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Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

Press Release – NZTEU

Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

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Unitec & Beijing Dance Academy Forge Stronger Academic Ties

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec & Beijing Dance Academy Forge Stronger Academic Ties

Beijing, 16 October 2014 – Unitec and the Beijing Dance Academy is celebrating the signing of a new agreement to develop a joint undergraduate creative dance programme to be delivered from 2015. Read more »

Treasury officials challenged to go without breakfast

Press Release – NZEI

Treasury officials challenged to go without breakfast for a month

16 October 2014

The principal of May Road School in Auckland, Lynda Stuart, has challenged Treasury officials to go without breakfast for one month in order to share the experience of thousands of New Zealand children. Read more »

Student pitches film ideas

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

NEW ZEALAND WRITERS GUILD SHOWCASES STUDENT SCRIPTWRITER

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. Read more »

A world first for the University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

A world first for the University of Auckland

A world first dual Masters agreement between the University of Auckland and Beijing Dance Academy was signed this week in Beijing, China. Read more »

Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

Press Release – Tertiary Institutes Allied Staff Association

Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

15th October 2014

Staff members at MIT’s two largest faculties, the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences (FoESS) and the Faculty of Engineering and Trades (FoET) were called to meetings yesterday to be advised of a major review of the faculties which will result in significant job losses. Read more »

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Press Release – Waikato University

15 October, 2014

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. Read more »

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Press Release – Waikato University

15 October, 2014

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. Read more »

MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

Press Release – University of Auckland

MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

University of Auckland academic Dr Jason Stephens decided to study why students cheat after he was surprised by the number who admitted doing it, despite believing that it’s wrong. Read more »

New Zealand’s Most Brilliant Young Minds Shine in Comp

Press Release – MEDIACOM

New Zealand’s Most Brilliant Young Minds Shine in Global Competition

2014 Australian Mathematics Competition NZ Medallists and Prize Winners announced Read more »

Alt Group wins gold at Best Design Awards

Press Release – Auckland University Press

Alt Group wins gold at Best Design Awards for Auckland University Press’s Shigeru Ban: Cardboard Cathedral Read more »

Fashion forward student honoured with award nomination

Press Release – Attitude Trust

October 14, 2014

Fashion forward student honoured with award nomination

Jess Quinn (21) knows first-hand that prosthetics are designed for function not fashion. The AUT fashion design student is passionate about changing this, using her talents to make stylish prosthetic leg covers. Read more »

Critic Named Best Student Publication Third Year in a Row

Press Release – Craccum

Critic Named Best Student Publication Third Year in a Row

Otago University’s Critic has been named Best Publication for the third year running at the Fairfax Media Aotearoa Student Press Association Awards, held at the University of Auckland Saturday 11th October. Read more »

Bob Dylan connected to Creative Thinking Project

Press Release – University of Auckland

Bob Dylan connected to University of Auckland Creative Thinking Project

Iconic poet and musician Bob Dylan has been named Founding Patron of the University of Auckland’s Research Fund for Creativity. Read more »

Dr Mike Joy to deliver 2014 Bruce Jesson Lecture

Press Release – Massey University

Friday, October 10, 2014
Dr Mike Joy to deliver 2014 Bruce Jesson Lecture

The ongoing decline in water quality across New Zealand is a threat to our global ‘clean green’ reputation, and future generations will end up paying the price of our short-term thinking, says Dr Mike Joy from Massey University. Read more »

KuDos Lifetime Achievement Award for Roy Daniel

Press Release – University of Waikato

10 October 2014

KuDos Lifetime Achievement Award for Roy Daniel

Emeritus Professor Roy Daniel has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s KuDos Science Awards. He was presented with the award at the black tie awards evening in Hamilton on Thursday, October 9. Read more »

Pacific Origins Inspire Student Art

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Pacific Origins Inspire Student Art
Thirty senior secondary students explored their Pacific heritage in art over the term break, carving coconut shell, collaborating on a mural and writing and recording an original piece of music. Read more »

Sewing Basics – Unitec Summer Workshops 2014

Press Release – Unitec

Following our successful Winter Sewing Basics Workshops in July 2014, the Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts is pleased to announce our Summer Sewing Basics Workshops in December 2014 and July 2015 Winter Workshop. A registration form, workshop flyer and schedule are attached for your distribution to all interested students. Read more »

AUT’s Emotion Sensing Fashion

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve with AUT’s Emotion Sensing Fashion

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EIT Donates Nursing Books to the Cook Islands

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

EIT Donates Nursing Books to the Cook Islands

Student nurses in the Cook Islands have lots of extra reading to look forward to, with staff from EIT’s School of Nursing donating textbooks to support their three-year training programme. Read more »

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