The Government is not doing enough to attract engineering and
construction students in the face of rising demand due to the
Christchurch rebuilding and a housing shortage, Otago
Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker says.
The Government's tertiary education budget represents a
continued ''squeeze'' on the sector, with funding for most
subjects not even adjusted for inflation, both the Otago
Polytechnic and the Otago University Students' Association