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AUT University empowering creativity and Kidz First Hospital

Press Release – AUT

AUT University empowering creativity and Kidz First Hospital

Oscar Wilde once said that art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. Some of AUT’s most talented individuals are contributing their artwork to this year’s AUT presents The Original Art Sale, Auckland’s largest art market. Read more »

Cranfield University’s VC visits Australia and New Zealand

Press Release – Cranfield University

Cranfield University’s VC visits Australia and New Zealand

Sir Peter Gregson, Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor of Cranfield University in the UK, is visiting Australia and New Zealand this month. Read more »

Otago key partner in Māori Centre of Research Excellence

Press Release – University of Otago

riday 8 May 2015
Otago key partner in Māori Centre of Research Excellence

University of Otago researchers are set to make key contributions to Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), which has been selected to receive a further five years’ funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). Read more »

Goal setting teacher inspired from a young age

Press Release – University of Auckland

Goal setting teacher inspired from a young age

Fiona Toloa may have graduated with a Master of Professional Studies in Education with First Class Honours (MEd) on Monday but she has actually been teaching and inspiring others all her life. Read more »

Sports scholarship brings Shashank to New Zealand

Press Release – Waikato University

Sports scholarship brings Shashank to New Zealand

New Zealand, its hospitality and seafood have been given a big tick by Indian scholar Shashank Ghai, who is here for a year of study. Read more »

First ‘home-grown’ data science graduates capped today

Press Release – Auckland University

First ‘home-grown’ data science graduates capped today

New Zealand’s first home-grown data scientists graduate today – along with the lecturer who founded the programme they are graduating from. Read more »

All in the family

Press Release – University of Auckland

All in the family
For Distinguished Professor Marston Conder this year’s University of Auckland Graduation ceremony marks the moment both his sons formally follow in his footsteps.
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Nursing honours graduate enjoys new opportunities

Press Release – University of Auckland

Nursing honours graduate enjoys new opportunities
Nursing honours graduate, Tori Prendergast, is one of four from the Waikato who are the first to qualify in an innovative two-year programme that combines postgraduate study with a leadership programme. Read more »

Lincoln group establishes exciting options

Press Release – New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

Lincoln group establishes exciting options for their education community

The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education (NZCGE) is thrilled to formally welcome a new community under their umbrella and congratulates the school leaders in the Lincoln community for their vision and determination to look at a variety of avenues for meeting the needs of their gifted children. Read more »

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador

Press Release – The Skills Organisation

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador; encourages
girls to get involved in technology
New Bright Sparks ambassador Michelle Dickinson says opportunities abound for young women involved in technology, New Zealand’s fastest growing sector. Read more »

Principals see poverty damaging more kids’ education

Press Release – NZEI

Principals see poverty damaging more kids’ education

4 May 2015

Principals at the country’s poorest schools say deepening poverty is damaging the education of thousands of children. Read more »

PhD in Art History inspires student into teaching

Press Release – University of Auckland

PhD in Art History inspires student into teaching

Simon McNamara enjoyed his PhD in art history at the University of Auckland so much he’s now studying to be a teacher so he can pass his knowledge on to others. Read more »

First a BA, now 40-years on a PhD

Press Release – University of Auckland

First a BA, now 40-years on a PhD

Birkenhead local Eleanor Hamlyn will graduate with her PhD in Italian Studies on Monday, 40-years since she graduated with her BA in English in May 1975. Read more »

Shanghai Theatre Academy film students arrive in Auckland

Press Release – UNITEC

Shanghai Theatre Academy film students arrive in Auckland for 48 hours comp
Film students and tutors from the prestigious Shanghai Theatre Academy are here at Unitec in Auckland this week preparing for the 48 HOURS Furious Filmmaking Competition this weekend on 1-3 May. Read more »

PhD students only have one week to enter AMP IGNITE

Press Release – AMP

PhD students only have one week to enter AMP IGNITE competition and be in to win $5k

PhD students across the country with an innovative quest to change the world with their research have only one more week to get their entries into the 2015 AMP IGNITE competition, and be in with the chance to win up to $5,000 to help further their studies. Read more »

South Auckland learners get a boost into science careers

Press Release – COMET Auckland

South Auckland learners get a boost into science careers with new MBIE pilot project

More young people in South Auckland will have the opportunity to enter an exciting career in science, following a recent contract win by COMET Auckland from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

AHE Homeschooling Conference

Press Release – AHE

AHE Homeschooling Conference key note speaker is a High School Principal whose kids are homeschooled.

Auckland, May 9th 2015—Educators are flocking to the Auckland Home Educators (AHE) Conference, Learning Together. Read more »

Autumn graduation – A huge celebration of academic success

Press Release – University of Auckland

Autumn graduation – A huge celebration of academic success

One of Auckland’s biggest celebrations of academic success will bring a festive air to the central city when thousands of graduands and their supporters converge for the Autumn graduation next week. Read more »

NZ universities rank in world’s top 100 in subject rankings

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s universities all rank in world’s top 100 in subject rankings
29 April 2015

New Zealand’s universities rank amongst the best in the world with all eight universities making the top 100 in at least one subject according to an international report released today. Read more »

Anne Salmond appointed to the American Philosophical Society

Press Release – Auckland University

Dame Anne Salmond appointed to the American Philosophical Society

The University of Auckland’s Dame Anne Salmond has been elected as an International member of the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the US. Read more »

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