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August 14, 2017

Following requests from 39 Australian universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission released a report on sexual assault and sexual harassment in universities on August 1.

August 14, 2017

The Auckland University European Students Association (AUESA) has reemerged after a period of inactivity, claiming that University of Auckland (UoA) schemes to promote Māori and Pasifika enrolment are “racist.”

August 14, 2017

An Official Information Act request to the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has revealed widespread underreporting of penguin deaths in New Zealand.

August 7, 2017

We Have Power, a nationwide student-led campaign, was launched by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Association on August 7, with the aim of getting every New Zealand student to vote in the upcoming general election.

August 7, 2017

For the first time in 28 years, the renewal of the VUW Foundation’s funding proposal was discussed with students. On August 2, trustees and board members of the Foundation, Brent Manning and Craig Stevens, hosted a public panel at Rutherford House to discuss the Foundation’s ethical investment policies.

August 7, 2017

The current status of abortion in New Zealand law is a “fundamental breach of women’s human rights,” according to VUW lecturer and academic Ann Weatherall.

July 31, 2017

After significant backlash against a consultation document proposing changes to Student and Campus Living, released on May 24, VUW have proposed the retention of the Head of Hall position in all but one of the VUW halls of residence.

July 31, 2017

The Labour Party has confirmed three years of free tertiary education for all New Zealanders if elected to government, following the announcement of their education policy on July 21.

July 31, 2017

A new species of the giant ocean sunfish has been found in New Zealand waters. It was discovered and formally described by an international team of researchers led by Murdoch University student Marianne Nyegaard.