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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Global partnerships brewing at bioengineering institute

Supplied Content (Edited) –  The Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) of the University of Auckland hopes to develop new international strategic partnerships and investor opportunities for medical technology (medtech). The Institute’s Strategic Partnership Specialist Dr Diana Siew said that she would focus on promoting ‘Medtech Core’ and ‘Consortium for Medical Device Technologies’ (CMDT), the latter founded by her with ABI Director…

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Does breastfeeding prevent breast cancer?

A researcher calls for intensive study for better care Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The high rate of obesity and increasing incidence of breast cancer are issues of concern in New Zealand and hence need more research and study. While breastfeeding can control obesity in children in their formative and later years, it can also protect women from contracting breast cancer.…

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Flesh is willing but solitude strikes the elderly

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Age does not always diminish the sexual desire but the society thinks otherwise and people in aged care facilities are left uncared in this aspect, sociologists say. On the other hand, management and staff at these facilities often do not know how to manage the elderly under their care, the sociologists add. Massey University have completed…

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