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New Zealand’s most prominent University, Massey has been in existence for 80 years. Its elite network of renowned alumni, brilliant faculty and talented students is spread across three campuses in New Zealand and several distant learning campuses abroad.
The 10th largest user of ICT in the country, Massey has over 100 tie ups with educational institutions abroad. Its cutting edge research and innovative teaching methods has allowed it to grow beyond New Zealand.
Massey has a total of 3 campuses in – Wellington, Auckland and Manawatu.
The Wellington campus also known as the creative campus is located in New Zealand’s capital city. Strategically placed in the heart of the city, it is surrounded by great art galleries, eateries and food joints and the characteristic green hills of New Zealand.
Located in the country’s largest city, the Auckland Campus offers students a mix of natural beauty and city life. The greenery and scenic landscape within campus is serene and beautiful. And its location close to the main city gives students easy access to malls, hotels and cinema halls.
Massey’s original campus or the Manawatu campus is located close to the Palmerston North city. A small city, it seems to have been taken over by the massive student population of this campus. It is an ideal city for students. The vast campus offers a wide variety of flora in the form of trees, plants, fields and lawns.
A conglomeration of five colleges, Massey University offers an excellent academic structure spread across a large number of departments. An exhaustive list of the same is as follows:
· Agriculture and Environment
· Communication, Journalism and Marketing
· Defence and Security Studies
· Economics and Finance
· English and Media Studies
· Engineering and Advanced Technology
· Food and Nutrition
· Fundamental Sciences
· M?ori Art, Knowledge and Education
· Music, New Zealand
· Natural and Mathematical Sciences
· People, Environment and Planning
· Professional and Continuing Education
· Public Health
· Social Work
· Sport and Exercise
· Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
High teaching standards have ensured that Massey has become well known in the world for the education imparted by it. Its 80 years of academic excellence can be attributed to a combination of applied teaching, distance and international teaching and encouragement of innovation.
Well known for its groundbreaking research, the courses offered here stress on innovation and allowing students to embrace diversity and grow intellectually, emotionally as well as professionally.
Massey offers both undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs in all of its schools. Additionally it also has short courses and distant learning courses offering diplomas and certificates. It official website has all the information aggregated, making it easier for students to make informed decisions about which course to enroll for. Here are a few courses offered here:
· Applied Economics
· Aviation Management
· Commercial Music
· Creative Media Production
· Engineering with Honours
· Food Technology with Honours
· Health Science
· Information Sciences
· M?ori Visual Arts
· Medical Laboratory Science
· Natural Sciences
· Resource and Environmental Planning
· Retail and Business Management
· Social Work
· Speech and Language Therapy
· Sport and Exercise
· Sport Management
· Veterinary Science
· Veterinary Technology
· TeAhoT?tairangi: Teaching and Learning Kura Kaupapa M?ori
· TeAhoT?tairangi: Teaching M?ori Medium/Diploma in M?ori Education
All three campuses provide basic student facilities like library, dinner halls, printing shops, student associations, bookstores and so on.
Auckland Campus – Besides maintaining a high quality of basic amenities and services, this campus also has an excellent recreational center managed by students with facilities ranging from sports and fitness studios to scholars’ cafes. A student lounge and various student clubs are also present here.
Wellington campus – This campus has some of the most brilliant eateries. The Tussock Bar and Cafe and Coffee cart are two of the best options to dine here. Not only is the food here delicious but also healthy! There is also a lounge for casual hangout sessions.
Manawatu campus – being the oldest of the three campuses it also provides the most number of services. A detailed list of these along with requisite contact details can be found on the official website.
Massey University always keeps in mind the comfort of its students and to that end provides myriad kinds of accommodation that goes beyond the usual dormitories and halls of residence. Apartments, homestays and studio units are also provide on campus for the ease of students. These facilities can be availed of in all of Massey’s campuses – Albany, Palmerston North and Wellington.
Experienced staff hired by the university aids the students in all proceedings from the selection of suitable accommodation to budget management and finalizing tenancy deals.
To give a fair chance to every student, Massey provides a host of scholarships and other modes of financial aid. Easy to apply, these scholarships have helped many a student in the past. A few of them are:
For Undergraduate students-
· Massey University High achiever scholarships
· First year Agricultural scholarships
· AIMES Awards
· AMP Scholarship Programme
For Postgraduate students-
· Masterate scholarships
· Doctorate scholarships
· ASEAN Young Leaders Fellowship
· Albert & Alexis Dennis Donation
Other scholarships along with their application details can be found on the official website of Massey.
Over the 80 years of its existence Massey has produced several prodigies who have established quite a name for themselves. Some of them are:
· Politician, deputy prime minister of New Zealand - Paula Bennett - BA in social policy
· Former member of parliament in New Zealand, scientist in agricultural engineering – Ashraf Chowdhury – PhD in agronomy
· World champion and Olympic champion sailor – Joanna AyelaAleh
· World champion and Olympic champion rower – Nathan Cohen
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