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September 1, 2008

Last week’s VUWSA exec meeting commenced an hour earlier than usual, with the first unofficial item on the agenda apparently being the exec’s food budget. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

September 1, 2008

A reported increase in international students coming to New Zealand has been described as “a good sign” for Victoria University, but a VUWSA representative felt that universities needed to provide more funding for international students. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

September 1, 2008

A project manager at an Auckland University research centre has defrauded the University of over $600,000 by forging invoices and arranging for the funds to be paid into her own bank account and that of a friend. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

September 1, 2008

Auckland University will be hosting the annual New Zealand Law Students’ Association’s (NZLAS) conference this week, with organised activities for representatives from the country’s law schools ranging from mooting competitions, a cocktail party, as well as an Amazing Race-inspired journey around Waiheke Island in Jeeps. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

September 1, 2008

Weir House, Victoria University’s first whollyowned hall of residence, has announced a reunion weekend in November to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

September 1, 2008

Increased police numbers and a massive media presence were met by drunken scarfies happy to play to type as the unofficial Undie 500 car rally hit Dunedin in the last weekend of the mid-trimester break, with 30 arrests. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 21, 2008

Last night I wandered on in to VUWSA’s weekly Exec meeting. Besides the large plate of chips and similarly large plate of carrots cheese and capsicum, the most important issue to arise was VUWSA’s rebudget. Administration Vice-President Alexander Neilson handed out a sheet with proposed cuts to a number of departments within VUWSA’s $1.5m budget. [...]

August 13, 2008

With the last exec meeting before the mid trimester break – and therefore three weeks until its printed in the mag, I decided to force some accountability on the exec by turning up and watching them with my beady eyes. Here goes… Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 11, 2008

Political Editor Jackson Wood talks to Gareth Hughes, the Green Party candidate for Ohariu. Currently ranked 11th on the party list, he is a student, an activist and a father. How would you reconcile the activist within you to the sedentary nature of being an MP? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this