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Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for […]

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Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival The University of Waikato will have a strong presence at the 2017 Pasifika Festival this weekend at Western Springs, Auckland. The iconic Pasifika Festival is celebrating its 25th birthday with free entry, more than 220 performance groups and 60,000 […]

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New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis New Zealand’s health workforce crisis cannot be solved through the creation of the proposed new national School of Rural Health says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. The idea […]

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Microwave breast screening getting closer

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Microwave breast screening getting closer

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Microwave breast screening getting closer A new non-invasive method of breast screening is currently being trialled in China, thanks to the work of Professor Yifan Chen from the School of Engineering at the University of Waikato and ET Medical, a leading medical instrument company headquartered […]

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NZ retailers urged to follow Japan’s online success story

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on NZ retailers urged to follow Japan’s online success story

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: NZ retailers urged to follow Japan’s online success story New Zealand retailers should look to the e-commerce success story of Japan, where retail stores are saying goodbye to the high street and hello to the online marketplace, says a digital marketing expert from the University of […]

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Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition University of Waikato music student Matthias Balzat was awarded the top instrumental place and overall grand winner at this year’s New Zealand National Concerto Competition – meaning a five consecutive win for Waikato cellists. 17 year […]

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Top results for Samoan student

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Top results for Samoan student

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Top results for Samoan student University of Waikato student Foa Samuelu (18) received the top result in New Zealand for her NCEA Samoan scholarship exam last year. While Samoan was her strongest subject at school, Foa was surprised to hear the news. “I speak fluent […]

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Waikato students off to Asia on PM’s scholarships

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato students off to Asia on PM’s scholarships

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato students off to Asia on PM’s scholarships Four University of Waikato students have been awarded a combined total of more than $32,000 through the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). Davis Palmer (21), Emma Carroll (21) and Liam Wright (23) have won scholarships to […]

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Top educator acknowledged

Published By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Top educator acknowledged

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Top educator acknowledged The work of educator Mere Berryman was acknowledged nationally when she was named one of three finalists for Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. Associate Professor Berryman from Waikato University’s Faculty of Education has spent the majority of her career working to […]

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Starring in a new adventure TV show

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Starring in a new adventure TV show

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Starring in a new adventure TV show Completing adrenaline-filled activities all over New Zealand is something University of Waikato student Rereahu Collier has been doing for the past few months. And why you might ask? He recently landed a presenter role on the new adventure […]

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Top scholarship for Whitianga local

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Top scholarship for Whitianga local

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Top scholarship for Whitianga local Whitianga’s Hannah Trebes (17) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000. The former Mercury Bay Area School student was speechless when she heard the good news. “There was lots of smiling […]

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Father and son benefit from University initiative

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Father and son benefit from University initiative

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Father and son benefit from University initiative Former Te Kuiti High School student Trent Ammon (18) is starting university this week thanks to the University of Waikato’s Te Ara ki Angitū: Pathways to Excellence programme. Established in 2015, the newly expanded programme gives regional students […]

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Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship Computer whiz, hockey player and music enthusiast Daniel Lansdaal (18) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000. The former Matamata College student was at a hockey gathering when he got the […]

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Economics research proves a winner

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Economics research proves a winner

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Economics research proves a winner Waikato University economics graduate Leo Krippner has been awarded this year’s Central Banking’s award for economics. Central Banking Publications gives the award annually to a person who makes “the most significant contribution to economics within the field of central banking”. […]

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Introducing the new app for pregnant women

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Introducing the new app for pregnant women

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Introducing the new app for pregnant women Pregnancy is a time of continuous change – not just physical, but social, emotional, and psychological. While this can be exciting – it can also be stressful. There are dozens of books, websites, and apps out there that […]

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Social perception in mild cognitive impairment

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Social perception in mild cognitive impairment

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Social perception in mild cognitive impairment As the numbers of older people in the population increases, so too does the prevalence of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a relatively new concept that identifies those who are at a risk of developing dementia. University of […]

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$5m boost for Waikato Medical School

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on $5m boost for Waikato Medical School

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: $5m boost for Waikato Medical School The proposed Waikato Medical School received a major boost last night with Sir Owen Glenn committing $5 million to support the development. In announcing his support for the creation of a third medical school in New Zealand, Sir Glenn […]

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Indigenous research conference talks Mana Motuhake

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Indigenous research conference talks Mana Motuhake

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Indigenous research conference talks Mana Motuhake Following on from the successes of its previous conferences in 2013 and 2015, He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference is being held again this year in Hamilton. The conference runs from 6-8 March at Claudelands Event Centre and registrations […]

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Cyber security conference coming to New Zealand

Published By   /  January 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Cyber security conference coming to New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Cyber security conference coming to New Zealand The annual International Organization for Standardization (ISO) event, responsible for cyber security international standards such as the ISO/IEC 27000 series, is coming to Hamilton in April this year. Hosted by USA-based Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) on behalf of […]

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Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa

Published By   /  January 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa A recent study, led by University of Waikato’s Dr Thomas Stubbs, shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and […]

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