Media Releases

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


  • Ghostwriitng Unacceptable says TEU

      Press Release Friday 16 May 2019   Ghostwriting must be taken seriously, says TEU ‘Cheating by university students paying ‘ghostwriters’ to write essays for them is totally unacceptable and requires a nationally co-ordinated ...

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  • Money for Reform Vocational Education

              The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi welcomes the pre-budget announcement of $197 million for the reform of vocational education saying it’s a step in the right direction. President Michael Gilchrist ...

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  • TEU to honour Grey and Soal with Life Membership Awards

    The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) will honour Dr Sandra Grey and former Aoraki Branch President Carol Soal Life Membership Awards at its annual conference on Monday evening. Dr ...

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  • It’s time for PBRF to go.

    Media release: It’s time for PBRF to go. As results of the fourth Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) Quality Evaluation round are released, the Tertiary Education Union is repeating its call ...

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  • Cutting the frontline harms students

    Press Release Friday 26 April 2019 Restructuring at the University of Waikato will affect more than the 50 people whose jobs are under a cloud says the Tertiary Education Union. “This shake up ...

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