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University of Auckland proposes job cuts


BY SIMON DAY More than 100 jobs at the University of Auckland will be lost under proposed restructuring of administrative services. The University employs 1211 full time administrative staff. The proposed new structure will reduce this by 109 full time jobs as the university attempts to reduce costs. “The University is coming under increasing financial pressure as the income per ... Read More »

2014 MSA Charitable Trust PhD Scholarship at University of Auckland in New Zealand


University of Auckland is offering PhD scholarship for New Zealand and international students. One Scholarship will be awarded annually depending on funding availability for a period of up to three years and will be of the value of a tax-free stipend of up to $25,000 per annum. The Scholarship will be paid as a fortnightly stipend. The basis of selection will be potential academic merit. The application deadline is ... Read More »

NZ’s universities ranked 16th in world


New Zealand’s system of eight universities has been ranked 16th best in the world in an international league table. But the ranking, by the Universitas 21 group of universities which includes the University of Auckland, says New Zealand is punching well above its weight given its wealth. The ranking is based on measures including government funding as a percentage of ... Read More »

Reforms blind to universities’ aims

University of Auckland

By Ananish Chaudhuri Bill to cut size of councils and increase ministerial appointments would undermine institutions’ role in society. A law before Parliament will dramatically change the composition and role of university councils. The council oversees the running of the university, and is empowered to appoint the Vice-Chancellor and shape the university’s mission and goal. The bill, under consideration by ... Read More »

NZ universities fail to make world’s top 100


By Matthew Backhouse New Zealand universities have failed to rank among the world’s most prestigious 100 institutions as rated by top international scholars. The Times Higher Education reputation rankings, released today, are based on the world’s largest invitation-only academic opinion survey. The rankings show American and British universities remain highly rated by top scholars, while Asian universities are becoming increasingly ... Read More »

Hawaii, New Zealand universities form partnerships

University of Hawaii

The University of Hawaii at Manoa is forming partnerships in indigenous research with two New Zealand universities. The partnerships with the University of Auckland and Massey University aim to uplift the mana, or spiritual power, and aspirations of indigenous peoples. The University of Hawaii at Manoa said Wednesday the partnerships have already been fruitful. The UH medical school and a ... Read More »

7 NZ universities featured in QS World University rankings

University of Otago

Seven New Zealand universities featured in QS World University Rankings by Subject The 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 disciplines including degree subjects such as mathematics, economics, civil engineering, psychology, law and 25 others. New Zealand universities were featured in all subjects ranked with the exception of physics. Now ... Read More »

2013 Dean’s International Doctoral Scholarships, University of Auckland

University of Auckland

Applications are invited by University of Auckland, New Zealand from high caliber international students to pursue a research doctoral degree at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) at the University for the commencing session 2013.  Scholarship Details: Up to three Dean’s International Doctoral Scholarships (FMHS) may be awarded annually, each for up to three years. For more details, please click ... Read More »

2013 Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering, New Zealand

Alumni Faculty of Engineering fund Colombo Plan Scholarship for Bachelor and Postgraduate Students in engineering program at the University of Auckland, New Zealand 2013  Study Subject: Engineering Course Level: Bachelor and Postgraduate Scholarship Provider: Alumni Faculty of Engineering Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand  Eligibility: – Full-time enrolment in a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or any ... Read More »

Collaboration between universities and Crown Research Institutes

New collaborative service for universities and Crown Research Institutes A new collaborative online service for New Zealand universities and Crown Research Institutes officially launches today. Named Tuakiri – New Zealand Access Federation, the service enables participating institutions to use their home institution login to access a growing number of national and international resources, thus helping foster education and research development ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes