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Universities’ Budget 2022 Funding Doesn’t Even Keep Up With Inflation

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 7:10 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Aotearoa New Zealand’s universities are disappointed that despite their potential to be the key to improving wellbeing, addressing climate change and positioning the country for post-pandemic success, Budget 2022’s tiny funding increases won’t ... More >>

Universities Welcome Much-needed Earlier Border Reopening

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 4:17 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Aotearoa New Zealand’s eight universities look forward to welcoming back their international students after today’s announcement that the final part of the Government’s staged border reopening will be brought forward from October to 31 July. “This ... More >>

Budget A Chance To Unlock Universities’ Full Potential To Enhance New Zealanders’ Wellbeing And Prosperity

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 2:10 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Budget 2022 is a chance for the Government to better support universities and enhance their huge contribution to national wellbeing and providing the skills and solutions New Zealanders need to prosper, says Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara ... More >>

Critic And Conscience Of Society Award Winner Highlights Vaping Threat To Health Of Young New Zealanders

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 12:31 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Regulatory loopholes are contributing to increases in the number of young New Zealanders exposed to nicotine through vaping, warns the winner of the 2022 Critic and Conscience of Society Award. Janet Hoek is a Professor of Public Health at the University of ... More >>

Myers Scholarship Winner Will Use Cambridge Learning To Tackle Mental Health Crisis

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 11:16 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The recipient of this year’s Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship to attend the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom aims to use what he learns there to help tackle Aotearoa New Zealand’s mental health crisis. Eighteen-year-old Aucklander Isaac ... More >>

Girdlers’ Scholarship Winner Wants To Help The Pacific Advance Itself Globally

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 3:03 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The recipient of the 58th Girdlers’ Scholarship to attend Corpus Christi College at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom wants, on completing his studies, to serve Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Pacific region in advancing themselves ... More >>

Robertson Scholarship Winner Excels In Sport And Music As Well As Studies

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 2:57 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The teachers of this year’s Robertson Scholars Leadership Program winner don’t know how she fits in her many sporting and cultural achievements while also producing such outstanding academic results, but waking some weeks at 4am undoubtedly helps. ... More >>

Universities Call For An Independent National Research Council

Monday, 7 March 2022, 2:31 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Aotearoa New Zealand’s eight universities are calling for the Government to establish an independent national research council to set national research priorities and provide strategic oversight of the country’s research, science and innovation (RSI) ... More >>

Kiwi Music Scholarship Recipients Shine Despite Covid-19 Impact On Performing

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 10:37 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Clockwise from top left, Sophie Sparrow, April Ju, Claudia Tarrant-Matthews, Harry Gregg, Grace Francis, Felicity Tomkins and Modi Deng. The many restrictions on performing imposed by Covid-19 have not quelled the zeal of this year’s seven young recipients ... More >>

$50,000 Critic And Conscience Of Society Award Open For Applications

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 1:50 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The latest Critic and Conscience of Society Award is now open for applications, giving Aotearoa New Zealand’s university academics the chance to follow in the footsteps of previous winners such as Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles, Professor ... More >>

New Rhodes Scholars Will Make Aotearoa Proud, Says Governor-General

Friday, 19 November 2021, 1:39 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Governor-General The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro has praised three “really exceptional young people” who have received prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. She says they will make Aotearoa New Zealand proud. Dame Cindy met Dr Benjamin Alsop-tenHove , ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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