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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 >>

Budget 2018: Let’s Work Together

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 6:44 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students are applauding less debt as a result of the Government’s fees-free policy, but say that student issues do not end there. Student loan borrowing is $151 million lower in the first three months of this year compared to same period last year according ... More >>

Chlöe Swarbrick accepts petition for postgraduate allowances

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 10:28 am | NZUSA

Students have found an ally in Chlöe Swarbrick, who received a petition last night calling for the urgent reinstatement of student allowances for postgraduate students. The allowance was scrapped by the previous Government in 2013. More >>

Postgraduate students call on Government to keep its promise

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:43 am | NZUSA

Postgraduate students call on Government to keep its promise The teachers, psychologists and leaders of the future are calling on the Government to restore postgraduate student allowances in its upcoming Budget announcement in May. This follows a petition launched ... More >>

Students’ associations welcome return of student seats

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 2:40 pm | NZUSA

Students’ associations around the country have welcomed today’s introduction of a new Education Amendment Bill which will restore staff and student seats on Tertiary Education Institution (TEI) Councils. The Bill, once passed into law, will primarily ... More >>

Students Welcome Further Details on Fees-Free Eligibility

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:43 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed today’s release of eligibility criteria for the Government’s fees-free policy. More >>

Fact check: Student Allowance increase is not a rort

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 6:24 pm | NZUSA

The National Party’s claims that the Student Allowance increase will be easy money for the unemployed are incorrect, says the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA). More >>

NZUSA elects 2018 student leaders

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 5:03 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 2018. Jonathan Gee was unanimously re-elected to serve a second term as President, with Melissa Evans elected to serve ... More >>

Students welcome boost to financial support

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 12:46 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that they will deliver on their promise to introduce a $50 a week boost to student allowances and loan living cost entitlements. More >>

Youth voter turnout on the rise

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:25 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is applauding the 49,370 more young voters who turned out for the 2017 General Election, in figures recently released by the Electoral Commission. There was a 6% increase in voter turnout among ... More >>

NZUSA Congratulate Labour-Led Government

Friday, 20 October 2017, 10:26 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that student issues should be a top priority in the first 100 days of the new Labour-led Government. More >>

Students congratulate Labour-led Government

Friday, 20 October 2017, 8:30 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) says that student issues should be a top priority in the first 100 days of the new Labour-led Government. More >>

 

 

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