This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 20 February 1961 "Today was enrolment day at Massey Agricultural College and the students are now settling down for another year's study. In all, the roll this year should be well over 600, and of this figure approximately 100 are overseas students. This photograph shows three Colombo Plan students enquiring about their rooms. From the left are D.B. Rai (Nepal), S.B. Rana (Nepal), S. Tran Ngoc Tho (Vietnam), the registrar of the college (Mr. A.J. Weir) and Miss Beverly Duffy, a second year degree student. The enrolments of Colombo Plan students are higher this year than they have ever been, there are 13. Three from Indonesia, four from Malaya, three from Ceylon, two from Nepal and one from Vietnam. The Government last year allotted finances for the erection of a hostel for Colombo Plan students at the college and at persent the plans are being drawn up.
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- "Enrolment Day at Massey University" Colombo Plan Students Getting their Rooms
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