Massey has upgraded its Online Learning Environment – Stream. The upgrade to Stream² provides enhanced tools and is better able to cope with our changeable technology environment. This upgrade, which is part of the University’s commitment to ensuring its students have access to high quality teaching and learning facilities, was essential.
While there is no ideal [...]
If it were not for Massey’s commitment to distance study, part time study could become a thing of the past in New Zealand. Massey is under pressure to improve its completions and part time distance students are the group that is under-performing according to the Tertiary Education Commission.
Can you afford this?
Fortunately Massey [...]
At the 2012 NZUSA Congress EXMSS was recognised for its contribution to maintaining academic quality for students. The Review It survey was the point of difference that EXMSS offered students at Massey University. While discussion and advocacy provide some means of bringing poor quality papers to light, the Review It survey does this behind the [...]
Dear Minister Joyce,
Recent public discussion of the effectiveness and suitability of New Zealand’s tertiary education has raised concerns about indebted young graduates leaving for better paid work overseas, and financial penalties for institutions with significant numbers of part time students. These issues are a product of our Tertiary Education Strategy.
The TES focus [...]
Massey has recently published the student guide to academic integrity. Every paper’s outline and study guide has comments about plagiarism. It is the student’s job to be aware of what it is, how it is judged, how it can be avoided and what the consequences are if you are either accused or actually found to [...]
Your summer break?
Students can now enrol in up to four papers in the summer school semester. Massey has loosened the regulations around workload limits after considering student feedback and the purpose of the summer school semester.
But students need to be mindful of the difficulties of studying over summer. If students have school [...]
Good News! Following discussions with EXMSS (your voice on campus) and Massey staff it has been decided that printed study resources should remain available on request – at no cost to students and for the foreseeable future.
With that put to bed, EXMSS and Massey are looking at the opening dates for stream sites. Students [...]
What can a student survive on?
Tertiary Minister Joyce tells us that the student loan scheme is a drain on the taxpayer. That our tertiary education system needs to be more efficient and better connected to work outcomes.
In order to reduce this burden a series medicinal formulas have been forced on student: allownaces have [...]
Students parade down the main street of Takapuna ahead of their graduation ceremony
It was fantastic to see distance students graduating in Auckland this week. Seeing their nervously ecstatic faces cross the stage encourages me to keep focused on my own study. Takapuna City is a great place to parade and celebrate. The shops and [...]