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‍“Victoria University is falling behind much of Wellington which has stepped up and paid the living wage. Universities are anchor institutions, and they have a responsibility to ensure that their workers are paid enough to get by and live a decent life.”

Campaign asks Victoria University to pay the living wage -- The Post

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‍Simmonds said: "It is important that Te Pūkenga takes whatever actions it considers necessary to improve the financial performance of the network as a whole, through ensuring each of the individual business divisions can become financially sustainable.
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Byrnes said Turnitin had a false positive rate of between 1% and 2%.
Any student suspected of using generative AI in an assignment could show evidence of creating the assignment, such as notes of readings, search or document history, or previous drafts.
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‍National Living Wage Movement chair Rev Stephen King said universities such as VUW were anchor institutions and had a responsibility to ensure that their workers were paid enough to get by and live a decent life.
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‍“We are not short of people wanting to train to be doctors, but we are short of those with a rural background.”
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Peter Winder, former chief executive of the mega-polytechnic Te Pūkenga, received a redundancy payment of $163,383, the equivalent of three months’ base salary, when he left the organisation in December.‍
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‍"It's the difference between the right to something and the ability to exercise that right. We might have the right to go to university and get an education, but I might not be able to afford it, so what good is that right at the end of the day?"
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‍A College of Nurses position paper said it firmly supported the unification of nursing degrees that Te Pūkenga had begun and it was "intolerable" that the work had stopped.
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‍"Starting on Monday, we've had students unable to access their exams and just being told to keep trying to access them throughout the day. So we had students sitting at their computers until 9pm at night for an exam that was scheduled at say 12 in the afternoon.
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‍“What we’re seeing is a whole generation of highly-skilled plant breeding specialists who are now reaching retirement age, with a gap left as university graduates opt to focus on other areas of plant science including molecular biology," Dr Egan said. 
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