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WITT Downgrade Indicative Of A Tertiary System Under Strain

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:37:19 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

NZQA’s decision to downgrade the confidence it has in the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki’s (WITT) ability to provide quality education is symptomatic of a system under immense strain, the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union said today.More >>

Effects of the Kaikoura quakes on coastal marine systems

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:06:40 +1300 | University of Canterbury

UC Connect public lecture on the effects of the Kaikoura quakes on coastal marine systems: More >>

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:01:11 +1300 | Massey University

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students   A rainbow chain of 423 arm-linked Massey University students rose up simultaneously in a Guinness World Record breaking event at the Manawatū campus yesterday.More >>

Whitireia Graduate Forges Way for Young Women in Building

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:58:29 +1300 | Maori and Pasifika Trades Training

Azaria Felagai has gone from carpentry training at Whitireia last year to working on projects for construction firm Hawkins. More >>

Student awarded internship with MX3D

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:29:50 +1300 | University of Auckland

Using robots to build a bridge over a canal in Europe might sound like a scene from a science fiction story, but it will soon be reality for one young architectural graduate from the University of Auckland. More >>

NZ Education Companies Merge To Change The Game For Talent

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:23:31 +1300 | Endeavour Education Services

Two New Zealand education companies, EdCorp International and Endeavour Education Services Ltd., have recently merged to provide a premium programme for introducing international talent into the NZ workforce and marketing tertiary institutes on a ...More >>

Motorbike Book Club helps young Vietnamese readers

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:16:56 +1300 | Massey University

Kiwi artists and performers are coming together in Auckland tomorrow night to help raise awareness and funds for a mobile literacy project delivering books by motorbike to children living in some of Vietnam’s poorest rural villages.More >>

Kawerau community still a focus for Toi Ohomai education

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:02:35 +1300 | Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has reinforced its commitment to help improve the social and economic outlook of the Kawerau community. More >>

Council awards Tertiary Education Scholarships to 3 students

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:14:54 +1300 | Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council has awarded Tertiary Education Scholarships for the 2017 study year to Casey Allum, Courtney Butcher and Logan McDonald. More >>

Students say New Zealand needs humanities

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:52:17 +1300 | New Zealand Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) today stands in solidarity with the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) and the thousands of New Zealanders showing their love and support for humanities.More >>

Students say New Zealand needs humanities

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:07:46 +1300 | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) today stands in solidarity with the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) and the thousands of New Zealanders showing their love and support for humanities.More >>

Director joins new Australasian Strategic Advisory Board

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:36:59 +1300 | Ako Aotearoa

The director of New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence , Dr Stanley Frielick, was recently confirmed to a new board that is working with the UK’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) to enhance teaching practice in tertiary ...More >>

‘Love humanities’ day gets Massey support

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:20:37 +1300 | Massey University

‘Love humanities’ day gets Massey support Studying the humanities often gets a bad rap through persistent misunderstandings – but a national day of action calling for the nation to ‘love humanities’ aims to highlight its value to our society. ...More >>

VUWSA requests student travel discount

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:27:45 +1300 | VUWSA

The Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) will vote next week on whether to review fares on public transport and consider a tertiary student discount – and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) is urging them ...More >>

Wellington Trades Academy - Contributing to Achievement

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:34:45 +1300 | Weltec

“We’re anticipating a great year ahead for our students,” says Matt Renata who heads up the Wellington Trades Academy. 240 enthusiastic young students started their studies at WelTec and Whitireia last week. More >>

Professor on international respiratory disease panel

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:12:04 +1300 | University of Auckland

Decades of international leadership on asthma and allergies, especially in children, and of the Global Asthma Network, has led to a New Zealand paediatrician being appointed to the first World Health Organisation expert panel on non-communicable diseases.More >>

Strength training carries weight for obese teens

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:53:41 +1300 | Lincoln University

Strength training is a must-do for obese teenagers and even outperforms cardio when it comes to health benefits. That’s according to Lincoln University Sport and Recreation Associate Professor Mike Hamlin, who has evaluated existing research on how exercise ...More >>

Inspired student follows in teachers’ footsteps

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:40:34 +1300 | University of Auckland

The 35-year-old was inspired by two teachers who supported her when she was a student at Bream Bay College. More >>

It’s time to support the employers of tomorrow

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:04:30 +1300 | Entrepreneurs Organisation Auckland

Facebook was started in a dorm room and has since revolutionised the way people communicate and stay in touch. It has created numerous jobs and changed the online environment to become what we know today. But Facebook isn’t the only ‘students in business’ ...More >>

Unitec Sewing Basics Winter Workshops

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:00:01 +1300 | Unitec

Geared towards enrolment for Unitec’s three-year Bachelor in Performing and Screen Arts majoring in Production Design & Management (Clothing Design), these workshops are suitable for school leavers with an interest in working in Fashion or Costume ...More >>


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