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[Public] Saga Ends

[Public] Saga Ends

by / May 21, 2012 / 1 Comment

President apologises for Queer Officer.

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Students Still Povo

Students Still Povo

by / April 30, 2012 / No Comments

To regurgitate that timeless student colloquialism “I’m an impoverished student” may have more meaning than we initially thought because it turns out—15 per cent of us really are.

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Big K Promotes Binge Drinking

Big K Promotes Binge Drinking

by / March 26, 2012 / No Comments

One such complainant said the bar’s advertising “consistently and over a long period of time encouraged customers to get drunk in an irresponsible fashion”.

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Graduate Longitudinal Study

Graduate Longitudinal Study

by / July 18, 2011 / No Comments

Students wondering whether their investment of time and money at university is worthwhile will be pleased to know that a comprehensive study to see how tertiary education ultimately impacts graduates’ lives is about to commence. Organised by Otago University, the Graduate Longitudinal Study of New Zealand will see about 14,000 final-year students from New Zealand’s [...]

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Auckland Wants A Waka Too

Auckland Wants A Waka Too

by / May 30, 2011 / No Comments

The Wellington Waterfront is something we all are very proud of in this city. Whether we would still be proud to host a monstrous plastic waka on our city’s shores is another question, one that is being debated in New Zealand’s favourite city, Auckland. With the Rugby World Cup only four months away, the debate [...]

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Going bananas for Fair Trade

Going bananas for Fair Trade

by / May 23, 2011 / 1 Comment

The past fortnight has seen the celebration of all things fair trade. Events, activities and promotions have taken place across Wellington and the country for Fair Trade Fortnight. The Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand seek to spread the word about the difference swapping to fair trade certified products can make to producers [...]

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“(Don’t VUW) Forget About Te… Aro, Aro, Aro, Aro”

“(Don’t VUW) Forget About Te… Aro, Aro, Aro, Aro”

by / May 16, 2011 / No Comments

Design and Architecture students now have all the convenience of being an Arts or Science student after VUWSA launched a weekly mobile reception to bring a bit of Kelburn to Te Aro this week. All the services the regular Kelburn revellers have come to expect, including access to free bus tickets, the food bank and [...]

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Student Job Search Found!

Student Job Search Found!

by / May 9, 2011 / No Comments

It was on Mount Street the whole time… Looking for a job in these hard economic times has just become easier with the relocation of Student Job Search (SJS) back onto the Kelburn campus. With an aim “to make students hot property”, SJS is a free employment service with “29 years of experience at bringing [...]

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Campus Angels: Full Throttle

Campus Angels: Full Throttle

by / May 9, 2011 / No Comments

The Angels are back! As Wellington becomes colder, darker and generally more miserable, the VUWSA Campus Angels have returned to provide a bright, safe light for our potentially perilous journeys home. The Campus Angels provide a free service that sees trained students walk other students to their home, the nearest bus stop or safety point. [...]

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Super Ants

Super Ants

by / April 4, 2011 / No Comments

Victoria University scien-tists have made a major breakthrough in the world of biological science. They discovered that when wasps and ants compete for food, the wasps pick up the ants, give them the ride of their lives and dump them somewhere far away from the dinner table. The research took place in the South Island’s [...]

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