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Engineering & Horticulture scholarship – John Templin Trust

Applications are now open for Scholarships from the Templin Scholarship Trust. 

Graduates of the University of Canterbury or Lincoln University are eligible. The number of scholarships awarded annually is unspecified.

The award is tenable for research, higher studies or practical experience in engineering or horticulture at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, or at any other institution in the U.S.A. or Canada approved by the Trustee and Selection Committee.

Tenure is normally for one year but may be extended for a second year. The scholar must return to New Zealand on expiry of the scholarship and engage in engineering or horticulture.

Applications are invited from:

  • University of Canterbury – Engineering Scholarships

            To persons who have graduated at the University of Canterbury with a Degree in Engineering in any one of its branches or who have qualified by examination for the award of such a degree

 

  • Lincoln University –  Horticulture Scholarships

           To persons who have graduated at the Lincoln University with a Degree in:

            Ø    Bachelor of Science, Plant and Horticultural Major

            Ø    Bachelor of Agriculture/Bachelor of Agricultural Science

            Ø    Bachelor of Commerce (Agricultural) in Horticultural Management

            Ø    Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology

            Ø    Diploma in Horticultural Management (Level 6)

 

Scholarships cover tuition costs and reasonable costs of travel, accommodation and related living expenses for the duration of the study period.

Any application must include conditional acceptance from the applicant’s preferred choice of University or Institute together with a full budget in support of the amount applied for.

To qualify applicants must be under the age of thirty (30) years.

For further details and application forms, contact:www.jrtemplintrust.co.nz

Closing date is 31 October 2018

Enrol early for postgraduate courses

Looking at postgraduate study for 2019? Make sure you check out application dates for courses you may want to apply for so you don’t miss out.

Two postgraduate courses that need special applications with earlier deadlines are:

Master of Social Work (Applied):

If you’re passionate about helping others then a degree in Social Work offers you great career opportunities. Two practicums in the final year make our graduates highly employable.

Find out more about the programme or application process at the MSW Info Evening: 3 October, 5pm-6pm, room on the ground floor of Karl Popper.   

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/qualifications-and-courses/masters-degrees/master-of-social-work-applied/

Applications closing 31 October

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism:

UC’s Journalism programmes is a market leader. It’s an intensive one-year programme aimed at preparing graduates for a career in print, broadcast and online journalism and other communication industries.

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/qualifications-and-courses/postgraduate-certificates-and-diplomas/postgraduate-diploma-in-journalism/

Applications closing 31 October

 

For more information of all postgraduate  courses, go to: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/postgraduate/

Bake Your Thesis takes the cake

 

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UC PGSA held their inaugural ‘Bake Your Thesis’ competition this week with outstanding results as UC postgrad students presented their research in a different and tasty way.

The competition and award ceremony was held in the Living Room/Postgrad Space, beside UBS – University Bookshop Canterbury on Ilam Campus.

1st place:

Astrid Simonsen (Department of Political Science and International Relations) with her Imposter Syndrome Cake, representing her research on nonviolent movements and the blank pages of a thesis, and how hard it can feel to try to write something for a PhD

2nd equal

Geela Fabic (Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering) for her Educational and Interactive Python Programming Cake, which you could actually program
Merel Keijsers (Human Interface Technology Lab) for her Bullied Robot Cake with an internal motherboard

3rd place:
Olivia Silvester (School of Biological Sciences) for her Wetlands Cake, full of native birds and skinks, and the Cat Cupcakes which couldn’t cross the water

Honourable mentions:
• Mengping Cheng for her Chinese Book Cake – College of Education
• Ben Wamamili for his 6 layer Smoke-free 2025 Cake – School of Health Sciences
• Jamin Martin for his “Nanorama” – School of Physical and Chemical Sciences at UC
• Sam Davidson for his Subduction of a large chocolate province Cake – Department of Geological Science

Congrats to all!

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