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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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