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Tertiary education stories

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Banked unveils finance guide for New Zealand students
Last month
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Ppersonal finance website Banked debuts a free, comprehensive guide to help students effectively manage finances during their transition to tertiary education.
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Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to two promising students
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to budding video game developer and cybersecurity enthusiast.
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TechnologyOne marks era end for 'on-prem' in higher education sector
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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TechnologyOne declares the end of the 'on-prem' era as all customers transition to SaaS, boosting productivity and staff retention in higher education.
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Australian PhD students land internships at European Space Agency's Phi Lab
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Two Australian PhD students secure research internships at the European Space Agency's cutting-edge Phi Lab in Italy.
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Dell and University of Queensland advance supercomputer innovation
Wed, 30th Aug 2023
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For the next phase of supercomputing, UQ will use advanced GPU technologies to provide a whole new capability of visual compute inside the supercomputer.
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New Zealand’s Laidlaw College implements Tribal ebs:VET
Wed, 14th Sep 2022
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New Zealand’s Laidlaw College has implemented Tribal’s student management system, ebs:VET, which uses powerful features from ebs's enterprise version.
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Tribal Group wins NZ higher education SaaS contract
Wed, 31st Mar 2021
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Tribal Group wins contract to replace Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi's Student Management System in New Zealand.
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AIIA launches new skills hub to boost Aussie ICT industry
Fri, 29th Jan 2021
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The hub was created as a digital skills platform to connect ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and industry digital courses.
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Aussie uni utilises AR and VR to discover the human body
Tue, 8th Oct 2019
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Students studying anatomy at La Trobe University are utilising digital technologies as opposed to textbooks to learn about the human body.
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Sunway University launches SOC Lab powered by RSA Security
Tue, 3rd Sep 2019
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Sunway University invests RM3m in CSI Labs to bolster cybersecurity education & training.
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Northland to get new school specialising in tech skills
Mon, 26th Aug 2019
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Whangarei gains tech edge with a new software-focused tertiary institute.
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Degree no longer mandatory with tech opportunities - NZTech
Wed, 27th Sep 2017
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New Zealand could see a 204% increase in GDP by matching Finland's education outcomes, says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
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THETA 2017 gathers tertiary industry to discuss tech
Mon, 8th May 2017
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THETA 2017 is looking to be one of the most relevant conferences for decision makers and infrastructure managers in the tertiary sector.
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STEM degrees set students up for serious salaries
Thu, 13th Apr 2017
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STEM graduates earn more but are more likely to stay in the same job, says new research by Motu. They also analyze career paths for non-STEM grads.
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Potential barriers to innovation in tertiary education revealed
Tue, 21st Mar 2017
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Barriers to innovation within New Zealand's tertiary education system have been identified by the Productivity Commission.
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New $14 million student innovation space opens
Mon, 20th Feb 2017
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Te Ara o Mauao is a multi-purpose, technologically enhanced learning space, which offers greater informality and flexibility for learning.
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Govt to invest $35 million in NZ's 'Entrepreneurial Universities'
Tue, 2nd Aug 2016
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$35 million will be poured into 'Entrepreneurial Universities' that can attract researchers, innovation and ultimately grow New Zealand education.
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Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Thu, 28th Jul 2016
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Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
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Building the digital universities of tomorrow - challenges and opportunities
Mon, 13th Jun 2016
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Students’ needs and expectations will continue to change as new technologies arise and affect the education sector.
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A modern solution for a modern problem: IBM tackles cyber security
Tue, 31st May 2016
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IBM leverages AI ingenuity with Watson to revolutionise cyber security and bridge the skills gap.
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NZTC rolls out global online education service
Tue, 31st May 2016
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New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) launches NZTC Global, offering online early childhood qualifications worldwide.
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Victoria based uni begins IT transformation with UXC Keystone
Thu, 28th Apr 2016
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FedUni has selected UXC Keystone to transform its IT infrastructure as it expands beyond Australia. #education #digitaltransformation.
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How is NZ's tertiary sector stacking up?
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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NZ's Productivity Commission calls for views on modernising the £5bn tertiary education sector for future challenges.
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Brydge iPad keyboards available now for Kiwi students
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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Brydge has released new wireless keyboards in New Zealand for secondary and tertiary students who want to turn their iPad into an education tool.