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VUWSA and Union Kiss and Make Up Over Bar

VUWSA and Union Kiss and Make Up Over Bar

by / 18/09/06 / No Comments

Beer prices still outrageous – There is no agreement on possible price reductions at the bar-formerly-known-as- Eastside despite VUWSA and the Union meeting amicably on the bar’s future direction. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Sunshine, Lollipops and Pay Rises for Staff

Sunshine, Lollipops and Pay Rises for Staff

by / 11/09/06 / No Comments

Both Universities and unions are happy with pay rises of between 6% and 7.5% for general staff and 4% and 5.5% for general university staff in the newest pay agreements that will expire mid-2007. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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University Council Elections Victory for Democracy

University Council Elections Victory for Democracy

by / 04/09/06 / No Comments

Nominations for the three vacant positions on the University Council from the Court of Convocation have closed with just three entrants, meaning that there will be no election and only one new member to the Council. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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VUWSA Backtrack on Levy Hike

VUWSA Backtrack on Levy Hike

by / 07/08/06 / [ 5 Comments ]

The release of the VUWSA budget has been delayed yet again, this time in a scramble of cost-cutting that, if not effective, may lead to an increased student levy. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Student Leaders Speak for Tenancy Bill

Student Leaders Speak for Tenancy Bill

by / 31/07/06 / No Comments

THE RESIDENTIAL Tenancies (Damage Insurance) Amendment Bill will protect flatting students from being liable for damage they have not caused, according to a submission by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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CHEQUE PLEASE? Tens of people left gasping as VUWSA budget delayed

CHEQUE PLEASE? Tens of people left gasping as VUWSA budget delayed

by / 24/07/06 / [ 2 Comments ]

THE RELEASE of the VUWSA budget, due last Wednesday, has been delayed a further two weeks in order to reduce the predicted deficit. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Aus Flip-Flop on Meca Again

Aus Flip-Flop on Meca Again

by / 24/07/06 / No Comments

THE ASSOCIATION of University Staff (AUS) has once again backed down on its goal of a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) for university staff, instead opting for separate salary increase requests. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Submissions called for on Campus Redevelopment

Submissions called for on Campus Redevelopment

by / 17/07/06 / No Comments

VICE-CHANCELLOR Pat Walsh is inviting submissions on Vic’s Campus Redevelopment Framework, which sets out the strategy for the University’s development over the next decade. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Campus’ to be tarted up – Redevelopment planning under way

Campus’ to be tarted up – Redevelopment planning under way

by / 27/06/06 / No Comments

Negotiations are under way on the future design of the Victoria campuses over the next ten years, and how accommodation and social spaces for students will be handled. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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AUS seeks MECA

AUS seeks MECA

by / 03/04/06 / No Comments

The Vice Chancellors of New Zealand’s universities have been served with notices to initiate the multi-employer collective bargaining by the Association of University Staff (AUS). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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