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$2.24 million boost for early career researchers

Seven early career researchers at Victoria University of Wellington have received a total of $2.24 million to pursue their research into issues ranging from health and wellbeing to climate change after receiving MBIE Science Whitinga Fellowships.

Enhancing curriculum a key focus of Budget 2021

A significant chunk of the Education Budget 2021 has been allocated to enhancing curriculum support for teachers and learners.

Tourism but not as we know it: Ara makes a sustainable commitment

Ara Institute of Canterbury has just signed up to the Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) ‘Tourism Sustainability Commitment’, a publicly-declared commitment towards the active embrace of sustainable operations in New Zealand.

Whitireia and WelTec leadership programme helps young woman grow confidence through volunteer work

Roseline Enoka's study for her dream job has been jump-started by the LEAP programme, which requires students to complete at least 20 hours of volunteer community service and to attend two workshops a year. The workshops include talks on leadership, employability and community.

Genesis Energy supports Pūhoro STEM Academy pathways for Maori students

Pūhoro STEM Academy has signed a three-year partnership with Genesis Energy supporting Māori students to choose school subjects and career pathways in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Ara offers two new scholarships for Māori learners

The Department of Applied Science and Social Practice are offering two new scholarships for Māori learners to study for a Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology (GDILT) in 2021.

Ara engineering student takes flight (and makes it better)

Joshua Bensberg has been awarded the ‘Best Project - Mechanical Engineering’ prize and the ‘Industry Choice’ prize for his TEKMIK Coaxial Rotor Configuration project at the finale of Ara’s 2020 Engineering Showcase last week.

Wairoa student awarded $20,000 Rocket Lab Scholarship to pursue medical degree 

Wairoa teenager Clive Hook-Pomare has been awarded the 2020 Rocket Lab Scholarship, created to support and encourage students from the region where Rocket Lab launches to pursue science, technology, engineering, or maths at a tertiary level. 

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund

The details of a $320m Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), designed to support vocational training across high-demand industries have now been announced.

Hauora Maori Scholarship Dates 2020 Nearly Closed

The application deadline for the Ministry of Health’s Hauora Maori Scholarships has almost closed. Application will not be accepted after 5pm Friday 27 March 2020 and must be submitted online. The Hauora Maori Scholarship programme...
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