Archive for the 'Education' Category

Course cuts a blow to the aspirations of Māori and Pasifika

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

15 October 2019

Course cuts in South Auckland another blow to the aspirations of Māori
TEU members at MIT and nationally are condemning the cuts proposed for tertiary education provision in South Auckland. Cuts they say will harm Māori, Pasifika and low-income learners. Read more »

Top teacher helps students reach their ‘eureka’ moment

Press Release – University of Auckland

Imagine you are a first year tertiary student enrolled in a stage one paper, heading into a lecture theatre with over 500 hundred other people. Read more »

University of Auckland teaching excellence recognised

Press Release – Auckland University

University of Auckland teaching excellence recognised in national teaching awards
Four University of Auckland academics are among the 10 tertiary teachers recognised in this year’s New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor John Morrow warmly congratulated the four who have been recognised for sustained excellence in teaching. Read more »

Finalists announced for Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

Press Release – Ako Aotearoa

The ten tertiary teachers finding success in New Zealand’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for 2019 have been announced today. Read more »

University campus hosts digital treasure hunt

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is the site of a unique digital treasure hunt this week which engages students in a fun interactive game to mark Stress Less Week. Read more »

Summer at Colin McCahon’s House for UC academic

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Creating art in the place where influential New Zealand artist Colin McCahon painted many of his most celebrated artworks is senior lecturer Steve Carr’s new summer plan. Read more »

N4L helps NZQA get schools ready for digital exams

Press Release – N4L Network For Learning

Exam support team to include technical readiness assessments led by N4L
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 30, Read more »

University graduate wins ‘Junior Nobel’

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland science graduate Harry She has topped the Computer Science category in a global competition sometimes referred to as the ‘Junior Nobel Prize’. Read more »

Outstanding achievers outside the classroom

Press Release – University of Auckland

A climate change activist, a sonic arts music producer, and a Taekwondo champion are among the winners of the University of Auckland Blues Awards for 2019. Read more »

Education – the gift that keeps on giving

Press Release – University of Auckland

Education – the gift that keeps on giving
Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving University Entrance thanks to a generous gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation to a University of Auckland initiative. Read more »

Teaching architectural students to listen

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

Teaching architectural students to listen to the people who often aren’t heard
Dr Karamia Müller will formally graduate this week with a PhD in Architecture and is believed to be the first Sāmoan woman in the world to do so, and certainly the first from the University of Auckland. Read more »

Now there are five, all civil engineers, all in the family

Press Release – University of Auckland

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
It was probably a bit of both nature and nurture that led Katrina Browne to graduate with a Bachelor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (with honours) this month, the third generation of civil engineers in the family to graduate from the University of Auckland. Read more »

It takes a village to create success

Press Release – University of Auckland

Sharing the same world view as many of their students is a special bonus, say University of Auckland graduating teachers Tamausu Fa’alepo Vaotuua and Teuila Vaotuua. Read more »

Good chance of great employment for UA grads

Press Release – University of Auckland

Students graduating from the University of Auckland are highly likely to be employed and even to change the world. Read more »

Cannabis research earns post-graduate degree for former cop

Press Release – University of Auckland


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Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field have each been awarded a Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge University. Read more »

University of Auckland seeks new tech opportunities

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland seeks new tech innovation opportunities in Japan

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – New Zealand entrepreneurs and researchers are set to benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding signed between Read more »

Property Brokers’ new Waikato regional manager excited

Press Release – Property Brokers

A real estate professional with a passion for provincial New Zealand has been appointed as Property Brokers’ Waikato Regional Manager. Read more »

UA launches Foundation Studies Certificate

Press Release – University of Auckland

Students who want to progress to undergraduate study at the University of Auckland, the top-ranking university in New Zealand, can now do so via the new Foundation Studies Certificate at Taylors College, the Auckland-based pathways college run by international private education provider Study Group. Read more »

AUT Secures $13m in MBIE Endeavour Fund

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

17 September 2019
AUT researchers have secured $13m in funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund. Read more »

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