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Bonding Concept Could Offer Additional Choice for Graduates

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 1:32 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations has welcomed Labour Party leader Andrew Little's floating of the idea of bonding graduates to public sector jobs in exchange for support with reducing their student loans. More >>

Student Bus Concession a Welcome Relief but More Recommended

Friday, 5 August 2016, 4:38 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations supports the decision of the Waikato Regional Council to implement a 30% discount for Waikato University students on their BUSIT fares. More >>

‘Laybying our Future’ supports research from Students Union

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 2:12 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations congratulates the hard work of Max Lin in the completion of his report ‘Laybying our Future’ in conjunction with the Child Poverty Action Group. NZUSA is pleased to hear of other groups focussing ... More >>

‘The Foodbank Project’ targets the most vulnerable

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 4:10 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and Tertiary Women New Zealand (TWNZ) congratulate the forward thinking move of a number of groups who are working to provide free sanitary products to secondary and tertiary students. More >>

Customised Careers Advice a Solution Long Time Coming

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 3:53 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations applauds the moves of the Labour Party to acknowledge the need for good careers advice. More >>

No Surprises in Statistics NZ Data

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 9:30 am | NZUSA

The Household Net Worth Statistics released yesterday by Statistics New Zealand are no surprise to the New Zealand Union of Students Associations. More >>

Arrest at Border Does Little to Solve Problem

Friday, 3 June 2016, 3:13 pm | NZUSA

With the recent arrest to an overseas based borrower at Auckland Airport the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations ask, if this scheme is really how our country wants to be known. More >>

More students but less money

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:33 pm | NZUSA

The overall cut to tertiary education in this year’s budget will cause real harm to students, their families, and communities. More >>

Healthy Homes Bill Succeeds Where Government Bill Failed

Friday, 6 May 2016, 1:45 pm | NZUSA

The Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill that passed its first reading yesterday will hopefully make progress to remedying the shortfall that the Residential Tenancies Bill failed to address. More >>

Who run the world? Students

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:50 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

As part of Student Volunteer Week the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations celebrates the contributions that students make towards the voluntary sector. More >>

Select Committee Misses Chance to Require Healthy Homes

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:15 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations is disappointed the Social Services Select Committee failed to significantly improve the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. More >>

It's a 'D' for IRD Over Student Loan Arrest

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:03 pm | NZUSA

While IRD and Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce crow over claims that the increase in being contacted by graduates about their overseas student loan repayments as a result of enforcing their arrest-at-the-border policy, details have emerged ... More >>

We need to talk about debt

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 12:10 pm | NZUSA

On Wednesday the 2nd of March at 12 noon we are commemorating the student loan scheme hitting $15billion. People will be talking about the impact their own debt will have (or has had) on their future. More >>

Cattle class at Vic Halls

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 9:32 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) and the Victoria University Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) are concerned with Victoria's treatment of students staying in Halls of Residence. More >>

Fee Free Policy Big Win say Students

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:10 pm | NZUSA

The national students’ organisation says yesterday’s announcement by Labour Party leader Andrew Little that a Labour government would provide three years of free post-school education is a big win for all New Zealanders, young and old. More >>

Arrest Sends Chilling Message

Friday, 22 January 2016, 4:38 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is warning that the recent arrest of a student loan borrower as he left New Zealand for his home overseas sends a chilling message. More >>

Students to make $15 Billion warning

Sunday, 13 December 2015, 7:23 pm | NZUSA

Student leaders from across Wellington today will hold a silent protest as student debt sets to reach $15 billion in February. More >>

Joyce railroads with merger

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 1:51 pm | NZUSA

The community has been ignored in Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce’s decision today to merge Waiariki and Bay of Plenty Polytechnics. More >>

Minister needs to end Bay of Plenty merger uncertainty

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:18 pm | NZUSA

The people of the Bay of Plenty deserve to know when Steven Joyce will decide if Waiariki Institute of Technology and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic should merge. More >>

Dunne lets down students

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:40 am | NZUSA

Peter Dunne's decision not to support a bill requiring student voices on university councils is disappointing, says the national student union. Mr Dunne, a former University of Canterbury Students' Association President, sided with ACT and the National Party ... More >>

 

 

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