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Double festival success for Unitec film graduate

Press Release – Unitec

Double festival success for Unitec film graduate

Wait, a short film written and directed by 2011 Unitec Performing and Screen Arts graduate Yamin Tun, has been selected for New Zealand’s Best Short Film competition at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival in July. The news comes hot on the heels of her film being selected for the Sydney Film Festival this month. Read more »

2016 Conference Scholarship Open

Press Release – Sandra Hyde Romance Writers Trust

2016 Conference Scholarship Open

The Sandra Hyde Romance Writers Trust is offering a scholarship to the Romance Writers of NZ annual conference, All You Need Is Love, August 12-14, 2016 in Auckland. (More information on the conference here.) Read more »

Going digital: the quiet revolution in the classroom

Press Release – University of Auckland

Going digital: the quiet revolution in the classroom
Imagine classes of keen and engaged students who are learning at twice the average rate of their peers. Read more »

Auckland expertise key to global heart rhythm research

Press Release – University of Auckland

Auckland expertise key to global heart rhythm research
University of Auckland – Media Release – 08 June 2016 Read more »

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour is back!

Press Release – BCITO

BCITO’s Big Construction Tour is back!

On Thursday 7 July, over 1,000 hand-picked students will attend BCITO’s Big Construction Tour, which is returning for its second year. The nationwide tour has grown substantially this year, with 22 cities around New Zealand taking part, and more than 50 buses being used to take students around key locations in the construction industry. Read more »

AMP gives helping hand to innovative PhD students

Press Release – AMP Financial Services

8 June 2016
For immediate release

AMP Financial Services gives helping hand to innovative PhD students striving to join likes of Rutherford, Munro and Hackett Read more »

Upcoming symposium highlights creative potentials of dance

Press Release – University of Auckland

Upcoming symposium highlights the creative potentials of dance and performance in the 21st Century

Dance Studies at the University of Auckland is hosting the Undisciplining Dance Symposium at the Kenneth Myers Centre from 30th June – 2nd July 2016. Read more »

Huge potential for award winning Agtech innovation

Press Release – University of Auckland

Huge potential for award winning Agtech innovation

An Agtech breeding innovation that could result in a major boost to New Zealand’s GDP has gained a global award for University of Auckland photonics expert, Associate Professor Cather Simpson. Read more »

UOA Council to vote on fossil fuel divestment

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

University of Auckland Council to vote on fossil fuel divestment

The University of Auckland could decide to divest its endowment funds from fossil fuel investments following a motion put forward for the upcoming University Council meeting on June 13th. Read more »

Student’s passion for agriculture rewarded

Press Release – Agcarm

Student’s passion for agriculture rewarded

Agricultural student Sarah Ross is bucking a trend – and she’s just won a $2,500 scholarship from Agcarm to help her do it. Read more »

Waiheke strengthens their support for Gifted and Talented

Press Release – New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

31 May 2016

Waiheke strengthens their support for Gifted and Talented students with the establishment of their local Centre for Gifted Education. Read more »

Initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

Press Release – NZTech

National initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

May 31, 2016

Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile technology companies at Shadow Tech Day in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland over the next three months. More than 230 students will take part – an increase from about 45 students in previous years. Read more »

Ranui Sustainable Invites Students to Build Robots

Press Release – Ranui Sustainable

Ranui Sustainable Invites Students to Build Robots

Northland, New Zealand – 30 May 2016
Innovative thinking and kiwi ingenuity a powerful combination Read more »

Data sharing protocol will make life easier for grads

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand – Media release

29 May 2016

Student data sharing protocol will make it easier for grads to work and study overseas Read more »

First mock MRI scanner open for bookings

Press Release – University of Auckland

First mock MRI scanner open for bookings
The country’s first mock MRI scanner that enables children or adults to experience a test run MRI, opened for bookings at the University of Auckland recently. Read more »

SAE And Kidslink Scholarship: 2016 Applications Open

Press Release – SAE NZ

> SAE And Kidslink Scholarship: 2016 Applications Open

The annual SAE KidsLink EMP scholarship is now open to applicants Read more »

MP and Freemasons scholar presents 2016 scholarships

Press Release – Freemasons

Media Release

25 May 2016

MP and Freemasons scholar presents 2016 scholarships

On the eve of Budget Day, Labour List MP Jacinda Ardern—herself a scholarship recipient in 2001—presented $184,000 in Freemasons University Scholarships to 26 of the country’s top students. Read more »

Minister undermines State Sector Act – PPTA

Press Release – PPTA

Minister undermines State Sector Act – PPTA

The education minister is undermining the principles of integrity and honesty in teacher appointments by interfering with a legal decision designed to avoid cronyism. Read more »

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Committed to teaching in a part of Auckland that often makes the headlines for negative reasons, Read more »

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Press Release – University of Auckland

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Give an art student a phone and they will create a series of winning photographs, which is exactly what Jodie Salmond did.
The postgraduate student from Elam School of Fine Arts was awarded the 2016 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for her series of three images captured using an iphone. Read more »

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