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September 5, 2011

Gaining university entrance is set to become more difficult, with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) raising the standard for enrolment in tertiary education. The changes revolve around the credit accumulation process implemented in NCEA. Instead of the 42 Level 3 credits required currently, the admittance criteria will rise to 60 Level 3 credits from […]

March 28, 2011

The winds of scandal are starting to gather pace around third-term Labour MP Darren Hughes. Hughes has confirmed that police are investigating a complaint laid against him that relates to an incident that occurred on March 2. The incident occurred after Victoria’s O Week event The Great Debate, at which Hughes was a participant. It […]

March 21, 2011

Last Monday VUWSA presented a proposal on the Alcohol Reform Bill to the Justice and Electoral Law Committee. The Alcohol Reform Bill is a polarising contemporary political debate in which everyone agrees that controls or changes should be made. VUWSA have taken it upon themselves to voice the concerns of students by lodging a proposal, […]

March 7, 2011

Many Canterbury University students are attempting to transfer to other universities in New Zealand and Australia after the devastating February 22 earthquake. There was originally concern that New Zealand universities would be hesitant to take on large numbers of new students because of the government funding cap. “Unfortunately, it seems some institutions are wary of […]

September 6, 2010

The humble tamagotchi has been upstaged by the Tardigotchi, a new digital pet created by researchers from Victoria University. The Tardigotchi, developed by a team comprising Victoria University’s Doug Easterly and Tiago Rorke, and Matt Kenyon from Penn State University, took out the top prize at Brazil’s Electronic Language International Festival (FILE) in late July. […]

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