ASA News

News relating to ASA and clubs

eSports Club Update

Big thanks for the grant we received for our bbq and minecraft. It was very successful and we've received a lot of new signups for the club because of this.  Watch out for the Super Mario Smash Bros tournament that we will be running in semester 2. 

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ASA Newsletter published

Here's a link to our latest newsletter.  Sign up to ASA to get these directly to your inbox. 

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Smoking Area Changed on Campus

Thanks to all who have completed our smoking surveys. Massey announced today that the smoking area has been moved on campus.  A smoking shelter is now located in the car park adjacent to Pukeko Hall, Te Ohanga Village.

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Ball Tickets On Sale Now!

The tickets have arrived for the ASA Venecian Masquerade Ball being held on 26th August.

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Class Advocate Sign-up for Semester 2 Now Open

We have received the paper offerings from the University and so you can now start signing up to be a CA for you semester 2 papers.

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James Edley appointed to ASA Executive

As per the rules of the Association, following the resignation of Asman Umjad and the promotion of Lance Walsh, James Edley was offered and has accepted the psotiion of general representative on the ASA Executive team. 

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Gate 1 closed during mid-year break

Gate 1, the main entrance gate to the campus, will be closed during the mid-year break period from Saturday 25 June to Sunday 17 July, inclusive.

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Dog Therapy Day - Exam De-Stress Fest

Our thanks to Canine Friends for once again bringing their dogs to campus to help our stressed students de-stress - even made the TV!! Click title to watch.

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Rock Climbing Club Update

MUARCC has been as strong as ever this year! We have been making weekly trips to Extreme Edge Panmure and occasionally Extreme Edge West to mix things up. Even as assignments have been picking up our members have proven to be faithful, new and old alike. We can’t stop climbing!


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Futsal Strong at Albany

The Massey Futsal Fundraising Tournament was a great success for MAFC. There were 7 paying teams competing which resulted in over $300 net profit for the club. Massey students were involved in many of the teams, and the club members did a great job of organising and running the tournament.

The Futsal Team in the Wednesday league is looking good, we have introduced a lot of new blood to the team, with most of the more experienced players moving to other teams to make room. We are looking to capitalise this year on our new talent and build up these players and in the process spread this amazing sport to more students.

Futsal team

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Tennis Club Update

The club is playing regularly over at Tennis Northern each Wednesday. Our coach, Alex Shepherd, turns up each week and we're all getting quite a bit of individual coaching as numbers this semester have been quite low. So, what are you waiting for? Get yourself over to the courts and join us.  We are an all-weather sport as we have the option of playing indoors if it rains. We apply for grants to cover a large proportion of our costs, so you're only looking at a dollar or two to play! We even supply the racquets! 


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Parking on Campus

The university have advised us of changes to parking at the Albany campus. Click title for more info. 

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Lance Walsh promoted to Administration VP

The ASA executive accepted the resignation of Usman Amjad as Administration Vice-President at their meeting on 13th May 2016.  Lance Walsh was promoted to this role.

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Malaysian Club Welcome Dinner

Thanks to the grant from round 3, the first welcome dinner for MUA Malaysian club was held at one of our member’s houses. Before the dinner, the committee came earlier to help out in the kitchen and prepare foods for the steamboat. 16 of us turned up for the dinner and we also had a few Malaysian students who graduated from our university last year joining the dinner. This has been a very successful event as it gave our members a great chance to know each other and socialise. During dinner, our club committee were introduced to the members so that the members could familiarise themselves with the committee. Unfortunately, some of our members had to leave early so Mafia games were only played by those who stayed after dinner. After the games, we took the chance to discuss about our further plan in setting up the night market stall on campus.

Malaysian photo R3

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Student Engagement Forum

How about some FREE Sushi for lunch? Come along to this semester's student engagment forum to find out all about how your student services levy is spent. Click here for all the info.

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Massey in the Mist - Sacred Graduand Sites Discovered!

For years now Massey Albany has been known for little more than its faux Spanish mission style architecture. However, the ASA's intrepid cultural anthropologist has unearthed (literally) yet another sacred site and the article that follows will serve to de-'mist'-ify the Secret Steam Hole.

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Smoking Areas Survey

ASA are running a survey to find out where you think the smoking areas should be on campus.  This is YOUR chance to have YOUR say.

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Meet our Clubs 2016

Our clubs have lots to offer - check out this video and get involved!


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Budgeting Seminar

This is a MUST attend event to get you through the year! Wednesday 20th April, 1pm-2pm, Student Lounge. FREE LUNCH to those who register here.

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Advocacy Extension Training

The ASA Advocacy Service will be offering Advocacy Extension Skill Training throughout 2016. Click here for more info and to sign up.

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