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Budding entrepreneurs to learn with Chinese contemporaries

Press Release – University of Auckland

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Budding entrepreneurs to learn with Chinese contemporaries

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NZ universities rank in top 112 international universities

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities NZ media release
14 January 2016

NZ universities rank in top 112 most international universities

The Times Higher Education’s list of the most international universities released today ranks seven New Zealand universities within the top 112 in the world. Read more »

ASB and RainbowYouth Team up to Offer Tertiary Scholarship

Press Release – Rainbow Youth

ASB and RainbowYouth Team up to Offer Tertiary Scholarship

In an effort to recognise the value of volunteer work in the rainbow community, the ASB Unity Network and RainbowYOUTH have teamed up to offer a $2,500 scholarship to one tertiary student for 2016, with a further $2,500 scholarship to be offered again in 2017. Read more »

Rugby Star Lends Support to New Scholarship Programme

Press Release – Warehouse Stationary

Rugby Star Keven Mealamu Lends Support to New Tertiary Scholarship Programme

Three New Zealand school students have created winning designs for exercise books that will be sold throughout the country to fund a new scholarship programme. Read more »

Massive WWI History Project Seeks Online Volunteers

Press Release – measuringtheanzacs.org

Massive WWI History Project Seeks Online Volunteers to Create Public Database of Soldiers

An international team of researchers is using crowdsourcing technology via Zooniverse.org to collaborate with the public to uncover and release new information about New Zealand’s WWI soldiers. Read more »

Christian School Celebrates

Press Release – City Impact Church

Christian School Celebrates

City Impact Church School celebrated the end of its 11th year this month with a huge prize giving ceremony that saw students awarded for their academic success as well as their effort and commitment. Read more »

Students rapt with rare Christmas presence

Press Release – NZ Opera School

Students rapt with rare Christmas presence

From Dunedin to Auckland’s North Shore, young singers chosen for the country’s only intensive residential opera school are packing their bags this Christmas and heading for Whanganui, where they will advance their craft in the presence of leading international tutors. Read more »

Rhodes scholars are leaders for the world’s future

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Rhodes scholars are leaders for the world’s future

18 December 2015

Rhodes scholarships have been awarded to three young graduates with outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service, to carry out post graduate study at the prestigious University of Oxford, UK. Read more »

Vodafone Supports Young Kiwis with Technology Scholarships

Press Release – Vodafone

Media Release

17 December, 2015

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Literary prize tops off birthday celebration

Press Release – University of Auckland

Literary prize tops off birthday celebration

Dianne Starrenburg received many lovely gifts on her birthday, but the best was hearing she had been awarded the Sir James Wallace Master of Creative Writing Prize for 2015 for her portfolio Floating Earth. Read more »

Congratulations to our 2015 summer graduates

Press Release – AUT University

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Wednesday 16 December 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 summer graduates Read more »

Scholarship funds innovative NZ technological research

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Scholarship funds innovative NZ technological research
16 December 2015

Four scholarships just awarded will fund postgraduate research in New Zealand universities to improve technology for breast screening, develop needle-free injections, better target and kill cancer cells, and develop wireless implanted biomedical devices. Read more »

Experience Another Culture by Opening Your Home

Press Release – Student Exchange Australia New Zealand

Experience Another Culture by Opening Your Home to an International Exchange Student

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand will welcome more than fifteen overseas students to New Zealand in January 2016 and are looking to connect these students to volunteer host families, where they become a part of the family and more often than not, a lifelong friend. Read more »

Simulation training to improve treatment injury prevention

Press Release – University of Auckland

Simulation training to improve treatment injury prevention

Treatment injury prevention in New Zealand will benefit from a world leading operating room simulation training programme, developed and piloted at the University of Auckland and to be rolled out to hospitals from next year. Read more »

Book encourages culturally responsive educational practices

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New book encourages culturally responsive educational practices

A new book by leading educators and researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Canada boldly encourages culturally responsive educational practices. Read more »

Flag referendum final results when polling preschoolers

Press Release – ChildForum

Flag referendum final results – If preschoolers’ votes counted …

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Press Release: ChildForum Early Childhood Network While adults across New Zealand have been deciding on the country’s potential new flag, ChildForum has given a group of young children the chance to pick their favourite. Read more »

New Years in Myanmar a unique opportunity

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015

New Years in Myanmar a unique opportunity for Auckland students Read more »

Global spot for sexual and gender rights champion

Press Release – Massey University

Global spot for sexual and gender rights champion

An outspoken academic for the rights of sexual and gender minorities will be the first New Zealand social work scholar to deliver the prestigious Eileen Younghusband Memorial Lecture at the 2016 World Social Work Conference in Korea. Read more »

Children’s author brings dress up lessons to life

Press Release – Good Agency

Children’s author brings dress up lessons to life

Raglan, New Zealand, 14 December 2015

Every child is extraordinary, and none more so than the delightfully unruly Abigail Knightly—pirate, queen or gypsy depending on the day—who teaches us that every moment is worth dressing up for in a new heart-warming story about the finery of being yourself. Read more »

Playground with a difference to light the way this summer

Press Release – University of Auckland

Playground with a difference to light the way this summer

A new kind of playground that brings together science and the digital arts through a range of fun, interactive activities has been set up in Auckland’s Aotea Square. Read more »

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