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Productivity Commission report fails NZ

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:00 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The Productivity Commission has again failed to understand the real challenges facing New Zealand’s universities and is trying to fix what’s not broken while ignoring things that are. More >>

Universities’ expertise strengthening Asia-Pacific ties

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 12:49 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand says the three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence announced today demonstrate the important role universities play in sharing their research and expertise with government and business to support their work with these important ... More >>

NZ universities excel in QS World University Subject ranking

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 9:48 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand has again excelled in the latest world university rankings, being placed in the top 50 universities in the world in 22 different subjects, and in the top 100 in 39 (out of a possible 46) subjects. More >>

A degree is a smart investment

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 2:40 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Students recognise that earning a degree creates great benefits for them and their families, and that’s why they are willing to take on an average of $15,000 debt as they know they’ll earn $1.3-$4 million more over their working lives than a ... More >>

Universities awarded 92.5% of Marsden research funding

Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:46 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand congratulates all researchers awarded grants in this year’s Marsden Funding, which supports New Zealand’s best investigator-initiated research in science, engineering, maths, social sciences and the humanities. More >>

Governor-General announces Rhodes Scholars for 2017

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 11:28 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The Governor-General has announced that the 2017 Rhodes Scholarship has been awarded to three outstanding all-round graduates, to support their post-graduate study at the University of Oxford, and to nurture them as public-spirited leaders for the ... More >>

Universities New Zealand to strengthen ties with India

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 11:56 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has announced the development of an engagement strategy to strengthen relationships with India and also attract more university students to New Zealand, during a delegation to India led by Prime Minister John Key. More >>

Economic impact of New Zealand’s universities

Friday, 30 September 2016, 4:16 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New research confirms the major contribution New Zealand’s eight universities make to the nation’s economy, through productivity gains from research, innovation and teaching as well as through international education. More >>

Productivity Commission Report far from presenting a vision

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 9:02 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors are currently carefully considering the Productivity Commission’s 400-page report on new models of tertiary education says Chris Whelan, Executive Director of Universities New Zealand. More >>

NZ universities again ranked amongst world’s best

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 10:07 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Once again all New Zealand’s universities have been ranked among the best in the world, with five universities improving their rankings and three achieving the same rank as last year, in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. More >>

Four future leaders awarded scholarships to Cambridge

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 1:45 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Life-changing Woolf Fisher scholarships have been awarded to four outstanding young New Zealand graduates who have the potential to become future leaders in their field, to enable them to undertake their doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. More >>

NZ universities confirmed as world-class

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 9:28 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The results of the QS World University Rankings released today show that despite fierce competition internationally, six of New Zealand’s eight universities improved their rankings while the other two largely held their places. More >>

UNZ welcomes Entrepreneurial Universities initiative

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 10:22 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand congratulates the Government and Minister Steven Joyce on today’s announcement of funding for Entrepreneurial Universities. The Government will provide $35 million over the next four years to partner with New Zealand universities ... More >>

Study confirms value of a university education

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 10:31 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Study confirms value of a university education Universities New Zealand has welcomed the findings of a new study of university graduates which confirms the value of a New Zealand university degree in preparing students for their lives and careers as ... More >>

Prof Roy Crawford CNZM

Friday, 24 June 2016, 11:10 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors express their sincere sympathy at the passing and loss of Professor Roy Crawford CNZM. More >>

Universities to host new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 3:45 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has welcomed the Tertiary Minister’s announcement that up to three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) will be developed within New Zealand’s universities. More >>

Three outstanding musicians awarded Kiwi music scholarships

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 1:24 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding musicians awarded Kiwi music scholarships The Kiwi Music scholarship has been awarded to three outstanding young performers – a violist, baritone and mezzo soprano, to continue their musical development. Violist Alexander McFarlane ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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