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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 14, No. 13. October 4, 1951

Military Training

Military Training

NZUSA is watching the interests of students who wished to have their Military Training deferred, and the Resident Executive has obtained certain assurances from the Minister of Labour as to students' right of appeal. In at least one place outside Wellington, complaints have been made as to the manner in which student appeals are treated. If any student affected by the Scheme feels that he has not had fair treatment from the Postponement Committee, he should contact Men's Vice-President, Maurice O'Brien, who represents VUC on NZUSA. if there are complaints, NZUSA can pursue the matter further only if specific cases are cited. It should also be remembered that, at the moment, the only valid ground of appeal seems to be that of financial hardship.


The Editor takes this opportunity of thanking all the staff members who worked and particularly: Trevor Hill and Hec MacNeill, Conrad Bollinger, Pat Burns and Anne Farquharson, Des Hurley and Jim Milburn. Mrs Piper and Mr Clayton for their assistance on the business side deserve thanks.

All contributors need special prizes. Contributions were few but good.

To Mr. Lord and the Standard Press, Salient's thanks for tolerance and efficiency.

We must thank too, those students and members of the staff who purchased Salient. More power to you if you managed to read it as well

Even if it is a little early Merry Christmas and Good Finals.