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Plugging The Gaps: Hundreds Of Devices Delivered To University Students

Press Release – University of Auckland

When University of Auckland students headed home for an unprecedented semester studying remotely, many found themselves without access to a computer. Read more »

Research To Address Inequities In Maternal Health Services For Māori Receives NSC Funding

Press Release – University of Waikato

New research by the University of Waikato aims to address inequities in maternal health services for Māori by using Māori knowledge and tikanga to empower Māori families. Read more »

Business Student Interns For UK Company From Comfort Of Home

Press Release – University of Auckland

A University of Auckland business student is one of six selected worldwide for a virtual internship to gain work experience without leaving the house. Read more »

New Learn-to-read Series Supports Learning At Home After Lockdown

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Many parents will have enjoyed sharing books and stories with their whānau during lockdown. This is a wonderful way to support young children learning to read. A new series of stories for young Kiwis, released by the University of Canterbury (UC) Child Well-being Research Institute, provides a perfect resource for the whole family, based on extensive research. Read more »

Raising The Bar Is Virtually Back

Press Release – University of Auckland

While pubs and watering holes begin to open, the University of Auckland is taking its Raising the Bar series online to safely reach bigger crowds. Read more »

Online Community Education A Roaring Success

Press Release – Just Financial

A recently launched community education initiative by 3 Auckland schools has gained great traction in helping Kiwis with their personal finances. Read more »

Auckland Schools Take Important Financial Help Online

Press Release – Just Financial

Three Auckland schools are offering financial help courses online in a new community education starting soon to encourage learning hot money tips. Read more »

University of Auckland launches te reo Māori app

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland launches te reo Māori app to support language revitalisation

The University of Auckland is supporting the Crown’s Māori language strategy Maihi Karauna with the launch of Te Kūaha, a new interactive mobile app for staff and students to understand more about te ao Māori in their work and study. Read more »

University Of Canterbury Invention Could ‘beam Up’ Faster 3D Printing

Press Release – University of Canterbury

High speed, accurate 3D printing is becoming a reality thanks to new technology being developed by a University of Canterbury (UC) mechanical engineer. Read more »

Victoria University Labour Supports University Hall Strike

Press Release – VicLabour

As a youth branch of the Labour Party at Victoria University, it is our responsibility to advocate for students and to represent our peers. Read more »

Nanogirl Teams Up With TVNZ To Offer Free Science Lessons

Press Release – Nanogirl

The team at Nanogirl Labs have joined forces with the Ministry of Education and TVNZ’s Home Learning TV channel to this week launch six, Read more »

Māori And Pacific Students Get Support From AUT

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

As the tertiary sector prepares to shift online in response to COVID-19 restrictions, digital equity among students has never been more critical – an issue that disproportionately impacts on Māori and Pacific communities. Read more »

Creative Resource All Ready To Go For Schools Next Week

Press Release – University of Auckland

A banner of children playing creatively being used by the Te Rito Toi project.

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The Art Goes On, With Loo Rolls

Press Release – University of Auckland

These are hard-to-describe times, but Dr Mark Harvey of the University of Auckland has explored them from the perspective of his Labrador, Lara, in a video called “Let’s Share the Ground Together”. Read more »

Auckland Retains No.1 Spot In International Sustainability Rankings

Press Release – University of Auckland

For the second year in a row, the University of Auckland has ranked No.1 in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. These measure the performance of universities against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more »

Outstanding Tauranga Student Wins Myers Scholarship To Cambridge

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Quaid Forbes, a former prefect, house leader and sports captain at Tauranga Boys’ College last year, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers scholarship to study at Cambridge University in England. Read more »

Virtual Reality Company Taking Off During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Press Release – Make Lemonade

An Auckland virtual reality (VR) company is taking off during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown as young people seek to learn more from their smart technology, from home. Read more »

How The Principles Of Gamification Are Being Used In The Remote Design Programme Classroom

Press Release – University of Auckland

Staff at the new Design Programme, University of Auckland, are drawing on the principles of gamification to teach students remotely during lockdown. Read more »

Health & Wellbeing Remains A Major Focus For Unitec As Staff Shift Programmes Online Under Lockdown

Press Release – Unitec

Auckland, 17 April 2020 – Staff from Auckland’s Unitec Institute of Technology may have spent the past three weeks in COVID-19 lockdown, but they’re still managing to visit the staffroom, keep fit and trade recipe ideas with their colleagues. Read more »

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards Ten Schools For Their Environmental Mural Designs

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Ten schools around New Zealand have won a national award for their environmental mural designs as part of the Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Resene Wall Worthy competition. Read more »

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