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Better financial support for students is good all round

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:27 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is welcoming public support for increased financial assistance for students. A Newshub-Reid Research poll released last night showed that 68% agreed that students should get more support from the ... More >>

Important Milestone in Combatting Student Sexual Violence

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 9:41 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

After nearly two years of working closely together, the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have signed an historic partnership agreement to combat sexual violence for those in tertiary ... More >>

Students launch campaign to transform politics

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:20 am | NZUSA

Students and young people across the country have joined a national movement to change the way we do politics in Aotearoa. Unashamedly ambitious, the We Have Power campaign aims to get every student to vote in the upcoming general election. More >>

Abolishing Student Allowances Would Deepen Inequality

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:27 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

31 July 2017 - The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is warning that any plan to abolish Student Allowances would deepen inequality, in response to the United Future party’s recent tertiary education policy announcement. More >>

Commitment to student-centred tertiary education needs teeth

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:45 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed the Government’s commitment to a student-centred tertiary education system, but warns the outlined work programme will not give effect to this goal. More >>

TOP’s youth UBI policy a step in the right direction

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:42 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed a recent policy announcement by The Opportunities Party (TOP) for a universal grant to young people aged 18-23. More >>

Medical student debt study highlights need for conversation

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:56 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is calling for a national conversation about student debt in light of a recent study about rising loans for medical students. More >>

Students miss out on increased accommodation benefit

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:52 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed an increase to the Accommodation Benefit, but says that it does not go far enough to meet rising housing costs. More >>

Students release Budget wishlist

Monday, 22 May 2017, 12:50 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has released a list of changes it says will begin to restore access to tertiary education ahead of this Thursday’s Government Budget announcement. The desired changes come amid findings ... More >>

Unitec survey renews calls for urgent support increase

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:07 am | NZUSA

A recent survey by Unitec Institute of Technology has renewed calls by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) for an urgent increase in student support. More >>

Variable subsidies must be ruled out

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 10:04 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is urging the Government to rule out a ‘variable subsidies’ model for tertiary education, in response to comments made by outgoing MP Maurice Williamson and the Productivity Commission. More >>

Kiwis Studying Across the Ditch Receive Double Standard

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 11:31 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has labelled recent changes for New Zealand students in Australia as a double standard. The Australian Government yesterday announced their Higher Education Reform Package, including removing the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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