Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara - Latest News [Page 1]

COVID-19 Commentary Features Again In Critic And Conscience Of Society Awards

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 3:01 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Helping public understanding of New Zealand’s COVID-19 response has been a focus for both recipients of this year’s Critic and Conscience of Society Award, presented by The Gama Foundation in a ceremony in Christchurch today [6 July]. <img ... More >>

Universities Welcome Increase; Call For More Funded Places

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:54 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand’s eight universities welcome the 1.2% increase in funding per student announced in today’s budget. It will help universities deal with increasing costs of maintaining the quality of teaching. “It is vital that investment levels in ... More >>

Prestigious 2021 Girdlers’ Scholarship Awarded To Tauranga’s Benjamin Adams

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 1:59 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Benjamin Adams, from Tauranga, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Girdlers’ Scholarship, which will enable him to study for a Master’s degree in engineering, specialising in energy sustainability, at Cambridge University. As well as a stellar ... More >>

Outstanding Rotorua Student Wins Myers Scholarship To Cambridge

Monday, 22 March 2021, 9:59 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Outstanding Rotorua student wins Myers scholarship to Cambridge Ishan Nath, deputy head boy, academic captain and leader of the academic committee at Rotorua’s John Paul College last year, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers scholarship ... More >>

Future Leader Awarded Prestigious Robertson Scholarship

Friday, 26 February 2021, 2:44 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An exceptional young woman who plans to pursue a career in global public service to become a leader who leads through compassion has been awarded the prestigious Robertson Scholarship to study in the US. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2102/d6345815772ee14f1402.jpeg" ... More >>

Universities New Zealand Welcomes International Student Announcement

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 3:24 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the Minister of Education’s announcement that a further 1000 tertiary-level students will be able to return to New Zealand to continue their studies. “These students have already made a commitment to New Zealand and ... More >>

Employment Rights For International Students Benefit NZ, Says Universities New Zealand

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 12:01 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand strongly disputes the NZIER’s claim [ Could do better – Migration and New Zealand’s frontier firms ] that eliminating employment rights for international students would benefit New Zealand. “The long-term reputational ... More >>

Rhodes Scholarships Awarded To Future Leaders

Friday, 6 November 2020, 3:57 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. The 2021 Rhodes Scholars elect are Liam Dennis, Rhieve Grey and Jessica Sutton . The Governor-General ... More >>

Outstanding Young Musicians Receive Kiwi Music Scholarships

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 3:05 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Seven talented young performers—baritone Jonathan Eyers , tenor Harry Grigg , soprano Katherine McIndoe , viola player Julie Park , soprano Sophie Sparrow , pianist Siyu Sun and violinist Claudia Tarrant-Matthews —have been awarded Kiwi Music Scholarships ... More >>

UNZ Welcomes Announcement On International Students

Monday, 12 October 2020, 4:07 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the Government’s announcement that a limited number of international students will soon be permitted to return to New Zealand to continue their studies. “Prioritising PHD and Masters students who are already ... More >>

Special Critic And Conscience Of Society Award For Public Health Specialist

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 2:22 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

One of the most recognised public voices during New Zealand’s COVID-19 response is this year being presented with a special Critic and Conscience of Society Award by The Gama Foundation in a ceremony at Dunedin’s Otago University. This year, ... More >>

Ethel Benjamin Scholarship For Outstanding Women Lawyer Announced

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 2:28 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Auckland lawyer Ana Lenard has been awarded the New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers. The award honours Ethel Benjamin, New Zealand’s first woman barrister and solicitor, who was admitted to the bar ... More >>

‘Best Brains’ Awarded Postgraduate Scholarships

Friday, 29 May 2020, 10:02 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Several young New Zealanders have been given assistance to complete their postgraduate study thanks to the William Georgetti Scholarships. Established by the late William Georgetti, a Hawke’s Bay farmer, to create opportunities for the “best brains” ... More >>

Budget Announcements Recognise Universities’ Role In Rebuild

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:57 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities welcome today's Budget announcements that recognise the role that universities will play during the coming economic rebuild period. "Another $600m over the next four years to help upskill or reskill New Zealanders means our institutions ... More >>

Outstanding Tauranga Student Wins Myers Scholarship To Cambridge

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 11:37 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Quaid Forbes, a former prefect, house leader and sports captain at Tauranga Boys’ College last year, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers scholarship to study at Cambridge University in England. Eighteen-year-old Quaid plans to study ... More >>

Prestigious 2020 Girdlers’ Scholarship Awarded To Wellington’s Sophie Mance

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 2:52 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

  Sophie Mance, from Wellington, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Girdlers’ Scholarship, which will enable her to study Natural Sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. “What really appeals to me about studying at Cambridge ... More >>

Universities Support Measures To Counter COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020, 1:14 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities are working constructively with Government and stand ready to offer support in any way they can during this time of crisis, says Derek McCormack, Universities New Zealand Chair and Vice-Chancellor of AUT. “Universities are already opening ... More >>

Universities work to help students during travel disruptions

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 5:34 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities are working closely with New Zealand Government to ensure all international students will be able to successfully carry on with their studies despite the recent restrictions imposed on travel from China. More >>

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 11:02 am | 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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL