News

July 27, 2014

It’s surprising how much a car’s screech can sound like an air-raid siren. As I sit in my West Jerusalem apartment, every boy racer hooning down Betzalel Street sounds like the harbinger of a potential missile strike.

July 27, 2014

The Pasifika Students’ Council has elected a new president following revelations of misuse of Samoan Students’ Association funding.

July 20, 2014

The Green Party has revealed its plans to fund an additional 1000 university places for students of mathematics, engineering, and both physical and computer sciences.

July 20, 2014

Two writers published by Victoria University Press have won prizes for best first book in fiction and poetry at this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards.

July 20, 2014

The most recent Exec meeting on 11 July was mercifully brief, due in large part to the VUWSA Exec taking part in future planning, which left them exhausted and with a long workshop on VUWSA’s future to conduct.

July 20, 2014

The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has called on politicians to address rising lecturer–student ratios.

July 20, 2014

Students in Otago now receive a 25 per cent discount on all bus fares in Dunedin, after the Otago Regional Council (ORC) responded to a decade-long campaign by student associations.

July 20, 2014

Do you even know what a eugooglizer is?

July 20, 2014

A Select Committee has recommended the Government’s Education Amendment Bill pass with no suggested amendments to the controversial changes to university governance.