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Victoria University stories

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Microsoft Azure modernises Victoria University’s systems - others come looking
Wed 13 Jul 2022
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digital transformation
Since using Microsoft Azure, after collaboration with Adaptiv and Fusion5, Victoria University has increased local and overseas enrolments and simplified its online platform.
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Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
Mon 14 Sep 2020
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With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
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Victoria University to launch digital services micro course
Fri 31 Jan 2020
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education
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micro-credentials
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government
“This course will give people the tools to understand and improve digital accessibility, whatever sector they’re in.”
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Victoria University partners with Cisco to open Cybersecurity Training Centre
Mon 26 Aug 2019
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education
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The Centre will prepare students to meet the demand for talent in the cybersecurity pipeline through skill development, with technology that is at the forefront of this digital future.
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Victoria Uni students speak up for film dubbing
Fri 1 Mar 2019
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biometrics
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film
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victoria university
VoiceQ allows students to watch a video, transcribe it, caption it, subtitle it, and dub it.
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Booster pledges $10m to Victoria Uni's Viclink startups
Tue 28 Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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startup
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Victoria University of Wellington’s Viclink and financial services firm Booster are set to invest $10 million to develop startups.
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TechnologyOne picks up 7-year SaaS contract with Victoria University
Wed 20 Jun 2018
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saas
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contracts
The two institutions have an existing partnership spanning 20 years.
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Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Thu 3 May 2018
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education
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encryption
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wireless networks
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
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SAP & Victoria Uni open Next-Gen Lab to bridge tech skills gap
Mon 16 Apr 2018
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digital transformation
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victoria university
The collaboration between SAP and Victoria University (VU) aims to connect students with industry for the next generation of digital expertise.
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Amazon Web Services partners with Kiwi uni to empower ICT graduates
Wed 15 Nov 2017
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cloud
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hyperscale
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public cloud
“Partnering with AWS allows our students to work to their full potential using a suite of tools that make what they can create virtually limitless."
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Digital media mastermind joins Victoria University VR research team
Mon 25 Sep 2017
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vr
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new zealand
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victoria university
"He has been conducting pioneering virtual and augmented reality research, just last week he received $1 million..."
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Victoria University incubator receives Govt’s Entrepreneurial Universities funding
Fri 22 Sep 2017
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CMIC will incubate potential startups and industry pipelines to strengthen New Zealand’s computing and media ecosystem.
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Victoria Uni students win trip to China for Huawei's ICT training course
Mon 14 Aug 2017
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"They’ll also experience Chinese history, culture and language, and get to visit historical landmarks."
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Wellington students win MYOB IT Challenge with virtual assistant app
Tue 11 Jul 2017
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accounting systems
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martech
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chatbots
The Victoria Uni team’s Mind Me app an application that allows users of cloud-based accounting software to interact with a virtual assistant.
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Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica
Wed 11 Jan 2017
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virtual classroom
“It’s not easy to take students to Antarctica, but by filming the lectures on the ice, we can introduce students to this incredible continent."
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Victoria Uni lecturer creates bot to investigate creativity
Tue 22 Nov 2016
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“A lot will happen in this space in the next five to ten years, and now is the right time to progress."
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Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor
Tue 1 Nov 2016
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victoria university
EdPotential will deliver software-as-a-service products based on advanced algorithms and data analysis capability through cloud services.
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Victoria University joins edX platform to take online learning global
Thu 29 Sep 2016
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e-learning
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online learning
Victoria University is about to take higher education around the globe in partnership with the world's top academic institutions.
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Digital disruption: Exploring Wellington's fast-growing digital industry
Thu 15 Sep 2016
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digital transformation
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“The work environment is changing. Occupations are changing, there are new sectors emerging. There's a focus on fast development and fast turnaround."
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New chief for Victoria Uni cybersecurity partner
Tue 13 Sep 2016
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cybersecurity
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victoria university
“As the use of technology accelerates, the need for qualified, capable cybersecurity professionals has never been clearer."
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It's crunch time: NZ faces 'critical point' in data governance
Tue 13 Sep 2016
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
"We need to think very carefully how we’re going to govern multiple information flows. We have no choice but to face challenges and provide control."
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Victoria University & LINQ accelerate ICT grad students' learning
Tue 9 Aug 2016
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ict
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victoria university
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education technology
"LINQ will accelerate students’ learning process, giving them access to a powerful and intuitive way to model information."
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Victoria University taking charge of innovation by offering free tech IP
Mon 8 Aug 2016
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open source
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victoria university
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intellectual property
Victoria University hopes to bring together industry and open source technology to increase local innovations, through the Easy Access IP programme.
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Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Thu 28 Jul 2016
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victoria university
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tertiary education
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technology trends
Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
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