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Stop the bash, Brash

Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 11:38 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

First it was the speech by Brash at Orewa, another in Rotorua then in Newmarket. When will the Màori bashing stop? More >>

Govt. Consider Flood Affected Tertiary Students

Monday, 23 February 2004, 4:58 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

While the current Labour led government considers a relief package provided to those directly affected by the recent weather. The Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) calls on the government to consider the impact these events are having on ... More >>

United's support on student allowances welcomed

Wednesday, 4 February 2004, 8:57 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The announcement by United Future supporting a change to draconian student allowance regulations is a welcome light in the dark. More >>

UK Govt. Destroys Equality Of Access To Higher Ed.

Wednesday, 28 January 2004, 10:32 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association – Te Whanau Tauira o Aotearoa (ATSA) notes with disappointment the UK Parliament’s decision to introduce university ‘top-up’ fees. “This disastrous decision will come back to haunt UK society in the years ahead,” ... More >>

The Accommodation Supplement needs a total review

Friday, 28 November 2003, 9:34 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association – Te Whanau Tauira o Aotearoa (ATSA), welcomes the announcement from the minister that the accommodation supplement is to be reviewed, and calls on the government to include student accommodation supplements ... More >>

Strike Justified.

Tuesday, 11 November 2003, 2:42 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) has come out in support of staff of six polytechnics who will go on strike on Wednesday. More >>

Major debt crisis continues to grow

Wednesday, 22 October 2003, 10:19 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

A recent report into debt is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ says the Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association. More >>

ATSA celebrates women in tertiary education.

Tuesday, 21 October 2003, 2:03 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

A ‘celebrate women in tertiary education week’ is being held to acknowledge the commitment women make to the future, through undertaking tertiary education. More >>

ATSA launches ‘Education for Life’ consultation

Tuesday, 21 October 2003, 10:16 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association will be holding a series of three meetings to engage with the community over the issue of student support. More >>

ATSA launches ‘Education for Life’ consultation

Tuesday, 21 October 2003, 9:04 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association will be holding a series of three meetings to engage with the community over the issue of student support. More >>

‘ATSA gives C grade for latest loan statement’

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 9:02 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The most recent student loan forecast passes but ‘could do better’ says the Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association. More >>

Students need widened access to allowances now

Monday, 8 September 2003, 11:10 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students' Association (ATSA) is disappointed with the discussion document titled ‘Student Support in New Zealand’. For a document that has been over a year in the making, it offers nothing that is new. It is little more than a state ... More >>

Charter consultation assistance for students

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 9:11 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students' Association (ATSA) welcomes the release by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) of an official Charter Consultation booklet for students and student associations within the public tertiary education sector. Its publication ... More >>

Fee announcement good for students

Thursday, 21 August 2003, 12:43 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

Changes to the ‘fee maxima’ are good news for students who will have better ability to plan for their qualifications. More >>

ATSA Pleased With Govt Step Up Programme

Friday, 15 August 2003, 12:48 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association is pleased that the government is addressing the issues of fees for some students through the ‘Step Up’ programme. More >>

Charter consultation at some TEIs is a farce

Thursday, 31 July 2003, 4:39 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association (ATSA) is concerned about the approach being taken by a number of TEIs in preparing their Charters. The regulations clearly detail that providers must follow a process of stakeholder identification, education ... More >>

ATSA Women in Action (AWA)

Thursday, 24 July 2003, 3:48 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

ATSA Women in Action (AWA) will be holding their third annual meeting for 2003 in Rotorua this weekend. More >>

ATSA welcomes MP allowance increases?

Tuesday, 22 July 2003, 4:33 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

Increases for MP’s accommodation allowances are great, if everyone gets the same, Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association President Julie Pettett says today. More >>

Sickening Report on Nurses’ Student Debt

Thursday, 19 June 2003, 10:17 am | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

Financial relief for nurses must be a priority if New Zealanders are not to suffer because of skilled nursing shortages. The sickening impact of student loan debt on nurses was highlighted in a study released yesterday by the nurses union (NZNO) and ... More >>

StudyLink Steps Up To The Challenge

Tuesday, 10 June 2003, 2:30 pm | Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students' Association (ATSA) is applauding the efforts of StudyLink after a student loans and allowances processing problem left thousands of students destitute last week. Not only was the problem fixed within 24 hours, StudyLink and ... More >>

   

 

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