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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.

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.