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Vic applies for fee rise, forgets to consult students

Vic applies for fee rise, forgets to consult students

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

Victoria’s application for a 10 percent fee rise for the second semester has been delivered to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) – despite VUWSA and students being unable to make submissions. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Nominations open for by-election

Nominations open for by-election

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

By-elections for two positions on VUWSA’s exec are at last being held. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Eye on Exec: Everyone’s mean to Geoff

Eye on Exec: Everyone’s mean to Geoff

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

Despite Education Vice-President Joel Cosgrove’s declaration that this year’s VUWSA Executive is “one of the best we’ve had in a few years,” animosity within the Exec was apparent at last week’s meeting, with President Geoff Hayward coming under fire. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Beta Omega Chi begins party legacy

Beta Omega Chi begins party legacy

by / May 14, 2007 / [ 2 Comments ]

Beta Omega Chi, the new fraternity of Vic, held its official launch party last week, amidst criticism that a fraternity will “segregate” Victoria students. The party, held at The Establishment, attracted around 450 people and was a huge success, says fraternity President Chris Smith. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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R.I.P. David Farquhar

R.I.P. David Farquhar

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

An enormous contributor to New Zealand music, and particularly Vic’s School of Music, passed away last Tuesday. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Much-anticipated Threesome cancelled

Much-anticipated Threesome cancelled

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

WCC launches Operation Fun-Crackdown The Threesome on Blair Street party has been cancelled due to Wellington City Council resource consent and noise restrictions. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Cullen on campus to announce more university funding

Cullen on campus to announce more university funding

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

Salient confused by VC’s ‘tree’ metaphor The Government last week announced an extra $129 million in university funding to be delivered over four years, as part of this Thursday’s Budget announcements. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Vic releases annual report

Vic releases annual report

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

Statisticians openly rejoice in streets of Kelburn Vic has released its Annual Report for 2006, proclaiming that it “highlights a year of achievement by staff, students and alumni”. The report details facts and figures relating to the operation of the University, along with major developments in research. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Freedom Is Choice

Freedom Is Choice

by / May 14, 2007 / [ 6 Comments ]

The Case For Voluntary Student Association Membership In last week’s Salient, feature writer Nicola Kean looked at the issue of VSM – voluntary student membership. As a response to that article, this article unashamedly supports VSM and aims to explain the key ideas underlying voluntary membership. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

by / May 14, 2007 / No Comments

The Wellington Youth Choir will present ‘Opulent Opera – A concert of famous opera choruses and other musical works’ later this month. The 40-strong choir, made up of youths between the age of 17 and 26, includes around 25 Victoria students. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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