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Education
Unitec becomes first member to join NZ Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy
The academy has been set up to provide technology and resources to help equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the rapidly changing cyber-threat landscape.
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Migration
Unitec migrates to the cloud with IBM
The institute previously used a mix of on-premises and cloud services but elected in late 2017 to consolidate its workloads onto IBM Cloud.
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Education
New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers in the digital age
The Digital Passport has been created by 12 Mind Lab educators to enable teachers to develop skills and understanding to deliver the new curriculum.
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Education
Unitec’s The Mind Lab and MOTAT join forces to empower Kiwis in STEM
"More than 40,000 students have learnt how to create, code, invent, test and build solutions using problem-based learning and technology in our lab."
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Kordia
Kordia & Unitec launch Cyber Excellence Scholarship Programme
Kordia and Unitec will nurture NZ's future cybersecurity talent as part of a new scholarship programme for Bachelor of Computing Systems students.
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NZTech
Unitec’s Tech Futures Lab and The Mind Lab make key appointments to continue rapid growth
Louise Webster, Craig Hilton and Lorraine Guerin join the team, while Sarah Hindle, Tech Futures Lab GM has been appointed to the NZTech board.
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Unitec
Tech takes courtside seat at secondary school basketball
"It makes you feel like pro player. But it’s also a great teaching tool, allowing teams to review games, work on their tactics and individual skills."
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Education
Top Kiwi teachers win big for digital empowerment
The three education leaders were celebrated at yesterday’s ceremony alongside 366 fellow teachers from the November 2015 and March 2016 cohorts.
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Unitec
Unitec and Kiwi company create specialised SEO course
It officially kicks off next month, and will be New Zealand’s first semester-long tertiary SEO course.
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Digital Marketing
Pure SEO helping businesses climb the ladder of search results
Search engines. A crucial feature of the modern era – fail to master their ins and outs and you essentially fail to do business. Here's a solution.
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Cybersecurity
NZ expert selected to Canadian Cybersecurity Board
"The invitation to sit on the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity is a great recognition of the cybersecurity work happening in New Zealand."
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Cybersecurity
SecurityBrief New Zealand looks back at 2016: Malware and botnets and breaches, oh my!
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Kiwi cybersecurity in 2016.
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IBM
IBM’s MD steps down from NZTech board, Unitec and Oracle step in
"Lee was responsible for leading the board on a journey of constant improvement including the development of an excellent diversity policy."
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Innovation
Unitec launches new high-tech research network to boost innovation and IP
Unitec's new high-tech research network has been launched to help boost the country's innovation and IP creation prospects.
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Cybersecurity
Unitec's cybersecurity health check programme up for iSANZ award
Unitec's cybersecurity health check for SMEs named a finalist for 'best security project or initiative' in the iSANZ 2016 InfoSec New Zealand awards.
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Unitec
The Mind Lab + NEXT Foundation award teacher for digital learning passion
“I’m thrilled to have won the NEXT Expert Teacher Award and am looking forward to using the prize to study my Masters in Applied Practice,"
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Ransomware
Exclusive: The unstoppable monster that is cyber crime
We speak to security experts from Unitec and Vodafone about the ever-changing face of ransomware & what NZ is doing in the cyber security arms race.
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Cybersecurity
Vodafone and Unitec team up to fight cyber crime
“To counter what is effectively a security arms race requires a fast, hard, bullish response bringing all the right players together."
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Unitec
The Mind Lab by Unitec launches location campaign
The Mind Lab by Unitec has launched a new campaign aimed to get teachers to put their hands up to bring its postgrad programme to their towns.
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Unitec
Kiwi teacher recognised for digital learning
“It’s great to see another cohort of teachers develop their digital and collaborative learning skills through our postgraduate certificate."
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Unitec
Work starts on Unitec's $250m tech revamp
The redevelopment project aims to deliver world-class, technology-based learning and teaching to Unitec students.
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Unitec
Digital learning teachers awarded
Several digital learning teachers have been recognised at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation last week with NEXT Foundation awards.
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Unitec
Postgrad digital learning course offered to tertiary educators
The Mind Lab by Unitec is offering its Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) to Auckland tertiary educators.
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Solutions
The Mind Lab: Preparing Kiwi kids for jobs of tomorrow, today
Technology can be an enabler for alternative learning methods and approaches, helping to prepare students for jobs of the future.