Tertiary education stories
Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to two promising students
Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to budding video game developer and cybersecurity enthusiast.
TechnologyOne marks era end for 'on-prem' in higher education sector
TechnologyOne declares the end of the 'on-prem' era as all customers transition to SaaS, boosting productivity and staff retention in higher education.
Australian PhD students land internships at European Space Agency's Phi Lab
Two Australian PhD students secure research internships at the European Space Agency's cutting-edge Phi Lab in Italy.
Dell and University of Queensland advance supercomputer innovation
For the next phase of supercomputing, UQ will use advanced GPU technologies to provide a whole new capability of visual compute inside the supercomputer.
New Zealand’s Laidlaw College implements Tribal ebs:VET
New Zealand’s Laidlaw College has implemented Tribal’s student management system, ebs:VET, which uses powerful features from ebs's enterprise version.
Tribal Group wins NZ higher education SaaS contract
Tribal Group wins contract to replace Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi's Student Management System in New Zealand.
AIIA launches new skills hub to boost Aussie ICT industry
The hub was created as a digital skills platform to connect ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and industry digital courses.
Aussie uni utilises AR and VR to discover the human body
Students studying anatomy at La Trobe University are utilising digital technologies as opposed to textbooks to learn about the human body.
Sunway University launches SOC Lab powered by RSA Security
Sunway University invests RM3m in CSI Labs to bolster cybersecurity education & training.
Northland to get new school specialising in tech skills
Whangarei gains tech edge with a new software-focused tertiary institute.
Degree no longer mandatory with tech opportunities - NZTech
New Zealand could see a 204% increase in GDP by matching Finland's education outcomes, says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
THETA 2017 gathers tertiary industry to discuss tech
THETA 2017 is looking to be one of the most relevant conferences for decision makers and infrastructure managers in the tertiary sector.
STEM degrees set students up for serious salaries
STEM graduates earn more but are more likely to stay in the same job, says new research by Motu. They also analyze career paths for non-STEM grads.
Potential barriers to innovation in tertiary education revealed
Barriers to innovation within New Zealand's tertiary education system have been identified by the Productivity Commission.
Govt to invest $35 million in NZ's 'Entrepreneurial Universities'
$35 million will be poured into 'Entrepreneurial Universities' that can attract researchers, innovation and ultimately grow New Zealand education.
Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
Building the digital universities of tomorrow - challenges and opportunities
Students’ needs and expectations will continue to change as new technologies arise and affect the education sector.
A modern solution for a modern problem: IBM tackles cyber security
IBM is partnering with eight US universities to further develop its Watson for Cyber Security, a cloud-based cognitive technology that uses natural language processing and machine learning to analyse large amounts of security data.
NZTC rolls out global online education service
New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) launches NZTC Global, offering online early childhood qualifications worldwide.
Victoria based uni begins IT transformation with UXC Keystone
FedUni has selected UXC Keystone to transform its IT infrastructure as it expands beyond Australia. #education #digitaltransformation.
How is NZ's tertiary sector stacking up?
New Zealand's Productivity Commission seeks public input on the future of tertiary education in the country.
Brydge iPad keyboards available now for Kiwi students
Brydge has released new wireless keyboards in New Zealand for secondary and tertiary students who want to turn their iPad into an education tool.
Blackboard rolls out two new SaaS offerings
Blackboard introduces new SaaS options for its Learning Management System, giving customers more control and flexibility.
Tertiary institutions need IT and innovation to stay relevant
Higher education institutions must invest in understanding how learning is changing to stand out, according to a report by Ovum.