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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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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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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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Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, General staff, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’sFaculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this weekthat their jobs are on the line. Echoing through the Beehive,McCutcheon’s axing of each and every job will make it harder forJacinda Ardern […]

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Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Source: Tertiary Education Union Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to 30 per cent of those working in European languages, suggests he does not see […]

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Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland, vocational education and training  /  Comments Off on Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you

Source: Tertiary Education Union On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland, Stuart McCutcheon is cutting the jobs of the very people we need […]

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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]

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If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Employment, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on If we were you, Education Minister, this is how we’d do it

Source: Tertiary Education Union All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s the advice staff working in the sector have given to the Education Minister today in a report published as part of national education […]

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Minister congratulated for boost to tertiary funding

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Minister congratulated for boost to tertiary funding

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) welcomed the Minister for Education, Chris Hipkins’ announcement today that he will inject a further $31.7 million into the tertiary education sector to ensure students continue to get the best possible learning experience at institutions up and down the country. Funding for per-student subsidy rates will be boosted by […]

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Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Gulf States, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Moderate Islam, Niqab, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radical Islam, Religion, Religious tolerance, Reports, Saudi Arabia, Universities, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A pair of Indonesian Islamic universities are pushing female students to ditch niqab face veils – with one threatening expulsion for non-compliance – as concerns grow over rising fundamentalism in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, reports Rappler Indonesia. Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University said it had issued the edict this week […]

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Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Vote to Keep it Public, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Labour’s tertiary education promise gives people a real choice at this election Labour’s promise to give everyone one year full-time study free means voters have a real choice this election about the future of public tertiary education, the Tertiary Education Union said today. Labour said […]

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One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: One hundred tertiary education stories that National needs to hear The power of publicly funded tertiary education to change lives and transform communities is confirmed today by a collection of personal stories told by those who know just how important public tertiary education is to them, their whānau, […]

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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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