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Otago academic receives Critic and Conscience Award

Friday, 3 May 2019, 6:46 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Speaking truth to power is an academic responsibility Otago University Law Professor Andrew Geddis takes seriously. More >>

Universities welcome increased teacher training funding

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 5:31 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the today’s announcement of increased funding for teacher training over the next four years. More >>

Universities powerhouse of NZ research

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 3:34 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The eight universities are confirmed as the powerhouse of research in New Zealand, based on today’s release of results from the 2018 Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) quality evaluation, says Universities New Zealand Chair Derek McCormack. More >>

Universities call for effective regulation of social media

Friday, 29 March 2019, 4:40 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s universities are joining the Privacy Commissioner and major corporate advertisers in calling for more effective regulation of and responsiveness from social media platforms. More >>

Outstanding Christchurch student wins Myers scholarship

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:59 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

William Wynn Thomas, Dux of Christchurch’s Christ’s College last year, has been awarded theprestigious Sir Douglas Myers scholarship to study at Cambridge University in England. More >>

Future leader awarded prestigious Robertson Scholarship

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 11:37 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An exceptional young man who aims to become the chief economic adviser at Treasury has been awarded the prestigious Robertson Scholarship to study in the US. More >>

Prestigious Scholarship awarded to Matthew Sutcliffe

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 3:27 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Matthew Sutcliffe, from Wellington, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Girdlers’ Scholarship, which will enable him to study Human, Social and Political Sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, starting in October 2019. More >>

NZ universities condemn terror attack

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 6:30 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

A statement from Derek McCormack, Vice-Chancellor of AUT and Chair of Universities New Zealand, on behalf of New Zealand universities: More >>

NZ universities slip in QS World University Subject rankings

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 9:43 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand universities are placed among the world’s top 50 universities in 20 different subjects in the latest result from the annual QS World University Rankings by Subject. More >>

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Monday, 19 November 2018, 6:54 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealand graduates have received prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford, UK. More >>

Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:01 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field have each been awarded a Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge University. More >>

UNZ welcomes announcement on post-study visa rights

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:13 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand (UNZ) welcomes today’s announcement on post-study visa rights by Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. More >>

Universities acknowledge funding increase

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 5:18 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors acknowledge the 1.6% increase in tuition subsidies announced today and hope this Government will invest further in the university sector in coming years to ensure it can deliver on its policies to build a resilient and adaptable ... More >>

Universities welcome post-study work rights proposals

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 10:14 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s universities welcome today’s announcement by Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway of proposed changes to post-study work visas for international students. More >>

Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:26 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three remarkable women have this year received New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers. More >>

Engineering students awarded RMTU scholarships

Friday, 18 May 2018, 3:43 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Two young students with a passion for engineering have been awarded Ernest William File scholarships for 2018. More >>

Budget a missed opportunity, say universities

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:10 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The Government has utterly failed to back up its rhetoric about the future of work and the importance of preparing for the challenges of technological change, according to the Vice-Chancellors of New Zealand’s universities. More >>

Canterbury academic receives Critic and Conscience Award

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 4:46 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Canterbury academic receives Critic and Conscience of Society Award On 22 February 2011, Dr Ann Brower’s life was changed by the Canterbury earthquake. More >>

BayTrust scholarship awarded to kaimoana researcher

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 4:14 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Waikato University PhD student Vanessa Taikato has been awarded the 2018 Bruce Cronin BayTrust Scholarship to study ways in which Māori moved marine shellfish from location to location. More >>

Future leader awarded prestigious Robertson Scholarship

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 3:42 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An exceptional young woman who wants to make a difference by working on the ethical complications arising from technology has been awarded the prestigious Robertson Scholarship to study in the US. More >>

 

 

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