Archive for the 'Education' Category

On World Water Day, pre-school kids learn to save 20

Press Release – Watercare Services

Press release
22 March

On World Water Day, pre-school kids learn to save 20

As Aucklanders continue to come together to reduce their water use and ‘save 20’ everyday, one daycare in Central Auckland is getting on the bandwagon by teaching water conservation to its youngest kids. Read more »

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

What do a rugby scrum, hip replacement surgery and a game of Wii bowling all have in common? What about rising from a chair, jumping on a trampoline, or making a bed? Read more »

UC earthquake researcher receives PM’s science honour

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury professor leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes has been presented with one of New Zealand’s top science prizes. Read more »

New Research Professor at EIT

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

NEW RESEARCH PROFESSOR AT EIT

Widely acclaimed for his achievements in promoting Māori health, David Tipene-Leach is EIT’s newly appointed Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research. Read more »

Financial literacy for students – New partnership launches

Press Release – Equifax

School students to become credit-smart as new financial literacy partnership launches

AUCKLAND, March 20, 2017 – Educating school students on the pros and cons of credit so they become more financially savvy is driving a new partnership which will be launched at Murray’s Bay Intermediate School in Auckland today. Read more »

Education worth multi-millions to Bay

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Education worth multi-millions to Bay

Educating youngsters from across the world is worth $29 million a year to Hawke’s Bay, figures released last week show. Read more »

First Masters graduates capped for the Aniva Programme

Press Release – Aniva

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

16 March 2017

FIRST MASTERS GRADUATES CAPPED FOR THE ANIVA PROGRAMME Read more »

Attestation Parade for Wing 303 Recruits

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Attestation Parade for Wing 303 Recruits ”

Wing 303 will be graduating this Thursday 16 March, 2017, at the Royal New Zealand Police College. Read more »

Victoria establishes Faculty of Health

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

15 March 2017

Victoria establishes Faculty of Health

Victoria University of Wellington has established a Faculty of Health. Read more »

Students join TEU in calling for fair pay at Auckland Uni

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Media release
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa
14 March 2017

STUDENTS JOIN THE TEU IN CALLING FOR FAIR PAY AT AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY Read more »

Employment-Ready Digital Media Trainees

Press Release – FutureYou

Employment-Ready Digital Media Trainees

AUCKLAND – 13 March 2017

For Immediate Release

Auckland based company FutureYou has launched an innovative initiative to teach university graduates specific skills for entry roles in the digital media industry. Read more »

Learning from recent earthquakes

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Animals and natural disasters – Learning from recent earthquakes
After the magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Canterbury on 4 September 2010, most media reports initially claimed that no lives had been lost. Read more »

University of Canterbury student numbers increase for 2017

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students. Read more »

RLWC2017 and NZRL launch Rugby League Education Resource

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

10 March 2017


RLWC2017 AND NZRL LAUNCH RUGBY LEAGUE EDUCATION RESOURCE

New Zealand Sport and Recreation Minister Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman today launched the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) Education Resource as part of the tournament’s legacy programme. Read more »

Landmark gift for Chair in Health Law announced

Press Release – University of Auckland

Landmark gift for Chair in Health Law announced

The Auckland Law School at the University of Auckland is excited to announce the establishment of the ‘Marylyn and John Mayo Chair in Health Law and Policy’ thanks to the generous support of one of the faculty’s longest standing donors, Dr John Mayo. Read more »

University film student wins at The Moa Awards

Press Release – Auckland University

University film student wins at The Moa Awards

When University of Auckland film graduate Hash Perambalam won the Best Self-Funded Short Film award at the Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards she got a selfie with actor Sam Neill to celebrate. Read more »

Staff at Auckland University to Strike for Fair Pay

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Media release
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa
10 March 2017

STAFF AT AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY TO STRIKE FOR FAIR PAY Read more »

Otago key partner in Asia-Pacific ties-strengthening plans

Press Release – University of Otago

Thursday 9 March 2017

Otago key partner in Asia-Pacific ties-strengthening initiatives

The University of Otago is a key partner in three inaugural Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) announced today by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith. Read more »

Universities’ expertise strengthening Asia-Pacific ties

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand – Media release

9 March 2017

Universities’ expertise strengthening NZ ties to Asia-Pacific Read more »

Legal academic shortlisted for international research award

Press Release – University of Auckland

Legal academic shortlisted for international research award
A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the Frans Vanistendael 2017 Award for International Tax Law. Read more »

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