Education and society
Should Myanmar refugees be treated the same as those from Ukraine?
5 August 2022
Opinion: The execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar is only the latest evidence of the brutality of the military regime, writes Liyun Wendy Choo.
Lost in translation? Language teachers studying abroad in a Covid world
25 July 2022
Studying abroad during a time of major global disruption is the focus of a new book edited by University of Auckland Professor of Applied Linguistics Gary Barkhuizen.
Refugee advisory panel members announced
18 July 2022
A new national panel representing a broad range of expertise and experience from refugee groups around Aotearoa has now been selected.
Youth at risk to benefit from creative partnership
12 July 2022
Young people at risk of disengaging from education will directly benefit from a new partnership between the University of Auckland and Youthtown Inc.
Aotearoa must be vigilant after Roe v Wade
3 July 2022
Opinion: Liz Beddoe and Eileen Joy look at the potential ramifications for New Zealand of the US Supreme Court's decision on abortion, finding numerous ways that even so-called 'settled law' could be undermined by funding and access barriers.
Proud day of celebration at Tai Tokerau
30 June 2022
A group of 25 education students recently graduated in front of proud whānau in the Tai Tokerau June ceremony.
Politicians have sucked the life out of young Kiwis
30 June 2022
Opinion: Aotearoa New Zealand has become a country for oldies to enjoy while the young silently drown, says Robert MacCulloch.
Keeping radical hope alive: Professor Liz Beddoe
29 June 2022
In her long-awaited inaugural lecture, Professor Liz Beddoe laid down a fiery challenge to social work educators to keep “radical hope” alive and educate students to resist neoliberal and populist agendas.
Formal welcome for new Ihonuku te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Jemaima Tiatia
27 June 2022
Formal welcome for new Ihonuku te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Associate Professor Jemaima Tiatia
Can the US look back to find a future?
27 June 2022
OPINION: Jennifer Frost asks whether the American Constitution needs retrofitting for the 21st century in the light of recent Supreme Court rulings on abortion and guns.
Universities must support more students with refugee backgrounds
20 June 2022
Offering students with refugee backgrounds targeted support to enter higher education is now a bottom line for universities hoping to top a prestigious global performance table.
Strong University presence in Fulbright Awards
13 June 2022
University of Auckland staff, students and alumni feature prominently in the line-up of Fulbright New Zealand 2022 awardees.