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July 7, 2008

A Government proposal to reduce the maximum amount which universities can increase their fees by next year has received mixed reactions, with the New Zealand Union of Student Associations (NZUSA) criticising the entire scheme as “really defeat[ing] the purpose.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

Despite a recent protest and more than 200 submissions from students and staff, University management have announced plans to continue with the proposed cuts at the College of Education. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

Following failed attempts to negotiate a revamped Undie 500 with the Dunedin mayor, police, fire service and the University of Otago, the University of Canterbury’s Engineering Society (Ensoc) has pulled out of organising the event this year. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

Four former Victoria University Honours students were among 27 graduate students from around the country who received awards to pursue postgraduate study and research in the United States at Fulbright New Zealand’s recent 60th anniversary celebrations. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

The University has introduced the Victoria Plus Award as an initiative designed to recognise students who make an extensive extra-curricular contribution to student support at Victoria and in the Wellington community. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

The New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) will be on campus this week and students are encouraged to support the service by donating blood. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

As the country’s largest university moves to limit entry into all undergraduate courses from 2009, it remains unclear whether other universities are likely to follow suit amidst claims of inadequate government funding. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 7, 2008

The group are sitting in Pravda cafe, inner city Wellington. Mr. Blonde, Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange, Mr. Pink, Mr. White, Joe Cabot and his son, “Nice Guy” Eddie are gathered around a table. Mr. Brown discusses his comparative analysis on Kelis’ “Milkshake” being all about the dick. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

July 7, 2008

ACC = Australian Cash Cow This week National revealed one of their post-election plans to open up workplace accident insurance to private competition. Merrill Lynch, a company Key used to work for, released a report that suggests around about $200 million would go to Australian insurance companies if this happened. Key says they have no [...]