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Student finds his tribes in hip hop and helping profession

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Social Work, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student finds his tribes in hip hop and helping profession

Source: Massey University Thomas Read (centre) and the Tribesmen Dance Crew at the Hip Hop International competition in Auckland earlier this year. Bachelor of Social Work student Thomas Read is dancing his way through his studies, successfully holding down two jobs, and playing a massive part in champion hip hop group, Tribesmen Dance Crew. The […]

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Taking life-long learning to a new degree

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Extramural, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Wellington), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Taking life-long learning to a new degree

Source: Massey University Newly capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate John ‘Jo’ Rimmer at the Wellington graduation ceremony this week. Keeping his mind active, having an interest to fill his days and being able to contribute to conversations are among the benefits of studying in later years, says Bachelor of Arts graduate John ‘Jo’ Rimmer, […]

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Germany is calling for young football star

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Extramural, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Germany is calling for young football star

Source: Massey University Paige Satchell battling for the ball againts the Cook Islands at the 2018 Oceania Football Confederation Women’s Nations Cup in New Caledonia. Bachelor of Sport Management student Paige Satchell, Nga Puhi, has the world at her feet, literally! The soccer star is moving to Germany in July, to enter the world of […]

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Passion for defence and security for BA grad

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Source: Massey University BA graduate Rachel Stephens, with her mum, Christine Stephens, who graduated this week with a Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Aviation. Health problems deterred Rachel Stephens from pursuing her dream of being an army medic, but the newly-capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate found her passion at Massey University and is […]

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From the slopes to the books and beyond

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Olympics, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on From the slopes to the books and beyond

Source: Massey University Freestyle skier Beau-James Wells studies from home in Wanaka, and has his sights set firmly on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo credit: Mark Clinton. Photo credit: Danny Warley. Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his […]

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Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, FutureNZ - Art and Culture, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Olympics, School of Music and CMP, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

Source: Massey University Zakea Page’s winning medal design, Beauty in Diversity (photo supplied). Zakea Page (photo supplied). Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020. Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the […]

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Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

Source: Massey University Massey alumni and New Zealand Rugby digital content producer Callum Smith interviews Canterbury player Nathan Vella. Next week, Massey University Bachelor of Sport and Exercise graduate Callum Smith will be the guest speaker at the Beehive in Wellington for the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education (NZACE) Conference, which promotes Work-Integrated Learning. […]

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Student helps create craft beer with gin

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student helps create craft beer with gin

Source: Massey University Massey student Tash Snowball Kui and Lila, the Juniper Wit beer she helped create Most students leave their summer internship with new skills or knowledge or maybe even a job offer, but Tash Snowball Kui gets to leave with a beer she helped create. Studying a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Chemical and […]

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Mastering sports event management

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mastering sports event management

Source: Massey University Amanda Isada, Masters in Sport Management graduate and business administration manager at Volleyball New Zealand. A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School […]

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Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

Source: Massey University Film-maker David Cranstoun Welch has combined documentary-making in the US with studying for a BA by distance. He’s been studying at Massey University by distance from New York and Los Angeles, majoring in social anthropology – a field that fascinates him and that flows into his cinematic work. The young director, writer, […]

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Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Psychology, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

Source: Massey University Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of mindfulness-based phone apps for students for her PhD thesis. Mindfulness-based therapies have shown promise in reducing stress and improving psychological wellbeing. Using a novel approach to mindfulness training, Doctor of Clinical Psychology graduate Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based phone app for […]

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Life after league: a health perspective

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-health, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Life after league: a health perspective

Source: Massey University Dr Trevor Clark with his wife Christine after graduation last week. Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see […]

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Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Agriculture and Environment, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Source: Massey University Dr Lydia Cranston and and Associate Professor Dave Horne examining the pipes. Massey University’s sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and nutrient collection system. Located just outside of Palmerston North near […]

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Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Food, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

Source: Massey University While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk. The second-year student says studying food technology is a lot of chemistry, engineering and processes, but when he tells people what he’s studying, he often gets the same reaction. […]

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The secret life of an animal science student

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The secret life of an animal science student

Source: Massey University Martha Broughton as Fergus the ram at the Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final Her classmates know her as Martha Broughton, but most are unaware that for the past few months, Martha has led a double-life as Massey University’s long-serving mascot Fergus the Ram. But before she was Fergus, she had […]

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From Waikato to Wageningen

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on From Waikato to Wageningen

Source: Massey University It is hard to find time when you are studying, but Master of Science student Mattes Groenendijk manages to hunt, fish, train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and even spent six-months on the other side of the world. But before all of that, Mattes was just a kid who grew up on a dairy farm […]

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Theatre award for a haunting Canterbury tale

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Theatre award for a haunting Canterbury tale

Source: Massey University A touching letter and a ghostly encounter in a historic Christchurch homestead sparked the idea for a play exploring the dilemmas of migrant life by Ukraine-born Master of Creative Writing student Nataliya Oryshchuk. She was recently awarded first prize by the Playwrights Association of New Zealand’s 2018 One Act Play Competition for her […]

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Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

Source: Massey University Future leader and Bachelor of Arts student Whaiora Patrick She survived darkness and despair as a teen. Now, creative writing, running marathons to raise awareness and studying for her Bachelor of Arts degree are all part of Massey student Whaiora Patrick’s vision to help vulnerable youth overcome mental health and poverty-related issues.  […]

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Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Student profiles, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

Source: Massey University Virginia Boyd with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley at the Manawatū campus Outstanding Achiever Awards The value of travel, pursuing creative passions and volunteer work alongside academic goals were among the experiences shared by top humanities and social sciences students celebrated at ceremonies across Massey’s three campuses in recent weeks. Virginia […]

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