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Media Releases

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The archive of media releases is available here and below are links to our more recent media releases.

  • Vic University plans to privatise foundation studies

    Victoria University of Wellington VUW

    There is no evidence that privatising Victoria University’s foundation studies programme will bring more international students to Wellington, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Victoria University has a plan to outsource ...

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  • Māori students lose study support to whitestreaming


    A report into whitestreaming reveals that every university in New Zealand, most polytechnics and even one wānanga have cut jobs that support Māori students. TEU will launch the report in Gisborne ...

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  • Don’t sell costly degrees, fix low incomes

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    Remove money from the equation – education should be about learning not earning says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Grey says the release of Universities NZ’s study on graduate earnings tells ...

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  • TPPA threatens free education

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    Tertiary education staff are calling on the government not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) today. TEU’s national president Sandra Grey says the secret agreement will undermine public education. Trade ministers ...

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  • Agriculture student numbers plummet


    Data released this week shows the number of domestic students gaining agriculture qualifications fell by 23 percent since 2009. TEU president Sandra Grey says it is disappointing to see the fall ...

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