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Post-Covid Workplaces: Is The Fun Fading Away?

Sat, 2 Dec 2023 01:06:50 +1300 | University of Auckland

At home or in the office, workplace fun isn't a one-size-fits-all affair – leaders need to acknowledge that and offer a safe environment, according to a University of Auckland study. Working from home one or more days per week has become a norm ...More >>

Children Celebrate ‘graduation’ At Christchurch Town Hall

Fri, 1 Dec 2023 10:01:30 +1300 | University of Canterbury

More than 1,100 Canterbury tamariki have put on academic gowns and attended their graduation after taking part in a programme that offers university for kids. Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University members aged from seven to 14 were presented ...More >>

Fight To Save Massey Sciences Continues

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 13:51:22 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union members at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University are outraged following yesterday’s release of a “Preliminary Decision” proposing to cut over 70 jobs from Natural Sciences, and Food and Advanced ...More >>

Education And Social Work On The Move To City Campus

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 01:23:19 +1300 | University of Auckland

From this month, Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland is now welcoming the Faculty of Education and Social Work from its current location at 74 Epsom Avenue to City Campus in readiness for teaching in 2024. The move to a beautiful, refurbished ...More >>

Shelley Burne-Field Named As 2024 Emerging Māori Writer In Residence

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 11:06:12 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

<img src="" width="540" height="720"> Shelley Burne-Field, photo by William Field Award-winning kaituhituhi Shelley Burne-Field (Sāmoa, Ngati Mutunga, ...More >>

Record Numbers To Start Specialist GP Training In 2024

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 10:08:06 +1300 | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

In January 2024, 239 medical graduates will start their three-year training programme to become specialist general practitioners through The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. College President Dr Samantha Murton says, "This is ...More >>

$50,000 Critic And Conscience Of Society Award 2024 Open For Applications

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 09:14:27 +1300 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Applications are now open for the 2024 Critic and Conscience of Society Award. <img src="" width="720" height="720"> 2023 winner Dr Dean Knight (left) ...More >>

Research Leader And Antarctica Expert To Join Waikato As Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 12:27:34 +1300 | University of Auckland

17 November 2023: The University of Waikato has announced the appointment of Professor Gary Wilson to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research from early next year. Gary is currently Chief Scientist and General Manager Research Strategy & ...More >>

Support For Promising Scientists

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 11:03:26 +1300 | University of Auckland

nvestigations into prevention of brain cancer and understanding the origins of our solar system have seen two scientists from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland awarded prestigious fellowships. The Royal Society Te Apārangi’s Rutherford Foundation ...More >>

Partnership Pays Off For Aviation Industry And Ākonga

Wed, 15 Nov 2023 10:10:08 +1300 | Te Pukenga

An agreement between Air New Zealand and NMIT | Te Pūkenga to address the need for aviation engineering skills has opened new pathways for ākonga (learners) in the region and beyond. As a result of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ...More >>

The Militarised University: Where Secrecy Goes To Thrive

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 17:47:04 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

For anyone wishing to bury secrets, especially of the unsavoury sort, there is one forum that stands out. Call it a higher education institution. Call it a university. Even better, capitalise it: the University. This is certainly the case in Australia, ...More >>

New Zealand Association Of Scientists Awards Celebrate The Achievements Of Scientists And Our Science System

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 17:33:18 +1300 | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is pleased to announce its annual medal winners for 2023. The NZAS medals have a long history and are among the most prestigious awarded across all fields of research in New Zealand. The Marsden Medal ...More >>

Engineering Technologies Showcased At SIT

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 16:34:56 +1300 | Southern Institute Of Technology

The School of Advanced Engineering Technology at SIT | Te Pūkenga hosted the inaugural Smart Factory Showcase recently, offering students and local industry insights into cutting-edge technologies and advancements within the industrial engineering landscape. ...More >>

The Militarised University: Where Secrecy Goes To Thrive

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 14:17:36 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

For anyone wishing to bury secrets, especially of the unsavoury sort, there is one forum that stands out. Call it a higher education institution. Call it a university. Even better, capitalise it: the University. This is certainly the case in Australia, ...More >>

Tertiary Students Encourage Rural Health Careers In Bay Of Plenty And Hawkes Bay

Tue, 14 Nov 2023 10:36:29 +1300 | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

In a bid to tackle the severe lack of health professionals in rural communities, two teams of tertiary students are heading to Hawkes Bay, Gisborne, and Bay of Plenty to promote rural health careers to high school students. They are trying to inspire ...More >>

Raglan and Tūrangi Noho Marae Visits Inspiring Health Students and Rural Rangatahi

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 17:43:21 +1300 | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Thirty tertiary students from around Aotearoa New Zealand will travel to Raglan and Tūrangi in mid-November for two Noho Marae visits as part of Hauora Taiwhenua’s Rural Health Careers Programme. Noho Marae is a significant aspect of the programme, ...More >>

Desert Angels: A Captivating Fusion Of Videography And Music

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 09:43:11 +1300 | UCOL

A film brief in class has led to a visually stunning music video captured in the sand dunes between Himatangi and Foxton Beach. These visuals transport viewers to a world where the lyrics intertwine with the enchanting allure of a desert. The music ...More >>

Unitec Dance presents SHOWCASE 2023 - 16-19 November

Mon, 13 Nov 2023 00:24:58 +1300 | Unitec Creative Industries

Book now for SHOWCASE 2023 to enjoy new works by guest choreographers Jessie McCall and Kasina Campbell & Abbie Rogers of Atamira Dance Company. We are thrilled to announce a change of venue this year! Join us in the heart of West Auckland at ...More >>

Commercial Excellence Award In Memory Of Talented Ara Fashion Graduate

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 12:55:44 +1300 | Te Pukenga

Lauren Hemens was making her way in the fashion industry even while still studying at Ara | Te Pūkenga. The exceptional Bachelor of Fashion Technology and Design graduate of 2022 was scouted by fashion house moochi after completing a four-month internship ...More >>

Top Engineering Student Completes Study Journey With Industry Prize

Thu, 9 Nov 2023 17:34:37 +1300 | Te Pukenga

Gurwinder Soundh has a determination to grow personally and professionally and in the twelve years since he moved to New Zealand for a fresh start, he’s certainly done that. The Indian-born Ara | Te Pūkenga Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BEngTech) ...More >>


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