Finding images online can be challenging. While we have excellent image databases comprising many thousands of images licensed for you to reuse and adapt, sometimes you just want to search the web for inspiring images that match the colours of …

Search the visual web in full colour Read more »

No doubt, information literacy matters tremendously in a higher education setting, amongst all the other types of literacies, of course, from academic to visual, digital to media. Years ago, when people still used dial-up internet access, I worked with a …

The Whakarare framework: how to evaluate information in a holistic Māori-informed way Read more »

There are lies, damn lies, and then there is politics.  Fake news has been around since the dawn of civilisation and has taken flight and caused serious concern more than once in human history.  Crises of authority and the desperate …

Truth and the turning wheel of history Read more »

Disinformation is a well-worn path to power and those in power abuse it to maintain themselves amidst controversy.  Where then does the ordinary citizen and scholar turn to find the truth amidst a whirlwind of lies, often repeated innocently by …

Talking truth to power Read more »

Grab a seat on one of our sofas or pull up a chair and let us get you up to speed with everything that is new but really not so scary about university life.  The move from A-level to university study …

Welcome to university life: finding your feet Read more »