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Salient: Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32, No. 2. 1969.

World Student Datelines

World Student Datelines

Study in Germany

West Germany: There are places for 4500 foreigners (students, scientists and German teachers at West German universities in the summer of 1969. Forty 3-4 week courses are being offered by 24 universities and institutions. A brochure, "Vacation and language courses at West German universities, Summer 1969", can be obtained from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). 532 Bad Godesberg, Kennedyallee 50, free of charge, If contains details of dates, costs and subjects of courses, which are mainly held during July, August and September.

Progress in Edinburgh

Britain: A new plan for student participation in university matters will be submitted to the university court by student representatives at the University of Edinburgh. It contains proposals for a student scat in the university court; participation of students in the senate; formation of a group to represent students' interests in academic decisions; and student participation in decision making within a faculty.

Class suspension

Czechoslovakia: A student conference in Brno resolved to suspend all teaching for a week in order to exert political pressure on public opinion and the State.

Royal barricade

Britain: Students barricaded themselves in classrooms at Aberystwyth University College in protest against Prince Charles taking a seven-week course there. A student leader said the take-over was because the university had allowed itself "to be used politically by the English Government".

Communists supreme

Ecuador: The elections for offices in the Ecuador National Union of Students at the University of Quito were notable for the expense involved. The Christian Democrats were suspected of being supported by the U.S. Embassy in Quito, but the communists gained 3034 of the total 5465 votes.

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