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Stressed tertiary education staff struggling with work

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:21 am | Tertiary Education Union

People working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga are stressed about their future, according to a new survey by the Tertiary Education Union. More >>

UCOL cuts student support

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:18 am | Tertiary Education Union

Students will miss out because UCOL yesterday informed dozens of student support staff that they will be made redundant over the next one to two months. More >>

Student loans are contributing to growing inequality

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:58 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Statistics New Zealand released data today showing that the top ten percent of households now own over half of the country’s total wealth. More >>

People in casual jobs need govt to save their holiday pay

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:33 am | Tertiary Education Union

It is likely that thousands of people working in universities, polytechnics and wānanga have had holiday pay taken from them, says TEU national secretary Sharn Riggs. More >>

Waikato rally aims to end cuts

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:49 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People who work and study at the University of Waikato are rallying in black tomorrow afternoon to prevent cuts to their courses and jobs. More >>

More students but less money

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:28 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The overall cut to tertiary education in this year’s budget will cause real harm to students, their families, and communities. More >>

Palmerston North librarians gather to support UCOL colleague

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:01 pm | Tertiary Education Union

At 5pm today at the UCOL Library, representatives of library staff from the City Library, Massey, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, and local schools will meet in a show of support for UCOL Library staff whose jobs are threatened. More >>

UCOL cutting the staff who lifted student results

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:47 am | Tertiary Education Union

UCOL needs to halt its proposed cuts to student support services now that it knows those services are improving student outcomes. More >>

Govt cuts money to crucial family service

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:40 am | Tertiary Education Union

The government plans to cut funding to the highly regarded and successful programme Parents as First Teachers. More >>

Rally to save UCOL student support staff

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:05 pm | Tertiary Education Union

UCOL's threatened library and student health staff will be rallying on Thursdaylunchtime to save their jobs. More >>

UCOL plans to sack librarians and student helpers

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:29 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People working at UCOL’s Palmerston North campus are shocked by the scale of proposed staffing cuts that would see up to 43 jobs go. More >>

Vic University plans to privatise foundation studies

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:43 pm | Tertiary Education Union

There is no evidence that privatising Victoria University's foundation studies programme will bring more international students to Wellington, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

Māori students lose study support to whitestreaming

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 9:57 am | Tertiary Education Union

A report into whitestreaming reveals that every university in New Zealand, most polytechnics and even one wānanga have cut jobs that support Māori students. More >>

Tertiary Update

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 11:52 am | Tertiary Education Union

Political parties across the spectrum are celebrating changes to employment law that will end zero-hour agreements. More >>

Don't sell costly degrees, fix low incomes

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 2:22 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Remove money from the equation - education should be about learning not earning says TEU national president Sandra Grey. More >>

TPPA threatens free education

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:51 am | Tertiary Education Union

Tertiary education staff are calling on the government not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) this week. More >>

Three years study is an investment in hope

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:29 am | Tertiary Education Union

The Labour Party’s ‘three years free’ policy gives people from all walks of life opportunity to learn, says TEU president Sandra Grey. More >>

NZ and world academics stand with Turkish scholars

Friday, 22 January 2016, 1:30 pm | Tertiary Education Union

A coalition of twenty tertiary education networks and associations from around the world are expressing grave concern over recent reports a thousand Turkish academics are under investigation. More >>

Bay of Plenty merger bemusing

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 2:07 pm | Tertiary Education Union

People working at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Waiariki Institute of Technology are astonished that their institutions will merge despite overwhelming opposition. More >>

Large CEO pay rises harming tertiary education

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:34 am | Tertiary Education Union

Substantial pay rises for chief executives and vice-chancellors at New Zealand’s polytechnics and universities reveal growing inequality. More >>



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