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Universities New Zealand (UNZ)

Te Pōkai Tara

This organisation is legally known as New Zealand Vice-Chancellors Committee.

Universities NZ — Te Pōkai Tara is the statutory body for New Zealand’s 8 universities:

Functions and focus

Universities NZ's key functions are to:

  • ensure academic quality assurance
  • coordinate international education policy
  • provide sector coordination
  • inform and influence decision-making
  • administer scholarships.

Universities NZ lists their points of focus and details around their legal functions.

Our functions and focus




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