Higher income will benefit international students

Grant McPherson The government announced changes last month, designed to better manage immigration and improve the long-term labour market contribution of temporary and permanent migration. These changes are part of necessary adjustments to New Zealand’s regulatory settings. The announcements included some changes to residency requirements which have generated a lot of commentary including on the impact for international education. The changes…

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Call for Papers on Education, Migration and Translation

Research Symposium at Otago University on November 26, 2017 Supplied Content –  University of Otago (Dunedin) Anthropology and Archeology Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie has invited interested people to submit papers for presentation on ‘Education, Migration and Translation’ to be presented at a Symposium to be held at the University on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Professor Michael Singh of the Centre…

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Festschrifts celebrate works of Indian Philosopher

Staff Reporter Info@indiannewslink.co.nz A number of Wellingtonians felicitated Professor Jaysankar Lal Shaw, former Head of Philosophy of Victora University in Wellington at the launch of his latest book in Wellington on March 31, 2017. Among them were Members of Parliament Trevor Mallard (Labour) and Brett Hudson (National), Professors David Lumsden (Waikato University), Stephen Levine, Mohammed Khaled (Victoria University), Michael Hemmingsen…

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The shape of overseas students to come

Sourced Content  Students who study overseas do better academically, get better jobs and are paid more.  So, how will the recent TEC announcement support New Zealand student mobility? From this year, tuition funding and student support is available to full-time students studying at degree level and above at overseas campuses or sites of New Zealand tertiary education organisations in 29…

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New Campus prepares better healthcare professionals

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz A new campus that aims to educate and promote better qualified and motivated healthcare professionals could be the beginning of palliatives to the ailing public health care system in New Zealand as reported extensively in our April 1, 2017 issue. AGI Education Limited, a private education provider which is committed to quality education, opened its second…

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Parents learn students’ assessment process

Staff Reporter Info@indiannewslink.co.nz Parents and caregivers of Indian origin had an opportunity to learn about the performance of their children studying at the Otahuhu Intermediate School in Otahuhu, Auckland at an exclusive meeting held at the School on March 23, 2017. Ravinesh Chand, a Year 7 Teacher, said that the meeting also enabled parents and caregivers of Indian students the…

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Students from India asked to register for help

Venkat Raman –  International students from India studying in New Zealand schools, colleges, universities, tertiary institutions and private training establishments have been advised to register themselves at the Consular Services Management System on the External Affairs Ministry website (www.madad.gov.in). Registration is free, simple and instant; it creates an online record of the student and enables the Indian government and its…

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English Language Board elects first Indian Chair

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz Auckland High Court lawyer Gurbrinder Aulakh was unanimously elected as the Chair of the National Board of English Language Partners New Zealand. The organization works with the learning needs and smooth integration of Refugees and Migrants across the Country. This is the first time in the history of the 40-year-old organisation that a person of Indian…

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