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Waikato Regional Council Monitoring Red Seaweed

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 2:13 pm | Waikato Student Union

What’s thought to be a harmless, but potentially smelly, red seaweed is being monitored closely by Waikato Regional Council after it has shown up on the Coromandel Peninsula in recent weeks. More >>

Border Arrests – What Are We, Mexico?

Monday, 10 March 2014, 10:39 am | Waikato Student Union

Students are once again the target of draconian measures by the Government but politicians on both sides of the debate seem to be completely missing the point. The Waikato Students’ Union believes that we are in dire need of a serious national debate ... More >>

Apprenticeships are great but what about the rest of us?

Friday, 25 January 2013, 6:34 pm | Waikato Student Union

Waikato Students’ Union President Aaron Letcher thinks it’s great that the government announced changes to the apprenticeship scheme today. More >>

Waikato Students Union Angered but Optimistic

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 5:08 pm | Waikato Student Union

The Waikato Students’ Union is still angry at the passing into law of the Freedom of Association Act but is already working to ensure that students don’t suffer at the hands of poor decisions and worse lawmaking. “The students are at the heart ... More >>

Patient updates Waikato Hospital

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 4:48 pm | Waikato Student Union

The 60-year-old Piopio farmer involved in the accident below is in a stable condition in Waikato Hospital's emergency department and expected to be admitted to a ward soon. More >>

Tertiary Sector underfunding to affect students

Tuesday, 2 June 2009, 10:51 am | Waikato Student Union

Waikato students are disappointed today with the Government’s Budget, following the announcement that the main funding categories in tertiary education will not be guaranteed to increase in real terms over the coming few years and that $98 million ... More >>

Waikato University Increases Domestic Fees Again

Friday, 14 October 2005, 2:38 pm | Waikato Student Union

The University of Waikato council voted today for an up to 5% or 3.42 percent average increase in domestic fees for 2006. This is the third year the University has increased its fees after the fee maxima policy. More >>

Waikato Union hosts internatl students' conference

Friday, 8 July 2005, 1:29 pm | Waikato Student Union

The Waikato Students Union will be hosting 2005 annual New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) International students’ conference at the University of Waikato on the 8th and 9th of July. More >>

Annual international students’ conference

Friday, 8 July 2005, 9:04 am | Waikato Student Union

The Waikato Students Union will be hosting 2005 annual New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) International students’ conference at the University of Waikato on the 8th and 9th of July. More >>

Waikato Internat'l Students welcome Grandparenting

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 10:12 am | Waikato Student Union

International Students at Waikato University welcome the introduction of fee Grandparenting The Waikato Students' Union has announced its full support for the University Council's decision today to introduce grandparenting for all international students in 2006. ... More >>

O’week turned out to be a Cop’s party

Monday, 14 March 2005, 4:13 pm | Waikato Student Union

Waikato Students’ Union O’week was a complete success except for the drama by the Police during the weekend. It appeared as if police were enjoying WSU’s O’week last Friday and Saturday nights more than students at the WSU Official Orientation event ... More >>

Waikato Students and Staff to support Ahmed Zaoui

Wednesday, 24 November 2004, 10:42 am | Waikato Student Union

Association of University Staff and Waikato Students Union will be facilitating a forum to discuss the current legal situation regarding Ahmed Zaoui. Students, staff and Hamilton community will participate in the debate. More >>

Student protest shuts down fees setting meeting

Wednesday, 13 October 2004, 5:59 pm | Waikato Student Union

Students at Waikato University today shut down the Council fees setting meeting that was seeking to raise student fees by 3.5 percent and had their own fees setting meeting to abolish student fees all together. More >>

International Students Raise Concerns

Monday, 16 August 2004, 4:05 pm | Waikato Student Union

The First National Conference for International Students was held at Lincoln University, Christchurch, during the weekend. International students raised concerns regarding recent unfair fee increases on existing students, restrictions on working hours and ... More >>

Students furious at cynical int. student fee grab

Thursday, 10 June 2004, 8:39 am | Waikato Student Union

International students at Waikato University are furious that the University Council voted to increase student fees today. More >>

International students angry about proposed fees

Friday, 4 June 2004, 4:12 pm | Waikato Student Union

Hundreds of international and domestic students from Waikato University held a protest today against the University’s plan to increase international student fees, and to call on the University to introduce Grand-parenting for all international student ... More >>

New Law School Dean keen to build Waikato profile

Friday, 4 June 2004, 10:32 am | Waikato Student Union

The newly appointed Dean of Waikato University’s School of Law, Professor John Farrar, aims to increase the university’s profile nationally and internationally, and to make further contributions to the development of commercial law in New Zealand. More >>

Int. fee increase outrageous betrayal of students

Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 8:52 am | Waikato Student Union

The University of Waikato is planning to increase the fees for international students for 2005. More >>

Waikato Students to hold protest march

Wednesday, 19 May 2004, 3:17 pm | Waikato Student Union

On Wednesday 19 May, Waikato students will be joining students from around New Zealand in a national day of protest action against student debt and calling on the government to introduce a living allowance for all students in the upcoming budget. More >>




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