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2006 Annual Report

   
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Glossary

Academic
Staff whose terms of employment require teaching and/or research to be undertaken.

Domestic
Students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. (Most domestic students qualify for the Ministry of Education EFTS-based funding tuition subsidy).

EFTS
Equivalent Full Time Student - the measure applied to all tertiary education organisations for reporting student numbers. At the University of Waikato, 1 EFTS equates to a student workload of 120 points.

Foundation
Enrolments at the non-degree level that count toward a foundation or bridging quali? cation. At Waikato typically at level 0.

FRST
Foundation for Research, Science and Technology.

FTE
Full-Time Equivalent - the measure applied for reporting staff numbers.

Full Cost International
EFTS generated by international students paying full-fees.

General
Staff who are not academic staff (eg administrative staff).

Government Funded
EFTS generated by enrolments that qualify for Government EFTS-based tuition subsidy.

Graduate/Postgraduate
Enrolments that count toward an honours or masters degree or a graduate/postgraduate diploma or certi?cate. At Waikato typically at levels 5 and 7.

International
Students who are not citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. (Most international students generate Full Cost International Fees EFTS).

IP
Intellectual Property.

MPhil and Doctoral
Enrolments that count toward a research degree ie EdD, PhD or MPhil. At Waikato typically at levels 6 and 9.

Other Full-Cost
EFTS generated by domestic students in Programmes that are funded by means other than the EFTS-based tuition subsidy (eg contracts with secondary schools).

PBRF
Performance Based Research Fund.

TEC
Tertiary Education Commission.

Undergraduate
Enrolments that count toward a bachelors degree. At Waikato typically at levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.



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