Archive for the 'Education' Category

AIS To Launch Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Press Release – Auckland Institute of Studies

AIS To Launch Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management in 2015

AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND, 8 DEC 2015

Auckland Institute of Studies is pleased to announce that it has received NZQA approval to launch the AIS Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management programme. Read more »

New Zealand joins in global ‘Hour of Code’ event

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand joins in global ‘Hour of Code’ event
Microsoft NZ and High Tech Youth Network encourage students and teachers from across the country to try coding for an hour during Computer Science Education Week, Read more »

Pop-up messages and harmful gambling habits – study

Press Release – AUT University

Negative responses to pop-up messages could signal harmful gambling habits

New research could help identify concerning gambling habits, according to investigations by AUT University’s Gambling and Addictions Research Centre. Read more »

NZ’s first Pasifika Senior Partnership School Opening 2015

Press Release – Oceania Media

NZ’s first Pasifika Senior Partnership School opening 4th February 2015

Pacific Advance Senior School (PASS), New Zealand’s first Pasifika Partnership School based in Otahuhu, will open its doors to its first Year 11 students on 4 February 2015. Read more »

University makes shortlist for ICT grad school

Press Release – University of Auckland

University makes shortlist for ICT grad school

A new graduate school in information and communications technologies for the Auckland region is one step closer now that a proposal from the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato has made the shortlist. Read more »

AUT graduates trade Kiwi summer for winter internships

Press Release – AUT University

AUT University graduates trade Kiwi summer for winter internships

The kiwi summer is on hold for 10 AUT University graduates as they trade swimsuits for business suits and make the switch to working life inside a global organisation in the USA. Read more »

New Zealand teachers recognised as global education leaders

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand teachers recognised as global education leaders
AUCKLAND: Fifteen pioneering Kiwi teachers who are using technology to transform education in New Zealand have been selected to join a global community of 800 education leaders as part of the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Program. Read more »

Fashion forward student wins People’s Choice

Press Release – Attitude Trust

Fashion forward student wins People’s Choice

Having lost her leg to cancer Jessica Quinn (21) knows first-hand that prosthetics are designed for function not fashion. The AUT fashion design student is committed to changing this, using her talents to make stylish prosthetic leg covers that empower their wearers. Read more »

Media Design School hosts successful Girls in Games workshop

Press Release – Media Design School

Media Design School hosts second successful Girls in Games workshop
3 December 2014

Monday December 1st saw Media Design School host 45 secondary school girls, who traveled to Media Design School’s central Auckland campus from as far north as Whangarei and as far south as Wellington Girl’s High School in Wellington, for the second annual Girls in Games. Read more »

Victoria University to Represent NZ at International Moot

Press Release – NZ Red Cross

2 December 2014

Victoria University to Represent New Zealand at International Moot

Two Victoria University law students will represent New Zealand at the 13th Red Cross Asia-Pacific International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot competition in Hong Kong next year after winning the New Zealand competition. Read more »

Sustainable cultural tourism focus for doctoral student

Press Release – University of Waikato

1 December, 2014

Sustainable cultural tourism focus for doctoral student

Research highlighting the significance of sustainable cultural tourism is the objective for University of Waikato PhD candidate Mei Cooper. Read more »

SIT tutor wins educator of the year

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT tutor wins educator of the year

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Certificate in Personal Training tutor Richard Greer has been named Educator of the Year at the 2014 Exercise Industry Awards. Richard received his award on November 22nd at the Awards Dinner and ceremony at the Sir Paul Reeves building in Auckland. Read more »

Waikato Student Accepted to Aust. National Academy of Music

Press Release – University of Waikato

01 December 2014

Waikato Student Accepted into Australian National Academy of Music

Accomplished pianist and University of Waikato music student Andrew Leathwick is soon to make his mark across the ditch having just been accepted into the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). Read more »

How are sexual minority students doing in New Zealand?

Press Release – Auckland University

How are sexual minority students doing in New Zealand?
Media Release
University of Auckland Read more »

Murrays Bay School: Creating Community Cohesion

Press Release – Murrays Bay School

Creating Community Cohesion

On Saturday the 6th of December 2014, the Sunnynook Community is hosting a day called “Painting in the Car Park”. This day will involve artists from Sunnynook and surrounding suburbs creating murals for the grey walls of the Sunnynook Bus Station. Read more »

Leader in Earthquake Research Honoured

Press Release – Inspired Lives

Leader in Earthquake Research Honoured

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Cost of tax compliance higher than expected

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Cost of tax compliance higher than expected, Canterbury tax professor says

November 30, 2014

A University of Canterbury tax professor says the overall costs of compliance for small to medium businesses is higher than the most recent published study undertaken by the Inland Revenue Department but, but slightly lower overall than for a recent and comparable Australian study. Read more »

E-Portfolio wins for innovation excellence

Press Release – University of Auckland

E-Portfolio wins for innovation excellence

An E-Portfolio project developed at the University of Auckland has won an innovation and excellence commendation. Read more »

Canterbury students win NZ spatial excellence awards

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury students win NZ spatial excellence awards

November 28, 2014

University of Canterbury students Nick Brunsdon and Jayden MacRae are the winners of the inaugural New Zealand student spatial excellence awards. Read more »

New Zealand’s top architecture student prize announced

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

27 November 2014

New Zealand’s top architecture student prize announced

Victoria University student Tom Dobinson has won the premier award for New Zealand’s architecture students. Read more »

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