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New grading system means GPA changes

May 22, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout With grade ranges being changed this year, the university has consequently changed its grade point averages (GPA), tightening admission standards to post-graduate programmes and scholarships which require a minimum GPA. The new system was announced in September [Read More]

Push for greater sustainability at Massey

May 22, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout A recent meeting of the Sustainability Advisory Group at the Albany campus provided a place for staff and students to discuss how Massey University can work towards improved sustainability across all campuses. The group, chaired by Massey’s [Read More]

Lecturer of the Year nominations underway

May 22, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Albany Students’ Association has been taking nominations for Lecturer of the Year (LOTY), an award they have been presenting to the best lecturer at the Albany Campus, as voted by students, since 2005. The LOTY award recognises [Read More]

An interesting discussion at recent forum

May 22, 2017 0

By Jessamine Watersun Do we actually get sufficient value for our student services levy? What do these fees go towards? These questions and more were answered at the 2017 Student Engagement Forum. Around 60 people attended the forum, which was [Read More]

Gender neutral toilets causing concern

May 8, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout Recently installed all-gender toilets at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) are receiving backlash by campaigners who argue the toilets are irresponsible and unsafe. Earlier this year AUT, equipped its campuses with over 165 all-gender toilets to cater for [Read More]

Students warned not to fall into ghost writing trap

May 8, 2017 1

By Taryn Dryfhout Ghost writing services being offered on various Massey Facebook pages may pose a risk to students and their academic standing within the university. Online ghost writing companies such as ‘All Assignment Assistance’ are advertising their services on social [Read More]

No name change for ASA

May 8, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout The Albany Students’ Association (ASA) will keep its current name after a decision was made not to change it this year. Earlier in the year, ASA announced it was looking at potentially changing its name to Massey [Read More]

Cyclone Cook: The storm that never was

May 8, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout With Cyclone Cook having completely missed Auckland, many people were left wondering if the storm warnings had been exaggerated. April 13 was set to be a dramatic day for residents of Auckland — instead it ended up being [Read More]

Timed car parks being considered at Albany Campus

April 22, 2017 0

By Taryn Dryfhout A recent Auckland Student Association (ASA) survey shows students do not believe timed car parking is the answer to the parking problem at Massey’s Albany campus. Albany students have long been vocal about the parking problem at [Read More]

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