Lincoln University


Lincoln University has confirmed plans for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre to take-over its Telford campus, subject to ministerial approval. Before signing-off on the agreement, the TEU called on Ministers to make sure a properly funded long-term plan is put in place that ensures continued provision of training opportunities in the region. A statement of intent for the take-over was signed between Lincoln University and Taratahi...

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Before signing-off on an agreement for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre to take-over the Telford division of Lincoln University, Ministers must make sure a properly funded long-term plan is put in place to ensure continued provision of training opportunities in the region, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. A statement of intent for the takeover was signed between Lincoln University and Taratahi back in January, but...

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Lincoln to withdraw from Telford

Lincoln to withdraw from Telford


Posted By on Jan 19, 2017

Tertiary Update Vol 20 No 1 Lincoln University has announced plans to withdraw from its Telford division, saying it may hand control of future training provision to Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre. The announcement comes in a statement published by management teams at Lincoln and Taratahi outlining how the transition will be negotiated. Both parties are committed to finalising the details of a transition by 1 April 2017. One of...

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Misguided government funding approaches are destabilising quality public provision of courses at levels 1 to 4, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has said today following an announcement regarding the future of agricultural training at the Telford division of Lincoln University. Management teams at Lincoln University and Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre have published a statement outlining their intent to work together on...

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Lincoln cuts jobs to woo suitor

Lincoln cuts jobs to woo suitor


Posted By on Nov 17, 2016

Tertiary Update Vol 19 No 40 Lincoln University plans to cut over 50 people’s jobs, including 17 at its Telford campus. The university is trying to cut nearly $5 million. It is considering transferring its Telford campus to another provider and is investigating partnerships to “gain economies of scale and scope” Lincoln’s vice-chancellor Robin Pollard told Radio New Zealand that the university needs to make economies of...

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Lincoln loses leader in Ekara Lewis

Lincoln loses leader in Ekara Lewis


Posted By on Nov 3, 2016

It often surprises us to find the quiet, gentle person in the room is also the resolute rock defending his people from the tide. TEU stalwart Ekara Lewis was such a rock. Lewis (Ngāti Rakaipaaka) died yesterday. Lewis worked at Lincoln University as the Māori Outreach Co-coordinator. A decade ago, he graduated from Lincoln with an honours degree in Māori Planning and Development. He was the only one of his 14 siblings to gain a...

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