Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


International Student Forum 2003

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: 3 April 2003

Attention: Education Reporters


International Student Forum 2003

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students' Association (ATSA) confirmed today that the first ever national conference to focus on the needs of international students studying in New Zealand will be held at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology on 9 - 10 May 2003.

"We are arranging this forum in partnership with the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology and 'SANITI', the local students' association," ATSA President Julie Pettett stated today. "Comments from government agencies and other sector groups we have discussed this conference with have been universally positive and supportive."

The two day forum offers participants a choice of nine workshops based around three themes: (1) Learners & Students, (2) Education Providers and (3) the National International Education Strategy. Participants can choose between three workshop streams within each theme: (1) Social, (2) Academic and (3) Economic.

The forum is an opportunity for participants to learn about the needs of students, network and have a positive role in the sustainable development of the sector.

"This is an important and exciting conference", Pettett stated. "We are expecting it to attract strong support from throughout the tertiary sector. It is an opportunity to network, problem solve and collaborate with others involved in the any facet of educational services provided to international tertiary students."

For further information about the International Student Forum 2003, contact: info@atsa.org.nz or tel: 04 939 1417.

ENDS

For further comment, contact:

Julie Pettett

ATSA National President

Cell phone 029 939 1417 (04) 9391417

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association

Representing University, Polytechnic and Wananga students


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news