From Empires Servant to Global Citizen

Author(s): Michael Belgrave

NZ History

THE HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND'S WORLD-FACING UNIVERSITYEstablished in 1928 by two visionary scientists determined to train the farmerswho grew meat and wool for Mother England, Massey University is now thiscountry's most dynamic university, one that regards itself as defining NewZealand and helping shape the nation.This candid history looks at the University as it weathered war, funding crises,risk-taking expansion and conflict with the government's plans for New Zealand'stertiary sector. Written by distinguished historian Professor Michael Belgrave, thisis a lively look at how an agricultural college grew up to become a leading centreof excellence, and how its quest to serve New Zealand, and to be - in a word -useful, drives its teaching, research and entrepreneurialism today.S
ALES POINTS* An engaging, lively history of one of New Zealand's most distinctiveuniversities* Fully illustrated throughout and handsomely packaged* A candid look inside the evolution of a dynamic organisation* There are 300,000 Massey graduates and 130,000 loyal Massey AlumniAssociation members* Massey graduates are everywhere-not just vets but also key people inagribusiness, nursing, social work, public health, art and design, media andPR, business, sport management, food technology, engineering, schoolteaching, resource management and planning, and much more.


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General Fields

  • : 9780994132505
  • : Massey University Press
  • : Massey University Press
  • : New Zealand
  • : December 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Belgrave
  • : Paperback