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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.

  • TPPA threatens free education

    Thanks to PAul Alen at Flickr for the photo

    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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  • NZ and world academics stand with Turkish scholars

    A coalition of twenty tertiary education networks and associations from around the world are expressing grave concern over recent reports a thousand Turkish academics are under investigation. The organisations have all ...

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  • Large CEO pay rises harming tertiary education

    stuart McCutcheon

    Substantial pay rises for chief executives and vice-chancellors at New Zealand’s polytechnics and universities reveal growing inequality. The State Services Commission released the pay bands of New Zealand’s tertiary education leaders yesterday. Seven of the ...

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  • Rubbish-bin for Unitec redundancy offers

    Sid Aksoy Unitec protest

    Letters to people working at Unitec outlining how much money they will get if they take voluntary redundancy will go in the trash this Friday. Unitec managers wrote to every single ...

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