What does UNIQ stand for?
What does UNIQ mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: UNIQ.
What does UNIQ mean?
- In New Zealand, UniQ is the Queer Students Association at New Zealand Tertiary Institutions. UniQ is active at most New Zealand universities and several polytechnics. In New Zealand, the term queer has been reclaimed - that is, it was once a term of severe offence - to represent all people that are non-heterosexual; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or transsexual, asexual, fa'afafine, takatāpui. UniQ works to promote education and understanding for and about queer students undertaking tertiary study and regular events held around New Zealand's Tertiary Institutions include Pride Week when local UniQs facilitate a week-long series of events usually culminating in a dance party. UniQ meets once annually at a national conference. These usually include workshops, planning sessions, guest speakers, plus dinners and a dance. Recent conferences have been hosted by the following groups: 2001: Massey University MUSA 2002: University of Otago OUSA 2003: Auckland University of Technology AUSM 2004: University of Waikato WSU 2005: Victoria University of Wellington VUWSA 2006: Massey University MUSA