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News In Brief

News In Brief

by / 23/07/07 / No Comments

Vic receives $5.5m science funding Victoria has been awarded more than $5.5 million in contracts from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, as part of NZ$628 million in contracts announced last week. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Free Music

Free Music

by / 23/07/07 / No Comments

The School of Music has a number of free events taking place for the rest of the year, which students are encouraged to check out. This week’s event: Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Re-Orientation ‘choice’ despite raindrops, puddles

Re-Orientation ‘choice’ despite raindrops, puddles

by / 16/07/07 / 1 Comment

This month’s Re-Orientation, aimed at welcoming in the new semester, has been hitch-less so far – despite poor weather dampening outdoor events. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Hostel construction starts, but who’s paying?

Hostel construction starts, but who’s paying?

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

Construction on the controversial Fairlie Terrace accommodation complex has begun, despite the University withdrawing its application to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for funding. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Meanwhile…Ombudsman complaint causes construction chaos

Meanwhile…Ombudsman complaint causes construction chaos

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

Work has begun on the site of the new Fairlie Terrace hostel, but the University faces more difficulties after a complaint to the Ombudsman. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Student media protest anti-satire rules with ‘Week of Shame’

Student media protest anti-satire rules with ‘Week of Shame’

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

Salient and other members of the Aotearoa Student Press Association (ASPA) are this week joining with the Parliamentary Press Gallery in speaking out against anti-satire rules recently imposed by Parliament. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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VBC creates Muesli Empire

VBC creates Muesli Empire

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

For a limited time only! Breaking into the breakfast foods market is the latest venture for Victoria’s student radio station The VBC, who are producing and selling homemade breakfast muesli. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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More fees for international students

More fees for international students

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

International students and workers can expect a rise in immigration fees later this month, after the Department of Labour’s review of its visa processing fees. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Vic’s debaters second at Australasian Champs

Vic’s debaters second at Australasian Champs

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

Victoria One finished second to University of Queensland Two at the Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championships at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Too many degree-less students leaving Vic

Too many degree-less students leaving Vic

by / 16/07/07 / No Comments

Ethnic disparity evident Recent findings from an annual report commissioned by the University show an ethnic disparity in undergraduate exit rates, particularly regarding Maori and Pacific Island students. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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