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  • University Advisory Group calls for submissions

    The first of several consultation phases for the University Advisory Group (UAG) opens on 1 May and closes on 31 May. Phase One consultation covers high-level sectoral questions that consider the role of universities in New Zealand. Submissions received will inform the initial report to Government. Subsequent consultation phases will consider quality and excellence in…

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  • Members appointed to University Advisory Group

    The University Advisory Group members have now been appointed and will begin their work programme, led by Chair, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman. This group will provide the government with advice on New Zealand’s university system. The members, from a variety of backgrounds, are highly respected within their fields: This group will meet regularly to develop…

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  • Science system and university advisory groups announced

    Two advisory groups are being established to explore what New Zealand’s science system and universities need to thrive now and into the future. The Science System Advisory Group (SSAG), supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, has been established to provide advice on improving the effectiveness and impact of the science sector in…

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  • Lifting economy through science, tertiary sectors

    Science, Innovation and Technology Minister Judith Collins and Tertiary Education and Skills Minister Penny Simmonds today announced plans to transform our science and university sectors to boost the economy. Two advisory groups, chaired by Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, will advise the Government on how these sectors can play a greater role in lifting New Zealand’s…

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