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Data sharing protocol will make life easier for grads

Monday, 30 May 2016, 9:56 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand is delighted to join a global initiative that will make it easier for international students to transfer to our universities and for New Zealanders to do further study overseas. More >>

Universities welcome Budget funding

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:51 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s Budget announcement that it is investing $761m in areas including science, skills and tertiary education. More >>

Career system reforms a step in the right direction

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:08 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has described government reforms to give secondary students better access to high quality and accurate careers advice as a step in the right direction. More >>

Universities applaud $97m extra funding for health research

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 4:30 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has applauded the Government’s decision to increase funding for health research by 56% over four years. More >>

Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 9:33 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers announced The New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers has this year been awarded to Holly Hedley and Bree Huntley. The award honours New Zealand’s ... More >>

Baritone, Soprano and Double bassist win Scholarships

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:46 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Baritone Benson Wilson, Soprano Isabella Moore and Double bassist Alexander Verster have been awarded the 2016 Patricia Pratt Scholarships in Musical Performance enabling them to continue their postgraduate development at renowned international music schools. More >>

Universities need bold investment

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 1:52 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealanders are being urged to keep a close watch on the current review of the tertiary education system to ensure it doesn’t reduce the current quality or range of choices available to New Zealanders. The review is being carried out by the New ... More >>

Online toolkit initiative

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 4:34 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has welcomed an online toolkit developed by Starpath which could help increase numbers of Māori, Pasifika, and students from low decile schools, studying at university. More >>

Destined to make a difference

Friday, 18 March 2016, 4:14 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Seventeen-year-old Callum Parker from Karori has been awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship which will enable him to study at Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge in the UK. More >>

Student awarded prestigious scholarship to Cambridge

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:41 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Nina Jeffs who turns 18 next week has been awarded a life-changing Girdlers’ Scholarship to Cambridge University in the UK where she will study Human, Social and Political Sciences. More >>

Universities NZ Tribute to Dr Ranginui Walker

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 11:49 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Ka tanuku ka tanuku Te tihi o Makeo ka tanuku Maturuturu noa te wai o aku kamo Kotiritiri noa kotarara noa Aue, te pane kotutitui, te pane koruturutu E huri Ranginui tau atu ra Ki tara wiwi, ki tara wawa Tēnei te Kāhui Amokura e tangi nei Tēnei Te Pōkai ... More >>

Dr John Wood incoming Chair of Chancellors’ Group

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 10:17 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has announced that Dr John Wood CNZM QSO, Chancellor of the University of Canterbury, is the incoming Chair of the Chancellors’ Group. The Chancellors of each of the eight universities meet formally on a regular basis ... More >>

A Degree is a smart investment

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 10:36 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New data released today by Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara shows the value of investing in a degree with a typical graduate earning around $1.6 million more over their working life than a non-graduate. More >>

Recognition of NZ university degrees hugely important

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 4:05 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand universities will attract more students from Malaysia following a move which means New Zealand Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees are recognised by the Malaysian public service. More >>

NZ universities rank in top 112 international universities

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 3:04 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The Times Higher Education’s list of the most international universities released today ranks seven New Zealand universities within the top 112 in the world. This ranking compares the world's universities to identify the ones that are best at attracting ... More >>

Rhodes scholars are leaders for the world’s future

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:00 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Rhodes scholarships have been awarded to three young graduates with outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service, to carry out post graduate study at the prestigious University of Oxford, UK. More >>

Scholarship funds innovative NZ technological research

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:28 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Scholarship funds innovative NZ technological research 16 December 2015 Four scholarships just awarded will fund postgraduate research in New Zealand universities to improve technology for breast screening, develop needle-free injections, better target and ... More >>

NZ university audit system of highest international standard

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 12:03 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An international external panel has found that New Zealand’s university academic audit system meets the highest standards of independence and integrity. More >>

Geothermal engineer awarded Todd postgraduate scholarship

Friday, 4 December 2015, 1:23 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Katie McLean a geothermal reservoir engineer from Taupo has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research. More >>

New visa will help attract international students

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 11:52 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities have today thanked government for listening to recommendations and introducing a new student visa to make New Zealand more competitive for retaining and attracting top international students. The Pathway Student Visa will give international ... More >>

 

 

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