The Wellington City Council (WCC) has released a long awaited decision on the fate of the VUW’s Karori Campus, after the university announced in 2016 that the campus was no longer required.
Victoria University is set to institute a series of civic engagement programmes in 2018.
The Productivity Commission’s report on New Models of Tertiary Education “has done a disservice to New Zealanders,” according to VUWSA President Rory Lenihan-Ikin.
Concerns have been raised by the Council of Trade Unions (CTU) as the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) seeks to secure a new contract for the bus services in the Wellington region.
Prime Minister Bill English dismissed recommendations from the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) when he stated on a recent Q+A interview, in response to a question as to whether he was in favour of liberalising abortion laws, “I’m not, and I wouldn’t vote for legislation that did.”
Two Victoria University of Wellington halls of residence, Joan Stevens House and Weir House, have been found to still be using the laundry services at Arohata Prison in Tawa during trimester three of 2016–2017.
Prime Minister Bill English has named drug use as a key reason why New Zealand youth have difficulty securing jobs. Responding to questions about high immigration, English claimed that he had two or three business owners a week telling him about the difficulty involved in getting domestic job applicants to successfully pass a drug test. English’s anecdotal evidence was questioned by media commentators and the New Zealand Drug Foundation.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters and MP Tracey Martin spoke at VUW last Tuesday about their party’s policies.
On March 2, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) reported that “the tertiary education sector is failing to meet the needs of Māori staff and students.”