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October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

The New Zealander of the Year Awards have been an annual fixture in Salient since just now. Who will win this most prestigious of gongs? (Lima Sopoaga.) Does anybody even care? (Probably not.) Why is this even here? (We had three pages to fill.) Read on to find out! ____________________ Evil Corporation of the Year […]

October 4, 2015
September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

VUWSA has voted to rejoin the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations by a comfortable margin. In the referendum, held alongside the VUWSA Executive elections, 1251 students (72 per cent) voted to retain VUWSA’s membership of NZUSA, while 476 students (28 per cent) voted to withdraw. VUWSA gave 12-month notice of its withdrawal from NZUSA on […]

September 27, 2015

Last week 56 Victoria Students were awarded for excellence in sports at the University’s Blues Awards.

September 27, 2015

President   Academic Vice-President   Engagement Vice-President   Welfare Vice-President   Campaigns Officer   Clubs and Activities Officer   Education Officer   Equity Officer   Treasurer-Secretary   Wellbeing and Sustainability Officer   Student Media Committee Representative*   *Note: the two best placed candidates are elected to Student Media Committee.   Referendum Should VUWSA retain membership […]

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Voting for the 2016 VUWSA Executive and Student Media Committee is open online from9am Tuesday 22 September to 5pm Thursday 24 September. There will also be polling booths on campus at the following times: Kelburn: Tuesday 22 September, 10am-2pm, The Hub Pipitea: Wednesday 23 September, 10am-2pm, Ground Floor Rutherford House Te Aro: Thursday 24 September, 12pm-2pm, Student […]