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August 13, 2018

Students opposed to the Victoria name change made their voices heard outside Vice Chancellor Grant Guilford’s office last Tuesday. The “Stick with Vic” Protest was held on 7 August. About 30 students, alumni, and staff members gathered in hopes of publicly addressing Guilford with their concerns. One of the attendees of the protest, Catherine Reynolds, […]

August 6, 2018

Mittens the cat, of “The Wondrous Adventures of Mittens” and “Mittens the Cat of Wellington” fame, has come under fire for racist tweets about other cat breeds. The local Wellington celebrity posted a tirade of tweets earlier in the week in which he claimed “non purebred cats” were a drain on SPCA resources. Several other […]

August 6, 2018

In an FAQ released as part of material concerning the name change, Victoria states that, “this University, like all others in New Zealand, is now dependent on international staff and students”. If this is in fact the case, Victoria needs to provide better support services for their international students, as they do for all of […]

August 6, 2018

First year residents of Boulcott hall were expected to eat uncooked chicken as part of the meals they pay for in their hall fees. On the night the food was served, students complained to Boulcott staff immediately. The kitchen staff replied by saying the chicken was perfectly fine. The chicken was served as part of […]

July 30, 2018

Hidden globalist influence on University campuses (specifically Kelburn campus) doesn’t want you to know there is still a number 18 Campus Connection bus. Yet from information obtained via a deep cover source within Wellington City Council, Salient can confirm that the 18e Campus Connection bus does exist and runs five times from Kelburn campus to […]

July 30, 2018

Student allowance went up by $50 per week at the beginning of the year. Many students say they are still struggling despite the increase. Studylink does not account for regional rent prices or other factors such as the cost of transport, the level of financial support students receive from their parents, or the increases in […]

July 23, 2018

Casual visits to student health have been scrapped. As of Monday, 16 July, students who are not enrolled with Victoria University’s health service will no longer be able to see a doctor. The University explained that the cuts to casual patient visits were due to an ongoing campaign to encourage students to enroll. They stressed […]

May 14, 2018

Postcab to Have Sign Language Translator Last Monday 7 May was the start of NZ Sign Language Week. To mark the occasion, the PM had a sign language interpreter present, which she announced will be a feature of all Post Cabinet Press Conferences going forward. Open Government Week The PM announced that it was also […]

May 14, 2018

Salient can confirm that the extremely steep street which students are required to traverse in order to reach Kelburn Campus is still bloody steep, regardless of any public transport discounts. When asked about Fairer Fares changes, an extremely sweaty third year student walking up Mount Street said “that’s cool… I guess”. Salient spoke to the […]