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Salient. Victoria University Students' Newspaper. Volume 39, Number 25. October 4, 1976

Ryall's Wake

page 21

Ryall's Wake

[unclear: Living] Costs for Students

The Accommodation Service has collected annually information from [unclear: university] students on their living costs. This information has been used to [unclear: advise] intending students of the cost of full time study at the University. [unclear: The] material has also been used by NZUSA in its submissions to the Govern[unclear: ment] for adequate bursary assistance for students.

This year, all full-time university students living in halls have been asked [unclear: to] complete a survey form on Income and Expenditure of Hall Residents [unclear: for] the 1976 Academic Year. The date for completion of the survey is 8th [unclear: October] Students have been asked to estimate expenses after this date (until [unclear: after] their final examination) so that this sum can be included in the totals.

All information obtained from this survey will be processed in a manner [unclear: which] will protect the confidentiality of individual students' finances and only [unclear: coverage] figures or a range of figures will be released.

The Minister of Education, Mr. Gander (Evening Post, 27th September) [unclear: as] called on all interested parties to make submissions on a new reformed [unclear: bursary] that will take into account annual increases in costs.

The survey of income and expenditure of residents in halls 1976 will [unclear: give] up-to-date information on living costs for students and will be invaluable [unclear: in] documenting submissions to the Minister of Education. A high response [unclear: rate] will increase the value of the survey findings and will indicate that the [unclear: cost] of living is a vital issue for students. Help next year's students by comple[unclear: ting] and returning your survey form, either to the Warden of your hall or to [unclear: the] Accommodation Service, 6 Kelburn Parade.

[unclear: Easter] Tournament 1977

There will be a meeting of all those people interested in the [unclear: organisation] of Easter Tournament 1977 on Thursday [unclear: 7th] October in the Boardroom at 5-30 pm. Come along if you [unclear: want] to help with either your particular sport, or with the general [unclear: organisation] of socials etc. This will be the prime sporting and [unclear: social] event of next year.

[unclear: Get] Involved Now!

— Tournament Controller

Notice to Cultural Clubs

1. Your grants have at last been decided, your books at last audited. Please collect your cheque and books from the studass office.

Notice to Cultural Clubs and Sports Clubs

2. There will be a meeting of cultural and interested sports clubs on Wednesday, October 6 at 12 noon, to discuss (a) Handbook - best means to advertise your club and build up numbers and increase activity next year.

(b) Orientation - David Hyams, next year's Orientation Controller would like to find out what Ideas, Activities, Functions etc you may be able to put on next year at Orientation, and to get "contact people" for stalls, activities etc. NB........ NB........... NB.................NB...........

All clubs are requested to Bend one or two representatives. If [unclear: you] can't attend would you please contact Anne Dwyer after the [unclear: meeting] to find out what went on.

[unclear: Remember]: Orientation relies on your club's involvement !!

Overseas Students

Overseas students who think they may have difficulty obtaining an extension of their student permit to continue their studies in 1976 are invited to discuss their situation with the Director of Student Welfare Services who acts as the University's liaison officer with the Department of Labour.

The Director's office is at 6 Kelburn Parade - telephone 721-000 Extension 675 for an appointment.