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Cultural amnesia – the price of lost perspectives in NZ history

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Cultural amnesia – the price of lost perspectives in NZ history

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 24 September 2018 Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field. University of Canterbury doctoral student Madison Williams and her primary supervisor UC […]

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Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. A still from Tanu Gago’s 2018 […]

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Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University. Stephanie McGimpsey, aged 25, a graduate of UC studying a Master of Science, and Sam Frengley, aged 21, a Bachelor of […]

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UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 18 September 2018 How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s […]

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UC Marketing academic honoured in national tertiary teaching awards

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Marketing academic honoured in national tertiary teaching awards

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 14 September 2018 University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament. [embedded content] University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, […]

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UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political […]

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Young Person of the Year aims to inspire future entrepreneurs in Christchurch summit

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Young Person of the Year aims to inspire future entrepreneurs in Christchurch summit

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury. Australian businessman Usman Iftikhar, age 28, who was presented […]

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Full STEAM ahead for Timaru Ideas Festival

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Full STEAM ahead for Timaru Ideas Festival

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury “When you see other people doing something that you think is really awesome, it’s easier to see yourself doing it,” Cassa Grant, Communications Manager of the Ideas Festival says. This is how the Ideas Festival proposes to inspire students on Friday 28 September at Ara Institute of Canterbury’s Timaru campus, […]

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Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 September 2018 The increasing cost of legal advice and the excessive formality of the legal system has left the way open for alternative ways to undertake the ‘law jobs’, without the need of lawyers, according to Professor John Hopkins of the University of Canterbury […]

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Nicky Hager public lecture: Dirty Politics and Dirty Policing?

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Nicky Hager public lecture: Dirty Politics and Dirty Policing?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 11 September 2018 The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week. UC Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case. He will focus […]

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Te Reo leads to career in theatre

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Te Reo leads to career in theatre

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Learning Te Reo has enabled Tania Gilchrist (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Kahungunu, Tuhoe) to create a richer, more satisfying career – and life. With the confidence she gained from completing the Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies and the networks she developed while at Ara, she has been […]

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UC student stirs waters to clean them up

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC student stirs waters to clean them up

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 04 September 2018 Disrupting stream communities may hold the secret to long-term restoration of waterways, according to a University of Canterbury student’s thesis. At UC’s Cass Field Station in Arthur’s Pass, doctoral candidate Issie Barrett has built a bespoke outdoor system that artificially recreates freshwater […]

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Hunger for literary humour takes a ‘novel’ approach

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Hunger for literary humour takes a ‘novel’ approach

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 23 Aug 2018 The hunger for a good book takes a novel turn again, as Ara’s students and staff compete in the fifth annual Edible Book competition at Ara on 29 August, where book titles inspire edible creations and humour is high on the ingredient list.   “We are always surprised […]

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Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Establishing an ecosystem that will nurture dynamic start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovators is critical for Christchurch, and Canterbury to strengthen its standing as a region of opportunity. This is one of the primary goals of Christchurch’s newest partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury and Ministry of Awesome. On 15th October, Ara […]

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Ara Institute of Canterbury Tops in Culinary Stakes

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Ara Institute of Canterbury Tops in Culinary Stakes

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury A team from Ara Institute of Canterbury fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition. Culinary students Shikylah Dearnley and Chahna Victoria Davis proved to be champs in the kitchen picking up two gold medals, […]

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TVNZ honours Best Documentary in NZBS

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on TVNZ honours Best Documentary in NZBS

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Cameron Gleed is a promising student, who now holds a newly created TVNZ award to his name. Gleed’s documentary ‘Porteous’ has won the first TVNZ News and Current Affairs- Best Documentary Award, which will now be conferred annually to the best documentary produced at Ara’s New Zealand Broadcasting School (NZBS). […]

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Timaru Menzshed thrilled with equipment donated by Ara

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Timaru Menzshed thrilled with equipment donated by Ara

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Ara’s gain is the Menzshed’s gain in Timaru as the tertiary institute donates welders to the community organisation to make way for almost $77,000 worth of new state-of-the-art engineering trades equipment at the Timaru campus. The donated equipment, an arc welder and a MIG welder, was gratefully received by the […]

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NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: NZ’s longest tramp peaks near Timaru Te Araroa track spans the length of both islands, running 3000 km from Cape Reinga to Bluff, but one of the most impressive sections is near Timaru, according to local outdoor instructor Sash Nukada.  “It’s an absolutely stunning tramp. Big open country, very […]

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Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Volunteering work setting Ara student up for success Sasindu Anjula (“Sas”) Don Simon Patabendi, an Engineering student of Ara Institute of Canterbury, is proud to say that he can see the physical impacts of his volunteer work in Christchurch. “Last year for the Christchurch Youth Council I helped to […]

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Tertiary study leads to dream job

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tertiary study leads to dream job

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: Tertiary study leads to dream job Enrolling at Ara was a huge step for Aubrey Tupai Creagh and one that has since led him in directions he could not have imagined, including most recently to a dream job he feels blessed to be doing. As a mature age Samoan […]

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