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Primary School Students Prepare for Nationwide Invasion

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:48 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Primary School Students Prepare for Nationwide Community Invasion • Student Volunteer Army (SVA) launches its 2018 primary school programme, which has recruited 32,000 pupils • Classroom battalions from 1,000 primary schools will lead volunteer projects ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army Recruits 32,000 Students

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:37 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Student Volunteer Army Recruits 32,000 Students for New Primary School Programme Community entrepreneur and Student Volunteer Army (SVA) founder Sam Johnson announces 32,000-strong primary school army – one of the largest mobilisations of its kind ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army November 14th Earthquake Response

Monday, 14 November 2016, 5:12 pm | Student Volunteer Army

In reaction to the recent earthquakes, the University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has activated it's Emergency Earthquake Response Plan. More >>

Student Volunteer Army heading to Akaroa

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:39 pm | Student Volunteer Army

On the weekend of Friday 23rd September, 100 members of the University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be heading to Akaroa, Duvauchelle, Hinewai and Ōnuku helping with over 30 projects in the area varying from conservation projects ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army becomes UC’s largest student club

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 12:29 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) thriving student clubs scene, has now been taken over by an army – with the Student Volunteer Army now the largest student club on campus. More >>

Student Volunteer Army Sets Sights on Anzac Day

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10:55 am | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be rallying Members of Parliament in Wellington today to get backing for the SVA’s innovative Serve for New Zealand: Anzac Day initiative. More >>

Student Volunteer Army heading North

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:15 pm | Student Volunteer Army

On Saturday 12th March, 90 members of the UC Student Volunteer Army (SVA) will be based in the Marlborough Sounds, assisting in the construction of a 5 kilometre section of the Link Pathway for the first ever “SVA Camp”. This will be the first time ... More >>

SVA's Annual ‘City Care Connect the Community’ Event

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:01 pm | Student Volunteer Army

This Saturday 23rd May, the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) with the support of City Care, will spend the day volunteering in the Christchurch community of Phillipstown. More >>

Student Volunteer Army Sustainably Serving the Community

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 5:22 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has successfully switched from helping out after earthquakes to sustainably serving the community, SVA president Bridget Williams says. More >>

Student Volunteers Rally Around Wellington

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 12:02 pm | Student Volunteer Army

The Student Volunteer Army (SVA) network is growing. Following the recent earthquakes that rocked Wellington and the upper South Island, the Volunteer Army Foundation have offered full support to the development of the "Wellington Student Volunteer ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army’s mission to Japan

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 10:03 am | Student Volunteer Army

This weekend the leader of the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) and a colleague will head to Japan to set up a Japanese version of the Student Volunteer Army. More >>

Student Volunteer Army resumes pre-quake voluntary duties

Friday, 25 March 2011, 2:44 pm | Student Volunteer Army

After up-scaling dramatically to cope with the demand following the 22 February Earthquake, the SVA will now resume its pre-quake status as a club affiliated to the University of Canterbury Students’ Association. SVA founder Sam Johnson, said he and the committee ... More >>

Student Volunteer Army resumes pre-quake voluntary duties

Friday, 25 March 2011, 2:38 pm | Student Volunteer Army

After up-scaling dramatically to cope with the demand following the 22 February Earthquake, the SVA will now resume its pre-quake status as a club affiliated to the University of Canterbury Students’ Association. More >>

Southern Students Lend Christchurch A Hand

Monday, 7 March 2011, 9:46 am | Student Volunteer Army

Reinforcements from the South Island’s southern cities stepped into the breech while Canterbury students took a well earned break over the weekend. More >>

Student Volunteer Army Day 11

Monday, 7 March 2011, 9:46 am | Student Volunteer Army

After digging silt in 30 degree heat on the last day of their deployment the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) Battalion were praised by Tertiary Education Minister, the Hon. Stephen Joyce, for their effort in bringing a sense of normality back to suburban ... More >>

Southern students lend Christchurch a hand

Sunday, 6 March 2011, 8:56 pm | Student Volunteer Army

Reinforcements from the South Island’s southern cities stepped into the breech while Canterbury students took a well earned break over the weekend. More >>

Bulk deployment ends of Student Volunteer Army

Saturday, 5 March 2011, 1:12 pm | Student Volunteer Army

After digging silt in 30 degree heat on the last day of their deployment the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) Battalion were praised by Tertiary Education Minister, the Hon. Stephen Joyce, for their effort in bringing a sense of normality back to suburban ... More >>

Victory is in sight for the Volunteer Student Army

Friday, 4 March 2011, 10:02 am | Student Volunteer Army

Tomorrow, Friday, will be the last day the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) is mobilised en masse – from here on in the effort will shift to the rear guard, Squadrons and Street Team. To celebrate comedians and musicians will descend on UCSA carpark tomorrow ... More >>

Victory is in sight for the Volunteer Student Army

Friday, 4 March 2011, 9:11 am | Student Volunteer Army

Tomorrow, Friday, will be the last day the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) is mobilised en masse – from here on in the effort will shift to the rear guard, Squadrons and Street Team. To celebrate comedians and musicians will descend on UCSA carpark tomorrow ... More >>

Strong winds failed to deter the Student Volunteer Army

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 10:09 am | Student Volunteer Army

Organisers behind the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) were planning to call off Battalion work today due to health concerns posed by the blustery nor’ west winds whipping up dust in the summer heat – despite this hundreds of committed students refused ... More >>

 

 

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