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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tertiary students at high risk of contracting mumps

Thanks to a perfect storm of low childhood vaccination in today’s young adults and waning vaccine protection over time, young adults are at a high risk of contracting mumps. By JODY HOPKINSON.

What can university rankings tell us about our universities?

We can’t and shouldn’t ignore international university rankings, therefore what can we learn from them, asks ROGER SMYTH.

‘Grossly inequitable’ fees-free warning from universities

Universities have warned fees-free study could push some students to apply for courses they are unlikely to pass.

Kiwi student wins entrepreneur award for online poetry

A University of Auckland medical student has been named the country’s top entrepreneur at a tertiary institution – after gaining a huge social media following for her poetry works.

Does it really matter where you study?

Does it matter what you study or where you study? ROGER SMYTH finds answers in the data available.

Bay of Plenty tertiary providers unite in partnership

Bay of Plenty's three major tertiary providers have united to offer greater opportunities to students.

Free tertiary education has had no effect on enrolments

The impact of Labour's free year of tertiary education is yet to be seen in enrolments.

Local scholarships will honour Beverly Anaru

Late Te Arawa educator Beverly Anaru will be honoured again this year at the presentation ceremony for the Beverley Anaru Memorial Scholarships.

Education provider’s data breached Act

An Auckland tertiary education provider in liquidation has been found to have breached the Education Act and funding conditions by under-delivering on its training promises.

Tertiary institutes gear up for fees-free enrolments

Tertiary institutions are gearing up for the first year of fees-free education as the new government policy comes into play this year.

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