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Student support failing to keep up with rising housing costs

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 10:20 am | NZUSA

Students are calling for urgent relief as rent prices soar to record-highs, a recent report by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has found. More >>

Productivity Commission Report a Missed Opportunity

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:45 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is disappointed by the recommendations in the Productivity Commission’s final report on new models of tertiary education, released today. More >>

Tertiary students call for change in rape culture protest

Monday, 13 March 2017, 12:49 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and Thursdays in Black today stand in solidarity with students from three Wellington high schools as they take their protest against rape culture to Parliament. More >>

Discussion about Retirement Must Address Student Debt

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12:02 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that any discussion about retirement must address the issue of student debt. More >>

Students say New Zealand needs humanities

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:52 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) today stands in solidarity with the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) and the thousands of New Zealanders showing their love and support for humanities. More >>

Students say New Zealand needs humanities

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:07 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) today stands in solidarity with the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) and the thousands of New Zealanders showing their love and support for humanities. More >>

New national student president elected

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:00 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Jonathan Gee was elected the 2017 national president of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) at the association’s National Congress held at Victoria University of Wellington over the weekend. More >>

NZUSA: Hits and Misses in Productivity Commission Draft

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 1:59 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations today welcomes the release of the Productivity Commissions long-awaited draft report. While there are some highlights, and the Commission has clearly listened to submitters on problems and barriers within ... More >>

NZ First Up Front Investment Policy Puts Students First

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:58 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) warmly welcomes the Up Front Investment policy announcement by Tracey Martin and New Zealand First at their conference today. This policy transforms a student’s financial debt into a skills ... More >>

Homelessness Research Confirms Student Union’s Fears

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:27 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is alarmed at research released this week by Dr Kate Amore regarding homelessness but not surprised by the results. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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