February 23, 2009

Kia ora koutou, ko Freya Eng ahau. I’m the Vice President (Education) of VUWSA, your students’ association. We are a collective body that is elected to represent you. We provide many services in welfare, representation and education advocacy. That’s where I come in. As Vice President (Education), it is my job to make sure Class […]

February 23, 2009

Obviously there is a hell of a lot on. So make sure you plan your festival well. Get along to at least two bands (one you know and one you have never heard of), the Comedy (check out the great competition for this on the Activities Monkey page), Hang Over Hangi, Ska-B-Q and pretty much […]

February 23, 2009

Welcome to VUWSA Orientation Festival 2009. Summer’s still here so celebrate while you can. VUWSA and The VBC (88.3FM) bring your annual installment of great bands, funny comedians, clubs days and much much more in the Orientation Festival. Aotearoa’s longest and biggest national music and cultural festival. Check out the guide brought to you by […]

February 19, 2009

It had been a long day by the time the Exec came together at 5:30pm. While tempers rose, and patience itself was gruellingly tested on a number of occasions, another productive and largely intriguing meeting came to fruition over the course of two and a bit hours. Work reports were once again a point of […]

February 12, 2009

An abridged version of the ’09 Exec met on Wednesday in a cordial and productive fashion far removed from the hullabaloo that cast a pall over the previous year’s proceedings. It was a meeting coloured with talk of budgets, campus redevelopment, and, of course, Joel “You Can’t Spell Classy Without the First Letter of My […]

February 2, 2009

Early morning traffic down Kelburn Parade was treated to a luridly decorated VUWSA van this morning. Cunning vandals struck the van last night with shaving cream and crayon. The van, which is parked next to the Kelburn Tennis courts, had slogans such as “I <3 COCK”, “I <3 MY PENIS” and “HI GUYS MAWSA <3 […]

December 8, 2008

On Monday 1 December, I attended the University Council Meeting in the Hunter Building, where important decisions are made with regards to the management of our learning. While the ongoing dispute over restructuring the College of Education went on in the background, important items on the meeting’s agenda included the receipt of the 2008 Equity […]

November 7, 2008

Ominous dark clouds are gathering over Wellington in the lead up to tommorows election!

October 6, 2008

Boasting the highest voter turnout in over a decade, the results of the VUWSA general elections were announced last Wednesday evening, with PhD student and assistant lecturer Jasmine Freemantle declared the new president of the Association for 2009.