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Consultation over strategy under way
Tuesday 30 May 2017
The consultation process for the University's new strategic plan has been under way since May 19, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas holding forums with staff, student representatives and other stakeholders. More than 50 submissions from students, staff and alumni have been received already.
Scholarships provide boost for Ag-hort students
Thursday 18 May 2017
More than 100 agriculture and horticulture students have received scholarships from local organisations, donors and trusts to support their study at Massey.
Massey recognises top alumni
Friday 24 March 2017
A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders
Thursday 23 March 2017
When Kiwis think farming, they picture wide-open spaces and a land of opportunity, but across the world in Indonesia the space is scarce and the opportunities are hard won.
Ag-Hort robot and water quality on show at Field Days
Thursday 16 March 2017
A robot to help farmers save time was among innovations on display at the ASB Innovation Zone.
Aviation school gives VC aerial perspective
Thursday 23 February 2017
Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas got a birds-eye view of the Manawatū campus in one of the University's School of Aviation planes last night
New building houses unique wildlife hospital
Friday 27 January 2017
Massey University's Wildbase Hospital has moved into new premises 10 times larger than the previous space at the University's Manawatū campus.
New VC welcomed with powhiri
Thursday 26 January 2017
Massey University's new Vice-Chancellor was welcomed to the University with a powhiri at the Manawatū campus yesterday. Professor Jan Thomas took over the role on Tuesday this week.
Massey scientists to lead international protein project
Thursday 8 December 2016
A major research project with far-reaching humanitarian consequences has been announced by the Riddet Institute.
Dutch food forum draws high-profile guests
Thursday 10 November 2016
The Future of Food Forum, hosted by the Embassy of the Netherlands in cooperation with Massey University and FoodHQ, attracted more than 100 representatives from the Dutch and New Zealand food and trade sectors.

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