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World’s first Masters of Māori and Indigenous Leadership graduate

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on World’s first Masters of Māori and Indigenous Leadership graduate

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 18 December 2018 The world’s first graduates of the unique Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership degree will receive their degrees this week in the University of Canterbury’s December graduation ceremonies. As part of their studies, the Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership students visited […]

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December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on December graduation for 1800 Canterbury students

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 17 December 2018 About 1800 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week, with over 1500 graduating in person at four official ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington, in what may be the last UC graduation ceremonies held at the arena. […]

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UC creates first lava flow in Christchurch in 6 million years

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC creates first lava flow in Christchurch in 6 million years

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 December 2018 For the last 6 million years, Christchurch has been relatively lava free – until now. At the University of Canterbury’s School of Fine Arts, real lava has been pouring out of a new research facility – the Lava Laboratory – which may […]

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Illuminating and commemorating WWI for the modern era

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Illuminating and commemorating WWI for the modern era

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 December 2018 For the first time in nearly a century, a collection of significant World War I lantern slides belonging to the University of Canterbury (UC) is freely available for the public to view. One of Samuel Hurst Seager’s lantern slides, showing the sculptural […]

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Unique UC Motorsport race cars impress at international Formula Student contest

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Unique UC Motorsport race cars impress at international Formula Student contest

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 10 December 2018 The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia. The UCM team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards […]

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Canterbury educators funded $300,000 to improve wellbeing for learners

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Canterbury educators funded $300,000 to improve wellbeing for learners

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 05 December 2018 A collaborative university-school project bringing together teachers, whānau, hapū and iwi to enable a holistic approach to education, led by the University of Canterbury, has won $300,000 in funding from the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative. A collaborative university-school project is bringing […]

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Christchurch lawyer elected UC’s new Chancellor

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Christchurch lawyer elected UC’s new Chancellor

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 29 November 2018 The University of Canterbury will be led by two women for the first time in its history after the election of Susan McCormack, a partner at Mortlock McCormack Law, as its next Chancellor. Pro-Chancellor Susan McCormack is UC’s new Chancellor. The University […]

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Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, AUT, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities  /  Comments Off on Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Source: Tertiary Education Union Following successful strike action, members of the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have voted to accept an improved offer from the employer that will remove all pay rates below the Living Wage and boost pay by 3 per cent for all staff that are part of the […]

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UC academics call for stronger democracy in summit at Parliament

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC academics call for stronger democracy in summit at Parliament

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 29 November 2018 Several University of Canterbury academics are calling on the Government to strengthen New Zealand democracy at a summit in Parliament. The New Zealand Political Studies Association released a public discussion paper on strengthening New Zealand democracy written by 30 political scientists, educators, […]

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Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, ITPs, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Wānanga, Women  /  Comments Off on Commit to further employment changes before election, Labour and NZF told

Source: Tertiary Education Union Although welcoming the progress of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill (ERAB) in Parliament this week as a first step in addressing the imbalance between working people and employers, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) today called on Labour and New Zealand First to commit to further changes ahead of the next election. “MPs took […]

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Architectural drawings declared a national heritage treasure

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Architectural drawings declared a national heritage treasure

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 26 November 2018 The University of Canterbury’s rare collection of thousands of architectural drawings has been selected by UNESCO as a significant and important piece of New Zealand memory that should be preserved for all time. The Armson Collins Architectural Drawings Collection has been announced […]

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Untold stories of health system’s earthquake response revealed

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Untold stories of health system’s earthquake response revealed

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 22 November 2018 A new book, Rising from the Rubble: A health system’s extraordinary response to the Canterbury earthquakes, reveals untold stories of courage, compassion and creativity. Based on interviews with those who lived and worked through the Canterbury earthquakes, Rising from the Rubble is […]

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Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Love Humanities, Maori, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

Source: Tertiary Education Union A new report launched today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary education funding to at least 2.7 per cent of GDP by 2021, and to replace National’s failed market model with a […]

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UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 21 November 2018 A University of Canterbury researcher has been awarded $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria, in a study that could save lives around the world. UC Biochemistry Lecturer Dr Jodie Johnston has won funding from the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation to pursue her […]

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Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 19 November 2018 New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art gallery director and University of Canterbury alumna Jenny Harper will receive an Honorary Doctorate from her alma mater at the December graduation ceremony for the College of Arts. New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art […]

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2018 UC Council awards presented

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on 2018 UC Council awards presented

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 15 November 2018 The Chancellor’s Dinner and UC Council Awards, featuring the official presentation of the three 2018 UC Council awards, was held recently. [embedded content] The 2018 UC Council award winners (from left to right) are Professor Jon Harding, winner of the 2018 UC […]

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Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, General staff, KB, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, Victoria University of Wellington  /  Comments Off on Come clean about Victoria University’s future, VC told

Source: Tertiary Education Union The Vice-Chancellor of the Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford has been told by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) to come clean about his plans for the future of the university after all staff were sent an email yesterday inviting them to apply for voluntary redundancy. The TEU has also sought a meeting with […]

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Student Volunteer Army to reconnect with Parkland students in Florida

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Student Volunteer Army to reconnect with Parkland students in Florida

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 14 November 2018 Twelve youth leaders from the University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army are reconnecting with students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the United States, this month. SVA President Josh Blackmore (left) and SVA Vice-President Emma Pratt are among the 12 youth […]

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Combustion or electric race car? UC Motorsport says why not both?

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Combustion or electric race car? UC Motorsport says why not both?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 November 2018 For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more […]

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New book offers unique insight into New Zealand philosopher

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New book offers unique insight into New Zealand philosopher

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 November 2018 How does a theologian become a logician? University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw explores this question through the letters of a New Zealand philosopher who developed a famous philosophical theory called ‘tense logic’. UC Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw’s research is based […]

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