News

August 10, 2014

Would you pay for online news? A Victoria survey has found that 18–30-year-olds are the demographic most likely to pay for news as part of a ‘global package’ of news. The survey asked respondents about their willingness to pay for news in different ways – ranging from donations, crowdfunding, buying a mobile app or purchasing [...]

August 3, 2014

Student Loan defaulters residing abroad have so far succeeded in eluding “border arrest”, despite the Government’s tough border policy.

August 3, 2014

24-year-old Victoria University student Aidan Joblin-Mills has received a $15,000 scholarship. The scholarship was provided by the Rose Hellaby Māori Education Fund, which recognised Joblin-Mills as an “inspirational Māori student and future leader”.

August 3, 2014

VUWSA was overdue for a nice long Exec meeting, and at three-and-a-half hours, last Tuesday’s certainly provided.

August 3, 2014

Students at Victoria are earning less from SJS, with fewer students enrolling in the service and fewer job placements.

July 29, 2014

Sonya Clark President A Clark has been a highly effective and active president. Moving into the role from her 2013 position of Academic Vice-President, Clark had a great degree of institutional knowledge, which she has used to her – and students’ – advantage in negotiations with University management, as well as outside bodies. Clark’s reign [...]

July 28, 2014

Two weeks ago, Salient published an exclusive news story, titled ‘Students ReJoyce’, detailing Minister for Tertiary Education Steven Joyce’s decision not to follow through with cuts to university funding that he had been considering. Grant Robertson, MP for Wellington Central and Associate Tertiary Education Spokesman for Labour, wrote the following op-ed for Salient in response.

July 28, 2014

Students voluntarily attended university on a Saturday, taking part in Victoria University’s inaugural Student Leadership Conference.

July 28, 2014

Over 100 students gathered in the Hub last Wednesday to protest commercialisation of the University.