NEWS

  • Reopening of IPU’s T Block classrooms by Wayne Cooper
    Friday the 6th of April 2018 saw the grand reopening of T-Block at IPU New Zealand. After many months of refurbishment and upgrading, the modern classrooms can now be used for our new students, giving them the best environment for their education. The...
  • IPU Japan Immersion Programme: Kiwi students discovering Japanese culture by Wayne Cooper
    The New Zealand actor, Martin Henderson, said, “I love new places, new people, new ideas. I love cultural differences…” He’s not alone—in March, 19 IPU New Zealand first-year students travelled from Palmerston North to International Pacific University...
  • IPU NZ Relay for life by Aaron Mai
    On the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2018, IPU New Zealand students will participate in Relay For Life, acommunity cancer-awareness event that puts the fun into fundraising. Along with cancer survivors andtheir carers, IPU students will join the local...
  • In Memory of Robert Khan JP, QSM by Wayne Cooper
    Robert Khan, JP, QSMPassed away on 8th March, 2018 in Auckland. Dr. Khan taught in the Postgraduate programme from 2013-2016. He was lecturer for International Human Resource Management, Leadership, Communication and Change, and Postgraduate Research...
  • From IPU Japan to IPU New Zealand: Embracing the Kiwi way of life by Dana Taylor
    Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that ‘the science of human relationships’—the cornerstone of peace—is essential for humanity’s survival. Now living over nine thousand kilometres from his hometown of Koshigaya, in the prefecture of Saitama, Japan, Yuto...
  • Google just made the case for more foreign language education by Wayne Cooper
    Science, technology, engineering, and math are not the only (or even the most) valuable 21st century skills. Even Google says so. Thanks to Transparent Language for the article. Read the original article here In the last decade, American education...
  • Multicultural Quilt comes to stay at IPU by Wayne Cooper
    The Multicultural quilt showcases the different ethnic groups represented in the Manawatu Multicultural Council and Palmerston North City. The quilt serves as a banner for the Manawatu Multicultural council and signifies a sense of belongingness and...
  • IPU New Zealand students ride the Palmerston North bus for free by Wayne Cooper
    IPU New Zealand students are now able to ride the Palmerston North urban bus service for free. The Board of IPU New Zealand has contributed to Palmerston North for 27 years and is delighted that students will now have greater access to the city....
  • 11th Manawatu Chinese Speech Competition by Aaron Mai
    On 15 October 2017, four IPU NZ students participated in the 11th Manawatu Chinese Speech Competition held at the Globe Theatre in Palmerston North and came away with first prize. This competition is a big Chinese language and cultural event...
  • IPU International Spring Festival by Aaron Mai
    The IPU New Zealand annual International Spring Festival went off with a bang last weekend.  Culture, cherry blossoms, and community mixed for the day at IPU New Zealand’s campus.  While the recreation centre buzzed to vibrant cultural dance, and...
  • Seminar Report of Professor Rouben Azizian and Carl Bradley, Massey University by Wayne Cooper
    On 3 rd February 2017, Professor Rouben Azizian and Carl Bradley from Massey University cameto IPU for the seminar organised by Dr Tadashi Iwami, International Relations Lecturer at IPUand Co-Chair of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs...
  • IPU graduates achieving as Accounting Technicians by Wayne Cooper
    Become an Accounting Technician (AT) and gain a formal qualification that covers accounting and wider business management by enroling in our Bachelor of Contemporary International Studies (BCIS) degree. Chartered Accountants ANZ will accept graduate...
  • Crescendo project visits IPU NZ by Aaron Mai
    Buddy, Nozomi, and Jenni are alumni from a performing arts oriented teaching and performing company called The Young Americans. Currently at both IPU New Zealand and Japan, they are doing human empowerment through expression education programmes; using...
  • Asia New Zealand Foundation exchange by Wayne Cooper
    2016 recipients of the Asia New Zealand Foundation scholarship headed over to IPU Okayama for a real-life induction to Japanese living.  The six month study abroad programme was courtesy of the Asia New Zealand Foundation and Nakashimato Co Ltd, which...
  • IPU NZ English Speech Contest by Aaron Mai
    Fifteen speakers from six countries came together with three judges and, 86 students and staff for this year’s IPU New Zealand English speaking contest. This year’s topic was, “I Have a Dream”. First to take to the stage was the Level 1 and 2 English...
  • Immigration Advisers Authority by Wayne Cooper
    International students studying in New Zealand might be considering ‘what next’ and looking at what visa options they or their families have in New Zealand. Please read this article to be aware of what you need to do to make sure your immigration...
  • QTI defends high quality international education against political attacks by Wayne Cooper
    QTI defends high quality international education against political attacks Quality Tertiary Institutions (Nga Wananga Kounga), a key private tertiary education sector peak body, is going into bat for high quality international education in the face of...
  • Representatives from NTC Group visited IPU New Zealand by John Bui
    IPU New Zealand hosted 2 representatives from NTC Group on April 5th, to showcase our unique learning environment. IPU New Zealand is looking forward to strengthening our collaboration with NTC Group in the coming years. NTC is a private...
  • Vietnamese Principals and Government Officials Visit by John Bui
    From 14/03/2017 to 24/03/2017, IPU New Zealand hosted a visit by officials of the Department of Education & Training (DOET), Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.       Mr Pham Ngoc Thanh, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City DOET, also the group’s...
  • IPU Chinese lessons by Yinyin Lu
    From next week on, IPU's Chinese night class would be held in T-block from 6:00pm to 7:00pm every Tuesday & Wednesday. Currently we have 2 students involved and we use Chinese Made Easy and Developing Chinese as the textbooks. For more information...
  • UN Peacekeeper holds lecture on campus by Joe Rush
    Seminar Report of Todd Hart, Lieutenant Colonel of New Zealand Army On 3 rd February 2017, Todd Hart, Lieutenant Colonel of New Zealand Army gave a lecture in a seminar held by New Zealand Institute of International Affairs Palmerston North...
  • IPU New Zealand Graduation 2016 by Joe Rush
    On December 7th IPU New Zealand celebrated our 26th Graduation at the convention centre. Comment from our president Wayne Edwards: A Message to Graduands from the IPU New Zealand President Receiving your degree or diploma marks a...
  • Mihara City Council visit by Aaron Mai
    President Wayne Edwards summed up the mayoral delegation's visit to the IPU New Zealand campus, "Mihara and our city are of similar size and there are common aspirations. New Zealand is seeking to increase international student numbers while...
  • The Mexican Ambassador holds a seminar on campus by Joe Rush
    Seminar Report of José Gerardo Traslosheros Hernández, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand. On 19 October 2016, Mr. José Gerardo Traslosheros Hernández, Ambassador of Mexico to New Zealand, had a formal lecture in a seminar held by New Zealand...
  • IPU New Zealand Grad Makes the news by Joe Rush
    IPU New Zealand Graduate Greg Ng makes the news talking about his life in Japan.   Check out this article for more information: http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/kiwi-traveller/84896797/expat-tales-what-its-like-to-live-in-tokyo