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Summer Lab Recognised For Excellence In Global Entrepreneur Education

Published: Mon 2 Aug 2021 04:51 PM
A four-week intensive programme run by the University of Auckland Business School during summer break - designed to ignite the entrepreneur within - has won the top educational prize at the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 65th world ... Read more...

Students Are Vaccinated In High Numbers And Are Willing To Quarantine To Study On Campus

Published: Fri 30 Jul 2021 12:01 PM
The latest findings from IDP Connect’s Crossroads research shows high numbers of fully vaccinated students, and a willingness to quarantine. There is also a continued desire to commence studies on campus, and increasingly positive perceptions of countries ... Read more...

FSU Backs Academic Freedom To Call Out Flat-earthers

Published: Thu 29 Jul 2021 11:49 AM
The Free Speech Union is backing a University Lecturer's fight for academic freedom, against University of Waikato attempts to stop him from describing people as "cranks", who claim on religious authority that the earth is flat, and that people lived alongside ... Read more...

‘It’s Never Too Late To Learn A New Skill,’ Says Mechanic Mum

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 06:13 PM
Training for a new career while raising children has its challenges, but apprentice mechanic Danielle Couchman encourages other parents to follow their dreams. Danielle Couchman is now doing her apprenticeship at JP Motors in Masterton Danielle has always ... Read more...

SIT Holds Inaugural Colombian Independence Day Ceremony

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 04:03 PM
Colombian students at Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) are counting down the days to celebrate and show their patriotism on Colombian Independence Day, July 20th, because this year they are having their first ever ceremony at the Invercargill campus. ... Read more...

Unitec And GeneCrypt Launch Partnership To Protect DNA Data With Encryption Software

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 10:10 AM
The high risk of genetic data being misused has led Unitec Institute of Technology and start-up company GeneCrypt to partner in the development of a prototype encryption system that protects the genomic data of individuals who have had their DNA sequenced. ... Read more...

Canterbury Scholarship Aims To Grow Business Leadership

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 08:45 AM
A new scholarship providing financial support and leadership coaching is being offered to outstanding University of Canterbury business students, thanks to the generosity of a high-profile Christchurch family. The Ben Gough Family Foundation, a charity ... Read more...

Commentary: Ara Automotive Training Is Moving With The Times

Published: Tue 27 Jul 2021 11:21 AM
"The car of tomorrow - a computer on wheels - will deliver mobility as a service, drive autonomously, operate in a fully connected and digitalized environment, and be powered by an electric drivetrain… resulting in a significant increase in the ... Read more...

Opening Up Access To Science Education: Rocket Lab Scholarship Applications Now Open

Published: Mon 26 Jul 2021 10:13 AM
  Auckland, New Zealand. 26 July 2021 : Rocket Lab, the global leader in small satellite launch, has opened applications for its annual Rocket Lab Scholarship to those eager for a future in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). ... Read more...

Te Rūnanga O Ngāi Tahu And Datacom To Work In Partnership

Published: Fri 23 Jul 2021 09:43 AM
Datacom Group and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which will see the South Island iwi and New Zealand’s largest home-grown technology provider working together to deliver a series of tech projects and a new pathway ... Read more...
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