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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria University College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 20, No. 13. September 12, 1957

University Geared to Past

University Geared to Past

He finds enormous scope in his present position. It is his opinion that as a corporate body the university is not aware of social changes. Many students now look on the university merely as a vocational centre and seekers of knowledge for its own sake are becoming fewer and farer between. Yet it is for these that the university is geared.

Two people are quite inadequate to handle all the problems connected with adjusting young men and women to the modern university life. While wanting to do everything possible, he and his women's counterpart dare not advertise their services: they are working full pressure as it is. (During his interview with our reporter. Mr. Scarlett was continually interrupted by telephone calls and within a short time several students had lined up to see him.)