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September 18, 2016

A Victoria University student has been awarded a $300,000 Woolf Fisher Trust scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. The recipient, honours student Liam Jolliffe, will complete a Master of Advanced Studies at Cambridge, before transitioning to study for a PhD in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Jolliffe studied at […]

August 7, 2016

A month’s supply of sanitary products can cost between $5 and $15, depending on the brand, type, and amount used.

July 17, 2016

Mark is glad that UniQ are being listened to, although they are “at the start of a long road pushing against an institution that doesn’t really see the need for change.”

May 15, 2016

Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) has given notice of withdrawal from the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) which, due to a required one year notice period, would take effect in May 2017.

May 1, 2016

The campus, potentially worth over $20 million, is currently unused by the university after the Faculty of Education moved to Kelburn this year.

April 17, 2016

  A Countdown metro supermarket to open on Cable Car lane is causing tension, with Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Grant Guilford opposing its bid for a liquor license. The university is joined by the police and the Wellington regional medical officer of health in expressing opposition to the license. In a submission to a Wellington District […]

March 13, 2016

We are experiencing the world’s biggest refugee crisis since World War Two. More than 60 million people are displaced, and 20 million of these are refugees; that is they are displaced and outside their country of origin. The government is expected to make an announcement regarding their review of New Zealand’s Refugee Quota, and to […]

March 6, 2016

Thursdays in Black, a student-led campaign for safe campuses, has launched across New Zealand tertiary campuses. Co-ordinated by Tertiary Women New Zealand, a branch of NZUSA, the campaign seeks transformation of the policies, practices, and culture that perpetuates and normalizes sexual violence. To show their support for the campaign, staff and students are encouraged to […]

October 11, 2015

Australia’s new Turnbull Government has delayed plans to deregulate university fee-setting, a move celebrated by the Australian National Union of Students (NUS). As part of a tertiary education bill introduced by the former Abbott Government, the policy sought to remove the capping of annual fee rises and let universities set their own fees. Australian Education […]