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Why Can’t We All Just get Along?

Why Can’t We All Just get Along?

by / 17/07/06 / [ 3 Comments ]

CALL ME an optimistic fool, but I’d hoped that with the demise of controversial ex-Campaigns Officer Kate McEachen, the exec would be able to function without resorting to its usual bickering. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Student Apathy SInks IGM – Suddenly, we’re half the quorum we used to be…

Student Apathy SInks IGM – Suddenly, we’re half the quorum we used to be…

by / 27/05/06 / No Comments

VUWSA’s Initial General Meeting (IGM) was abandoned half-way through last Wednesday after student numbers dropped from 101 to 45, below the required quorum of 100. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Candidates Speak Out – Not much to say

Candidates Speak Out – Not much to say

by / 20/03/06 / No Comments

Seven would-be Environmental, International and Queer officers on the VUWSA exec vied for student votes at forum held last week. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Class Reps out in the cold Vice Chancellor comes to the rescue

Class Reps out in the cold Vice Chancellor comes to the rescue

by / 13/03/06 / No Comments

Victoria University’s Vice-Chancellor Pat Walsh was called in to arrange class-rep training rooms for VUWSA after it was told the Student Union Building had been booked out. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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New Pro Vice-ChancellorAppointed

New Pro Vice-ChancellorAppointed

by / 06/03/06 / No Comments

Victoria University has appointed Dr. Roberto Rabel – Vietnam War historian and Director of Otago University’s International Office – as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor (International). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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It makes you think

It makes you think

by / 06/03/06 / No Comments

Victoria University staff and students have been awarded six Bright Futures Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarships, worth almost $1 million in the latest round of awards under the government-funded scheme. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Vic News In Brief

Vic News In Brief

by / 27/02/06 / No Comments

All is running smoothly at the Student Notes Distribution Centre as students purchase their course materials for the new university year. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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‘Dude, Where’s my Bond?’

‘Dude, Where’s my Bond?’

by / 27/02/06 / No Comments

Former Unicomm residents have been waiting as long as three months to receive a refund of the $250 bond they paid at the beginning of their 2005 residency. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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‘Dude, Where’s my Bond?’

‘Dude, Where’s my Bond?’

by / 27/02/06 / No Comments

Former Unicomm residents have been waiting as long as three months to receive a refund of the $250 bond they paid at the beginning of their 2005 residency. One 2005 Unicomm resident first contacted the office about his bond before Christmas, but it wasn’t repaid until two weeks ago. He says the refund process “took [...]

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