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Agreement strengthens New Zealand links at Peking University

Press Release – University of Auckland

Agreement strengthens New Zealand links at Peking University

University of Auckland – Media Release – 18 April 2016 Read more »

AUT’s Student Focus Recognised by Independent Panel

Press Release – AUT University

AUT’s Student Focus Recognised by Independent Panel

An independent audit has shown AUT students benefit from the University’s focus on providing opportunity and being ‘genuinely centred on teaching, learning and student engagement’. Read more »

Auckland University of Technology academic audit report

Press Release – Academic Quality Agency for NZ Universities

18 April 2016: Auckland University of Technology academic audit report

The Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities is today releasing the report of its most recent academic audit of the Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

New Zealand’s top digital learning teacher announced

Press Release – The Mind Lab

New Zealand’s top digital learning teacher announced

Auckland, 18 April 2016 – Aorere College teacher, Gareth Haddon recently completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) at The Mind Lab by Unitec. Last week, he was awarded the NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award at Unitec’s graduation. Read more »

8 high school students receive scholarships to study tourism

Press Release – International Travel College

8 high school students receive scholarships to study tourism at ITC

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) has awarded scholarships to eight talented students from high schools in Auckland and Whangarei. The students received financial assistance to study towards a qualification in tourism at ITC in 2016. Read more »

Lecture on Monty Python’s Life of Brian and Jesus

Press Release – University of Auckland

Lecture on Monty Python’s Life of Brian and Jesus

Monty Python’s film Life of Brian is known for its brilliant satirical humour. Less well known is that the film contains references to what was, at the time of its release, cutting edge biblical scholarship and life of Jesus research. Read more »

On the board from the beginning

Press Release – NZSTA

On the board from the beginning: Ian Marshall

What Ian Marshall is proudest of in his time as a school trustee is that there used to be a grass paddock where Botany Downs Secondary College now stands, and now it is one of the top NZ state schools, with 1860 students. Read more »

First Industry-accredited Computing degrees announced

Press Release – Institute of IT Professionals

First Industry-accredited Computing degrees announced

PRESS RELEASE – Institute of IT Professionals NZ Inc
14 April 2016, For Immediate Release Read more »

Doing the extras gets you the job

Press Release – University of Waikato

14 April 2016

Doing the extras gets you the job

For Jess Howse, it was the internships and extra-curricular activities she had under her belt that gave her an edge when she was applying for a job. Read more »

SAP launches Young ICT Explorers programme in NZ

Press Release – SAP

Media Release

SAP launches Young ICT Explorers programme in New Zealand
Designed to grow the digital economy by encouraging innovation among school students Read more »

From Jurassic Park To Online Accounting

Press Release – Weltec

From Jurassic Park To Online Accounting

Seeing the movie Jurassic Park helped inspire a young woman to enter the IT industry. Read more »

Researchers discover LSD may benefit medical science

Press Release – University of Auckland

Researchers discover LSD may benefit medical science

Research into the effects of LSD on the brain has revealed the potential for the drug in psychological research, according to a University of Auckland researcher involved in a new study. Read more »

Fellowship would have delighted Sir John Logan Campbell

Press Release – Senate SHJ

Medical fellowship would have delighted Sir John Logan Campbell

Auckland (12 April 2016): A new medical fellowship to help outstanding young researchers further their health and medical studies overseas would have been close to the heart of the founder of the trust supporting it, Read more »

Graduating Hospitality Student Taking On The World

Press Release – Weltec

Graduating Hospitality Student Taking On The World

There is no doubt that talented chef Daniel Baird is going to take on the world now that he is graduating with his WelTec and City & Guilds professional Chef qualifications. Read more »

Bishops to receive University of Waikato’s highest honour

Press Release – University of Waikato

Bishops to receive University of Waikato’s highest honour

Two of Hamilton’s community leaders will receive Honorary Doctorates from the University of Waikato next month. Read more »

Students stand up for race unity

Press Release – NZ Baha’i National Spiritual Assembly

//For Immediate Release//
Students stand up for race unity

Auckland, New Zealand (Monday 11 April 2016) Read more »

Lincoln legacy hat trick

Press Release – Lincoln University

8 April 2016
– for immediate release
Lincoln legacy hat trick

Students and parents celebrated today as 596 new degree, diploma and certificate holders received their Lincoln University qualification in two graduation ceremonies, either in person at the Lincoln Event Centre, or in absentia. Read more »

Promoting men in early childhood education

Press Release – Tararua Free Kindergarten

Promoting men in early childhood education

Norton Harrison says he’s honoured to receive an award for men in early childhood education, on behalf of his employer, He Whnau Manaaki o Tararua Free Kindergarten Association. Read more »

Students receive degrees covered in oil

Press Release – Fossil Free UoA

Students receive degrees covered in oil in protest at University of Auckland investments

A mock graduation ceremony was held today where degrees covered in oil were handed out to students in protest at the University of Auckland’s failure to divest from fossil fuel companies. Read more »

Auckland Students Rally Against Albert Park Violence

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Auckland Students Rally Against Albert Park Violence.

Auckland University Student’s Association (AUSA) is making a stand against public violence areas through organising a ‘Reclaim our Park’ rally and Safety Audit in Albert Park on Friday the 8th of April. Read more »

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