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Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s promise puts future of public tertiary education on the ballot paper Labour’s promise to ditch the National-led Government’s plans to change the law so that public funds can be diverted to for-profit education offers voters a real choice in this election about the future […]

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Tears and laughter at nursing farewell

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tears and laughter at nursing farewell

MIL OSI – Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tears and laughter at nursing farewell Tears and laughter flowed at an emotional farewell ceremony held for NorthTec’s latest batch of nursing graduates. It was a big week for the 45 graduates, who sat their Nursing Council State Final Examination the day before, to qualify as […]

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Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland. From modest residential projects to large-scale civic commissions, local […]

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US Air Force funds Waikato tech project

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on US Air Force funds Waikato tech project

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: US Air Force funds Waikato tech project The US Air Force has awarded a University of Waikato engineer more than $250,000 to research the heat transfer qualities of copper-diamond composites. Dr Fei Yang, a materials and processing engineer, says copper and diamond can enable very […]

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Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities Thursday, 20 July 2017 9:13am Professor Tony Blakely Bowel-cancer screening in New Zealand will improve health cost effectively, according to University of Otago research just published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. However, it […]

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Making cyber space a safer place

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Making cyber space a safer place

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Making cyber space a safer place Director of the GCSB (the Government Communications Security Bureau) Andrew Hampton told participants in the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge that a few years ago people were told that if they didn’t put cyber security on the agenda then […]

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The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Pacific Media Centre – Analysis published with permission of PMC Headline: The insecurity legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A human rights transition from nuclear to climate-change refugees Figure 4: A scene on board the Rainbow Warrior with nuclear refugees bound for Mejato from the Eyes of Fire […]

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Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Pacific Media Centre – Analysis published with permission of PMC Headline: Dire year for journalists under state of emergency in Turkey Backgrounder on the first anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey by the Reporters Sans Frontières Eastern Europe and Central Asia team. The trial of 19 journalists […]

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Blue2Green next month

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Blue2Green next month

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Blue2Green next month Tauranga will host the International Marine Biotechnology Convention next month, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time. The ‘Blue2Green Marine Biotechnology Convention’ will take place from August 8–10 in Tauranga and will constitute a joint meeting between the […]

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PNG activist blogger Martyn Namorong protests online in defiance of gag order

By   /  July 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PNG activist blogger Martyn Namorong protests online in defiance of gag order

MIL OSI – Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis-Reportage: Headline: PNG activist blogger Martyn Namorong protests online in defiance of gag order By Mong Palatino of Global Voices A Papua New Guinea court has issued a gag order against Martyn Namorong, a prominent political blogger and activist accused of defaming Patilias Gamato, […]

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Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Cutting nearly 200 support staff puts Otago Uni’s world-class reputation at risk Staff at the University of Otago are deeply concerned about the impact Vice-Chancellor Harlene Hayne’s plan to cut 182 full time equivalent jobs will have on students and the university’s ability to continue providing […]

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SAC funding rates

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on SAC funding rates

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: SAC funding rates   For detailed information on courses and funding for courses, including course classification and the alphabetic and numeric codes, see the Qualifications and courses page, including the Information about courses section. 2018 SAC funding rates 2017 SAC funding rates 2016 SAC funding rates 2015 SAC […]

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A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year Spreading happiness is important for 2017 Youth Volunteer of the Year Gary Ho. The Hong Kong-born University of Waikato student accepted the accolade from Volunteering Waikato last month for his work with refugees. Judges at […]

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Podcast series explores immigration in NZ

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Podcast series explores immigration in NZ

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Podcast series explores immigration in NZ Professor Paul Spoonley, who contributed to the podcast series, Slice of Heaven, on immigration issues in New Zealand Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley hopes New Zealanders will eventually drop the word ‘immigrant’ and use ‘neighbour’, ‘friend’ or ‘colleague’ instead. […]

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New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts Thursday, 13 July 2017 9:28am The proposed music, theatre and performing arts building to be built on Union Street East. The University of Otago is building recording studios and refurbishing existing buildings in a $26 million […]

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Animal genetics boosted by new Centre

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Animal genetics boosted by new Centre

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Animal genetics boosted by new Centre New Centre to research quantitative breeding, genetics and genomics to benefit New Zealand. Massey University’s A.L. Rae Centre for Genetics and Breeding will officially launch tonight, bringing world-leading New Zealand scientist Professor Dorian Garrick home to lead it. The […]

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A traditional approach to child rearing

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A traditional approach to child rearing

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A traditional approach to child rearing Traditional Māori approaches to child rearing are steeped in collective responsibility, rather than conventionally promoted individual approaches. Associate Professor Leonie Pihama, Dr Naomi Simmonds and Dr Waikaremoana Waitoki at the University of Waikato have been awarded $350,000 funding for […]

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An internship to SING about

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on An internship to SING about

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: An internship to SING about Excited is an understatement for biological sciences student Nauvoo Begman. The University of Waikato student is in Arizona, USA this week with his Waikato team attending the summer internship for Indigenous peoples in Genomics (SING USA). Nauvoo, from Ngāpuhi and […]

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Have you got talent? – 3MT contest is on

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Have you got talent? – 3MT contest is on

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have you got talent? – 3MT contest is on PhD candidate Mark Roberts delivering his winning 3MT presentation on the nutritive value of dog food 3MT, or Three Minute Thesis, is a spectator sport for scholars and their supporters. An “X Factor-for-academics” and popular around […]

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2017 April Single Data Return: Student Achievement Component and Youth Guarantee

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on 2017 April Single Data Return: Student Achievement Component and Youth Guarantee

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: 2017 April Single Data Return: Student Achievement Component and Youth Guarantee Last updated 11 July 2017 Last updated 07/11/2017 This page reports on enrolments and funding for tertiary education organisations that receive This page reports on enrolments and funding for tertiary education organisations that receive We publish […]

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