A nice short article highlighting the services of StudyTXT appears at: The AA Education Network in Australia. January 15, 2007

StudyTXT has been used as an learning example in the new look Apple Learning Interchange based in the USA. December 18, 2006

StudyTXT did not win the Computerworld award for Excellence in the Use of IT in Education:Tertiary and Commercial. Congratulations to the Airways Corporation who won this category.

A pleasant surprise on the night was finding that StudyTXT had been nominated as a finalist for the "Judge's Choice for Best Value" award. Congratulations to Point England School for winning this category with this podcasting KPE project.

<-- Here is what the judges said about StudyTXT.

Thanks to AUT for supporting the setup and ongoing running of StudyTXT. Thanks to the Tech Park staff who are assisting with the business management side. Also thanks to all staff who have contributed feedback, ideas and support to the StudyTXT project. August 1, 2006

Computerworld recently published a brief article on StudyTXT in their weekly newspaper and on their website. June 15, 2006

Trident High School have started the first secondary school trial of StudyTXT in NZ.

June 12, 2006




It has just been announced that StudyTXT has been named as one of the finalists in the IDG Computerworld excellence awards for use of IT in education:Tertiary. More details are available on the Computerworld Awards website.

May 19, 2006




The Dominion Post mentioned StudyTXT in its Higher Education section on Wednesday May 17, 2006 - Page B6


One Double X, a radio station in Whakatane have just broadcast an interview with Liz Stevenson from Trident High School on the first use of StudyTXT trial at secondary schools in New Zealand. A text article is available to view on their website. May 19, 2006


Leigh Blackall is a programme developer in the Educational Development Centre of Otago Polytechnic and has posted a brief news bit on StudyTXT within his blog. It contains an audio recording of a presentation Peter Mellow gave to Otago Polytechnic staff on Friday 12th May and a short video clip of a StudyTXT demo. May 16, 2006

The NZ Herald published a story on StudyTXT today. May 15, 2006

TV3 did a story on StudyTXT in their 6pm news. Below is a copy of the story. May 15, 2006

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Monday 14th May 2006


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National radio discussed StudyTXT in two shows. An audio copy of the discussions is made available here as an MP4 or MP3 file to download and listen to on your computer, or transfer it to your MP3 player in you cell phone or iPod. May 15, 2006


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Checkpoint with Mary Wilson, Monday 15th May, 2006 - 6.30pm - (4 minutes and 50 seconds)
The Panel with Jim Mora, Monday 15th May, 2006 - 4.45pm - (8 minutes and 5 seconds)

InsideAUT is a newsletter containing news about events from AUT University. The current issue has an article about StudyTXT.

May 9, 2006


Waiariki Institute of Technology is currently undertaking a trial of the StudyTXT system with their nursing students. Lecturer Mandy Williams has taken the key points from her face to face lectures and condensed them into short text messages that the students can use for review and learning on their cellphones.

February 14, 2006

StudyTXT News will be added here as points of interest develop. A number of tertiary institutions within New Zealand have expressed interest in participating in a trial of the StudyTXT service. As we formalise the users agreement we will publish there names here. Also feedback from the first live student trials will be place here soon.