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The Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas

Jan Thomas
Vice-Chancellor

Latest news from the office of the Vice-Chancellor

Celebrating 25 years of Spanish language at Massey
Monday 30 August 2021
Food, language and cultural encounters are just some of the interesting topics students have been learning since the Spanish Language Programme started at Massey 25 years ago. The milestone was celebrated this month before New Zealand went into lockdown.
Online success for Massey Week at Huazhong Agricultural University
Wednesday 9 June 2021
The inaugural Massey Week was held at Huazhong Agricultural University recently and included online participation, guidance and support from staff and students from both institutions.
Professor Jan Thomas reappointed as Vice-Chancellor for second term
Tuesday 1 June 2021
Massey University's Council today confirmed the reappointment of Professor Jan Thomas as Vice-Chancellor for a second term.
Student-led STEM initiative launches in Manawatū
Thursday 27 May 2021
Chiasma Manawatū has burst into the enterprise ecosystem in Palmerston North with a packed and high energy launch at Te Manawa.
Gradutes celebrate academic achievements at Manawatū Graduation
Thursday 6 May 2021
More than 1000 graduates proudly crossed the stage over five ceremonies at Massey University's Manawatū graduation this week.
Entries open for revamped 2021 New Zealand Food Awards
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Entries for the 2021 New Zealand Food Awards open this Saturday, 1 May, with revamped categories, a new judging process and team of judges.
Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take
Wednesday 3 March 2021
Emerging from the 'bubble' - how Aotearoa can take its place in a changed world: to discuss, Massey - in partnership with The Spinoff and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce - will host an expert panel with some of NZ's leading thinkers.
Staff Zoom in to celebrate with graduates from Singapore partnership
Monday 1 March 2021
Nearly 50 students were welcomed to the Massey Alumni community in a video message at their graduation from an international collaboration in food technology education between Massey and the Singapore Institute of Technology.
Massey congratulates finalists of the Women of Influence 2020
Monday 28 September 2020
Massey is a proud sponsor of the Community Hero category of Women of Influence 2020. Congratulations to all finalists announced.
Ambassador of Vietnam visits Massey campus
Tuesday 22 September 2020
The Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand, the first international visitor to Massey University since the outbreak of COVID-19 earlier this year has visited the Manawatū campus.

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