The UK is celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter magic today—check out Victoria’s very own Hogwarts-esque stairwell in the Hunter Building, and see more campus shots on our Instagram: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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A Prius for planes? Flying is the most climate-intensive form of transport, and a team from Victoria’s Robinson Research Institute is hoping to use their technology to build a cleaner alternative—the world’s first hybrid-electric aircraft. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Victoria has become the first New Zealand university to sign up to a new international initiative that commits universities to taking action on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals [ Bit.ly Link ]
Victoria has become the first New Zealand university to sign up to
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Applications are open for the International Buddy programme in Trimester Two. Connect with a new international student and help them settle into New Zealand life [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Victoria’s Dr Ocean Mercier features in Te Papa’s Matariki Festival 2017 celebrations today—speaking in a panel discussion about the different approaches Māori and Western cultures have to science. If you can’t make it, the discussion will be on the Royal Society NZ’s website next week [ Bit.ly Link ]
Victorias Dr Ocean Mercier features in Te Papas Matariki Festival 2017 celebrations
For over a decade Stephanie McIntyre has advocated for the most vulnerable members of society as director of DCM Wellington. In November, Victoria will honour her with a Distinguished Alumni Award. Find out more about Stephanie and the Awards: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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There are so many unique objects, buildings and personalities that have shaped Victoria’s creative legacy—including Kiwi author Janet Frame’s desk! Students have been writing stories to capture this legacy and you can explore them now on the mobile app STQRY. [ Bit.ly Link ]
There are so many unique objects buildings and personalities that have shaped
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The TEDxWellington line-up this weekend includes a Victoria staff member, PhD student and a number of alumni. No ticket? No problem. Take part in a series of livestream events around the region, or watch it from the comfort of home at 10.30am on Sunday [ Bit.ly Link ]
The TEDxWellington lineup this weekend includes a Victoria staff member PhD student
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This year the International Institute of Modern Letters launches its Writers on Mondays with a free performance of Bill Manhire’s Tell Me My Name—a sequence of 13 riddle poems set to music. [ Bit.ly Link ]
This year the International Institute of Modern Letters launches its Writers on
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Husband-and-wife academic duo Professor Annemarie Jutel and Associate Professor Thierry Jutel are combining their multidisciplinary talents to explore why the diagnosis of an illness is a commonly used storytelling device in film and television. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Husbandandwife academic duo Professor Annemarie Jutel and Associate Professor Th
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Victoria welcomed Professor Ian O. Williamson, the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Commerce at Victoria Business School, and his whānau with a pōwhiri at Te Herenga Waka Marae yesterday. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Victoria welcomed Professor Ian O Williamson the new ProViceChancellor and Dean of
Don’t forget that it’s VUWSA - Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association’s Stress Free Study Week—there are puppies to cuddle, study sessions to attend, meditation classes to relax in, and free food to eat.
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WIN! We’re excited to announce that The New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington is presenting the opera The Cunning Little Vixen next month, and we have a double pass to give away. Tag who you’d take in the comments to be in the draw to win [ Bit.ly Link ]
WIN Were excited to announce that The New Zealand School of Music
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The worlds of ink, lead, 3D printing and plastic are colliding at Victoria's unique letterpress printing facility Wai-te-ata Press—two creative minds explain what this world of the digital handmade means [ Bit.ly Link ]
Here's a throwback to Victoria student politics in the 1960s, which played out against the backdrop of the Vietnam War. A group of friends, who have since gone on to hold prominent positions in business, academia and politics, targeted the ‘silent majority’ to gain political favour. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Heres a throwback to Victoria student politics in the 1960s which played
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We’re proud to announce that Victoria’s standing in the latest QS World University rankings has continued to rise, with the University moving up another nine places. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were proud to announce that Victorias standing in the latest QS World
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Meet 12-year-old Jeb Dudfield, a gifted child, and one of the 5,681 people around the world studying Victoria’s first edX online course. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Meet 12yearold Jeb Dudfield a gifted child and one of the 5681
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Have you checked out the National Library of New Zealand’s latest exhibition, He Tohu? Staff from Victoria played an integral role in its development, helping to tell the rich and complex story of three of New Zealand’s constitutional documents. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Have you checked out the National Library of New Zealands latest exhibition
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WIN! The Comet is Coming are in Wellington this Saturday as part of Wellington Jazz Festival, and we have one double pass to their show to give away. Tag who you’d take in the comments to be in the draw to win. [ Bit.ly Link ]
WIN The Comet is Coming are in Wellington this Saturday as part
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