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Vice Chancellor childish over student opposition

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 11:10 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students are calling on their Vice Chancellor to spend more time considering the effects of his unnecessary fee increases and less time on the minutiae of the fee setting meeting. More >>

Students To Show Mass Opposition To Fee Increases

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 8:49 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students will turn out in force tomorrow for the special Council meeting that will consider a proposal to raise tuition fees by 4.5% in 2005. They will also consider a proposal to increase the Student Services Levy by $15 per full ... More >>

University Council Members Urged Use Their Noodle

Monday, 6 September 2004, 9:19 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students will be given hundreds of packets of two minute noodles this week, highlighting the hardship students face due to ever-increasing tuition fees. More >>

Victoria University Propose 4.5% Fee Increase

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 3:01 pm | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students face a possible 4.5% hike in tuition fees for 2005, said Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) president Amanda Hill today. The University Council will meet to consider the proposal on Thursday ... More >>

Vic Students Express Disgust At Destiny On Marae

Wednesday, 25 August 2004, 10:03 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students expressed discomfort and anger today as they learnt that Destiny Church, the fundamentalist organisation behind Monday's "Enough is Enough" rally, were housed at Te Herenga Waka, the marae on the Kelburn campus ... More >>

University Students To Freeze For Their Fees

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 2:00 pm | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students will brave the cold tonight as they begin the campaign against domestic tuition fee increases and farewell departing Vice-Chancellor Prof Stuart McCutcheon. A marquee has been erected in the Quad of the Kelburn campus, ... More >>

Victoria University Students Oppose Anti-Semitism

Friday, 13 August 2004, 1:40 pm | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University students showed solidarity with the Jewish community as it passed the motion “That VUWSA condemn all forms of anti-Semitism and discrimination in New Zealand and around the world” at the weekly Student Representative Council last Wednesday. More >>

Vic Students Celebrate 1st Civil Union Victory

Friday, 25 June 2004, 8:58 am | Victoria University Students Association

Queer students at Victoria University celebrated tonight as the first steps were taken toward legal recognition of same-sex and different-sex couples, in the passing of the Civil Union Bill into select committee by 66 votes to 50. More >>

Victoria University’s massive surplus

Monday, 14 June 2004, 12:09 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University’s massive surplus the perfect excuse for fee cuts and staff salary increases More >>

Politics Alive And Well At Victoria

Thursday, 3 June 2004, 4:26 pm | Victoria University Students Association

The weekly policy-setting forum of the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) came alive yesterday with a plethora of motions pushing VUWSA policy further right on some issues that it has been for some time. More >>

Victoria Students Join National Call To Action

Thursday, 20 May 2004, 10:26 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria students rallied today in support of a living allowance for all students, reinforcing the message that ‘borrowing to live means debt for life’. They were joined by similar actions by students on other campuses around the country. More >>

Victoria Students To Take Debt Message To Hobbs

Tuesday, 18 May 2004, 10:00 am | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria students are preparing to mark a national day of action on Wednesday in support of a living allowance for all students, by marching from the quad at the Kelburn campus to the Willis St office of Wellington Central MP Marian Hobbs at 12.30pm. More >>

To the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Wednesday, 28 April 2004, 11:17 am | Victoria University Students Association

As you may be aware today is 7 Billion Dollar day. This is the day the student debt has reached 7 billion. More >>

$7 Billion In Student Debt: Labour Govt’s Shame

Wednesday, 28 April 2004, 9:38 am | Victoria University Students Association

The pledge of a complacent Labour government for affordable education becomes hollow at noon today as total student debt hits $7 billion, says Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) president Amanda Hill. More >>

Victoria Students Angry At Int. Fee Increase

Wednesday, 28 April 2004, 8:37 am | Victoria University Students Association

The Victoria University Council has once again prioritised surplus over students, increasing tuition fees for International students by 2% across the board with an extra 3% increase for law and commerce subjects, said Victoria University of Wellington ... More >>

Labour up Tory St without a paddle, this saturday

Friday, 2 April 2004, 9:10 am | Victoria University Students Association

Regional Fundraising Dinner Saturday 3rd April Grand Century Restaurant 84 Tory st 6:30pm, please be seated by 7pm Speaker: Helen Clark Tickets $50 to Wellington Labour Regional Council More >>

Governor General Leaves Students Out In The Cold

Monday, 29 March 2004, 11:58 am | Victoria University Students Association

The Governor-General of New Zealand, the Hon Dame Sylvia Cartwright, and Mayor of Wellington Kerry Prendergast refused to sign the national petition in support of a living allowance for all students at the opening of Victoria University’s Pipitea ... More >>

A Signature Too Much To Ask For Most

Wednesday, 17 March 2004, 5:53 pm | Victoria University Students Association

Victoria University senior management and Wellington City Councillors have refused to sign a petition calling on the government to provide a living allowance for all students. In doing so, they have shown no concern for the welfare of students, the ... More >>

In Support Of A Living Allowance For All

Friday, 12 March 2004, 6:29 pm | Victoria University Students Association

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) has challenged the senior management of the University, Wellington City Councillors, Members of Parliament and Ministers to sign the national petition demanding a living allowance ... More >>

Clark Misleads Parliament Over Tertiary Reality

Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 5:12 pm | Victoria University Students Association

The Prime Minister’s speech at the opening of Parliament glossed over the grim reality of debt and poverty for students, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President Amanda Hill said today. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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