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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 >>

NZ Union of Students' Association statement

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 4:38 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association (NZUSA) strongly supports the Green Party’s demands that the Government restore the post graduate allowance before the upcoming election. NZUSA believes that, by not restoring the post graduate allowance, ... More >>

Student leaders urge universities to support climate strikes

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 12:57 pm | NZUSA

Today, student associations from around the country have called on Vice Chancellors’ and Chief Executives from their respective institutions to pledge support for the Strike 4 Climate (S4C) day of action on September 27th. More >>

Opportunity for biggest change to student voice since VSM

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:05 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students are celebrating the Governments announcement of a student voice consultation document at the ‘Voices of the Sector’ hui at Waikato University today. More >>

RoVE announcement a positive step for students

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 1:31 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students have come out in support of the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins’ announcement on the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), as the high level statements are so far a step in right direction towards fulfilling the RoVE student wishlist ... More >>

Students release Vocational Education Wishlist

Friday, 19 July 2019, 9:28 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

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‘30 under 30’ running in 2019 Local Body Elections

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 11:07 am | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students has today launched their ‘30Under30’ campaign, which shines a light on the record number of young candidates running in the 2019 Local Body Elections, meanwhile pushing the youth of Aotearoa to vote. More >>

Cost of providing free period sanitary items minimal

Monday, 24 June 2019, 8:48 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations and Dignity NZ have today released the costings of providing free sanitary items across compulsory and tertiary institutes, off the back of recent announcements in Scotland to provide free sanitary items across ... More >>

Gov response to mental health inquiry report celebrated

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

Government response to mental health inquiry report celebrated by students More >>

Students welcome hard fought Piki announcement

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:09 pm | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations has welcomed today’s further roll-out of the mental health trial ‘Piki’, which will provide free counselling for youth between 16 and 25 in the greater Wellington region, along with a website ... More >>

Students announce rally to restore Postgraduate Allowance

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:56 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) have today announced plans to rally on Parliament and present their postgraduate student allowance petition. More >>

Vocational Education - 'students must be the centre'

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1:58 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The bums on seats, market driven approach to vocational education offering is likely to change to a community needs based approach, according to Education Minister Chris Hipkins in his Reform of Vocational Education announcement today. A bold, single ... More >>

ITP Roadmap the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Friday, 8 February 2019, 9:06 am | New Zealand Union of Students Associations

In Aotearoa New Zealand, everyone should have the opportunity to attend some form of tertiary education, and to have a positive experience along the way. Our Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics (formally known as ITP’s) teach over 170,000 of ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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