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$12.7 Billion Dollar Student Debt Tragedy in 2015

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 2:40 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

The Student Loan Scheme Annual Report tabled in Parliament today highlights the ongoing impact of high and continually increasing tertiary education fees in New Zealand. More >>

Use Surplus For Quality Tertiary Education

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 12:25 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

With the Government poised to announce a record surplus, students are calling on Labour to invest the money in quality public tertiary education, rather than frittering it away on tax cuts. More >>

Massey’s 10% Fee Rise Reckless

Friday, 6 October 2006, 4:58 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) condemns the move by the Massey University Council to raise all current fees across the board by 5% and to apply to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for an additional 5% across the ... More >>

Students Appear in Front of Select Committee

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 11:03 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students will be appearing in front of the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee this morning to speak against National MP Wayne Mapp’s Employment Relations (Probationary Employment) Amendment Bill More >>

OECD Report Confirms NZ’s High Fees

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 11:00 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

A report released by the OECD highlights New Zealand’s incredibly high tuition fees noted the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA). “This report shows just how high New Zealand’s tertiary tuition fees are,” said Conor Roberts, ... More >>

Students Welcome Victoria Fee Decision

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 11:17 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students are welcoming the decision of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) to reject the unjustified money grab by Victoria University. More >>

Students happy with death of no work rights bill

Wednesday, 23 August 2006, 4:00 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students are happy that National MP Dr Wayne Mapp’s no work rights bill is dead with the announcement from the Maori Party that they will be joining with Labour and the Greens in opposing the legislation. More >>

Otago Polytechnic fee increase disappointing

Friday, 11 August 2006, 4:54 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

“Otago Polytechnic is the first of the public tertiary institutions to set its domestic fees this year and it is extremely disappointing that they have chosen to raise student fees, some by up to 5%,” said Conor Roberts, Co-president of the ... More >>

Tertiary Changes Require Greater Investment

Friday, 28 July 2006, 9:28 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students welcomed today’s announcement of a new funding system for tertiary education but warned that increased funding was seriously needed in Dr Cullen’s announcements if New Zealand is to have a high quality public tertiary education system. More >>

Millions Wasted on Tertiary Education Marketing

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 6:19 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Research released today by the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) reveals the millions of student and public dollars wasted by public tertiary education institutions on ineffective mass marketing campaigns. More >>

Students support funding boost for universities

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 3:33 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Dr Michael Cullen, that universities will receive a $26 million funding boost. More >>

Disappointment with Regulations Review Decision

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 1:29 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students are disappointed with yesterday’s decision of the Regulations Review Select Committee regarding a complaint made by the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) on changes to the Student Allowance scheme. More >>

Government fails to build on interest free loans

Thursday, 18 May 2006, 5:04 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Budget 2006 has had a mixed reception from students said Conor Roberts, Co-president of the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) More >>

Allowances going down, campus by campus

Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 2:37 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Information released by the Ministry of Education to the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) under the Official Information Act highlights the decline in the number of students who receive a student allowance on a campus by campus level. ... More >>

Increasing fees = increasing inflation

Friday, 21 April 2006, 9:19 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

Information released yesterday by the Department of Statistics on the Consumer Price Index for the March 2006 quarter highlights the high rate of inflation for tertiary tuition.* More >>

Number getting student allowances has dropped

Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 11:33 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

The number of students receiving a student allowance has continued to drop noted Conor Roberts, Co-president of the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA). More >>

Students encouraged by proposed tertiary changes

Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 1:43 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

"A good start to a better funding model," is how Joey Randall, co-president of the New Zealand University Students' Association (NZUSA), described Minister for Tertiary Education Dr Michael Cullen's speech yesterday on upcoming changes to the funding ... More >>

Students welcome no interest on loans tomorrow

Friday, 31 March 2006, 5:21 pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students and graduates will be welcoming the introduction of no interest on student loans when the policy changes come into effect tomorrow. More >>

Lockwood right on allowances – just decade late

Monday, 27 March 2006, 10:12 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) found itself in complete agreement with National’s Lockwood Smith with regard to access to student allowances. More >>

Review unfair 25 year age test for allowances

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 10:57 am | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students' Association (NZUSA) will be appearing today in front of the Regulations Review Select Committee at 3:30pm to argue that changes to the student allowance regulations have breached parliamentary standing orders. More >>

   

 

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