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There's a place for youThe Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa is you, your colleagues and over 10,000 members joining together for a strong voice and better jobs. Joining us is the first step in taking control of your working life – winning respect for your hard work.


For contact details, collective agreements and the latest news about your branch look for it on this list of polytechnics, universities, wānanga and other tertiary education institutions:


  • Lincoln University April newsletter


    Welcome to TEU Lincoln’s regular newsletter about what your union is doing and the issues we are working on. Contact us at or 423 0877 George Forbes Memorial Building Room 038 April ...

  • Massey consults on new council

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    Tertiary Update Vol 18 No 10 Massey University has started to consult on the composition of its new council.  Its consultation document proposes one elected academic staff representative, one elected general ...

  • Budget 2015’s meagre R&D spending


    Prime Minister John Key used a pre-budget announcement to confirm that the government will spend another $80 million over four years on Callaghan Innovation’s project to encourage more private sector ...

  • Scientists urged to go public

    TEU vice-president Sandra Grey

    Science academics need to actively share their work with local communities says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Speaking to the New Zealand Association of Scientists’ Annual Conference last week Grey said ...

  • Debt payoff scheme encourages student drinking

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    Health watchdogs are criticising a controversial loyalty card that recipients can use to pay off a portion of their student loan. The Feejoa card enables participants get up to 5 percent ...



John Prince



Tertiary Education Union
PO Box 11-767
Wellington 6142