrical industry today announced a partnership with nationally Registered Training Organisation Pivotal Training & Development to provide online training ...More >>

Bay Freight Courses Gaining Momentum Throughout the Country

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:27:21 +1200 | Shine pr

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is exporting its freight logistics courses into other regions around the country, due to high demand from industry and training providers. More >>

Graduate had research approved 20 minutes before earthquake

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:38:04 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury Māori doctoral student who graduates today had her research approved by the university 20 minutes before the February 2011 earthquake hit. More >>

Students should engage with their communities

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:31:18 +1200 | University of Canterbury

University students should engage with their communities as part of the learning process when they get their degrees, University of Canterbury Associate Professor Billy O'Steen says.More >>

Tamaiti Whangai Team Graduate with Youth Work Degree

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:51:11 +1200 | Weltec

David Lomax (Muaūpoko), Hinemoa Priest (Te Ati Awa, Nga Ruahine), and brother and sister Rangi and Susan Luke (Te Ati Awa, Ngati Maniapoto, Nga Ruahine) are today graduating with a Bachelor of Youth Development.More >>

Gordon Campbell on UE pass rates & university dropout rates

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:35:00 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Houston, there is clearly a problem with (a) the plunge in pass rates for University Entrance qualifications, which has been especially steep among Maori students and also a problem with (b) the failure rates for Maori students among those who reach ...More >>

Garden Marlborough launches new horticulture scholarship

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:28:15 +1200 | Garden Marlborough

Garden Marlborough today launched the inaugural Garden Marlborough Scholarship to support students studying Level 4 Horticulture at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. More >>

New Zealand’s First Youth Work Degree

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:53:15 +1200 | Weltec

Youth worker Jessie Hitchcock is among the first cohort of students to complete the ground-breaking new Bachelor of Youth Development at Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec).More >>

Research to reality – historian’s Gallipoli pilgrimage

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:38:44 +1200 | Massey University

Prolific author and Massey University professor of war studies, Glyn Harper has written more than 20 books on New Zealanders at war and this week makes his first visit to Gallipoli. More >>

 

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