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Union welcomes student parent top-ups

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 5:13 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The national student union is welcoming today’s $25 per week top up for students who are parents and the extension of the accommodation supplement to solo parents who are students. More >>

Shock over Joyce admissions

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 3:44 pm | NZUSA

The national student union has been left shocked today by candid comments made by Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce’s to Parliament's Education Science Select Committee. More >>

Runaway house prices could send grads offshore

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 2:06 pm | NZUSA

Students are dreading what the latest house price figures mean for their prospects of getting of entering the housing market, with the national student union expecting more graduates to leave the country for good. More >>

Student doctor petition hits 20,000

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 9:56 am | NZUSA

A petition calling for recent changes to the loans scheme to be reversed has reached 20,000 signatures, says the national student union. More >>

Killer houses demand urgent action from gutless Govt

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:34 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The tragic death of South Auckland toddler Emma-Lita Bourne has led to fresh calls from the national student union for nationwide rental standards. More >>

Herald investor story a fantasy for most – student union

Monday, 1 June 2015, 1:26 pm | NZUSA

Herald investor story a fantasy for most – student union 01 June 2015 Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations More >>

Med student crisis wake-up call

Friday, 29 May 2015, 9:28 am | NZUSA

The national student NZUSA is putting its full weight behind the growing calls by the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association, political parties, youth wings and professional associations for the Government to immediately reinstate access to the ... More >>

Budget does nothing for Generation Rent

Friday, 22 May 2015, 9:23 am | NZUSA

The national student union NZUSA has welcomed moves by the Government to reduce the fee increases institutions can charge students, but has warned that two major student problems remain unresolved: rent and debt. More >>

Students release budget wishlist

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:49 pm | NZUSA

Students release budget wishlist 21 May 2015 Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Today NZUSA, the national student union, released its wishlist for the Government’s budget on behalf of New Zealand’s 400,000 students. Desired ... More >>

Budget 2015: Low expectations

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 9:37 am | NZUSA

The National President of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations, the organisation that represents the interests of New Zealand’s 400,000 tertiary students, says students have low expectations for what this week’s budget might deliver. More >>

Partnership the word

Monday, 18 May 2015, 9:35 am | NZUSA

The national student union NZUSA this week hosted four days of conferences on issues in the tertiary education sector with students and staff from universities, institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), alongside Ako Aotearoa –the National Centre ... More >>

Student voice extravaganza kicks off in capital

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:52 am | NZUSA

The national student union NZUSA is this week hosting a series of conferences on issues in the tertiary education sector with students and staff from universities, institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs). More >>

Students congratulate world-ranked universities

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:51 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), which speaks on behalf of the interests of New Zealand’s 400,000 tertiary students, congratulates New Zealand’s eight universities for their stellar performance in the QS World University ... More >>

Our health not optional, students tell reluctant landlords

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 2:25 pm | NZUSA

The national student union is calling for the Government to urgently introduce minimum heating and insulation standards for rentals off the back of reports by Radio New Zealand that some landlords are not willing to insulate cheaper properties. More >>

Piddly rise slammed by students

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 5:33 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The national student union is slamming tomorrow’s 90 cent increase to student allowances and living cost loan payments as an April fool’s joke in the face of runaway cost of living increases. More >>

Winston win spurs call for housing bill rematch

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 11:42 am | NZUSA

Students are calling for the Government to reintroduce or allow for Phil Twyford’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill to be reintroduced to Parliament off the back of Winston Peters’ historic victory in Northland. More >>

Students stand up for democratic universities

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:38 am | NZUSA

Today the national student union NZUSA will be joining with the Tertiary Education Union to launch the two organisations’ campaign to maintain elected staff and student representatives on New Zealand’s eight university councils. More >>

Students disappointed over housing bill

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:02 am | NZUSA

Due to an unexpected use of urgency, Phil Twyford’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill came before the Parliament last tonight. More >>

‘Insulting’: MPs’ pay up $192 a week – students’ up 90c

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:43 pm | NZUSA

Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Students are outraged that the same week the Government announced a 90 cents-a-week increase to student support – well behind rising housing costs-, MPs are in line to give themselves ... More >>

Govt’s 90 cent Cost of Living increase pales compared to Housing Crisis Hikes for Students

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 3:28 pm | NZUSA

While the Government has announced cost of living increases of 0.51 per cent to benefit levels “to ensure that those people who rely on state assistance aren’t disadvantaged by inflation”, the students’ union is pointing out the fact that Government support ... More >>

 

 

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