Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union - Latest News [Page 2]

Polytechnic Students Big Winners From Law Change

Monday, 14 February 2000, 9:53 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Government's latest change to the student loans scheme will be highly beneficial to students from the polytechnic sector according to the APSU Student Union. More >>

Student Leaders Pleased With Government Response

Friday, 14 January 2000, 1:55 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The APSU Student Union is happy that WINZ has taken on board their concerns and moved to remedy problems with their 0800 phone line. More >>

Beware - Interest Free Loans Not All They Seem

Monday, 10 January 2000, 9:47 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

Students are set to miss out on relief from interest while studying under confusing new rules released by WINZ in conjunction with other Ministries. More >>

Bradford Escapes Custody

Friday, 19 November 1999, 2:10 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

In 1997 75 students, while protesting about government education policy, were arrested and forced through the court system for taking one step forward. Many of these students were kept in the cells for long periods of time. At the end of the ordeal the judicial ... More >>

Well Done WINZ

Monday, 15 November 1999, 1:00 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The APSU Student Union is very pleased with the record thus far of Work and Income New Zealand's enrolment procedures for the Community Wage - Student. More >>

Why Is It So Difficult To Charge A Minister?

Tuesday, 2 November 1999, 3:34 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

Despite the whole of New Zealand seeing a blatant 'pushing to the throat of a student' last month the police have still failed to lay charges against Max Bradford. This stance that National's MPs are above the law has now been further supported by the ... More >>

Shipley's Tax Policy Short Sighted

Tuesday, 2 November 1999, 9:30 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The tax cuts promised by the incumbent Prime Minister Jenny Shipley are short sighted and destined to fail claims APSU Student Union. More >>

Study's Corroborate Student Research Claims

Monday, 25 October 1999, 8:55 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

Newly released studies from Auckland University and Victoria University have backed up the findings of a Student Association Research Project conducted in 1998. More >>

Is Max Making It Up?

Friday, 22 October 1999, 2:05 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

Figures used by Max Bradford to justify the private benefits of tertiary education are wrong claims Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union President John Barkess. More >>

Green Policy Student Focused

Friday, 15 October 1999, 3:36 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union has applauded the intentions shown by Rod Donald and the Green Party with the release of their Tertiary Education Policy today. More >>

National Running Scared

Thursday, 7 October 1999, 1:43 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The National Party's leaked paper on student loans has proven what students have been saying for the last nine years - the Student Loan Scheme is out of control and National doesn't want to admit it. More >>

Students Welcome New Zealand First's Promises

Friday, 1 October 1999, 9:44 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

New Zealand First (NZF) has joined the growing movement towards a realistic tertiary education sector with the release of their Tertiary Education Policy yesterday. More >>

Minister Confused - Again

Wednesday, 29 September 1999, 12:35 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Minister of Tertiary Education appears to be confused about Student Loan repayment times released by APSU Student Union. More >>

Labour Tertiary Policy Sets Right Direction

Wednesday, 29 September 1999, 12:33 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Aotearoa Postcompulsory Student Union today congratulated the Labour party on its tertiary education policy, describing it as a "real step to addressing the real issues". More >>

National Students Gather For Hui

Thursday, 23 September 1999, 11:59 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

Members of the Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union are gathering in Palmerston North this weekend to work through issues facing students over the coming twelve months. More >>

APSU Welcome NZQA Appointment

Thursday, 23 September 1999, 12:01 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The APSU Student Union has welcomed the announcement today that Dr. Norman Kingsbury will be taking over as Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. More >>

Government Fails To Research Policy

Monday, 20 September 1999, 11:25 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

A letter received from the Ministry of Education has confirmed the APSU Student Unions fear that the Bright Future strategy announced by National was based not on solid research but on conjecture and untested assumptions. More >>

Research Max!

Friday, 17 September 1999, 11:24 am | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Minister of Tertiary Education has missed the mark with his comments about the impact of Student Loans on ex-students claims the Aotearoa Post-compulsory Students Union. More >>

United Offer Students Relief

Thursday, 16 September 1999, 1:00 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union welcomed the United Party's bold plan for tertiary education that was unveiled at Canterbury University yesterday. More >>

Students Look Forward To Equality

Tuesday, 14 September 1999, 2:04 pm | Aotearoa Polytechnic Students Union

The Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union today welcomed the Alliance Party's policy of Universal Living Allowances for all full-time students describing it as an important step towards removing discrimination in the tertiary sector. More >>

   

 

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