Applications for international students funding opens

$750,000 for current year for GOs and NGOs Tertiary Education Minister Paul Goldsmith has announced allocation of $750,000 for the government’s ‘International Students Wellbeing Strategy’ for 2017-2018 fiscal year. The money would be taken from the Export Education Levy and follow a collaborative cross-agency funding model to encourage cooperation between agencies and communities, a ministry communique said. It said that…

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NZQA cancels registration of Christchurch College

Supplied Content The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has cancelled the registration of Oasis International Education Limited, trading as Retail Business and Management College (RBMC). This cancellation was a result of RBMC’s educational performance and non-compliance with NZQA rules. RBMC is a Christchurch based private training establishment (PTE) offering education and training in Levels 5 and 6 Business programmes and…

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Education should foster the right attitude to growth

Venkat Raman Education should not only foster the right attitude in people but also make them good partners in economic growth and social progress of the country, a leading educationist from India has said. Delivering the keynote address at the Graduation Ceremony of Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland’s North…

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Exciting career in beauty industry starts here

Special rates with special people for special programme Supplied Content The opportunities for an exciting career in the beauty industry are endless when successful businesswomen and industry creatives work together. Legendary professional makeup artist Samala Robinson is the founder and director of New Zealand’s leading specialist makeup academy – the Samala Robinson Academy (SRA). Samala was Head of Makeup and…

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Relianz steps into Mortgage market

Venkat Raman The Relianz Group, which incorporates Relianz Forex Limited and Relianz Travel, has launched into the mortgage loans market, calling it the ‘Relianz Loan Bazaar.’ The new initiative is a natural extension of the Group’s experience and expertise in financial markets, with a sound knowledge of the rules and regulations in force, the guidance of the Financial Markets Authority…

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NZ Fashion Tech becomes Feroz Ali acquisition

Supplied Content New Zealand is back on the radar for entrepreneur and tertiary education heavyweight Feroz Ali, who moved to Canada two years ago to launch an international education company, Asia Pacific Education (APEDU). Mr Ali has just acquired ‘NZ Fashion Tech,’ an award-winning fashion and garment technology college which delivers training to more than 200 students each year at…

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Wellington firm helps to rebuild Fiji school

Losirene Lacanivalu From Fiji Sun  Improving education and making it accessible is the priority of the Fijian Government, Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has said. Inaugurating a classroom block at Rampur Primary School in Navua on August 26, 2017, he said that improving facilities, freeing parents of financial burden, higher pay to teachers, improving quality of teaching and learning are…

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Indian Advisor wins two Immigration Awards

Venkat Raman  Auckland based Immigration Advisor Arunima Dhingra was honoured with two Awards at the Annual Awards Ceremony of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) held at Eden Park in Auckland on August 18, 2017. She is Director and Fully Licensed Immigration Advisor at Aims Global Education and Immigration Services Limited. Ms Dhingra won the ‘Immigration Advisor…

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