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Final 2003 Enrolment Data Received

Waiariki Institute of Technology

Thursday, 24 June 2004

Final 2003 Enrolment Data Received

Over 1200 qualifications were awarded to Waiariki Institute of Technology students last year. Latest figures have just been submitted to the Ministry of Education by Waiariki and show an increase of nearly five percent.

A total of 1265 qualifications were awarded in the 2003 academic year to students studying in Rotorua, Taupo, Tokoroa and Whakatane. A number were also awarded to students in Northland and other parts of the central North Island. Of these, 572 were awarded to males (45%) and 693 to females (55%). The table below breaks down at which level the qualifications were presented. This represents an increase from 1207 qualifications awarded in 2002, or an increase of 4.9%.

Qualification Male Female Total Degree 14 79 93 Diploma 28 82 91 Certificate 530 551 1081 1265

“Waiariki is about giving people skills and knowledge they need to take into the workplace, or continue onto a higher level qualification with us,” says Dr Reynold Macpherson, CEO of Waiariki.

The next intake of students will take place next month, with most courses starting on 19 July at Waiariki’s campuses in Rotorua, Taupo, Tokoroa and Whakatane. A range of certificate, diploma and degree programmes will be offered. Further information can be found at www.waiariki.ac.nz or by calling 0800 924 274.

Photo – photos of students studying or in their graduation regalia are available on request.

2002 Qualification completion data: Qualification Male Female Total Degree 17 106 123 Diploma 40 66 106 Certificate 421 557 978 1207

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