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Success At Fashion Design Awards Paves Way For EIT Student’s New Brand

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice (Fashion) student Ashford Thompson received a highly commended award at the nationally recognised Hokonui Fashion Design Awards – an accolade that he sees as a stepping-stone to the launch of his own brand. Read more »

Using augmented reality to revisit ‘first contact’

Press Release – University of Auckland

Mairi Gunn, a PhD candidate in the Design Programme and the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) at the University of Auckland, has been awarded the Ria McBride Research Award in this year’s New Horizons for Women/Hine Kahukura awards.
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Independent Schools of New Zealand Honours Awards 2021

Press Release – Independent Schools of New Zealand

A Distinguished Service Award and 12 Honours Awards have been announced for 2021 by Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ). Read more »

University of Auckland climbs world rankings

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has continued to improve its world ranking, climbing to 137= in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, compared with 147= last year. This is the highest any university in Aotearoa New Zealand has ranked since THE first published rankings independently in 2010.* Read more »

Academic freedom more important than ever

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union in conjunction with Academic Freedom Aotearoa, Massey University and NZUSA is proceeding with its Academic Freedom Conference: Challenges and Opportunities next week on Zoom. Read more »

New ERO Research Finds Targeted Programmes Successful In Supporting NCEA Students After Lockdown

Press Release – Education Review Office

A new report from the Education Review Office (ERO) has found that tailored programmes were successful in supporting Auckland NCEA students learning after lockdown last year. Read more »

Computer enthusiast lecturer wins national teaching award

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A Canterbury lecturer who fell in love with computers almost 60 years ago and has been riding the technology wave ever since, has won a national teaching excellence award. Read more »

SIT appoints Māori Development General Manager

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology would like to announce the appointment of Dr Keri Milne-Ihimaera to the position of General Manager – Māori Development. Read more »

EIT Candidate Teachers boosted by Blake Inspire experience

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Three Candidate Teachers from EIT are excited about the possibilities in environmental education after an intense week of learning and leadership development at the renowned Blake Inspire for Teachers programme. Read more »

Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge

Press Release – MYOB

Helping SMEs gain deeper customer insights while preserving limited time and resources is the focus of an app developed by four University of Auckland (UoA) students, which took the top spot in the trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge for 2021. Read more »

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