Archive for the 'Education' Category

Well-communicated, quality research rewarded

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic research can be jargon-riddled and impenetrable to members of the public. The Business Research Translation Competition (BRTC) hosted by the University of Auckland Business School aims to change that. Read more »

Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has been named Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Asia-Pacific Triple E Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence Awards in Higher Education. Other contenders for the category included entrepreneurial superstars such as Tel Aviv University, the University of Adelaide, University of Technology Sydney and Malaysia’s Management and Science University. Read more »

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

Press Release – University of Canterbury

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team. Read more »

Baubles, bangles and beads: our fascination with adornment

Press Release – University of Auckland

From feathers and flowers to powder and paint, people from all time periods, societies and civilisations have decorated themselves. But what do these adornments tell us about being human? Read more »

Milking international students

Press Release – New Zealand International Students’ Association

Milking international students until their mental health becomes a liability

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NZCU Auckland Scholarships Programme goes into 2nd decade

Press Release – NZCU Auckland

FRIDAY 3 JANUARY 2020 – Regional credit union, NZCU Auckland, has launched its annual School Scholarship Programme for the 11th successive year. The Programme will again provide twenty pupils with money to help pay some of the costs of the 2020 school year. Scholarships of $500 each will be given to 10 Secondary pupils and 10 Primary/Intermediate pupils will each receive $250 each. Read more »

University of Auckland maximises international opportunities

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland students maximise international opportunities

In 2013, the University of Auckland set a goal for at least a quarter of all students receiving a bachelors degree to have an overseas learning experience. Thanks to the Prime Minister’s Scholarship, the target was achieved this year. Read more »

Academic honoured with LEO Award

Press Release – University of Auckland

Professor Michael Myers
Professor Michael Myers from the University of Auckland Business School has received an Association of Information Systems (AIS) LEO Award in recognition of his global impact in the field. Read more »

Master of Information Technology Now Available At AIS

Press Release – Auckland Institute of Studies

The MIT has been developed to meet industry needs for high-level problem solvers. Drawing on the knowledge of experts from the information and communications technology sector, this elite postgraduate programme will provide New Zealand’s technologists with opportunities to solve tomorrow’s complex problems. Read more »

Joint PhD with India a first

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has signed an historic agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur to offer a joint PhD programme. Read more »

AUT and Zeacann green light medicinal cannabis

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Zeacann Ltd have been granted licenses by the Ministry of Health to grow high-THC and high-CBD cannabis for the research and development of medicinal cannabis products. Read more »

Nutanix and Red Education Work to Alleviate Skills Shortage

Press Release – Nutanix

Nutanix and Red Education Work to Alleviate A/NZ Skills Shortage

New Agreement to Improve Education and Training Among Enterprises and Partners as Skills Shortage Threatens A/NZ Economy Read more »

Research projects share $1.7 million in funding

Press Release – NZCER

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Research projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.7 million in funding

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. Read more »

Dawn of a new era at the Faculty of Engineering

Press Release – University of Auckland

A faculty-led haka and the unveiling of a pou whenua at the dawn blessing of Te Herenga Mātai Pūkaha – the Faculty of Engineering – will demonstrate just how far the Faculty has come since the 1970s. Read more »

UA partnership completes first clinical trial

Press Release – Auckland UniServices Ltd

AUCKLAND NZ: December 5, 2019: New Zealand’s expertise in maternal and infant health research has led to the Read more »

New Zealand STEM students receive a helping hand

Press Release – BP New Zealand

New Zealand STEM students receive a helping hand

Five promising students set to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in 2020 have today been announced the recipients of BP’s Innovation Scholarship programme, which will see each student receive $1,000 towards their tertiary studies next year. Read more »

2019 Student Design Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

A project proposing architectural pilgrimage trail in Fiordland and another protesting the closure of the Architecture Library at the University of Auckland have won the annual national competition for final year architecture students which was held at Victoria University of Wellington. Read more »

Need for more Māori and Pacific architects reflected

Press Release – University of Auckland


New scholarship recognises need for more Māori and Pacific architects Read more »

Uyghur petition aimed at Massey

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

Media release: Uyghur petition aimed at Massey
Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019
From: Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is launching Read more »

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Media Release 

2 December 2019

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

UCOL Manawatū was buzzing with sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as it hosted its Flavour of Cultures festival on 29 November.   Read more »

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