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October 4, 2010

Last Tuesday Victoria University’s Law Students’ Society (VUWLSS) hosted their very first bake-off competition. Held in the Law School common room, the competition had attracted a large crowd when judging commenced at 12pm. The numerous entries were judged by the ‘Paulines’, who were Law School Faculty Administrator Pauline Castle and New Zealand’s Hottest Home Baker […]

September 27, 2010

A number of student groups at Victoria University have been busy fundraising to support the Canterbury Earthquake relief.  Victoria’s branch of Young Nats, VicNats, is holding a raffle to raise money for the Red Cross quake appeal. Three prizes are up for grabs, which consist of coffee and lunch with Back Benches host Wallace Chapman or a number of MPs. President of VicNats […]

August 9, 2010

Students escaping their loan debt overseas may soon have to face the long arm of the law. The National Government announced last month that it was looking for ways to collect student loan debts from New Zealanders living overseas. Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce announced that officials were investigating ex-students living overseas. “There are some […]

August 2, 2010

For those of us who don’t study law, a lecture about the South African Constitution may seem boring. This wasn’t the case with Justice Cameron’s compelling lecture The Constitution, Political Power and AIDS, held at Pipitea Campus last Tuesday. Justice Cameron spoke to an audience of around 35 people on the topic of living with […]

July 19, 2010

Victoria University won the 2010 Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championships (Australs) earlier this month, marking the university’s first win since 1998. The team defeated Auckland University in the Grand Final by successfully arguing that ‘crimes against the earth are analogous to crimes against humanity’. Australs is the second largest university debating tournament in the world. This […]

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