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September 11, 2016

Lincoln University’s Director of greater China, Jeff Sun, is proposing that New Zealand universities have the scope to take in at least 10,000 students a year. From July 2015 to July 2016 5804 Chinese students came to New Zealand to study, a number just over half of the projected target. Sun believes Chinese students typically […]

September 11, 2016

Going up – The amount of VUWSA election Facebook invites. – UniQ’s Day of Silence. – Narcos, season two. – Eminem vs. the National Party—May 2017. – The library bar now including Rosebud cocktails in the 2-for-1 Wednesday deal.   Going down – Realising the “week six slump” is a whole trimester slump. – Ingrown […]

September 4, 2016

Going Up Lisa’s Feta + Baby Spinach with Black Pepper dip. It’s a revelation. The price of Karori Campus—$10 in 2014, $20mil in 2016. National treasure Eliza McCartney. The DCM Book Fair. Blonde by Frank Ocean.   Going Down Seeing your ex on Tinder. Minister for the Environment / cow apologist Nick Smith. The Real […]

September 4, 2016

  Parliament will be launching a service that will allow the public to use free wifi inside parliament, as part of an initiative to make parliament more welcoming and accessible to visitors.   Claire Curran, MP and chair of the parliamentary cross party committee for ICT, is responsible for the launch of the service and […]

September 4, 2016

A leaked report has revealed that most staff at Unitec are worn out by the chaotic and ruthless working environment. The report stated only ten per cent of staff would recommend working at the polytechnic. President of Unitec’s chapter of the Tertiary Education Union, Wei Loo, said Unitec had received -56 on a staff support […]

September 4, 2016

  2015 saw the number of women studying at the University of Canterbury (UC) fall below 50 per cent of the student body for the first time in ten years. In 2015 women, studying full-time at UC, comprised 49.5 per cent of the student body. By comparison, Victoria University sits at 55.9%, University of Otago […]

September 4, 2016

Student homelessness is not an unknown issue, and has affected many different demographics, however the housing market’s prohibitory state against students is only just being formally recognised.

September 4, 2016

A Victoria University architecture student has started a petition to install solar panels on the roof space at Te Aro campus. Fourth-year landscape architecture student, Matthew Stone, launched the change.org petition to encourage the Faculty of Architecture and Design to convert to a more sustainable form of energy consumption at the Te Aro campus. Stone […]

September 4, 2016

The five finalists for the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Award have been announced. The Silver Scroll has been awarded annually since 1965, and is New Zealand’s most prestigious songwriting award. This year’s top five are the Phoenix Foundation for “Give Up Your Dreams”, Tami and Jay Neilson for “The First Man”, Thomas Oliver for “If […]