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Moving to a new model of academic audit in New Zealand’s university sector

26 June 2024 | media

From Professor Cheryl de la Rey, Chair of Universities New Zealand. The Education and Training Act 2020 identifies the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (NZVCC) as the entity primarily respo...

Claude McCarthy Fellowship opens doors to further collaboration

18 June 2024 | news

Meriam van Os (second from right). Photo credit: Peter Mundy, and Australasian Centre for Ancient DNA....

Breeding better raspberries – US-NZ joint venture answers the call

17 June 2024 | news

2024 commemorates 150 years of formal scientific partnership between New Zealand and the United States. Throughout the year, Universities New Zealand-Te Pōkai Tara will highlight brilliant example...

Ethel Benjamin Scholarship winners Harvard bound

13 June 2024 | media

The New Zealand Law Foundation along with Universities New Zealand Te Pōkai Tara are delighted to announce that Madeleine (Maddy) Nash and Hannah Yang have been awarded the 2024 New Zealand Law Fo...

2024 William Georgetti Scholarship winners announced

06 June 2024 | media

Brilliant minds tackle world challenges – William Georgetti Scholarship winners announced...

How New Zealand universities fare in the latest QS rankings

06 June 2024 | news

The 2025 edition of the QS World University Rankings has highlighted both strengths and areas for improvement for New Zealand’s universities on the global stage....

Submission from UNZ - Science System Review

06 June 2024 | publications

Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara have prepared the following submission for Phase One of the Science System review (SSR). SSR Submission - Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara 

Submission from UNZ - University Advisory Group

06 June 2024 | publications

Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara have prepared the following submission for the University Advisory Group (UAG). UAG Submission - Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara

Universities at a Crossroads

04 June 2024 | news

Professor Cheryl de la ReyTumu Whakarae | Vice-ChancellorUniversity of CanterburyChair of the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee As I worked with the Vice Chancellors on our submission to the...

UNZ Newsletter - June 2024

04 June 2024 | news

Read the June 2024 newsletter here. Subscribe to UNZ's newsletter here

The colour of the grass on the other side

04 June 2024 | news

Chris WhelanChief ExecutiveUniversities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara A particularly interesting part of my job is getting to look at university systems around the world. In addition to reading a lo...

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara responds to Budget 2024

31 May 2024 | media

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara welcomes the 2.5% increase to DQ7+ (Delivery + Quality) funding, and the proposed  6% increase to the Annual Maximum Fee Movement, as outlined today in...

Century-old eruption mystery solved by US and NZ scientists

28 May 2024 | news

The second in a series of articles to commemorate 150 years of formal scientific partnership between New Zealand and the United States. ...

Times Higher Education (THE) Campus Live - September 26-27, 2024

24 May 2024 | media

THE is excited to be running their fourth edition of THE Campus Live ANZ, the region's leading opportunity for administrative and academic higher education leaders to come together with industry a...

World-leading US-NZ research to combat the threat of forest wildfires

15 May 2024 | news

2024 commemorates 150 years of formal scientific partnership between New Zealand and the United States. Throughout the year, Universities New Zealand-Te Pōkai Tara will highlight brilliant example...

Critic and Conscience Award Winner 2024

10 May 2024 | news

2024 Critic and Conscience of Society Award winner speaks truth to power...

UNZ Newsletter April 2024

18 April 2024 | news

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From the Chair: Navigating the future - Challenges and opportunities for our universities

17 April 2024 | news

Professor Cheryl de la Rey Tumu Whakarae | Vice-Chancellor University of Canterbury Chair of the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee After much anticipation, the two advisory groups that have ...

Cut, cut, cut - the pressures on our university research system

16 April 2024 | news

Chris WhelanChief ExecutiveUniversities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara One of the best-known scenes from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail is Arthur’s fight against the Black Knight. As limbs...

UNZ welcomes Government’s plans to address university and science system challenges

27 March 2024 | media

Media Release - 27 March, 2024...

Challenging, engaging, rewarding: Semester One at Yale Law School

27 February 2024 | news

2023 Ethel Benjamin Scholarship winner Jessica Fenton on her first semester at Yale Law School...

Celebrating 150 years of scientific partnership with the United States

26 February 2024 | news

This year, Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University and the Chatham Islands Museum, with support from Universities New Zealand Te Pōkai Tara (UNZ), will celebrate the 150-year anniversary of...

Pacific Erasmus+ Week 2024

20 February 2024 | events

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UNZ newsletter December 2023

15 December 2023 | news

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From the Chair: Looking back, looking forward

14 December 2023 | news

Professor Cheryl de la Rey Tumu Whakarae | Vice-Chancellor University of Canterbury Chair of the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee December is typically a time of excitement and anticipati...