Archive for August, 2007

August 15, 2007

VUWSA’s Welfare Vice-President Heleyni Pratley sent a resignation email to VUWSA staff, exec members and Salient staff yesterday, to be effective as of this Friday. In the email she cited health reasons and her school workload – she’s an Honours student, so working well-over her paid 20 hours a week has been difficult, no doubt […]

August 13, 2007

Former VUWSA President Nick Kelly last week announced his intention to run for mayor of Wellington.

August 13, 2007

Hostel tries to cover up by hating on Salient A Victoria student and former Helen Lowry resident has spoken up about an incident which he believes was an invasion of privacy.

August 13, 2007

Victoria has beaten Auckland University to retain the McLeod Trophy for North Island university novice debating.

August 13, 2007

Honours students will no longer have free printing in postgrad computer labs, due to a charging system error which has now been fixed by the University.

August 13, 2007

Ombudsman to investigate Victoria will release information requested under the Official Information Act to Salient regarding academic misconduct – but only for a $1400 fee.

August 13, 2007

Flaws highlighted in a plagiarism-detection system used by the University have been explained by the Deputy Head of the Law School, Gordon Stewart.

August 13, 2007

The deadline for Snow Games registrations and payments has passed, with 25 students signed up – less interest received than last year.

August 13, 2007

To raise awareness for Amnesty International Freedom Week, Victoria’s Amnesty on Campus club held a series of events around campus and in Wellington City earlier this month.