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Work-Integrated Learning Manager - University of Waikato

021 102 3466

Sandy has a background in Food Microbiology, and studied for her PhD at the University of Guelph, Canada. Returning to New Zealand in 2012, Sandy was a Senior Scientist at ESR in Christchurch, prior to moving back home to Hamilton to lecture at Wintec.  During her 7 years at Wintec, Sandy coordinated the Applied Science Work Placement […]

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Senior Advisor, WIL (Careers and Employment), Victoria University of Wellington

Institute: Victoria University of Wellington   Position: Senior Advisor, WIL (Careers and Employment)   Ewa has a background in applied linguistics and discourse analysis. Her PhD research focused on job interviews in New Zealand. Since completing her PhD, Ewa has been working in a role that combines employability research and its practical applications to enhance […]

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Career Development Services Manager - University of Waikato

Institution: University of Waikato Position: Career Development Services Manager A highly experienced and dynamic career and business relationship manager, with an extensive background working for leading organisations, to deliver high standards, and cost – effective career services and programmes, to enhance the learning and training experience, to convert relationships into enrolments, and ensure career engagement […]

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Vice-President

07 834 8800 x 7588

Klaus Reiter, Industry Engagement Director at Wintec, the Waikato Institute of Technology. Passionate about developing people, connecting employers, community groups, students and academics. Klaus has over 20 years of experience in NZ tertiary education.

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Secretary | Hospitality WIL Leader, Senior Lecturer

09 921 9999 x 8667

Yvonne calls West Auckland, NZ home, although she was born in Norway and travels on an Austrian passport. Prior to entering the academic environment, she held several roles in hospitality organisations focused on Food & Beverage, Training, and Kitchen Administration before cross training into IT to become a Hospitality Business Solutions Specialist. Yvonne then moved […]

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Senior Lecturer

09 815 4321

Living in the UK, Zambia, South Africa and Namibia, Denisa and her family finally settled in NZ in 2004. She joined Unitec in 2006 as a Marketing lecturer after a 20-year career in Brand Management.

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Senior Lecturer- Eastern Institute of Technology

06 974 8000 x5219

Regan is a marketing and management lecturer for the EIT School of Business and manages their Work Integrated Learning course.

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Senior Lecturer- Whitireia

Brenda received her PhD in 2012 from Curtin University in Perth Australia. Her main interest is in the area of ensuring that what we teach is relevant to the workplace, and is a big believer that education should lead to productive employment.

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Managing Director - Hummingbird Effect Ltd

Dr Karen Vaughan is Managing Director of Hummingbird Effect Ltd, a consultancy in conflict resolution and strategic advice and design. Karen has over 25 years of experience in applied research and stakeholder management across diverse industries. As Chief Researcher at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Karen’s research was influential in many high-profile, national […]

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