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August 4, 2008

A report recently released by the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (NZVCC) shows that despite more women than men graduating at all levels of university study, the salaries of female graduates are continuing to lag behind. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 4, 2008

Students from Waikato University are planning a “spiritual successor” to the notorious Undie 500, an annual car rally and party held between Canterbury and Otago Universities which attracted heavy criticism last year following a breakout of alcohol-fuelled rioting. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 4, 2008

Students from Victoria University were involved in an Amnesty International protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Wellington last week, aimed at highlighting human rights abuses in China ahead of the Olympic Games in Beijing. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 4, 2008

The region’s bus service operators GO Wellington have recently introduced additional services on two current routes that will provide students residing in the Hataitai and Brooklyn suburbs with a direct link to the University’s Kelburn campus. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 28, 2008

VicCareers, a University service that provides career education and information for current students and graduates, has defended its decision to accept an advertisement from a tobacco company, saying that the service “does not judge a [graduate]’s career choice or make [choices] on their behalf.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 28, 2008

The status of female-only scholarships has come under scrutiny as a result of a Victoria University researcher’s enquiry to the Human Rights Commission regarding their legality, but major changes to their legal status appear unlikely. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 28, 2008

North Dunedin will be under a liquor ban for all of August, but police say it will only be enforced in the event of an influx of Undie 500 “revellers.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 28, 2008

Auckland University’s Student Association (AUSA) is offering a $5000 reward to any Auckland University student who makes a successful citizen’s arrest of United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during her visit to Auckland over the weekend. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 28, 2008

Two Victoria University lecturers were recognised at the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards, held at Parliament on 16 July. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this