Stop in the name of a Queen

A learned reader across the ditch suggests one reason why the universities of Adelaide and South Australia decided merging wasn’t on might have been what to call a merged uni. The LR points to Victoria University of Wellington, where management wants to delete Victoria. The outrage-a-thon has run for months and the education minister is now said to be considering whether or not to approve the change. “If university people in NZ can get worked up over one 19th century queen people in SA could get upset about a name change involving another.


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