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Kiwi Music scholarships awarded to outstanding youth

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 5:00 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Baritone Jonathan Eyers, aged 24, is currently enrolled at the Guildhall School of Music in London, where he is studying with Robert Dean, Professor of Singing. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Music (1st class Honours) from the University of Waikato and ... More >>

Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 10:40 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 Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge University. More >>

NZ universities rank well despite resourcing constraints

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:59 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand universities continue to do well in international rankings, with the release of the 2020 QS world rankings showing that all eight universities remain in the world’s top 500. More >>

‘Best brains’ awarded postgraduate scholarships

Friday, 7 June 2019, 5:25 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Several young New Zealanders are able to complete their postgraduate study thanks to the William Georgetti Scholarships. More >>

Outstanding young musicians awarded Scholarships

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 3:01 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Outstanding young musicians awarded Kia Ora Patricia Pratt Scholarships More >>

Funding increase much-needed boost for universities

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 4:34 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s Vice-Chancellors acknowledge the 1.8% increase in the Student Achievement Component of university funding. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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