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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

10/03/08

Emma Daken, Politics Reporter, dances with a star of parliament this week when she tangos with Rodney Hide. What did you want to be when you were growing up, and why? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

A Canterbury University graduate has found a fast-track way of paying off his student loan and is sharing his experience with others. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

10/03/08

The Association of University Staff has welcomed a review of the Performance- Based Research Fund (PBRF) currently being undertaken by an international expert and involving consultation across the tertiary education sector, describing the review as an opportunity to correct the flaws in the current PBRF system. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

03/03/08

Employers seeking university graduates and graduates seeking employment are now able to visit NZUniCareerHub, a newly established website that provides a one-stop shop for job searching. Set up by the Association of University Careers Advisers of New Zealand (UCANZ), the site is an improved version of jobs4grads, with the involvement of seven out of eight [...]

03/03/08

Victoria University has been granted nearly $136 million in funding for 2008 by the Tertiary Education Commission under a new investment scheme that aims for “positive outcomes for students, employers and others with a stake in tertiary education.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this