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NZ universities view budget as step in the right direction

Universities NZ

Te Pōkai Tara welcomes student achievement component (SAC) funding increases announced in today’s budget for science, agriculture, pharmacy and physiotherapy on a per capita basis. It is also strongly supportive of increased investment for four more Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs), including a CoRE dedicated to Māori development research, and contestable science funding. “The budget includes some very good news ... Read More »

New Zealand: University enrolments back on the rise

University of Otago

Strong growth in first-year student numbers has helped turn around three years of declining enrolments at the University of Otago. Vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne told yesterday’s university council meeting student numbers rose by the narrowest of margins on last year, climbing by 0.1% to 17,707 equivalent-full-time students (Efts), which was ”fantastic” news. The increase follows three successive years of declining ... Read More »

Global Future Charitable Trust-NCPACS PhD Scholarships at University of Otago

University of Otago

National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago is inviting applications for PhD scholarships in Peace and Conflict Studies. The scholarship holders will receive an annual stipend of NZ$25,000 for up to 36 months (3 years). Scholarships will cover tuition fees. About Scholarship: Applications are invited for two- 3 year PhD scholarships in the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies ... 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 »

NZ universities rank highly in new global lists

The University of Auckland is one of six “world class” New Zealand universities to have made the top 200 in the newest world university rankings, released. QS World University Rankings show how the top 600 universities, from 27 countries around the globe, stack up against one another in the largest survey of its kind. Victoria University, the University of Otago, ... Read More »

New Zealand: University's govt funding rises 13%, figures show

Government funding to the University of Otago increased by 13% from 2008 to 2011, in part because of increases in student numbers and in per-student funding. The increase was shown in figures released by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) revealing the financial performance of each of New Zealand’s eight universities, with the University of Otago coming second behind the University of ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes