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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 >>

New Zealand Union Of Students’ Associations Impact Of Covid-19 On Tertiary Students’ Research

Friday, 24 July 2020, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

A new study exposes the impact of Covid-19 on the wellbeing, financial situation, and educational experience of students at tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand. Increased anxiety about the future, exacerbated stress levels about studying, and ... More >>

NZUSA Supports The Government’s $25 Million Investment Into Student Mental Health Services

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 4:25 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) strongly supports the Government’s expansion and acceleration of frontline mental health services for students across Aotearoa New Zealand. This will include the expansion of the Piki ... More >>

Budget 2020: A Band-Aid Budget

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:39 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Budget 2020 made steps towards addressing student financial hardship and barriers to tertiary education, but it missed the critical opportunity to transform the tertiary education sector for good. New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) ... More >>

Tertiary Student Support Package Fails To Support Students

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 8:18 am | NZUSA

Tertiary students across Aotearoa New Zealand are disappointed by the Governments COVID-19 tertiary student support package announced on 14 April. Students are finding themselves in desperate situations due to the culmination of insecure housing, employment, ... More >>

Students Back The National Student Action Plan On COVID-19

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 5:30 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

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

Reform Of The Residential Tenancies Act

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 4:41 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations applauds the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act released by the government yesterday but does not believe that they go far enough to improving the rights of renters. The power imbalance in the current ... More >>

Student debt - Sweet $16 billion

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 7:16 pm | NZUSA

On Friday 31 January the New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) will be commemorating the ‘sweet $16 billion’ of student debt in Aotearoa from 1pm outside the electorate office of the Finance Minister Grant Robertson. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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