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May 5, 2008

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

April 28, 2008

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

April 28, 2008

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 [...]

April 28, 2008

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

April 28, 2008

A recent study claiming that student flats drag down neighbouring property values may have serious flaws in its methodology, following investigation by the Aotearoa Student Press Association (ASPA). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

April 28, 2008

A “working group” will be established by the University to develop a proposal for a Centre for Film Studies and Digital Media in response to staff and student feedback on earlier proposals to replace the existing Film Studies programme with a Visual Arts degree. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

April 28, 2008

Part 1 I hate VUWSA exec meetings. So the fact that I was forced to attend last week’s one (there was no one else available) is unlikely to be a good start. However, the upside is that nothing newsworthy or minimally exciting happened – the downside being that I lost an hour of my time [...]

April 28, 2008

Two of the students responsible for the recent theft of hundreds of copies of Auckland University’s student magazine have been trespassed from Auckland University’s Student Association property. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

April 28, 2008

Tertiary Education Minister Pete Hodgson recently announced that the government will be providing $600,000 in funding over four years for a new exchange programme between New Zealand and the European Union. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this