Posts Tagged ‘Victoria University’

Boys do better in single -sex schools

Monday, October 21st, 2019
single -sex schools

The outgoing headmaster of one of Australia’s most prestigious boys’ schools has used New Zealand research to support his contention that boys do better in single-sex schools. Timothy Wright is retiring in December after 17 years running the Sydney Church of ­England Grammar School. He said he welcomed discussion around what it meant to be Read more

Mount St Cemetery and Victoria University

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Mount St offers a shortcut to Victoria University from the city centre, but the steep Kelburn street is also home to one of Wellington’s oldest cemeteries. The narrow street runs 200m from Salamanca Rd to the top entrance to the Student Union Building. Pioneering architect William Mein Smith set aside land for Mount St Cemetery labelling the site “Roman Read more

$760,00 research grant to study NZ spirituality and religion

Friday, November 1st, 2013

A university professor, who was once priest, has been awarded more than $760,000 of public money to study Kiwis’ spirituality and religion. Professor Joseph Bulbulia  of Victoria University in Wellington New Zealand, say religion was “intensely important” to him, but “as for an afterlife, or God, I have no idea”. He migrated to Wellington from the Read more