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24/03/08

“Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.” Orson Wells Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson announced that the signing of an educational co-operational agreement between Turkey and New Zealand last week is intended to strengthen the ties between educational institutes and authorities in both countries. Hodgson believes that the agreement is a positive reflection on the New Zealand education system, institutions and academic staff. Share [...]

24/03/08

The VUWSA Exec is facing a revision of its 2008 budget next month following a roughly $40,000 reduction in expected income. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

Scientists discover new dimension Scientists in Lafayette, Louisiana, this week have discovered a new dimension. Dr. Karl Gruber of the South Louisiana University of Technology (SLUT) said on Monday that “the dimension appears to be situated in a localised area of spacetime, in the approximate vicinity of Britney Spears.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

24/03/08

The proposal to close Victoria’s Film programme to create a Cinema Studies programme is receiving growing national media attention, as two protests and a forum with University management earlier in the month contesting the closure have so far appeared meaningless. The closure of Victoria’s film programme adds to the proposed closure of Canterbury’s Film Studies [...]

24/03/08

The discovery and subsequent removal of asbestos appears to have been behind the recent rumours of its use in upgrades at a University hostel. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

New Zealand academics are disappointed with proposed moves by the British Government to restrict their access to visit and work in the UK, describing the plans as “unnecessarily bureaucratic [and] counter-productive”. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

Interview material with Professor Roy Crawford appears courtesy of the New Zealand Herald. A University of Waikato deal with Saudi Arabia could be worth millions of dollars and involve building a new Saudi university. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

Emma Daken interviews the ginge from Otaki, but fails to find out if Helen did actually adopt him. What did you want to be when you were growing up, and why? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this