International Students "Only Seen As Cash Cows"

You’ve got to hand it to the professor of Asian studies at Auckland University**. She isn’t afraid to say what a lot of us have known for some time, it’s just refreshing to see it spoken about so frankly. What makes her statements so much more credible is that she is in the position to…

Srikanth Rayadurgam Disappearance – Indian High Commission Concerned

From Yahoo News “The Indian High Commissioner to New Zealand is seeking a briefing from Auckland police over the disappearance of an Indian student. Srikanth Rayadurgam, 23, disappeared on his way to class at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 10 days ago. His family have accused police of shifting resources off his case to…

Indian Students Subjected to Racial Abuse in New Zealand

From The Times of India 25 Feb 2009 “Indian students studying in New Zealand’s southernmost city Invercargill have been targets of racial abuse and called terrorists by local people, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. Four of those targeted are Sikhs who wear turbans, which they said made some ignorant people confuse them with Arabs or…