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Lincoln to become only university without a bookshop

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017 04:37 PM
Lincoln VC ignores community to become NZ’z only university without a bookshop The Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University has announced he will close the bookshop on campus, leaving students without a place to buy text books at their place of study. Read more...

Thank You - Together, We Achieved So Much in 2017!

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017 12:27 PM
It was because we stood together that we stopped the last National Government passing legislation to further privatise tertiary education, started a national debate about the declining conditions of work in tertiary education and helped create the conditions ... Read more...

Five Māori & Pasifika Tertiary Projects Get Funding

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017 11:09 AM
We are delighted to announce the five Māori and Pasifika projects to receive funding through the Ako Aotearoa National Project Fund (NPF) in 2017/18. Read more...

Ara Institute Supports Young Enterprise in Regions

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017 11:04 AM
More young people in 2018 in Canterbury will have the chance to set up and run their own ventures, learning first-hand from local business mentors and developing critical skills for future employment and study. Read more...

Whose Future Is This?

Published: Fri 15 Dec 2017 11:03 AM
Titled "Whose future is this?", he shared the true role of futurists: not to make predictions, but to help people contemplate a range of scenarios. Read more...

Brookby School Earns Bronze Enviro School Award

Published: Thu 14 Dec 2017 05:19 PM
Brookby School has been awarded the Bronze Enviroschools Award recently in recognition of their commitment to working towards becoming more sustainable at the Enviroschools ceremony held at the Western Springs Garden Community Hall. Read more...

Unis spend millions accessing publicly funded research

Published: Thu 14 Dec 2017 02:23 PM
Research findings are published in peer-reviewed academic journals, many of which charge universities subscription fees. from www.shutterstock.com , CC BY-ND Read more...

Engineering firm takes mentoring to another level

Published: Thu 14 Dec 2017 01:50 PM
When six Wintec Māori and Pasifika engineering students volunteered for work experience at Longveld recently, they got to work on a very special project. Together they have made the framework for Hamilton’s Matariki Interactive Waka sculpture. Read more...

Otago Polytechnic Launches NZ’s First Degree for Changemaker

Published: Thu 14 Dec 2017 10:17 AM
Otago Polytechnic is launching a Bachelor of Leadership for Change * — a New Zealand-first degree which caters for all people, no matter what field they want to make a difference in. Read more...

Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost

Published: Wed 13 Dec 2017 07:22 PM
Successful summer blogging project gets a funding boost Embargoed until 12.30pm Wednesday 13 December 2017 Over 1000 school children may be blogging over the summer to keep their literacy skills up, thanks to the partnership between the Manaiakalani ... Read more...
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