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Do we need a money revolution? Lecture Live Streamed

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:08:59 +1200 | Jan Rivers

Do we need a money revolution? Lecture Live Streamed Professor Bill Mitchell, a noted economist and modern monetary theorist from Newcastle University, NSW will be in Wellington tomorrow speaking at Victoria University’s Law School on New Zealand’s ...More >>

Research Adds Cautionary Note to Seal Success Story

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:09:31 +1200 | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research* is highlighting conservation issues around the recovery of the New Zealand fur seal after centuries of overexploitation. More >>

Rise in E-Cigarettes Linked to Rise in Smokers Quitting

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:16:51 +1200 | Auckland University

New research studying United States smokers has shown the recent rise in e-cigarette use in that country is getting more smokers quitting, according to Professor Chris Bullen of the University of Auckland. Dr Bullen, a Professor of Public Health at ...More >>

Passion for fashion earns coveted scholarship

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:09:25 +1200 | Wintec

A budding Hamilton fashion designer with a flair for fancy dress is the Wintec Gordon Chesterman scholarship recipient for 2017. More >>

Commitment to student-centred tertiary education needs teeth

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:45:17 +1200 | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed the Government’s commitment to a student-centred tertiary education system, but warns the outlined work programme will not give effect to this goal.More >>

New Science Facilities Open at University of Auckland

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:24:08 +1200 | Auckland University

The University of Auckland’s state-of-the-art science building incorporating leading-edge design in teaching and learning facilities will be officially opened by Prime Minister Bill English today. The University of Auckland’s state-of-the-art science building ...More >>

New Business Programme Uses Groundbreaking Research

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:34:30 +1200 | Joint Press Release

New Business Programme Uses Groundbreaking Research to Benefit Start-ups A new, 12-week programme from the ecentre at Massey University offers tech start-ups their best chance of securing early stage investment by not thinking about investment at ...More >>

Government focus on workforce skills is welcome

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:05:20 +1200 | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The Industry Training Federation welcomes the overall direction of the government's response to the Productivity Commission's Tertiary Education Inquiry. More >>

Flexibility in tertiary models key to addressing skills

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:09:16 +1200 | EMA

The deepening skills shortage is a key concern for employers which is why the EMA is keen to understand further detail around the Government’s announcement on tertiary models today.More >>

Innovation in New Models of Tertiary Education

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:06:48 +1200 | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has welcomed the Government’s response to the Productivity Commission investigation into New Models of Tertiary Education. More >>

Migration, diversity and the changing face of New Zealand

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:26:18 +1200 | University of Auckland

The changing face of migration in an increasingly diverse society will be the focus of this year’s University of Auckland Winter Lecture series, Nation Transformed: the place of migration in 21st century Aotearoa-New Zealand. Marking 30 years since ...More >>

Speech: Response to the Productivity Commission report

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:35:59 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Good afternoon everyone and welcome. It is great to be here with all of you who have a major stake in tertiary education and the future workforce of New Zealand. I am here today to announce the Government response to the Productivity Commission ...More >>

Government responds to tertiary education report

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:33:57 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith have today released the Government’s response to the most extensive review of tertiary education in more than a decade, and outlined its plan for delivering ...More >>

Tanks for the Rain - Zinc May Make Roof Rain Safer to Drink

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:51:12 +1200 | Massey University

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - A new study of Wellington roof catchment rainwater has found that zinc in galvanised steel roofs can kill some bugs. But households concerned about the safety of emergency roof catchment rainwater in the event of an earthquake ...More >>

Making Health Services More Accessible to Pacific Families

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:42:16 +1200 | Pacific Perspectives

New study hopes to identify ways to making health services more accessible to Pacific families More >>

EIT Students to Spend Semester Overseas

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:21:58 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT continues to grow its international student exchange programme, with two students heading to Germany next month. More >>

Primary industries need young leader competitions

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:39:13 +1200 | Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

PRESS RELEASE Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust 25 July 2017 Primary industries need young leader competitions to help survive future threats Call for more companies, media and leaders to get behind competitions like Young Horticulturist ...More >>

UC Connect public lecture: Marketing mental wellbeing in NZ

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:23:55 +1200 | University of Canterbury

New Zealand regularly excels in two paradoxical international ratings. We are often seen as one of the happiest countries on Earth, but we are also seen as a country that suffers deeply from poor mental health.More >>

Nuclear free NZ – poster exhibition

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:13:19 +1200 | Joint Press Release

The Nuclear Free New Zealand Peacemaker poster exhibition celebrates 30 years of a nuclear free New Zealand in collaboration with the Sustainable Architecture Student Project. The exhibition is being hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington ...More >>

Academic Quality Agency & NZUSA Memorandum of Understanding

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:16:11 +1200 | Academic Quality Agency for NZ Universities

After working together for several years, the Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA) and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) have agreed a formal partnership to enhance student voice and the engagement of students ...More >>


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