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Students release Vocational Education Wishlist

Friday, 19 July 2019, 9:28 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

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‘30 under 30’ running in 2019 Local Body Elections

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 11:07 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students has today launched their ‘30Under30’ campaign, which shines a light on the record number of young candidates running in the 2019 Local Body Elections, meanwhile pushing the youth of Aotearoa to vote. More >>

Cost of providing free period sanitary items minimal

Monday, 24 June 2019, 8:48 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations and Dignity NZ have today released the costings of providing free sanitary items across compulsory and tertiary institutes, off the back of recent announcements in Scotland to provide free sanitary items across ... More >>

Gov response to mental health inquiry report celebrated

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

Government response to mental health inquiry report celebrated by students More >>

Students welcome hard fought Piki announcement

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:09 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations has welcomed today’s further roll-out of the mental health trial ‘Piki’, which will provide free counselling for youth between 16 and 25 in the greater Wellington region, along with a website ... More >>

Students announce rally to restore Postgraduate Allowance

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:56 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) have today announced plans to rally on Parliament and present their postgraduate student allowance petition. More >>

Vocational Education - 'students must be the centre'

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1:58 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The bums on seats, market driven approach to vocational education offering is likely to change to a community needs based approach, according to Education Minister Chris Hipkins in his Reform of Vocational Education announcement today. A bold, single ... More >>

ITP Roadmap the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Friday, 8 February 2019, 9:06 am | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

In Aotearoa New Zealand, everyone should have the opportunity to attend some form of tertiary education, and to have a positive experience along the way. Our Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics (formally known as ITP’s) teach over 170,000 of ... More >>

More could be done to alleviate housing desperation

Friday, 18 January 2019, 2:10 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act and the introduction of the Healthy Homes Act alleviate some difficulty at one of the most difficult times of the year to be a renting student, ... More >>

Mental Health Report highlights struggles of students

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 2:54 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed today’s release of He Ara Oranga, the report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, saying it is now time to act to turn the tide on poor mental health ... More >>

NZUSA elects its 2019 leaders

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 5:18 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has elected the student representatives who will lead the movement in 2019. James Ranstead was elected to serve as National President, with Caitlin Barlow-Groome elected to serve as Vice ... More >>

Student counselling usage on the rise

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 9:24 am | NZUSA

Counselling use by students at New Zealand’s universities has increased by nearly 25 per cent since 2015, in data released by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) today. “This data is proving what students around the country ... More >>

Student presidents call on MPs to strengthen Bill

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 8:38 am | NZUSA

Student presidents from all eight universities and numerous polytechnics have signed an open letter calling on Members of Parliament to strengthen student representation on tertiary education councils. MPs have been urged to support a Supplementary Order ... More >>

New partnership formed to empower Pasifika student voice

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:09 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and New Zealand Tongan Tertiary Students’ Association (NZTTSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding expressing their joint commitment to uplifting the Pasifika student voice. More >>

Massey Vice-Chancellor has broken our trust

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:31 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is outraged by recent revelations that a Vice-Chancellor threatened to cut funding to a students’ association due to actions they disagreed with. More >>

Reality of tertiary students’ mental health

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:25 am | NZUSA

10 July 2018 New study exposes the reality of tertiary students’ mental health Adjusting to tertiary study, feelings of loneliness and academic anxiety have been identified as major triggering factors of depression, stress and anxiety amongst ... More >>

Students welcome loan limit extension

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:00 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that they will extend the student loan borrowing cap for long undergraduate courses. More >>

Fees-free: we’re getting it all wrong

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 11:53 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is challenging the assertion that a 0.3 percent increase in tertiary enrolments this year means that fees-free has been a failure. The Government introduced free fees for the first year of tertiary ... More >>

‘Successive parliaments have stifled student voice’ – NZUSA

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 4:41 pm | NZUSA

‘Successive parliaments have stifled student voice’ – NZUSA Students have told MPs that they have an opportunity to turn the tide on previous laws which have stifled the student voice in tertiary education. This comes as Parliament debates ... More >>

NZUSA elects new Vice President

Monday, 28 May 2018, 11:38 am | NZUSA

Nikita Skipper has been elected as the new Vice President of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), after a Special General Meeting on Friday 25 May. Nikita takes over from Melissa Evans, who resigned in April. More >>

 

 

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