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Students say Govt tinkering ‘missed opportunity’

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 11:21 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) President Rory McCourt said he was disappointed that the Government's Budget was a ‘missed opportunity’ to grow the knowledge economy and reduce inequalities through education. More >>

Student fares a regional issue

Friday, 10 May 2013, 1:28 pm | VUWSA

This week over 200 students’ crowded Victoria University of Wellington’s new Hub building to share their stories on the cost of public transport in Wellington, and called on the Greater Wellington Regional Council to extend the student discount ... More >>

Students encouraged by public transport poll

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 9:14 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) has welcomed the results from a recent poll, indicating support for public transport over roads had risen from 25 per cent in 1992 to 48 per cent amongst New Zealanders. More >>

Students call for Living Wage

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 4:02 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) today called on Victoria University, as a student and publicly funded institution, to pay a Living Wage. More >>

Students give outgoing VC a Pat on the back

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 11:40 am | VUWSA

Students give outgoing VC a Pat on the back In response to today’s unexpected announcement by Professor Pat Walsh that he will not be seeking a third term as Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) would like express ... More >>

Decision to decline fee rise applauded

Monday, 3 December 2012, 8:31 pm | VUWSA

The Tertiary Education Commission’s decision to decline an application for an 8% fee rise by Victoria University of Wellington was the correct one to make, say the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) and NZ Union of ... More >>

Students reel at budget cuts to allowances, loans

Friday, 25 May 2012, 2:36 pm | VUWSA

Students are reeling after yesterday’s Budget announcements, which included the news that student allowances will be stopped for postgraduate students, with the exception of Bachelors with Honours study. More >>

Graduates Will Head Offshore Warns VUWSA

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 9:51 am | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) has expressed concern at the exodus of New Zealand’s brightest young minds to Australia, as job opportunities dry up and student debt mounts at home. More >>

Joyce out of touch with students needs

Friday, 4 May 2012, 2:25 pm | VUWSA

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce’s pre-Budget announcement concerning changes to student loans and allowances demonstrates how out of touch the Minister is with the current challenges faced by New Zealand’s students. More >>

John Banks’ out of touch and out of date

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 10:53 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) has rejected ACT Party MP John Banks’ recent comments advocating for a return to interest-accruing student loans. More >>

VUWSA to commemorate ANZAC Day

Wednesday, 25 April 2012, 11:02 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) President Bridie Hood would like to announce that VUWSA has accepted an invitation by the Wellington City Council and Wellington Returned Services Association to lay a wreath to commemorate ... More >>

CUP Programme Closure will have adverse effects on students

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 3:45 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) is disappointed that the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has decided to cut all funding to pre-degree courses previously offered at universities around New Zealand. This decision has ... More >>

Campus Safety Audit Launched

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 4:24 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) has launched a Campus Safety Audit, to better understand student perceptions and experiences of campus safety. More >>

Feeding frenzy for students

Friday, 17 June 2011, 10:15 am | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) last week fed over 1900 students across all the University’s campuses. More >>

University and Students Unite in Opposition to VSM

Thursday, 21 October 2010, 8:55 am | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington and its students' association, VUWSA, are uniting in opposition to the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill which could undermine the quality of campus life, vital support services and student advocacy ... More >>

VUWSA renews commitment to students

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 9:21 am | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) is looking forward to an energised and productive year, with a renewal of the values that underpin the organisation. More >>

VUWSA and VBC 88.3FM proudly present...

Thursday, 18 February 2010, 3:03 pm | VUWSA

VUWSA and VBC 88.3FM proudly presents THE CHILLS with SECRET KNIVES and JOE BLOSSOM More >>

Junior All Black named sportsperson of the year

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 3:13 pm | VUWSA

Victor Vito is to be named Sportsperson of the Year at the Victoria University of Wellington Blues Awards tonight. In 2008 and 2009 Vito played for the Wellington Lions and in 2009 became a Wellington Hurricane and a Junior All Black. Vito has ... More >>

Re-Orientation 2009

Tuesday, 7 July 2009, 3:20 pm | VUWSA

The VBC 88.3FM, Wellington’s Student and Community Radio Station, and the Victoria University Of Wellington Students Association are proud to present Re-Orientation 2009, featuring More >>

Hostel Students to Protest “Slumlord

Friday, 22 August 2008, 9:52 am | VUWSA

300 students’ are protesting against Unicomm Hostel owners ING Group tomorrow, after having a year from Hell. More >>

   

 

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