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

 


Getting a taste of university life

Getting a taste of university life


Massey University will be opening their doors to the public in the evening on May 13 and 14 so people can meet lecturers and students from each of the different schools to see what Massey University has to offer.

Dr Frazer Nobel from the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology (SEAT) in the College of Sciences. Dr Nobel recently published his thesis on building a fully functional exoskeleton, and has mentored world championship-winning teams in the global VEX Robotics teams. Dr Nobel will also showcase creations made using 3D printers.

Professor Chris Galloway from the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing. Professor Galloway is the go-to man for crisis communications commentary, speaking about the impact of poor communications in the recent disappearance of Flight MH370 and the Fonterra contamination scandal.

Marine Ecologist Dr Karen Stockin from the Coastal-Marine Research Group. Dr Stockin runs the CSI lab for dolphins, carrying out post-mortem examinations on dead mammals and undertaking research to identify potential threats to dolphin populations.

Associate Professor Chris Scogings, the Programme Director for Information Sciences, who was voted Lecturer of the Year by the Albany Students Association in 2013.

Associate Professor Sasha Molchanov from the School of Economics and Finance will also be hosting tours of Massey’s state-of-the-art Trading Room. Students can look up every single tradeable stock in the world using Bloomberg terminals, which update the information in real time.

Subjects covered include; Natural Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Nutrition, Exercise & Sport, Sciences, Biology, Chemestry, Genetics, Food Technology, Construction, Veterinary Science & Technology, Mathmatics & Statistics, Design & Fine Arts, Aviation, Social Work, English, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Economics, Teaching, Speech and Language Therapy.

For Maori, Pacific Island and International students, representatives from Maori@Massey, Pasifika@Massey and International@Massey will also be present to share the range of services and support on offer at Massey to enable academic success.

The new Albany accommodation village is currently being constructed on campus, and there will be opportunities to investigate all the accommodation options available for 2015.

Attendees will also get a taste of the birthday spirit with a fresh batch of Albany’s 21st birthday cupcakes.

When: May 13 and 14 from 6pm – 9pm

Where: Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre Building, Albany Campus.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Architecture:
Ian Athfield Dies In Wellington

New Zealand Institute of Architects: It is with great sadness that we inform Members that Sir Ian Athfield, one of New Zealand's finest architects, has passed away in Wellington. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington Production: New-Look Tracy Brothers Are F.A.B.

ITV and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures today released an exclusive preview of the new-look Tracy brothers from this year’s hotly anticipated new series, Thunderbirds Are Go. More>>

ALSO:

Cardinal Numbers:
Pope Francis Names Archbishop From NZ Among New Cardinals

Announcing a list of bishops to be made Cardinals in February Pope Francis named Archbishop John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington, overnight from Rome. On hearing the news of the announcement, Archbishop John Dew said "This news is recognition of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the contribution it makes to the global Catholic family." More>>

ALSO:

Nomenclature: Charlotte And Oliver Top Baby Names For 2014

Charlotte and Oliver were the most popular names for newborn girls and boys in 2014... The top 100 girls’ and boys’ names make up a small proportion of the more than 12,000 unique first names registered for children born this year, says Jeff Montgomery, Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriage. More>>

Werewolf: Katniss Joins The News Team

From the outset, the Hunger Games series has dwelt obsessively on the ways that media images infiltrate our public and personal lives... From that grim starting point, Mockingjay Part One takes the process a few stages further. There is very little of the film that does not involve the characters (a) being on screens (b) making propaganda footage to be screened and (c) reacting to what other characters have been doing on screens. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Ko Witi Te Kaituhituhi

Witi Ihimaera, the distinguished Māori author and the first Māori to publish a book of short stories and a novel, has adopted a new genre with his latest book. But despite its subtitle, this book is a great deal more than a memoir of childhood. More>>

Werewolf: Rescuing Paul Robeson

Would it be any harder these days, for the US government to destroy the career of a famous American entertainer and disappear them from history – purely because of their political beliefs? You would hope so. In 1940, Paul Robeson – a gifted black athlete, singer, film star, Shakespearean actor and orator – was one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. More>>

ALSO:

"Not A Competition... A Quest": Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Winners

Big winners on the night were Equivocation (Promising Newcomer, Best Costume, Best Director and Production of the Year), Kiss the Fish (Best Music Composition, Outstanding New NZ Play and Best Supporting Actress), and Watch (Best Set, Best Sound Design and Outstanding Performance). More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news