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17/03/08

A former Victoria University student earlier reported as missing has been found dead in the town belt area near Mt Victoria on 8 March, nearly a month after he was last seen running from his Hawker St home. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

17/03/08

One of Victoria University’s professors has been appointed to an exclusive position on a newly created United Nations (UN) mediation team to assist with peace talks around the world. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

17/03/08

Victoria University’s Professor Tim Naish has recently been named the winner of the prestigious international James Lee Wilson Award for his research into changing sea levels in the Wanganui Basin. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is reminding students to practice good food and hygiene practices with the new academic year underway. “It is important that [students] realise that they need to be careful in the kitchen, to ensure they don’t end up having to take time off from their studies to recover from [...]

10/03/08

An open letter to Research, Science and Technology Minister Pete Hodgson warns that New Zealand faces losing its next generation of brainiacs unless independent research is given a massive injection of funds. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

Students gathered at the Hunter courtyard last Wednesday afternoon to protest against the proposed axing of the University’s film programme. The protest, which attracted about 60 people – mostly film students – followed the Student Representative Council meeting at Mount Street Bar and Café, held to publicly discuss students’ concerns regarding the proposal to dissolve [...]

10/03/08

Figures released last week by Statistics New Zealand show that student debt continues to rise, in the latest of a series of recent publications demonstrating the financial difficulties students face while studying. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

Victoria University has recorded the third highest number of plagiarism cases among the country’s eight universities in a recent report by the Education Review Office. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

According to new reports released by the Ministry of Education, the number of Pacific Island students at tertiary level has increased, showing strong progress towards the government’s goal of encouraging more Pasifika students into tertiary education. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this