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New program launched to support new entrepreneurs and migrants in NZ
A new program has been launched to support new entrepreneurs and migrants in establishing their first business in New Zealand.
The robots are coming! Shouldn’t Kiwis be more worried?
Massey University research tackled the robotic elephant in the room, in a study that explores the potential impacts new technologies have on society.
Massey University to transform ICT delivery with Axios partnership
The university utilise Axios’ SaaS-based system, with the aim of enhancing the learning experience for its on-campus & distance-learning communities.
Auckland North gears up to become world-class innovation hub
“In the future I want people to feel this is a region they can live and work because it is so rich in opportunity that they don’t want to leave."
The internet: One stop drug shop?
Drug control has a new enemy as more people turn to the internet to buy and sell drugs, according to a recent study from Massey University.
New Zealand's top schools to study IT revealed
“It’s great to see a mix of institutions from large to small, and from across the main centres to the regions achieving accreditation."
Kiwi university subjects ranked among top in the world
New Zealand universities have been recognised on the global stage for a range of subjects, from education to engineering.
Gender gap: We have an issue, professor says
Massey University professor Sarah Leberman says the lack of women in leadership positions is a vexing and persistent problem.
Should financial education be compulsory in NZ schools?
“The sooner we can engage children in money conversations the better prepared they will be to make good decisions."
Massey University scores big data sponsorship
Massey University’s data analytics programme has attracted the attention of business analytics software firm SAS.
Massey University students in South Pacific coding finals
The three students will compete in the South Pacific regionals of the Association of Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest.
Wellington students shine at Summer of Tech event
“The insight into the field of technology is important and prepares students for after graduation. It’s certainly a chance to get yourself a career."
Massey University staff to dissect sports management in the digital age
Lecturer Ashleigh Thompson and associate professor Andy Martin will present research at the European Association of Sport Management conference.
Good luck bringing your watch into your exam
Following the recent release of the Apple Watch and the surge in uptake of wearables, Massey University has banned all watches from examination rooms.
Massey University plugs NZ skills shortage with new big data degree
Massey University has announced it is launching New Zealand’s first business-focused analytics degree next month to address the skills shortage in ana
OneNet expands intern programme to include Massey University
The team has been working closely with OneNet’s in-house engineers on a new software product for managing the inventory and configuration of their datacentres.
Conference with the ‘IT’ factor focuses on future...
Information technology specialists from the tertiary education sector will be descending on Massey University’s Palmerston North campus during early September.
Double success for Computer Society Cup
Georgia Anderson and Jay Perera of Albany’s Massey University are the joint recipients of this year’s New Zealand Computer Society Cup.
Fresh approach to learning about our waterways
Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) has launched a new website so everyone can learn more about their local waterways.
NZ first as uni reveals iPad app...
Massey University’s ‘definingnz’ magazine now has its own iPad app, the first of its kind to be published by a New Zealand university.
Technology aids reading comprehension
A new study has found 10 and 11-year-old boys who used technology in their reading comprehension learning made gains of up to six times the nationally expected average.
Massey MOOCs go live next week
Expertise in three of Massey University’s core disciplines – agriculture, emergency management and indigenous studies – will be available online when its first massive open online course (MOOC) goes live next week.
Massey to offer MOOCs
Massey University has become the first New Zealand tertiary provider to join an international consortium offering massive open online courses (MOOCs).
Introducing virtual universities...
Are massive online open courses (MOOCs) the way of the future for New Zealand’s universities?