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AuthorKate Newton

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October 9, 2006

Students may be able to buy their way into university courses under the proposed tertiary education funding reforms, two university staff unions have warned, in submissions to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).

July 10, 2006

STUDENTS WILL no longer risk paying for damage to flats caused by accidents or flatmates, if a proposed amendment to the Residential Tenancies Act is passed.

April 3, 2006

The Otago University Student’s Association (OUSA) may vote to pull out of the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) as early as April.

March 13, 2006

A report jointly commissioned by the Association of University Staff (AUS) and the New Zealand Vice Chancellors’ Committee (NZVCC) has confirmed both groups’ claims that New Zealand’s universities are severely under-funded.

February 27, 2006

Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) has appointed a temporary Maori Student Liaison Officer after allegations of fraud were brought against several members of the Maori students’ association executive.

February 27, 2006

The 2005 Offensive Issue of Critic has been banned, after the Office of Film and Literature Classification found it to be objectionable.