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Auckland Uni fundraising campaign a farce

Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:41 pm | Fossil Free UoA

Students at the University of Auckland are labelling a new fundraising campaign announced by their university a 'farce' unless it commits to a divesting the money raised from fossil fuel companies. More >>

Otago divestment decision leaves Auckland falling behind

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:17 am | Fossil Free UoA

The University of Auckland has been shown up on its climate change policies by yesterday's decision of the University of Otago Council to divest from fossil fuel investments. More >>

Climate Leadership and Ethical Investment wanted

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 1:11 pm | Fossil Free UoA

Press release: Climate Leadership and Ethical Investment wanted at The University of Auckland Tuesday 6th September 2016, 7:30am More >>

UOA Council ignores students, cops out of divestment vote

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:52 am | Fossil Free UoA

Yesterday afternoon the University of Auckland Council declined to vote on a motion that would encourage the university's foundation to divest from fossil fuels, to the disappointment of Auckland University Students Association and student group ... More >>

Dozens rally for UOA to ditch fossil fuels

Monday, 13 June 2016, 3:18 pm | Fossil Free UoA

Students, staff and alumni of the University of Auckland have sent a strong message to the University Council to vote to support divestment from fossil fuels at a rally today. More than fifty people gathered and marched to the University clocktower ... More >>

UOA graduation interrupted with call for F.F. divestment

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:49 am | Fossil Free UoA

A University of Auckland graduate has called out his alma mater for not divesting from fossil fuels while crossing the stage to receive his degree yesterday afternoon. More >>

Students receive degrees covered in oil

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 3:39 pm | Fossil Free UoA

A mock graduation ceremony was held today where degrees covered in oil were handed out to students in protest at the University of Auckland's failure to divest from fossil fuel companies. More >>

University of Auckland Council defers fossil fuel divestment

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 8:58 am | Fossil Free UoA

Yesterday afternoon the University of Auckland Council deferred making any decision on whether to divest the University Foundations from fossil fuel investments, but said that it will consider the issue further. This occurred after student representatives ... More >>

Fossil fuel divestment on Auckland University Council agenda

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:02 am | Fossil Free UoA

Fossil fuel divestment on Auckland University Council agenda On Monday December 7, the University of Auckland Council will vote on whether to encourage its associated Foundations to divest from fossil fuel investments. The student representatives on ... More >>

University invests in fossil fuels

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 1:20 pm | Fossil Free UoA

Yesterday the University of Auckland was publicly called out for not divesting from fossil fuels and other harmful industries in a mock 'Unethical Stock Market' held in the University quad, in front of disapproving students. More >>

Auckland uni falls behind on ethical investment ranking

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 3:59 pm | Fossil Free UoA

Auckland University is being called out for its complete lack of an ethical investment policy in its $80 million endowment fund, and for falling behind competitors Victoria and Otago by not divesting from fossil fuels. More >>

 

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