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Victoria University Students Receive Double Blessing

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:55:15 +1200 | Ngapuhi

Four Ngāpuhi students studying at the Victoria University of Wellington have had their education scholarships doubled, thanks to a funding partnership between the university and Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi (the Rūnanga).More >>

Open Polytechnic Graduation 2018

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:21:37 +1200 | Open Polytechnic

Witnessed by their proud family and friends, Open Polytechnic distance learning graduates from throughout the lower North Island crossed the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington yesterday [24 May, 3.30 pm] to receive their well-earned qualifications.More >>

First recipients of 2018 Prime Minister’s Scholarships

Thu, 24 May 2018 17:04:56 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Grant Robertson Minister for Sport and Recreation 24 May 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT Minister congratulates first recipients of 2018 Prime Minister’s Scholarships More >>

VCs at risk of opting out of government’s vision

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:37:01 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Vice-Chancellors need to accept that cutting jobs to meet narrow performance metrics will do nothing to help rebuild an inclusive tertiary education sector that meets the needs of all New Zealanders, the Tertiary Education Union said today.More >>

Winners of 2018 Fulbright General Graduate Awards

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:28:22 +1200 | Fulbright NZ

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 24 May, 2018 — Fulbright New Zealand is delighted to announce the four Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Award Grantees for 2018 :More >>

Leading Chinese NZ political scientist presents research

Thu, 24 May 2018 10:45:45 +1200 | World Civilization Forum

Leading Chinese political scientist, co-founder of New Zealand think tank, presents new research on China core ideology More >>

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

Thu, 24 May 2018 10:20:44 +1200 | Massey University

Massey University’s Healthy Work Group has launched a new research project to comprehensively measure the relationship between working conditions and stress-related illness in New Zealand.More >>

Research: exercise does a lot of good for ageing muscles

Thu, 24 May 2018 10:00:39 +1200 | University of Otago

Getting old doesn’t necessarily mean getting weak and frail – just a little bit of exercise can help maintain muscle mass and strength, Otago research has revealed. More >>

Visibility Paradigm Exhibition, AK Festival of Photography

Thu, 24 May 2018 09:57:52 +1200 | Unitec

Visibility Paradigm Exhibition at Unitec’s Gallery One as part of Auckland Festival of Photography More >>

Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers

Wed, 23 May 2018 09:26:41 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three remarkable women have this year received New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers. More >>

SAE Snares Sponsorship Deal with Drummer’s Day Out

Tue, 22 May 2018 17:25:34 +1200 | SAE Creative Media Institute

Founder and event organiser Swap Gomez walks to the beat of his own drum. The Yoko Zuna drummer is a multi talented machine that appears to never sleep. But he must, because on top of being a qualified teacher, a director, producer and editor he also ...More >>

Wallis receives prestigious Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award

Tue, 22 May 2018 15:34:57 +1200 | Fullbright NZ

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 22 May, 2018 --- Fulbright New Zealand and the Earthquake Commission are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award in Natural Disaster Research is PhD researcher Amanda Wallis. Amanda will use ...More >>

US$18 Million Financing for AK Uni Developed Cancer Therapy

Tue, 22 May 2018 09:29:18 +1200 | Auckland UniServices Ltd

Rain Therapeutics Closes US$18 Million Financing to Support Cancer Therapy Developed at the University of Auckland More >>

Pelvic pain a major issue for women nearing mid-life: study

Tue, 22 May 2018 09:23:59 +1200 | University of Otago

Many women nearing mid-life suffer some form of pelvic pain like period pain, or pain with sex however, pregnancy and childbirth appears to offer some protection, latest findings from the University of Otago's Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and ...More >>

The importance of school-tertiary sport links

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:39:27 +1200 | UTSNZ

University and Tertiary Sport NZ (UTSNZ) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC). The MoU strives to enable and deliver opportunities which will retain school leavers in sport and create ...More >>

Study: waiting a minute can save premature babies’ lives

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:17:49 +1200 | University of Auckland

A major international study that involved 312 babies from Aotearoa New Zealand has led to life-saving changes in the care of premature babies around the world. More >>

ASEAN@50 Fellowships awarded

Fri, 18 May 2018 16:11:59 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Press Release 18 May 2018 ASEAN@50 Fellowships awarded The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and the Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (SEA CAPE) are proud to announce the award of the ASEAN@50 Fellowships ...More >>

Engineering students awarded RMTU scholarships

Fri, 18 May 2018 15:43:08 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Two young students with a passion for engineering have been awarded Ernest William File scholarships for 2018. More >>

Budget forgets that tertiary education is the foundation

Thu, 17 May 2018 18:49:40 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s aspiration that this Budget provides a foundation for the future has been dealt a severe blow by the failure to invest further in tertiary education.More >>

Budget 2018: Let’s Work Together

Thu, 17 May 2018 18:44:52 +1200 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students are applauding less debt as a result of the Government’s fees-free policy, but say that student issues do not end there. Student loan borrowing is $151 million lower in the first three months of this year compared to same period last year according ...More >>


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