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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 »

Lack of housing badly affecting kids’ education

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

Lack of housing badly affecting kids’ education

8 October 2014

New Zealand’s lack of affordable, decent housing is preventing thousands of children from achieving success at school and NZEI Te Riu Roa hopes that the government will finally start to address what has become a crisis, particularly in Auckland. Read more »

A glimpse into the future of libraries

Press Release – LIANZA

MEDIA RELEASE: 8 October 2014

A glimpse into the future of libraries

New Zealand librarians will get an insight into what is in store for libraries thanks to a visit from a highly rated international futurist speaker. Read more »

Filipo Levi Appointed in Pivotal Partnership School Role

Press Release – Villa Education Trust

Superb Appointment for Middle School West Auckland

The Villa Education Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Filipo Levi into the pivotal role of Community Liaison Manager for the new Partnership School. Read more »

Intrepid pair in Subantarctic yellow-eyed penguin expedition

Press Release – Sir Peter Blake Trust

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October 8, 2014

Intrepid pair bound for Subantarctic yellow-eyed penguin expedition Read more »

Otago Finalists for National IT Excellence Award

Press Release – Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic Professor and Graduate Finalists for National IT Excellence Award
It could be a potential win, win for Otago Polytechnic Information Technology Professor Samuel Mann, with the announcement he and one of his graduates, Josh Lowry, are finalists for a New Zealand Excellence in IT Award, recognising excellence in New Zealand’s IT industry. Read more »

Pharmacists involved in stroke prevention

Press Release – Auckland University

Pharmacists involved in stroke prevention

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University of Auckland launches MOOC

Press Release – University of Auckland

At home in a world of big data: University of Auckland launches MOOC
With more data being generated and collected than ever before, Read more »

Creative industry employers most value technical skills

Press Release – Media Design School

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Survey results reveal Kiwi creative industry employers most value graduates with technical skills Read more »

Finalists Announced for AMP IGNITE PHD Competition

Press Release – AMP

Finalists Announced for AMP IGNITE Phd Competition

AMP has today announced the 12 finalists for the inaugural AMP IGNITE competition which called for PhD students to pitch their innovative research project to a live audience with the chance to win up to $5,000 to help further their research. Read more »

Students to learn from best-selling author

Press Release – University of Waikato

06 October 2014

Students to learn from best-selling author

History students and creative writing students at the University of Waikato will learn from the best with best-selling author Stephanie Johnson as their teacher. Read more »

Childhood dream to become a teacher comes true

Press Release – University of Auckland

Childhood dream to become a teacher comes true

Most of Lisapeta Wilson’s friends played shop, but she always preferred to play teacher. Read more »

Tuvaluan returns home with PhD from University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Tuvaluan returns home with PhD from University of Auckland

It’s hard enough embarking on a PhD, but for Tufoua Panapa it also meant leaving the tiny nation of Tuvalu with a population of just 10,000 to live and study in Auckland. Read more »

Auckland Uni Press Book Wins Prestigious History Award

Press Release – Auckland University Press

Auckland University Press Book Wins Prestigious History Award

Congratulations to Professor Peter Holland who has won the 2014 Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) Ian Wards Prize for his major new account of Pākehā and the land in New Zealand. Read more »

World University Rankings 2014-15

Press Release – The Times Higher Education

TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLISHES WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2014-15
- Concern for New Zealand as its only top-200 university, University of Auckland, falls down the rankings
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New Zealand universities still in top 3% globally

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand universities still in top 3% globally

New Zealand universities still rank in the top 3% world-wide despite slippage in the latest tables says the Acting Chair of Universities New Zealand Professor Harlene Hayne. Read more »

PhD student’s bravery pays off with thesis award

Press Release – University of Auckland

PhD student’s bravery pays off with thesis award

University of Auckland PhD graduate Dr Lina Gonzalez had such a strong desire for the people in her thesis to be heard she interviewed her subjects in parts of her native Colombia still controlled by armed rebels. Read more »

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