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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

07/04/08

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) recently ruled that the dismissal of Auckland University lecturer Paul Buchanan was unjustified. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

An application made last year by the Extractives Industry Association (Exito) to register a degree comprised of unit standards has been turned down, with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) reportedly instead insisting on a course-approval process different from that required for other programmes registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

07/04/08

A website which purchases and sells old exam scripts has been criticized by University of Auckland Deputy Vice-Chancellor Raewyn Dalziel. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

07/04/08

As soon as I sat down at this week’s VUWSA Exec meeting, I was warned that it would be a long one. Sigh. The lack of alcohol and the absence of Welfare Vice-President Melissa Barnard further dashed my hopes of a mildly interesting Exec meeting. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

01/04/08

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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 [...]