Kia ora koutou katoa.The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) is running acampaign to restore the Postgraduate Student Allowance. After months ofgathering signatures and socializing the issue around the country, ourpenultimate event is next week. Here’s the details -Where? Parliament LawnWhen? Thursday 11th April, 12.30 – 1.30What? Speeches, Petition Handover, Politicians and FREE FOOD!Otago University Students’ Association is also running a parallel event atthe same time, contact Dermot Frengley at Postgrad@ousa.org.nz for moreinformation (likely in front of the Clock Tower, TBC).
How can you help?
- Share this email with your Postgraduate Students and your networksaround your respective institutes
- Sign the petition here:https://our.actionstation.org.nz/petitions/restore-the-postgraduate-student-allowance-now
- Jump on the event page here:https://www.facebook.com/events/353577208701604/
- We would absolutely love it if as many people as possible were presenton Parliament Lawn on the 11th at 12.30pm
- We are also interested in finding an academic to speak in amongst a fewstudents and politicians. We are hoping that this academic can speak onbehalf of the issues they see before them with their students they aresupervising, etc. Contact President@students.org.nz if you are interested in this.
Ngā mihi nui e hoa mā,JamesJames Ranstead | National PresidentNew Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) | Te Rōpū Ākonga O Ngā Whare Wānanga O Aotearoa+64 27 868 4989 | www.facebook.com/NZUSA | www.students.org.nzPO Box 101-91, Wellington, 6011