ASA News

News relating to ASA and clubs

Lecturer of the Year 2022

The students' choice awards for the best of the best lecturers on the Albany campus - winner announced!  Dr Patrick Bowman, of the School of Natural Sciences, College of Sciences being the ultimate winner in the 18th year of the LOTY tradition, and ASA's final LOTY event.  

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2023 Student Representatives Recruitment OPEN!

Are you looking for a new challenge and a job for 2023?

At association special general meetings last month, members voted on the amalgamation and restructure of student representation.
7 out of 23 student representative roles will be appointed in the future with the remaining 16 roles being filled via election.
Elections will take place in March 2023; however MUSAF is recruiting for the 2023 President and Vice President appointed roles NOW!

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ASA Executive Update - President - Jake Law

Kia ora, kei to pēhea koutou? We are very happy at ASA to be celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori! It is a very special year as it is the 50th Anniversary of the Māori language petition.

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MUSAF - Student Representation Update

The MUSAF board is excited to share the decisions and direction that will shape the future of student representation at Massey University. The new structure and additional support functions such as training and development,policy and operating manuals will ensure that future student reps will be better supported to deliver a strong and unified student voice.

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ASA Executive Update - VP - Marizaan Zwart

Welcome to week 5 of semester 2! I don’t know about you, but this semester is really speeding up now with due dates and stress 😓

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ASA Executive Update - Engagement Officer - Michaela Futter

Kia orana! Welcome to Clubs’ week!
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ASA Executive Update - President - Jake Law

Kia ora koutou! Hope you are having a wonderful beginning of semester 2.

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ASA Executive Update

Pursuant to the Association’s Constitution, the ASA's Welfare Officer having failed to win a vote of confidence at the ASA Executive meeting held on 4th August 2022 has vacated the position with immediate effect. 

ASA's Education Officer has tendered his resignation as he has not enrolled for semester 2. 

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Lecturer of the Year 2021 - Celebrating our Massey Teaching STARS!

2021-LOTY-winner-Gregory-1920 2020 and 2021 College of Sciences Winner and Overall Lecturer of the Year 2021 - Dr Greg Chawynski


The students' choice awards for the best of the best lecturers on the Albany campus - winner announced!  Dr Greg Chawynski, senior lecturer in the School of Built Environment, College of Sciences being the ultimate winner in the 17th year of the LOTY tradition.   Our video will be released on Monday. 

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MUSAF Update for Students


This update has been provided byt the MUSAF board in response to the consultation undertaken by the associations (August 2021) and the decisions made as they relate to the MUSAF board governance structure.  Read it here. 

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Class Advocate Awards 2021


A great big THANK YOU to all of the students who have volunteered to be Class Advocates in 2021. 

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Club Prize Giving 2021

We just squeaked in with an in-person club prize giving in 2020, but it 2021 that was not to be, with Auckland campus still in level 3 lockdown. But it was still important for us to celebrate our clubs because club activities are such a key part of many students' Uni experience - and so an awards video was released at 6pm on 13th October 2021. 

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Press Release Regarding Student Associations Merger Proposal

Te Kūnenga Ki Pūrehuroa (Massey University) General Student Associations Investigate Merging  - MUSA, MAWSA, ASA, and [email protected]

All four Massey University general Students' Associations have recently investigated options to provide a more equitable student experience across all campuses, including our distance students.


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Lecturer of the Year (LOTY) 2020 goes Virtual



The students' choice awards for the best of the best lecturers on the Albany campus - winner announced!  Zoë Port from the Massey Business School being the ultimate winner.

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ASA Executive's Guide to the General Election 2020

Not sure who to vote for? 

Check out the guide that the ASA Executive team have put together highlighting key issues for students. 


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Meet the 2021 ASEC


Final results are now announced for the ASA 2021 Executive Team, following PJ's withdrawal from the second poll for Education Officer. 


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Initial release of results for election of ASA Executive Team 2021

Results are announced for 5 of the 6 roles on the ASA Executive team for 2021.  

Due to a tie in the results for the role of Education Officer, as per ASA policy, a new poll for that role only will be held.  

Voting between the 2 candidates who tied for the role of Education Officer will open at 4pm on Friday 2nd October and will close at 4pm on Wednesday 7th October.



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ASA Welfare Representative Resignation and New Appointment

ASA advises the membership that Welfare Representative, Grace Amick, resigned from her role on 24/03/20.

AS per the ASA constitution sections 10.7 and 10.8, the ASA Executive, is giving 5 days’ notice of their intent to co-opt Amber Anderson to the role of Welfare Representative. 

Amber is currently registered as an ASA member and is a current class advocate- fulfilling the criteria to be eligible to be co-opted into the executive.

Amber will be formally co-opted into the executive at our ASEC meeting to be held via zoom on 09/04/20 at 6.15pm.  All members are welcome to join part 1 of this meeting. 

Meeting ID: 334 599 3012

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​ASA is taking the safety of students, staff and the wider community seriously.   As per the government directive, the ASA Office in the student lounge is now CLOSED.  But, we are all working from home and will continue to deliver our services. 

This is a link to our contact information  

Please read on, to see how our services are affected.  

This article will be updated regularly.  This update is as of  Thursday 30th April 9pm

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ASA's Lecturer of the Year 2019

The students' choice awards for the best of the best lecturers on the Albany campus - winner annouced! Dr Debbie Jordan from the College of Sciences, was the ultimate winner.

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