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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 >>

Universities New Zealand delighted at conference win

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 5:03 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand (UNZ), the peak body representing the interests of New Zealand’s eight universities, is delighted that New Zealand has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 Asia-Pacific Association of International Education (APAIE) Conference ... More >>

International collaborations shown to benefit NZ Inc.

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 4:18 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand has today released a new Deloitte Access Economics report that assesses the benefits of international collaboration between New Zealand and overseas universities. It finds that collaboration on joint research, and the active ... More >>

Governments education work programme welcomed

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:58 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand says the Government’s release of more detail of its education portfolio work programme for the next three years is welcome, and it comes at an important time for a system under pressure from a long-term decline in real per-student ... More >>

Music Scholarships Awarded to Outstanding Young Performers

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:14 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Five talented young performers have been awarded Kiwi Music Scholarships to continue their musical development. More >>

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 3:59 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Prestigious Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded to three outstanding young New Zealanders to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford (UK). More >>

Universities NZ welcomes Ministerial appointments

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 2:20 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

University Vice-Chancellors today congratulated Chris Hipkins on his appointment as Minister of Education as well as Associate Ministers of Education Kelvin Davis, Jenny Salesa, and Tracey Martin, and Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, ... More >>

Life-changing opportunity for Woolf Fisher scholars

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:10 am | 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 life-changing Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge. More >>

Inaugural Critic and Conscience Award

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:28 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Massey University academic Dr Mike Joy has today been presented with the inaugural Critic and Conscience of Society Award for his work in drawing attention to the issue of water quality in New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and drinking water. More >>

UNZ cautions about potential for misuse of data

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:06 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the release of data to guide student choices around study and career options, but is worried about the likelihood that the data might mislead or confuse current or potential students. More >>

Strong endorsement for NZ university academic standards

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 12:38 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Strong endorsement for NZ university academic standards 20 July 2017 An independent review released today has strongly endorsed the quality assurance system that sits across all New Zealand university academic programmes and qualifications. More >>

UNZ welcomes first Health Research Strategy

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 4:13 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

By 2020 New Zealand will be investing over $120 million annually on health research so it’s critical the Health Research Strategy released today has the greatest impact possible. More >>

FMB Reynolds Law Scholarship awarded to Alison Chamberlain

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:51 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Auckland solicitor Alison Chamberlain has been awarded the 2017 FMB Reynolds Scholarship in Law which will see her carrying our post-graduate study towards a Bachelor of Civil Law at the prestigious University of Oxford. More >>

No real commitment to great universities

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:25 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Vice-Chancellors say that while the government has invested heavily in some aspects of New Zealand’s future it is yet to show a commitment to creating the great universities that will be central to the country’s future. More >>

Universities generate $19.95 billion in regions

Monday, 15 May 2017, 11:38 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New research shows that New Zealand’s universities contribute up to $19.95 billion to the regions where they are located and individually drive between 1.6% and 6.5% of regional GDP. More >>

Prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded to Hamish Thomas

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 4:16 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Hamish Thomas, aged 17 from Christchurch, has been awarded the prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship which will see him study Natural Sciences, specialising in genetics, at the University of Cambridge. More >>

Scholarship for outstanding women lawyers announced

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:42 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The 2017 New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers has been awarded to Johanna McDavitt. More >>

   

 

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