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  • Employers wanting skilled, motivated and pre-vetted workers on a temporary basis are encouraged to contact Student Job Search.The organisation in Auckland manages work opportunities for students of the five tertiary institutions in the Auckland region – University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Unitec, Massey University (Albany) and Manukau Institute of Technology.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:34
  • A NEW bachelors degree for tradespeople is the first of its kind in New Zealand.Offered at Auckland’s institute of technology, Unitec, the new Bachelor of Applied Technology is designed for tradespeople who want to expand their businesses.Unitec academic Ray Meldrum, who helped develop the degree, says it is perfect for tradespeople thinking of starting their own businesses. Much of the course work in the degree is project-based, with students creating business plans as part of their assessment.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:34
  • A landscape painting by New Zealand’s pre-eminent artist Sir Toss Woollaston is one of 89 works to adorn AUT University’s new business school, opened last month.About 6000 students and staff will enjoy the collection, which is exhibited throughout the 10-storey business school, on the corner of Wakefield Street and Mayoral Drive in Auckland central.It features 37 classrooms, two case/lecture rooms and seven seminar rooms over 10,000sq m of purpose-built space.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:34
  • Tertiary education programmes must be relevant to economic growth to receive funding from 2008, in proposed funding changes announced last month by Tertiary Education Minister, Dr Michael Cullen. And the educational institutions will have to prove they agree with government objectives.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:34
  • A BUSINESS council being planned by Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) will aim, by strengthening partnerships, to gain better access to guidance and support from business leaders. The institute wants to engage high-profile business community members in MIT affairs.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:34
  • The motorsport industry hub planned at Pukekohe has selected Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) to provide tertiary training, says Alan Winchester, head of MIT’s vehicle technology division.MIT plans to provide a 12-month, full-time introductory vehicle technology course at Pukekohe from February next year.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:35
  • The government is spending $9.7 million on 11 projects in tertiary education, says Clare Ward, manager of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) steering and investment group. The projects include developing a Biomolecular Interaction Centre in Canterbury, implementing e-learning guidelines across the tertiary sector, and establishing a National Energy Research Institute.
    Article - 2007-10-18 09:35
  • Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)is getting ready to celebrate. This year marks 30 years in computer education, and the opening of a new campus in the Newmarket CBD this month. 
    Article - 2009-02-17 15:24
  • Massey University has gained international accreditation in business from the Florida-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The AACSB is a worldwide club of universities that aims to enhance business education. It started in the United States in 1916 and has 570 accredited members in 33 countries from the more than 10,000 universities worldwide that offer business programmes.
    Article - 2009-10-14 14:32
  • A new strategy aimed at converting more brilliant research ideas into commercial ventures was launched recently at the Massey University Albany campus.
    Article - 2009-10-19 14:33