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Media Release | New Zealand universities still in top 3% globally | 2 October 2014

New Zealand universities still rank in the top 3% world-wide despite slippage in the latest tables says the Acting Chair of Universities New Zealand Professor Harlene Hayne.

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News | Congratulations to 2014 Woolf Fisher Scholars | 18 September 2014

Universities New Zealand warmly congratulates Nelson Lam, Athene Laws and Rory Little who been have awarded prestigious Woolf Fisher Trust Scholarships to study for their doctorate at the University of Cambridge worth around $300,000 each.

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Universities NZ develops policy and advocates for universities in NZ – particularly in regard to Māori and Pacific people's outcomes, research, and international education.

Universities NZ also facilitates collaboration and information sharing – for example university IT Directors, Librarians and Facilities Managers.