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Tag: 2015-01

February 22, 2015

Smokers attending O-Week events on campus will need to walk to Kelburn Parade to light up, after the University once again refused to allow smoking on the Hunter Lounge balcony. The decision to allow ‘pass-outs’ to smokers, rather than temporarily lift the campus-wide smoking ban for O-Week events, means VUWSA may be forced to pay […]

February 22, 2015
February 22, 2015

Another year lies before us, offering, but not promising, the moments and things we want and need. The calendar gives us a fresh sense of time, and all feels slightly new. With a careful tread you might make this last, but it is easy to fall victim to routine, to become disenchanted. If you do […]

February 22, 2015

You’ve arrived in Wellington, new or returning, or perhaps you never left. Your summer has been full of boozing and binge-watching every TV show you could. Your soul is drying, and is in desperate need of some cultural hydration. Bookshops are a doctor-approved remedy for the dissolute student. Below are four of the best bookshops […]

February 22, 2015

Tēnā tātou katoa. Kua tae te wā kia pari anō ngā tai o ako ki tēnei o a tātou Whare Wānanga. E kikī ana ngā tai nei ki ngā tini ika o te ao mātauranga, ngā mātaitai o ako hei kaponga mō te hunga e hiakai ana ki tōnā momo. Nō reira, ki a tātou […]

February 22, 2015

The only way to make friends is to not be the one actually trying to make friends. Don’t be a hero. Don’t purchase the most expensive drinks in the first week to look classy. Just grab a box of Cindy’s and leave your dignity in the fridge at the Mill. Be prepared to spend all your money on […]

February 22, 2015

If you’re new to Victoria, you won’t yet have discovered Student Health. Our main clinic is located on the Kelburn campus, level 1 of the Student Union building, but we have a smaller, satellite clinic at the Pipitea campus too. As well as offering all the services you would expect from a regular medical centre, […]

February 22, 2015

These are some nuggets of wisdom I obtained during my first year of university. I now bestow them upon you. Some are more significant than others. Prioritise them how you see fit.

February 22, 2015

The University is taking a stand against the number one health risk to students* by refusing to budge on its totally reasonable, proportionate, and not at all patronising smoking ban. Hiring extra security guards to escort smokers to a designated off-campus smoking area might seem ridiculous to most bipedal mammals but, as Rudyard Kipling once […]

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