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Funding boost for university’s hybrid jet engine

A world changing hybrid-electric jet engine motor could be the result of the latest round of Government funding for science projects.

Kiwi students pay seventh-highest fees in OECD

New Zealand tertiary students are paying the seventh-highest fees in the developed world, a new report says.

Lincoln University pulls plug on farm training venture

A Rangitikei farmer is disappointed the training school Lincoln University was to run on his family's Westoe farm will not happen.

Candidates talk tertiary policies at Toi Ohomai campus

About 100 students packed out a small lecture theatre to hear from local election candidates at a Tauranga tertiary campus yesterday.

NZ struggling to attract international students

More funding is needed to halt the slide of New Zealand's universities down the world rankings.

University of Auckland falls in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

The numbers are in, the Times Higher Education World University list is out, and Auckland University isn’t looking as good as it once did.

Brickbats and bouquets for Labour’s tertiary education policies

Labour's tertiary education policy announcement has proved polarising

NZ Herald editorial: Labour’s free tertiary education policy should appeal

Labour's revamped tertiary education policy promises to be popular.

Labour unveils $6 billion plan to help students

Jacinda Ardern made tertiary education one of her priorities.

Will a new School of Rural Medicine really meet rural health needs?

The Government says a new School of Rural Medicine will be established to produce more doctors for our rural communities. However, opponents question whether the new school will address urgent, longer-term rural health needs.
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