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Student Roundtable to be launched

Published: Fri 1 Sep 2000 12:53 AM
The Student Roundtable (SRT) has been formed in response to the increasing success of it's sister body the Business Roundtable (BRT).
"Like the BRT we will be surveying public opinion, lobbying government and generally attempting to impose our morality upon the rest of society." said Sam Huggard, Co-President of the SRT.
Delegates from around the country shall be meeting at the Otago University Registry on September 2nd at 12PM for the First Annual meeting of the SRT. (Agenda attached) Delegates all have impressive histories in local students association and are all looking forward to their role as delegates.
As well as publishing a number of position papers on important issues and releasing a survey on student confidence the SRT meeting in Dunedin will be meeting with a number of Cabinet ministers and shadowy controllers of Public Policy.
"If we don't see significant change occurring within the next few months I expect you will see many students looking to invest their debt overseas where conditions are more favourable." said Mr. Huggard.
Ends
For more details contact:
Sam Huggard Katie Grace Co-President of the SRT Spokesperson for the SRT Cell: 025 86 86 73 Cell: 021 297 8276
Agenda For The First Annual Meeting Of The New Zealand Student
Roundtable
(Inc.)
Saturday 2 September
Held in the Otago University Registry
12:00PM Campus roundup from delegates
SRT Head Office Report
Light refreshments shall be served to delegates
12:15PM Key Issues: What are the pressing concerns to students?
What is affecting students?
Is government direction benefiting students?
12:30PM Future direction of the SRT
Light refreshments shall be served to delegates, guests and media
12:45PM Policy: What should be the SRT focus for the coming year?
Motions from delegates
12:55PM Closing speech from Head Office
The New Zealand Student Roundtable (Inc.)
Est. 2000

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