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TEC is responsible for funding tertiary education in New Zealand, assisting our people to reach their full potential and contributing to the social and economic well-being of the country.

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Previous news

Budget 2016 announced

Budget 2016 has been announced, with an investment of $256.5 million over four years in tertiary education. Read more...

Careers System Review outcome announced

Ministers Joyce and Parata have announced the outcome of the Careers System Review. Read more...

Applications invited for SAC Levels 1 and 2 competitive funding

Application information for Student Achievement Component levels 1 and 2 competitive process is now available. Read more...

PBRF draft panel-specific guidelines released

We have released the draft panel-specific guidelines for the Performance-based Research Fund (PBRF) 2018 Quality Evaluation. Read more...

PBRF 2018 Quality Evaluation draft guidelines released

The TEC and the TEC's Performance-based Research Fund Sector Reference Group have now released the draft operational guidelines for the 2018 Quality Evaluation. Read more...

Plan exemptions

In 2016, most small to medium-sized tertiary education organisations will be exempt from Plans. Read more...