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“Fast-track Law To Kill Kiwi”: Students Say Fight Against Anti-democracy Legislation Is Only Just Beginning

Friday, 19 April 2024, 9:18 am | VUWSA

Student groups ‘Climate Action VUW’, Schools Strike 4 Climate and VUWSA will be on the street in Wellington today, the last day for submissions on the Fast-track Approvals Bill, with a message that the fight against the Government’s ‘War on ... More >>

Students And Staff Put The Spotlight On The Tertiary Education Commission

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 4:21 pm | VUWSA

Open Letter to Tim Fowler, Chief Executive Officer, Tertiary Education Commission, Jan Tinetti, Minister of Education and the future Minister of Education, The 1 July 2023 Cabinet paper on risks to higher education capability due to proposed university ... More >>

Students Protest Government Inaction On Student Hardship And Debt

Monday, 11 September 2023, 5:25 pm | VUWSA

On Tuesday 12th September, 7.30-8.30am, students will protest outside Minister of Finance Grant Robertson’s office about Government inaction on student hardship and student debt. They will hold a banner which quotes the Minister in 1996 when ... More >>

Saving Tertiary Campaign

Monday, 12 June 2023, 10:28 am | VUWSA

VUWSA, OUSA, THW-VUW and Otago Tertiary Education Unions, along with THW-VUW Vice Chancellor Professor Nic Smith and Otago Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Helen Nicholson today call on the CEO of the Tertiary Education Commission - Tim Fowler, Education ... More >>

VUWSA Statement On Mayoral Candidates’ Debate

Friday, 26 August 2022, 8:11 pm | VUWSA

VUWSA is uninviting candidate Barbara McKenzie from the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association Mayoral Candidates’ Debate (to be held in September) due to her racist and transphobic views. We condemn these views as they hurt our already ... More >>

VUWSA Statement On Budget 2022

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:56 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) would like to state that the 2022 Budget has continued to condemn our national student body to poverty and debt by maintaining the status quo. Extending half-price public transport ... More >>

Joint Pānui On The Te Herenga Waka Vaccine Mandate Review

Friday, 1 April 2022, 11:02 am | VUWSA

To Acting Vice Chancellor Jennifer Windsor, COVID-19 Incident Controller Leon Bakker, and Director Student Experience and Wellbeing Kirsty McClure. Mabuhay and tēnā koutou Acting Vice Chancellor Jennifer Windsor, COVID-19 Incident Controller Leon ... More >>

VUWSA Calls For Peaceful Action To Reclaim Campus, Support Staff And Students

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 2:25 pm | VUWSA

Today Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association has sent an open letter to Minister Chris Hipkins, Police Commissioner Andrew Coster, Mayor Andy Foster and Vice Chancellor Grant Guilford on behalf of the students and staff of Te Herenga ... More >>

Give Students Their Campus Back Petition

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 7:20 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) urgently call the Government, Police, Wellington City Council and the University to work together to relocate the protestors from Pipitea Campus grounds and free up critical bus routes, ... More >>

VUWSA Statement On Freedom Convoy Protest

Monday, 14 February 2022, 1:17 pm | VUWSA

VUWSA are firm advocates of the right to protest and believe in the importance of organizing and speaking out, but we stand against the Freedom Convoy and their occupation of Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington grounds. We do not support ... More >>

Statement On Sale Of Mana Island

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 12:56 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association decided in 2017 to sell the three artworks that it had purchased from 1963-1972. The artworks have been sold individually since then, with the final one, Don Binney’s Mana Island , going ... More >>

VUWSA criticises Victoria University's ‘brand refresh'

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 11:23 am | VUWSA

VUWSA criticises the underhanded way in which the University is moving forward with the name change under the guise of a “brand refresh” More >>

Fountown has been saved!

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 11:44 am | VUWSA

Students have successfully saved Fountown as Wellington City Council announces the decision, in today’s City strategy Committee meeting, to not go ahead with the proposed Alcohol Ban Area in Kelburn Park. More >>

VUWSA backs He Ara Oranga recommendations

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:56 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) receives the release of He Ara Oranga with open arms. More >>

VUWSA stands by Fees Free education

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:42 am | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) supports the Labour government’s Fees Free policy. More >>

Students ramp up their efforts against sexual violence

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 11:14 am | VUWSA

Students ramp up their efforts against sexual violence with the launch of the #metoo VUW student blog. On Thursday 23 August, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) will launch the #metoo vuw student blog ( www.metoostudents.org.nz ... More >>

Students take fight for mental health services to Parliament

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 1:25 pm | VUWSA

The Wait is Over: Students are taking their fight for better mental health services to Parliament. More >>

VUWSA backs the ‘Plan to Fix Renting’

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 6:06 pm | VUWSA

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) supports the 36-point “Plan to Fix Renting” announced by Renters United on Wednesday. More >>

Time for the old guard to learn some new tricks - VUWSA

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 2:39 pm | VUWSA

Dame Margaret Bazley’s review into allegations of sexual misconduct at law firm Russell McVeagh has confirmed the firm’s negligent response to sexual assault claims and proved there is a need for complete culture change both in the firm and the wider ... More >>

Students rally to call out sexual violence in the workplace

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:02 pm | VUWSA

Students rally to call out sexual violence in the workplace and demand firms do better More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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