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September 28, 2009 | by  | in News | [ssba]

Piccole Notizie

VUWSA Signs On to free trade, but won’t save the Queen

VUWSA will be going free trade crazy after a motion calling for it to support the goals of free trade was passed at last week’s Student Representative Council (SRC).

The motion, tabled by members of Victoria’s fair trade rep group Just Action, called on VUWSA to become free trade and to lend its strength to making Victoria New Zealand’s first free trade campus.

A video package showing over 500 Victoria students showing support for a free trade campus was also shown.

VUWSA will also join Greenpeace’s “Sign On” campaign after a motion was passed unanimously, and in an interesting twist, now endorses New Zealand’s movement towards republicanism.

Young steals Hardy’s manifesto, is craftier than he looks

Eyebrows in the Max Hardy for President camp were raised late last week when it appeared opponent Alan Young had copied the former Admin VP’s Facebook manifesto and pasted it onto his own.

The text, which is pasted verbatim from Hardy’s, describes Young’s commitment to student advocacy and working towards a more accountable VUWSA.

Young didn’t return Salient’s repeated calls for comment.

Sir Geoffrey Palmer to deliver lecture at law school. Sit up straight.

Former Prime Minister, President of the Law Commission, and Victoria University law icon Sir Geoffrey Palmer will deliver his inaugural lecture as patron of the Victoria Law Students Society (VUWLSS) this Tuesday.

The lecture, entitled “Aventures in the Law: a Report from Experience”, will detail Sir Geoffrey’s journey through the world of teaching and living law in New Zealand.

Sir Geoffrey will also announce the makeup of the 2010 VUWLSS Executive.

The lecture will be held in Old Government Buildings Lecture Theatre 1 from 6 pm followed by classy drinks and canapés on the mezzanine of Rutherford House. 


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  1. Fair says:

    I think it was ‘fair’ trade.

  2. Yikes, that’s a pretty big muck up. Apologies—it is meant to be FAIR trade. My mistake.

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