Emergency help for students and elders launched

Added services enhance 2Life value Venkat Raman – International students and senior members of the community can access a number of emergency and other services offered by an Auckland based company. ‘2Life Help’ is providing these services, which could be lifesaving on occasions and useful at all times. While international students studying at AUT University can assess these facilities free…

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State schools short of target

Paul Gibson – ‘Success for All – Every School, Every Child’ is the government’s vision and work programme to achieve a fully inclusive education system. However, as revealed in a recent Radio New Zealand interview, reports of a Papakura school’s resistance to enrolling a child because of their disability, clearly shows that the government has a way to go to…

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AUT delivers safety service to foreign students

Venkat Raman In what is seen as the global first, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has just launched a new service that aims to promote safety among its international student community, with a round-the-clock monitoring facility. Called ‘2Life Help,’ the service is an AUT initiative in collaboration with Skyhook Services, a global leader in location technology and ‘First Security,’ stated…

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Philosophy Conference call for papers

Staff Reporter Organisers of the first international conference on ‘Body, Mind & Self’ have called for papers from scholars, academics and others involved in the related fields. Victoria University of Wellington and the Society for Philosophy and Culture (formerly known as the Society for Global Philosophy) are hosting the Conference in Wellington from July 24 to 26, 2015. Wellington Mayor…

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