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Todd Foundation Award for Excellence

Monday, 29 June 2015, 2:56 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The Todd Foundation has awarded scholarships to nine postgraduate students to encourage the development of new concepts, technology or research which will benefit New Zealand. More >>

10 KiwiRail Children awarded Scholarships

Monday, 15 June 2015, 11:54 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The sons and daughters of ten current KiwiRail employees have been awarded scholarships of $2000 towards their tertiary education. The scholarship is funded by KiwiRail Group to enable employees’ children to undertake a first undergraduate degree or ... More >>

Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to universities

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 9:23 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors have congratulated Professor Roy Crawford and Dr John Wood who were appointed Companions to the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to tertiary education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Professor Roy Crawford ... More >>

Seven “best brains” awarded postgraduate scholarships

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:01 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Several young New Zealanders are heading offshore for their postgraduate study thanks to the William Georgetti Scholarships. More >>

Universities a key part of the solution

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:50 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Vice-Chancellors have welcomed today’s Budget funding increase as further recognition that universities are key drivers of New Zealand’s economic growth and social well-being. More >>

NZ universities rank in world’s top 100 in subject rankings

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:35 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s universities rank amongst the best in the world with all eight universities making the top 100 in at least one subject according to an international report released today. More >>

Prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded to law student

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:15 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Eighteen year-old Harrison Fookes from Glendowie has been has been awarded a life changing Girdlers’ scholarship to Cambridge University. More >>

Kiwi philanthropist awards full scholarship to Cambridge

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:57 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

A scholarship funded by businessman Sir Douglas Myers for a future New Zealand leader to study at Cambridge University has been awarded to exceptional 18 year-old Ethan Sorrell from Waterview, Auckland. More >>

Robertson scholarships awarded to outstanding future leaders

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 11:08 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Two young New Zealanders have been awarded prestigious Robertson scholarships to study at a top-ranked American university in recognition of their outstanding leadership potential. The scholarship will cover their study and living costs over four years, ... More >>

New opportunities with Chinese universities

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:17 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An agreement renewed today between New Zealand and Chinese universities will help pave the way for new collaboration opportunities between faculty and students in New Zealand and China including research partnerships, leadership development programmes ... More >>

Rhodes Scholarships awarded to 3 exceptional New Zealanders

Friday, 7 November 2014, 1:32 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealanders have been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. The announcement was made by the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae at Government ... More >>

New Zealand universities still in top 3% globally

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 9:36 am | 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. Under the Times Higher ... More >>

NZ universities support Labour’s commitment to lift funding

Monday, 18 August 2014, 2:38 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the Labour Party’s commitment to increase funding for health, education and other public services by $1 billion a year, says acting Universities New Zealand chair and University of Otago Vice-Chancellor, Professor ... More >>

Kiwi engineering student to study at Duke University

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 2:40 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An excellent all round engineering student from the University of Auckland, who wants to use his education and skills to give back to New Zealand, has been awarded a scholarship to study at prestigious Duke University in the United States. More >>

NZ universities view budget as step in the right direction

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 5:34 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara welcomes student achievement component (SAC) funding increases announced in today’s budget for science, agriculture, pharmacy and physiotherapy on a per capita basis. More >>

Exceptional student’s dreams to advance Asian development

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 1:18 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An exceptional New Zealand student committed to creating a better world, with a focus on Asian development, has been awarded a scholarship to study at esteemed Duke University in the United States. More >>

Outstanding all-rounder heading to Cambridge University

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 12:54 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Shem Harris, a first-year University of Auckland student determined to have a positive impact on society, will study at Cambridge University after being awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship 2014. More >>

Fiftieth NZ Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 12:52 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Paul Newton-Jackson, a first-year music student at the University of Waikato, is the fiftieth New Zealander to be awarded the Girdlers’ Scholarship to study at Cambridge University’s Corpus Christi College. More >>

Fiftieth NZ Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 11:20 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Paul Newton-Jackson, a first-year music student and Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar at the University of Waikato, is the fiftieth New Zealander to be awarded the Girdlers’ Scholarship to study at Cambridge University’s Corpus Christi College. More >>

NZ universities rank among the world’s best

Sunday, 9 March 2014, 12:38 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The latest world rankings demonstrate that New Zealand universities lead the world when it comes to internationalisation. More >>

 

 

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