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05/05/08

A “systematic issue” regarding the sharing of student levies from the New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) has resulted in the current VUWSA executive potentially owing in excess of $30,000 to MUSAF (Massey University Student Association Federation), with negotiations currently underway to settle the issue. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

05/05/08

This week the Exec were as insecure as a group of little emo kids with Education Vice-President Paul Danger Brown caring deeply about how the Exec were being portrayed in Salient and a general concern over how they are portrayed as an organisation. So much so that he added Exec meeting conduct and “lack of [...]

05/05/08

Blind and visually impaired students can rest easy knowing they have the best resources at their fingertips in New Zealand universities. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

05/05/08

Canterbury University’s plans to axe 13 jobs and its American Studies, Theatre and Film departments have been tempered, resulting in a number of consequences for the departments involved. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

05/05/08

From 1 January 2009 the New Zealand Tertiary Education Union will be formed following the amalgamation of the Association of the University Staff (AUS) and the Association of Staff in Tertiary Education (ASTE). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

05/05/08

The benefit’s for the New Zealand education sector derived from the China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) are limited to spin-offs, say industry insiders. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/04/08

Victoria University has taken away the top honour at this year’s University Games, the first time the team has triumphed in the tournament away from home. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/04/08

Allegations made by Rotorua motel owners that Victoria University students attending this year’s University Games trashed motel rooms and left rooms full of vomit and alcohol have been described as an overreaction by students and Games organisers, who say the claims have been “exaggerated to an amazing extent.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet [...]

28/04/08

A Victoria University student has been selected as a member of New Zealand women’s freestyle relay swim team for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this