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Cuts At Waikato Expected To Be The First Of Many In 2024

Friday, 26 January 2024, 10:26 am | Tertiary Education Union

A fresh round of staff cuts announced this week at the University of Waikato is expected to be the first of many across the university sector according to Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union. In a document emailed to staff on Monday, Pro ... More >>

Where’s The Vision?

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 11:54 am | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is deeply concerned for the future of vocational education, in light of the National government commencing implementation of its 100-day plan commitment to “begin disestablishing Te Pūkenga”. Te Pou ... More >>

Fight To Save Massey Sciences Continues

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 1:51 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union members at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University are outraged following yesterday’s release of a “Preliminary Decision” proposing to cut over 70 jobs from Natural Sciences, and Food and Advanced ... More >>

Staffing For Key Subjects Slashed - Massey University Proposal

Monday, 16 October 2023, 3:13 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is fighting back against continued cuts at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University, as Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas today released a proposal to make more devastating staffing cuts across key subject ... More >>

Massey Cuts Outrageous And Short-sighted

Monday, 2 October 2023, 3:01 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union will continue to fight back in the wake of more extensive proposed cuts that were announced at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University today. Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas has unveiled a new proposal ... More >>

Aotearoa Education Spending Out Of Step

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 1:03 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Aotearoa’s three biggest education unions have joined forces to put education funding on the political agenda in the runup to this year’s general election. The Tertiary Education Union, NZEI Te Riu Roa and the Post Primary Teachers’ Association ... More >>

Collaboration With National A Bad Look For Waikato

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 2:50 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is dismayed to note the inappropriate extent to which Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato | The University of Waikato’s Vice Chancellor has been collaborating with the National Party on their policy for a third ... More >>

The TEC Giveth And They Taketh Away

Thursday, 31 August 2023, 2:00 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is outraged by a newly released TEC report (dated 28 July 2023) that signals $52m in new funding cuts for tertiary institutions that are already shutting down courses and making staff redundant due to funding ... More >>

Massey Staff Angry As Cuts Pile Up With No Consultation

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 12:09 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union members at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University are preparing to fight for every job in the wake of today’s announcement of further job cuts by Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas. The calls for “voluntary ... More >>

Skills Shortages Solved By Collaboration Not Pork Barrel Politics

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 2:08 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union says a third medical school at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato | The University of Waikato is not an effective way to resolve either the crisis in tertiary education or the doctor shortage. Te Pou Ahurei | National ... More >>

Massey Policy Changes Would Diminish The University

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 11:25 am | Tertiary Education Union

TEU members at Massey University are campaigning to stop proposed policies that will lead to the closure of courses and disciplines across the University. This despite the recent government announcements of increased tertiary funding. The University ... More >>

Permanent Solutions Needed After Welcome Funding Correction

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 12:37 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union welcomes today’s announcement of additional funding for tertiary education as a victory for the union members who campaigned hard for the government to step in. Minister of Education Jan Tinetti ... More >>

Staff And Students Rally As Victoria Announces 230 Job Losses

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 12:46 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Victoria University’s Hunter Lawn hosted a passionate protest this morning, in the wake of an announcement from Vice Chancellor Nic Smith that 230 jobs are set to be cut. Staff have been anxiously waiting to find out who would be targeted by ... More >>

Proposed Job Cuts At Te Pūkenga Will Cause More Anguish For Those Who Remain

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 11:55 am | Tertiary Education Union

Today’s announcement that there will be 400 fewer roles at Te Pūkenga following a fresh round of proposed changes is yet another blow to an organisation already understaffed and under resourced. Kaiwhakahaere | Organiser Daniel Benson-Guiu says ... More >>

TEU Appalled By Consultant Spend

Tuesday, 13 June 2023, 12:05 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is disappointed to note today’s media reports that show Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato | The University of Waikato has spent almost a million dollars over the last 3 years for strategic advice from former ... More >>

Pressure Is Mounting To Stop The Cuts

Monday, 12 June 2023, 3:56 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Pressure is mounting on the government to get off the fence and start acting to stop the cuts that will decimate the tertiary education sector. Yesterday, Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union joined Otago University Students Association ... More >>

Massey Staff Bitterly Disappointed

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 2:07 pm | Tertiary Education Union

EU members at Massey University are bitterly disappointed that the Vice-Chancellor has continued to push ahead with disruptive and unnecessary plans to disestablish 178 administration and finance jobs only to establish 141 new roles. A preliminary ... More >>

Action Needed To Stop Cuts At Victoria

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 2:32 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union members at Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington are vowing to fight for every job in the wake of today’s announcement of widespread job cuts. The employer has cited a drop in enrolments ... More >>

A Good Start - Staff And Students Welcome Funding Boost

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 5:15 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union, Te Mana Ākonga and Te Rōpū Ākonga O Whare Wānanga O Aotearoa | New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations congratulates the government for the significant tertiary education funding boost announced in ... More >>

'Several Hundred' Jobs On The Line At University Of Otago

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 9:47 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Hundreds of staff at Te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou | University of Otago are bracing themselves for potential unemployment in the wake of warnings from management that large scale redundancies are on the way. In an email to staff this afternoon, Acting ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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