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Victoria University name change ‘not our business’ Wellington councillors say

Wellington City councillors have revealed why they did not sign a notice of motion against Victoria University's proposed name change.

International students fail University Entrance; educators call for more intensive courses

Educators are calling for intensive English courses for foreign students who arrive in New Zealand schools with very little or no English, as statistics show that many fail to get University Entrance.

NZ universities slip in world subject rankings

New Zealand universities have tumbled out of the top ranks in the latest world rankings by subject.

$206 million Lincoln University research facility scrapped

Plans for a $206 million research facility at Lincoln University have been scrapped.

Out of the computer lab and into the cloud

After looking at the apps students wanted to use and their preferred devices, Otago Polytechnic made the decision to implement a more collaborative learning system.

Opinion: Joel Hernandez – Empowering students with better information

New Zealand Initiative policy analyst Joel Hernandez says decisions informed by quality research can help students achieve better life outcomes.

Northland polytech offers helping hand

NorthTec willing to help Taratahi students facing a bleak future

Hipkins makes decision on Victoria University of Wellington name change

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has declined Victoria University of Wellington Council’s application for a legal name change.

Up to $50 million paid for fees-free students who either failed or withdrew

The Government is potentially spending up to $53 million a year on its flagship fees-free policy for students who have either withdrawn from or failed tertiary courses.

Govt doubles tax on private tertiary institutes for overseas student fees

The Government is almost doubling a tax on international student fees for private tertiary providers, but has signalled that the tax could be tied to the quality of education in future.
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