If you have received an invitation to complete the AUSSE survey, you have an opportunity to tell us about how happy you are with Massey’s environment and systems for the delivery of education, and win an IPad.
This is an annually run survey of first and later year students. Your feedback counts and is very important to both [...]
The members of EXMSS have agreed that the changes proposed in our SGM should go ahead. As well as being able to introduce a subscription fee of $15 for membership there will be a re-balancing of the executive roles so that the workload is spread and risks reduced.
The $15 subscription for full members and [...]
Through our SGM we have recieved support for several important changes: introducing a subscription for membership, opening associate membership to the public, changing the structure of our executive to relflect the new and reduced size of EXMSS.
Following these changes some practical issues need to be resolved. We will arrange for membership subscriptions to be payable [...]
Now that voluntary membership of student associations is in for 2012, what happens? There have been many meetings between the Massey students associations and the University. As early as March students associations looked to define a good systems for representation within the University. The idea, having a method of keeping students in touch with each other [...]
The fees for study in 2012 have been released.
That's right, we don't know what the services are yet
The fees decision outcome is not unexpected. The tuition fee a student pays will increase four percent, the maximum allowed by Government. The new student service fee effectively represents both the [...]
A revised constitution has been adopted by EXMSS following the AGM. In real terms this means the President will no longer have operational responsibilities from 2012. An operating systems document will be used to maintain policy and procedures and allow the executive group to review areas of operation seen as high risk. Another change in [...]
The fee decisions for 2012 have been held up due to the late passage of the Freedom of Association (Voluntary Membership) legislation. EXMSS, along with the other Massey associations, would like to discuss with students what might be suitable student association structures and services. But this is difficult when we do not know what sort of funding [...]
It is difficult to imagine student associations getting off to a good start if voluntary membership is introduced in 2012.
In order to operate successful voluntary associations, a simple mechanism for joining the relevant association that is supported by good information about membership costs and benefits, as well as agreed fee collection systems, will be [...]
Described as the place to get answers, the 2011 VC’s Student Forum has been very useful for getting a sense of where the University is going, and what the changes Massey is making mean for students. The Forum was captured on video. To that end the Vice Chancellor, Steve Maharey, was invited to give his take [...]
We have just completed a fantastic week of celebration of our graduates. For those of us studying this is something to be excited about. Your time will come. You will be capped and have the chance to celebrate with a march though the town and at a delightful dinner with your peers and those who [...]