AuthorNicola Kean

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Nicola Kean: feature writer, philanthropist, womanly woman. Nicola is the smallest member of the Salient team, but eats really large pieces of lasagne. Favourites include 80s music, the scent of fresh pine needles and long walks on the beach.

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July 24, 2006

THE BOOK closed on another chapter of Mo’ Month of May last week, when nearly $1000 raised by students was handed over to Women’s Refuge.

July 24, 2006

STUDENT COMPUTING Services staff were working around the clock last week to repair major problems to student email services.

July 21, 2006

So James learned how to hyperlink today (or, more correctly, yesterday), and isn’t he so good at it? And now that I have my own log-in and don’t have to post via email, I too can enjoy all the wonders of html. All those fancy buttons!

July 18, 2006

We’re in production for the Te Reo issue this week, and there’s only three pages of news going in, so I haven’t got all that much to do.

July 18, 2006

Earlier in the year a flatmate of mine tried to kill himself. I was awoken early one summer morning to find his mother at the door, having driven half way down the island overnight to be with him in hospital.

July 17, 2006

VUWSA PRESIDENT Nick Kelly drops further this week, after comments about the National Union of Students’ Associations in his last President’s column caused a minor rebellion in the ranks of his own executive and anger from NZUSA.

July 17, 2006

THE UNIVERSITY last week approved a policy on student workloads, laying out guidelines for lecturers to follow when devising courses.

July 17, 2006

THESIS STUDENTS are now guaranteed minimum office space and computer access under a “dazzling” new agreement between the University and the Post Graduate Students’ Association (PGSA).

July 17, 2006

A PROPOSAL to introduce a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree at Victoria from next year is one step closer to becoming a reality, after the business case was approved by the Academic Board last week.