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Overwhelming support for Fairer Fares

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:01 pm | VUWSA

More than 1700 people from throughout the Wellington region have put their support behind the push for half price tertiary student concession on Wellington public transport. More >>

VUWSA requests student travel discount

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 11:27 am | VUWSA

The Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) will vote next week on whether to review fares on public transport and consider a tertiary student discount – and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) is urging them ... More >>

Students forced to choose between safety and study

Friday, 27 January 2017, 3:30 pm | VUWSA

The annual flat hunt for Wellington tertiary students has started earlier than ever but with growing student numbers and fewer affordable flats on the market students are getting desperate. More >>

VUWSA welcomes election of student-friendly candidates

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:27 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes the election of student-friendly candidates to Wellington City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

Inaugural Gold & Supreme Club Awards

Friday, 7 October 2016, 10:14 am | VUWSA

Last night Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) celebrated the Gold & Supreme Club Awards. More >>

Students choose VUWSA’s 2017 Executive

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 6:16 pm | VUWSA

At the end of every year, in Trimester 2, Victoria University of Wellington students choose who the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) executive will be for the next year. This year’s no different. As years progress, ... More >>

Candidates’ stance on a student-friendly Wellington welcomed

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 10:28 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) and Victoria Politics Students’ Society welcomes mayoral candidates to debate on how they’ll improve Wellington living conditions for students, if elected. More >>

Mayoral Debate

Monday, 12 September 2016, 2:07 pm | VUWSA

VUWSA and the VUW Politics Students' Society are proud to present the 2016 Wellington Mayoral Debate, hosted by Radio NZ local government reporter, Michael Cropp. More >>

Applications open for VUWSA’s executive elections

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:00 pm | VUWSA

VUWSA is calling for aspiring leaders and those passionate about student life at Victoria to run in the upcoming executive elections. More >>

A Student Friendly Wellington helps students thrive

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 1:47 pm | VUWSA

Today, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) launched the Student Friendly Wellington website, as part of their Student Friendly Wellington campaign – an initiative that will help make Wellington a place where students ... More >>

Nominations open for 2016 VUW Blues Awards

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 11:16 am | VUWSA

12 July 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nominations open for 2016 VUW Blues Awards Now open to receiving nominations, the Victoria University Blues Award is the highest recognition the university gives to people who have, by their sporting achievement ... More >>

Budget 2016: No real change to the lives of students

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:28 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes moves by the Government to reduce the level of fee increases institutions can charge students; but believe no real, strategic progress has been made to resolving issues around ... More >>

Students disappointed with transport fee inaction

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:04 pm | VUWSA

Students disappointed with council’s inaction to add cheaper tertiary transport fares to annual plan Yesterday, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President, Jonathan Gee, and Welfare Vice President, Rory Lenihan-Ikin, gave an oral ... More >>

Students welcome plan to introduce tertiary bus fares

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 5:26 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes today’s announcement by mayoral candidate Justin Lester and Regional Councillor Daran Ponter for a tertiary concession on bus fares. Lester and Ponter today announced that if ... More >>

Bill is beginning of the end for cold and mould in flats

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 12:13 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes the passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No2) at its first reading. More >>

Students support recent study calling for Rental WoF

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 2:25 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) supports recent research that recommends strengthening the Residential Tenancies Act to include a rental Warrant of Fitness (WoF). More >>

Still no end in sight for cold and mould in student flats

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:54 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) says students will continue to suffer while living in houses that are making them sick, after no significant changes were made to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill in a recent Social ... More >>

VUWSA welcomes students to the academic year

Friday, 26 February 2016, 10:23 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes students to the beginning of the academic year with an exciting line-up of events – including high-profile, international artist G-Eazy. More >>

Students tell Parliament about their mouldy flats

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 9:50 am | VUWSA

Yesterday, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President, Jonathan Gee, and Welfare Vice President, Rory Lenihan-Ikin, gave an oral submission, supporting an earlier written submission to the Social Services Select Committee on theGovernment’s ... More >>

VUWSA welcomes announcement of free post-school education

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:08 am | VUWSA

VUWSA welcomes announcement of free post-school education The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) welcomes the announcement of free post-school education by the Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Little, yesterday. Since the massive ... More >>

 

 

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