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Call for University to ditch fossil fuel companies

Published Sunday 12 June 2016, 8:07am | External link

Students are pushing for University of Auckland to commit to divesting itself from fossil fuel companies. Universities and pension funds around the world have pledged to … [read more]

 

More donations for Divested Universities: poll

Published Sunday 12 June 2016, 8:03pm | External link

University decisions to avoid fossil fuels may boost donations from alumni, according to the results of national polling by The Australia Institute. The research also shows that… [read more]

 

University of Auckland Council to vote on fossil fuel divestment

Published Friday 3 June 2016, 11:48am | Permalink | Download media release PDF

The University of Auckland could decide to divest its endowment funds from fossil fuel investments following a motion put forward for the upcoming University Council meeting on June 13th. Students, staff and alumni have been… [read more]

 

University Graduation interrupted with call for fossil fuel divestment

Published Thursday 12th May 2016, 11:30am | Permalink | Download media release PDF

A University of Auckland graduate has called out his alma mater for not divesting from fossil fuels while crossing the stage to receive his degree yesterday afternoon. Blaze Forbes, who was receiving a degree in Health Sciences, held up a banner saying ‘Alumni for Divestment’ in front of the audience and the University Chancellor while he … [read more]

 

#AlumniForDivestment – Dave Dobbyn, alumni want UoA to Go Fossil Free

Published Wednesday 11th May 2016, 3:30pm | Permalink | Photo gallery

Dave Dobbyn, along with a number of recent University of Auckland graduates, have made a very strong statement – they want the University of Auckland to divest… [read more]

 

Students receive degrees covered in oil protesting UoA investments

Published Wednesday 6th April 2016, 4:30pm | Permalink | Download Press Release

A mock graduation ceremony was held today where degrees covered in oil were handed out to students in protest at the University of Auckland’s failure to … [read more]

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