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A New Committee Announced for EXMSS

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 9:52 am | Massey University Extramural Students Society

The Massey University Extramural Students’ Society Inc (EXMSS) announces a new Executive committee as the result of the recent Special General Meeting (SGM), which was held Saturday 19 October 2013. More >>

Budget 2012 will force students out of university

Friday, 25 May 2012, 10:09 am | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Thousands of students attempting to complete degrees may be unable to finish without going into debt due to today’s budget. More >>

2012 Budget: An attack on part time students

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 2:11 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

“While the government may be increasing funding to tertiary education to cover an increase of student numbers, Budget 2012 is really an attack on students, particularly part time students,” says Ralph Springett, President of the Massey University Extramural ... More >>

Loan & Allowance Tinkering Fails to Achieve Anything Useful

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 3:09 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Today’s announcement of a four year freeze on parental income to assess student allowance eligibility, and restricting student allowances to the first four years of study is simply tinkering with a system that has its priorities wrong. More >>

Loan and Allowance Tinkering Will Not Achieve Tertiary Goal

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 6:29 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

The recent announcement of changes to allowance eligibility and repayment thresholds is simply tinkering with a system that has its priorities wrong. More >>

Student Society’s Work to Help All Students

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 3:42 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University’s Extramural Students’ Society (EXMSS) has negotiated discounted shuttle services between Palmerston North’s transport hubs and Massey’s Manawatu campuses. All Massey students will get discounted rates, with members of EXMSS getting ... More >>

National's misguided policies undermine part time study

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 10:51 am | Massey University Extramural Students Society

National’s recently released Tertiary Education Policy will penalise tertiary institutions that seek to deliver qualifications to part time students. “National has effectively branded part time study as inefficient in its drive to provide better value for money,” ... More >>

Part time students unfairly forced to pay

Friday, 20 May 2011, 1:57 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University students, many of whom study part-time, are angry that they can no longer borrow up to $1000 course-related costs to continue their education. More >>

EXMSS offers support for quake affected students

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 2:27 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University’s Extramural Students’ Society (EXMSS) is pleased to announce the creation of a $10,000 student support fund specifically for those Massey students who have been affected by the Christchurch earthquake. More >>

Students Influence in Tertiary Ed Set to Decline

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 4:11 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

The Freedom of Association Bill, which makes it impossible for students to group together as a single body, is being driven forward by National. “Student Associations, the watchdog of tertiary institutions will lose their teeth,” says Ralph Springett, ... More >>

University Performance Information Damaging

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 5:32 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University extramural students are infuriated by the Government’s continuing attack on part time studies. More >>

Shock Closure of Summer School Enrolments

Friday, 23 July 2010, 11:18 am | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University today announced to staff that there will be no more enrolments in the 2010 Summer School. More >>

Training cuts aimed at midwives, nurses, teachers

Thursday, 30 July 2009, 11:54 am | Massey University Extramural Students Society

National’s cutting of the Training Incentive Allowance will only hit those who are motivated to improve their lives. “It’s tall poppy syndrome of the worst kind. The Government won’t help those who stand out of the crowd and enrol in life ... More >>

Extramural students condemn scholarship cuts

Tuesday, 2 June 2009, 2:36 pm | Massey University Extramural Students Society

Massey University Extramural Students’ Society condemns the recent budget announcement that $98 million dollars worth of tertiary scholarships will be axed. “This is a ridiculous time to be cutting scholarships. More than ever tertiary students are ... More >>

 

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