On Friday 27 July, 2018 the University Council voted to approve the simplification of the university's official name. More details on that decision can be found here.
VUWSA put out questions to students about the proposed name change and received more than 700 submissions. Thank you to those who provided us with feedback. VUWSA President Marlon Drake presented the VUWSA submission to the University Council on Monday 27 August, 2018. The results from this submission process are not yet public.