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April 3, 2006

The Vice Chancellors of New Zealand’s universities have been served with notices to initiate the multi-employer collective bargaining by the Association of University Staff (AUS).

March 13, 2006

The Association of University Staff (AUS) and the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (NZVCC) are seeking a pay increase of ten percent for academic staff and six percent for general staff as a first step in achieving significantly higher salaries.

March 6, 2006

The 2005 budget for Vic’s Student Association (VUWSA) has been completed and approved by the Executive, almost nine months late.

February 27, 2006

The Association of University Staff (AUS) has finished voting on whether to push for a Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) for all university staff across the country.

February 28, 2005

United Future (UF) launched its “10 Point Plan to Boost Student Support” last Tuesday, including plans to drop the age at which students are means-tested for allowances on their parents’ income from 25 to 20. “It’s not realistic to expect parents to support their children until they are 25,” said UF leader Peter Dunne.

February 28, 2005

Tertiary Education Minister Trevor Mallard indicated that Labour would probably not be making any major changes to its policy regarding student loans. When asked if it was fair that the student accommodation supplement was less than the dole, Mallard said: “The student allowance has never been a full living cost arrangement, it’s always been done […]

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