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28/04/08

At 1pm on April 10, student politicians and protestors alike amassed in the Quad, enraged at the fact that student debt had finally reached $10 billion. The gaggle marched down to parliament, gathering impressionable first years from Vic House along the way. In a great example of Wellington student unity protestors from Massey, joined the [...]

28/04/08

The Student Representative Council (SRC) meeting held on the last Wednesday before the mid-semester break kicked off by scraping past the required 50-person quorum: 57 hands amongst the patrons of Mount Street were badgered into rising for the count. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

14/04/08

Last Wednesday’s Student Representative Council meeting kicked off by scraping past the required 50-person quorum: 57 hands amongst the patrons of Mount Street were badgered into rising for the count. President Joel Cosgrove, Administrative Vice-President Alexander Neilson and Campaigns Officer Sonny Thomas manned the microphone, running through of a list of the missing exec members: [...]

14/04/08

The Exec spent the first half-hour of their meeting talking with BDO Spicers, who had kindly trudged all the way up Kelburn hill to explain the scope of their review of VUWSA’s administration and finances. While I would love to tell you some of the details of this discussion, due to a dastardly act of [...]

07/04/08

Bus tickets, funded by VUWSA, are available to students studying courses on the same day on more than one campus. However many students seem to not know about how to get them or the rules around them so we have decided to remind everyone. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

The Government has announced an increase to the student allowance rates, aimed at helping students afford the increased costs of living that New Zealanders currently face. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

Vic Commute is calling for staff and students to enter their submissions for Victoria University’s travel plan, created in 2007 to promote sustainable transport and to help commuters. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

University of Auckland’s ACT on Campus had a busy fortnight of media exposure as media and politicians seized upon their recent distribution of BZP-based party pills as part of a membership drive. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

Four doctoral students from Victoria University have been granted over $350,000 in cumulative research funding in the latest Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarships. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this