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July 21, 2008

As Massey University decides to discontinue the practice of fixing international tuition fees, the introduction of “grandparenting” fees for international students at Victoria appears unlikely with a recent Council report describing the scheme’s potential restoration as “imprudent”. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

Former American Supreme Court judge, Sandra Day O’Connor, will be giving a public lecture at the University’s Pipitea campus this Wednesday evening. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

The British government’s decision to cut funding for a scholarship programme that has enabled hundreds of New Zealand students to pursue tertiary education in England has been met with anger and criticism from academics and past recipients of the scholarship. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

21 Massey University students and two recent graduates will make up more than 10 per cent of the team set to represent New Zealand in next month’s Olympic Games. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

Students at New Zealand universities face the possibility of being investigated by the American Office of Homeland Security (OHS) thanks to plagiarism software Turnitin. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

The University of Auckland has announced that Google Apps – Google’s online email and office suite – will be made available to the University’s 50,000 students, staff and alumni. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

Oh, the exec, those sneaky critters. In a rare display of punctuality, the exec started this week’s meeting early while I was up in the Salient office trying to will myself off the sofa. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

Labelling Asian students as a “drain on the economy” because they move overseas to work is unfair and inaccurate, according to one of the authors of a major report. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 21, 2008

A senior academic at Auckland’s Unitec says he is “pissed off” that his qualifications have been called into question, following a Sunday Star-Times report which found his doctorate degree came from an unaccredited online university. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this