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Saves time

We scan over 300 sources daily for our clients, and read the stuff piling up in their inboxes.

Improves decision-making

Free up senior staff to focus on action, not finding information.


We have an independent view – we don’t do lobbying or consultancy work, or publish sponsored posts.

How does it work?

Tertiary Insight offers succinct and timely information for tertiary education decision makers.

  • 01 SEARCH

    Cast a wide net for information that’s relevant to tertiary education decision-makers.


    Summarise the key issues and link to the source.

  • 03 ANALYZE

    Give our take on what it might mean for subscribers.

  • 04 INFORM

    We keep it brief and use consistent templates to help you get to the point.

Our Clients

Our subscribers include almost all tertiary education institutions and industry training organisations, as well as leading private training establishments, government agencies, national bodies, and tertiary education suppliers.


Decision Makers Using Tertiary Insight




Posts Published Since 2010

Our Coverage

Tertiary Insight has covered what matters in tertiary education since 2010.

Weekday roundup of tertiary education announcements and media coverage.

Review of NZQA EER reports, & universities’ academic audit reports.

Scrutiny of annual reports for universities, ITPs and ITOs.

Weekly Parliamentary report – Bills, Oral and Written Questions, Select.

Analysis of major issues like the Budget, funding announcements, policy consultations, enrolment statistics, programme evaluations, occupational regulation, and much more.



Dave Guerin


Dave Guerin is the main analyst and writer for Tertiary Insight. He loves the way tertiary education touches so many people, groups, and cogs of the economy. Tertiary Insight gives him an excuse to satisfy his curiosity about the tertiary education sector, and get paid for it. He has worked as a consultant, policy adviser and lobbyist for over 20 years across all parts of tertiary education and government. He now provides an independent view through Tertiary Insight, and is a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery.


Pauline La Rooy

Business Development Manager

Pauline is our key customer contact, working with trialists, onboarding new users, and sending out the bills. She’s a qualified librarian and is passionate about connecting people with the information they need. She enjoys troubleshooting issues, and sharing a smile, with our key client contacts, who play an important part in making our service work.


If you’re serious about tertiary education, get Tertiary Insight.