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18/09/06

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

11/09/06

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

04/09/06

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

07/08/06

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

31/07/06

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

24/07/06

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

24/07/06

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

17/07/06

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

27/06/06

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