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Students Welcome Increased Certainty With Covid-19 Protection Framework

Friday, 22 October 2021, 10:34 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations and students across Aotearoa welcome today’s announcement of Covid-19 Protection Framework which will bring certainty to the tertiary sector. However, it cautions that engagement with the sector will ... More >>

NZUSA Sends Open Letter To Minister Faafoi On One-off Residency Pathway

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:40 am | NZUSA

On Friday, the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations sent an open letter to the Minister for Immigration, Kris Faafoi, calling on him to expand the eligibility of the One-off Residency visa to all visa holders - including those on student and ... More >>

Students Release Whiria Ngā Rau Framework

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 1:44 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), Te Mana Ākonga (TMĀ), Tauira Pasifika (TP) and the National Disabled Students’ Association (NDSA) with the support of the Ministry of Education have today released Whiria Ngā Rau – ... More >>

No Prospect[u]s: NZUSA, TEU And TEAGA Launch Precarious Academic Work Survey

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:56 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), Tertiary Education Union (TEU) and representatives from the Tertiary Education Action Group Aotearoa (TEAGA) have launched a joint Precarious Academic Work Survey. The survey is part of the ... More >>

Open Letter to Minister Hipkins on Student Support

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 11:34 am | NZUSA

Today, the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Education calling on him to implement a temporary Universal Education Income. More >>

Ambulance at the Bottom of the Cliff for Students

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12:01 pm | NZUSA

While tertiary students across Aotearoa welcome today’s announcement of a $20 million increase in the Hardship Fund for Learners (HAFL) they say more needs to be done to prevent students falling into hardship in the first place. More >>

Students back the 2021 National Student Action Plan on COVID

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:36 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Forty-Eight tertiary students’ associations across Aotearoa, supported by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations, Te Mana Ākonga, Tauira Pasifika, and the National Disabled Students’ Association, have come together to redesign ... More >>

NZUSA Welcomes New Learner Wellbeing And Safety Code

Friday, 16 July 2021, 11:58 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations welcomes today’s release of the final code of practice for the pastoral care of domestic tertiary and international students. "The new Pastoral Care Code is ground-breaking for students across ... More >>

Wins For Some Students, Poverty For Others

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:30 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) believes that Budget 2021 is a missed opportunity to support all students in Aotearoa. The reintroduction of the Training Incentive Allowance will aid 16,000 students who have, historically, ... More >>

Report From Inquiry Into Student Accommodation Ignores The Voice Of Students

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 1:53 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations is disappointed that the Education and Workforce Select Committee’s Report on Student Accommodation released today does not address many of the concerns raised by students throughout the inquiry. ... More >>

NZUSA Welcomes Learner Wellbeing And Safety Code Consultation

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:56 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations welcomes today’s release of the new draft Code of Wellbeing and Safety for Tertiary Learners. "Students across Aotearoa have been calling out for more support and more consistency for years. It ... More >>

NZUSA Calls For Increased Student Support With Yo-yoing Alert Levels

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 11:20 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations is calling for increased student support to ensure that students can continue to study amid fluctuating Alert Levels. "With this morning’s increase in COVID Alert Levels, students face yet more ... More >>

New Zealand Union Of Students’ Association Responds To Alert Level Increase

Monday, 15 February 2021, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

News of today’s increase to Alert Level 3 in Auckland and Level 2 across the rest of Aotearoa comes at a challenging time for students. With orientation events planned to start today and most study starting in the coming days, these community cases ... More >>

NZUSA National Welfare And National Education Officers Appointed

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 12:15 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has appointed its National Welfare and National Education Officers for 2021. Kate Aschoff (National Welfare Officer) and Ellen Dixon (National Education Officer) were recently appointed at ... More >>

NZUSA Elects National President For 2021

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 9:19 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has elected its National President for 2021. The election took place last Friday at an NZUSA Special General Meeting (SGM) in Wellington. Andrew Lessells, 22, was elected to serve as the National ... More >>

NZUSA Elects National President For 2021

Monday, 18 January 2021, 5:56 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has elected its National President for 2021. The election took place last Friday at an NZUSA Special General Meeting (SGM) in Wellington. Andrew Lessells, 22, was elected to serve as the National ... More >>

NZUSA Supports The Call To Raise Income Support To Unlock Whānau And Individuals From Poverty Before Christmas

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 6:12 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) supports the call to raise income support to unlock whānau and individuals from poverty before Christmas. Today , NZUSA joined Auckland Action Against Poverty at Parliament to call on the government ... More >>

NZUSA National Representatives For 2021

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 10:35 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has elected the National Vice President for 2021, but the National President position has not been filled. The elections took place over the weekend at the NZUSA Congress (Annual General Meeting) ... More >>

NZ Union Of Students’ Associations And Te Mana Ākonga Respond To Cannabis Referendum Results.

Friday, 30 October 2020, 2:30 pm | NZUSA

The preliminary result of the Cannabis Referendum announced today (46.1% in favour of legalisation, 53.1% opposed) provide some hope to the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and Te Mana Ākonga (National Māori Tertiary Students’ Association), ... More >>

Election Day Exams Restrict Voting Accessibility

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 2:45 pm | NZUSA

The scheduling of exams at the University of Otago on Election Day comes as a huge blow to voting accessibility for tertiary students. While New Zealand employers are required to give their employees time off to cast a vote, students have been afforded ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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