News

27/07/14

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.

27/07/14

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

20/07/14

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.

20/07/14

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.

20/07/14

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.

20/07/14

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

20/07/14

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.

20/07/14

Do you even know what a eugooglizer is?

20/07/14

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