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AuthorJennifer Jones

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National Women’s Rights Officer
New Zealand Union of Students Associations (NZUSA) July 2006

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October 2, 2006

There has been much fuss made recently over a VUW Institute of Policy study on gender participation at university. The study claims there will be negative implications for men who will be “left behind” as women are racing ahead” in their university studies. But the study seems to come from the position that men will […]

August 7, 2006

Kids: can’t live with them, can’t live without them. You may have even seen them around campus, chasing the pigeons in the quad or being pushed in a buggy around the library.

July 24, 2006

At the end of 2006, the Labour Government is planning on introducing legislation to fundamentally change the welfare system in New Zealand. They are creating a ‘Single Core Benefit’ to replace the current benefit programme. NZUSA is watching these changes closely, as it will potentially impact thousands of predominantly female students.