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