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October 9, 2017

The life of a student can be a tough one — we’re constantly juggling so many things, which can often be overwhelming. New Zealand has damning statistics when it comes to youth suicide, and there is still so much stigma around the topic of mental health, which doesn’t get as much honest, open discourse as […]

July 31, 2017

Periods. Approximately half of the population get them, yet they do not garner nearly enough attention or airtime. However, one of the hot topics of this year (other than Donald Trump’s tweets and the global avocado shortage) has been the cost of pads and tampons. In February, Pharmac began its investigation into the possibility of […]

April 10, 2017

The university environment and surroundings feel very prescribed. Year after year new students come through Victoria, but there is no lasting, or even fleeting, impression of them having been here. Last year after the earthquake, a temporary wooden wall was erected in the Hub to separate the safe zones from the library, which needed repairs. […]

September 4, 2016

This is a public service announcement from your Wellbeing and Sustainability Officer: As a keen environmentalist, I’m aware that environmentalism comes in all sizes. But I’ve always been a proponent of small things that can be done on a daily basis, from hanging out your washing instead of using the dryer, or taking a reusable […]

April 10, 2016

When considering the word environment, it is unfortunate that the first things that spring to my mind are the all the environmental issues that we are currently facing. There is an overproduction of substances and products which are harmful to nature, and to the wildlife (as well as to us). A vivid image that sticks […]