New Delhi Open Day a Massey first


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Stuart Morriss


Massey University is holding its first Open Day for prospective students in India next week at the New Zealand High Commission in the capital, New Dehli.

Massey University is very active in India, supporting scholarships for Indian students including through Education New Zealand’s New Zealand Excellence Awards, where up to five Massey University Indian students receive this award each year. In addition, the University has had a number of Indian students within its College of Creative Arts on a New Zealand Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia.

New Zealand High Commissioner to India Joanna Kempkers will jointly host the Open Day on August 21 along with Massey Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement Stuart Morriss.

Mr Morriss says the Open Day will strengthen Massey’s focus on India and he is delighted to be able to host it. “Massey University has been active in India for quite a number of years, both with instititutional and government relationships as well as our growing Indian student base. Those connections are valuable to both countries as well as to the University.”

Senior staff from the University’s College of Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Massey Business School will accompany Mr Morriss at the event. Staff from the International Recruitment and International Admissions teams will there to answer questions from prospective students and their families and help them with their applications to enrol at Massey.


Massey has a proud heritage of employing its expertise to work with other countries including emerging and developing countries. Recognised for its expertise in the fields of food technology, science, health, social sciences, creative arts, education and business, the University is ranked in the top 300 in the world by QS World University Rankings and 29th in the world for veterinary science and 30th for agriculture.

Massey’s postgraduate programmes have traditionally been most popular with Indian students but undergraduate numbers are increasng, particularly in arts and humanities, aviation, business, engineering, information sciences, sciences, and veterinary studies.

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