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Massey University signs MoU with Office of the Basic Education Commission in Thailand

Friday 19 April 2024

Massey University and the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) within the Thai Ministry of Education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will open more opportunities for collaboration with the prestigious Princess Chulabhorn Science High Schools (PCSHS) network.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas and Acting Sub Lt. Thanu Vongjinda, Secretary General of the Vocational Education Commission.

Plans to set up branch campus in Singapore welcomed by New Zealand Prime Minister

Wednesday 17 April 2024

Last night in Singapore, Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas signed an Enhanced Collaboration Agreement with PSB Academy's Executive Chairman Viva Sinniah.

PSB Academy Chairman Viva Sinniah, NZ Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas

Veterinary Science soars in global rankings

Thursday 11 April 2024

The university’s reputation in Veterinary Science has been highlighted in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Subject Rankings.

Weaving wisdom into a resilient future for Pacific students

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University is pleased to present the ‘Weaving Wisdom into a Resilient Future 2024-2027 Pacific Plan’, a new student success plan that is guided by a Pacific lens.

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Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take

Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take is a mixed media, podcast, editorial and event series brought to you by Massey University in partnership with The Spinoff. It provides a platform for the university and community experts to share their thoughts on how to overcome some of New Zealand’s biggest challenges.

Research news

We are a research-led university with a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Get the latest research stories.

Pūtōrino e Rua partnership receives Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability funding

Tuesday 23 April 2024

A multifaceted team led by Massey’s Dr Callum Rees, Utiku Potaka of Ngāti Hauiti and Grant Huwyler of Ngāti Apa has been awarded $250,000 in funding from the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.

Massey researchers secure funding to pioneer space-based earth observation studies

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Two Massey researchers have been awarded funding to undertake globally important research that contributes to the understanding of our planet.

The impact of uniform design on female athletes’ confidence

Thursday 28 March 2024

New research from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition has revealed the impact uniforms can have on female athletes’ anxiety and confidence levels.

To cultivate meat...or not to cultivate meat?

Thursday 28 March 2024

What’s at stake? Professor Joanne Hort tests the New Zealand market.

Student success news

Discover the inspiring success stories of our students, many of whom are balancing studying alongside other commitments.

Championing excellence from triathlon to textbooks

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Triathlete and postgraduate student Eva Goodisson is the first recipient of the International Sport Travel Fund for 2024, which saw her add the Oceania Sprint and Mixed Relay Triathlon Championships in Australia to her competition history.

Game, set, give: From class to court to charity

Wednesday 10 April 2024

Entering his final year of professional tennis, alumnus Marcus Daniell intends to leave a lasting impact through his victories as well as through his sports-focused non-profit once he hangs up his racquet.

Unlocking career paths: A journey through the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise

Tuesday 26 March 2024

The sport, health and wellbeing industry is one of New Zealand’s largest, providing a variety of employment opportunities in areas related to education, exercise, physical activity and sport promotion and administration.

Continuing the legacy for Ian Shirley Award recipient

Tuesday 19 March 2024

Lena Bath has been awarded the Ian Shirley Award for 2023, acknowledging her achievement in the social policy courses while studying towards a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) qualification.

Opinion and features

Get commentary, opinions and editorial articles from Massey's experts and our wider community.

Opinion: Meeting the ever-changing needs of Aotearoa New Zealand

Friday 23 February 2024

By Dr Tere McGonagle-Daly

Opinion: Let’s talk about equality – and the constitution

Monday 5 February 2024

By Professor Richard Shaw

Opinion: The New Zealand Defence Force in 2024: The end of the peace dividend?

Friday 26 January 2024

By Associate Professor William Hoverd.

Opinion: Prioritising connection over commercialisation this Christmas

Monday 18 December 2023

By Associate Professor Kirsty Ross.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Academics receive Fulbright Scholar Awards to take their studies abroad

Friday 8 March 2024

Two academics from Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University have been named recipients of 2024 Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Awards , which will see them take their studies international.

Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University welcomes new Chancellor and Pro Chancellor

Friday 8 March 2024

The university has welcomed Alistair Davis ONZM and Angela Hauk-Willis into the roles of Chancellor and Pro Chancellor.

Brazilian Government honours Massey Professor

Friday 1 March 2024

Professor Leonel Alvarado from the School of Humanities, Media and Creative Communication has been made an Officer of the Order of Rio Branco for his services to the Portuguese language and Brazilian culture in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Professor Mohan Dutta’s academic-activism recognised with prestigious Presidential Citation

Thursday 8 February 2024

Professor Mohan Dutta has been recognised by the National Communication Association (NCA) with the Presidential Citation.

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Pūtōrino e Rua partnership receives Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability funding

Tuesday 23 April 2024

A multifaceted team led by Massey’s Dr Callum Rees, Utiku Potaka of Ngāti Hauiti and Grant Huwyler of Ngāti Apa has been awarded $250,000 in funding from the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.

Massey University signs MoU with Office of the Basic Education Commission in Thailand

Friday 19 April 2024

Massey University and the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) within the Thai Ministry of Education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will open more opportunities for collaboration with the prestigious Princess Chulabhorn Science High Schools (PCSHS) network.

Helping ākonga succeed through Kaihāpai mentoring programme

Thursday 18 April 2024

A mentoring programme that connects Māori students with Māori mentors to provide tailored support for their academic journey has helped more Māori students to pass and complete their courses.

Plans to set up branch campus in Singapore welcomed by New Zealand Prime Minister

Wednesday 17 April 2024

Last night in Singapore, Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas signed an Enhanced Collaboration Agreement with PSB Academy's Executive Chairman Viva Sinniah.

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