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“Once Were Students” ains at engaging young voters

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:45 pm | Salient

Once Were Students is an online news show, produced by Victoria University’s Salient TV, which aims to get 18-24-year-olds engaged with politics. Stripping away discussions about policy and legislation; Once Were Students is focused on connecting with youth, ... More >>

Wellington City Council Dragged Feet on Boyd-Wilson Pathway

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 4:11 pm | Salient

The Wellington City Council had approved the installation of better lighting and CCTV on the Boyd-Wilson path prior to Easter’s attacks, after an earlier attack in March, but did neither. More >>

How National Learnt to Hate Young People

Monday, 7 October 2013, 9:44 am | Salient

It’s not unusual to see National hating on specific categories of New Zealanders. Under this National Government, there has been hardly a group of people who haven’t been targeted by cuts, a ‘crackdown’ or a punitive policy. More >>

2013 New Zealand Student Media awards - 5 October 2013

Monday, 7 October 2013, 9:42 am | Salient

Excellence in student media was recognised in Wellington on Saturday 5 October with 19 awards presented at the annual ASPA event. More >>

Salient: The Media Issue - Editorial

Thursday, 18 July 2013, 11:53 am | Salient

Media is changing. It’s no longer just limited to the newspapers we don’t buy, or the television news we don’t watch. We consume media differently to the older generation. For many of us, we are the media. We tweet, we status, we share information ... More >>

Cleveland Hotel Finally Pays Up

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 1:00 pm | Salient

The Cleveland Motel has finally fronted up with the cash it was ordered to pay VUWSA, but only after VUWSA President Max Hardy sicced the heavies on them. More >>

VUWSA van to be sold

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 12:47 pm | Salient

The infamous window-tinted, mag-wheeled, black-painted VUWSA van remains in storage at a mechanic in Otaki, after it broke down in late January. More >>

VUWSA Exec Member Guilty of Misconduct

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 12:42 pm | Salient

VUWSA executive member James Sleep has been found guilty of misconduct by the VUWSA exec, following comments made in his Salient column earlier this month. More >>

Students Left Stranded

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 12:35 pm | Salient

Victoria University’s recent decision to not accept any new domestic admissions for 2010 has eased financial pressures facing the institution, but it has also made life a lot more difficult for the students who have had their plans turned upside ... More >>

Vic closes undergrad admissions

Thursday, 13 May 2010, 11:57 am | Salient

Victoria University will not accept any new domestic admissions in 2010 following a decision made by the University Council today. More >>

Royal retreat or sovereign sanctuary?

Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 9:44 am | Salient

While not quite so prominent as it is across the ditch, the question of whether or not New Zealand should retain a constitutional monarchy or become a republic is a key issue in New Zealand’s future. Salient feature writer Matthew Cunningham interviews ... More >>

Paul Comrie-Thomson: A Generational Divide

Wednesday, 24 March 2010, 9:40 am | Salient

Salient ’s Paul Comrie-Thomson investigates the arguments for and against electoral change, and the generational divide that exists between the proponents of MMP and FPP. More >>

Sacre bleu! Student privacy breached

Monday, 22 March 2010, 2:38 pm | Salient

A senior Victoria University lecturer has breached student privacy by accessing a student’s records for non-academic purposes. More >>

Impractical interpretation in implementation

Monday, 22 March 2010, 2:37 pm | Salient

Management of the policy governing alcohol advertising on the Victoria campus is being questioned by student organisations after apparent inconsistencies in its interpretation. More >>

Students forced to quit paper

Monday, 15 March 2010, 2:06 pm | Salient

VUWSA is keeping their eye on Victoria University after students were advised they should withdraw from a course they were entitled to take. More >>

Accounting Course Not Adding Up

Monday, 15 March 2010, 2:05 pm | Salient

Victoria University has been forced to address course requirement policy, offer a refund and apologise to students after Victoria student magazine Salient questioned why some students had to pay over and above course costs to complete their course. More >>

Vic student wins big at WOW Awards

Friday, 9 October 2009, 4:13 pm | Salient

Vic Uni student Emma Whiteside has just hit the big-time in design, winning the prestigious Shell Sustainability Award at the Montana World of WearableArt™ Awards Show. More >>

TV Tropes Will Ruin Your Life

Friday, 9 October 2009, 4:11 pm | Salient

Everyone has their own little superpowers. The human race, at least in the western world, is very good at specialising. We can focus our minds incredibly well on extremely specific and usually mundane things. More >>

Government releases tertiary education strategy

Friday, 9 October 2009, 4:10 pm | Salient

The government has released its 2010–2015 tertiary education strategy that includes possible changes to the way fees and student allowances are managed. More >>

Meet Jack Yan

Friday, 9 October 2009, 4:07 pm | Salient

Typeface designer. Magazine publisher. Branding consultant. Wellington Mayoral candidate. More >>