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Great Turn Out to Latest Business After 5 Event with Update on Rena

Amazing food from the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic hospitality students and an informative visual update on the remains of Rena and research were enjoyed by over 150 people at the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership Business After 5 event held at the University of Waikato Coastal...

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New Partner for the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership

Waiariki Institute of Technology has joined the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership, heralding a new era of educational collaboration and more opportunities for Bay of Plenty students.

The Tertiary Partnership, which also includes Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the University of Waikato, provides a unique collaborative approach to tertiary education provision in the Bay of Plenty. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the Tertiary...

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Tauranga Doctoral Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship

Research into how youth volunteers organise themselves during crisis events has won a Tauranga doctoral student a Fulbright New Zealand Travel Award to speak at a US conference next year. University of Waikato student Sarah...

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Bay of Plenty Regional Council Confirms $15M Funding Decision

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has confirmed the approval of the $15 million funding application for the development of a tertiary campus in Tauranga’s CBD. The Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership applied to the Regional Infrastructure Fund...

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Waikato Management School to Run MBA Information Sessions

Free information sessions about the University of Waikato’s MBA and other postgraduate business programmes will be held in Hamilton and Tauranga during October. All programmes begin between January and March next year. The...

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Tauranga University Students Celebrate Graduation

The University’s largest ever Tauranga graduation ceremony took place in April when 173 graduands were piped up Devonport Rd to begin their ceremony at the Holy Trinity Events Centre.

 

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Powhiri and Hikoi Mark Start of Awanuiārangi Graduation

A morning pōwhiri at its Whakatane campus opened graduation day at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi: indigenous- university in April. Later, a traditional hīkoi through the centre of Whakatāne led more than 2200...

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Coastal Marine Field Station Up Close with Business After 5

Check out the photos inside of the Partnership Business After 5 event of Wednesday 3 April, 2013. If you were there, try and find yourself amongst the crowd.

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Tauranga Leading High-Tech Hub Change

Tauranga is quickly establishing itself as one of Australasia's leading hubs for high-tech manufacturing, industry experts say. Revolving around TiDA's (Titanium industry Development Association) world-class facilities at the Bay of Plenty...

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Catalysing university research and industry collaborations

The search for the perfect university-industry collaboration goes on. I've seen it operating brilliantly in Israel. Our own universities all sport incubators and tech transfer offices. But one I visited in Aachen, Germany, is the smartest so far.

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Seahorses on display at Marine Station Open Day in Tauranga

Seahorses, microscopic sea life, invasive marine species - it will all be on display at the University of Waikato's Coastal marine Field Station on Saturday 9 March. As part of Sea Week the Marine Station will hold an open day from 1-4pm. Families are...

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The challenge of being a small, smart country

Bill English has set the Budget date nice and early - as John Key did the election date in 2011 and is likely to do in 2014. Now, are Mr English and Mr Key - and Steven Joyce, who is to make a science speech on Thursday - up to the fiscal...

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New governance qualification launched at Waikato University

Prime Minister John Key visited the University of Waikato on Friday to launch the nation's only postgraduate governance qualification, aimed at upskilling company directors, trustees, board members and elected government officials. The new...

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Intercoast research to continue in the Bay of Plenty

A second round of doctoral research projects, part of the international Intercoast programme, will soon be underway in the Bay of Plenty. The University of Waikato Environmental Research Institute hosted the opening...

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New pest plant collection will help identify region's plants

A new pest plant collection which will help identify plants and educate the public was opened at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic last week. Bay of Plenty Regional Council, in collaboration with the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, set up the collection facility...

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Excited students line up for new opportunities

A sea of nervously excited faces made their way across the Polytechnic's Windermere Campus on Monday as more than 800 students attended one of four powhiri being held to welcome new staff and students. As well as the usual...

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Research students recognized at coastal economic symposium

Thee local students were rewarded for their research into the environmental impacts of Rena following presentations at the University of Waikato's Coastal Economic Symposium held in Tauranga last month. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic...

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