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Presidents Report – Week 8, Sem 1

This week’s edition of Honi Soit is the autonomous Indigenous edition and I strongly encourage everyone to read through and think about the articles and stories contained in these pages. Whilst we have come some way in terms of recognising the role of Indigenous peoples within the uni
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Presidents Report – Week 6, Sem 1

The mid-semester break is over and it’s already week 6! Uni might feel like it’s getting a bit serious now, so it’s probably a good time to remind everyone that our Casework service can help out with a range of academic issues, including academic rights, appeals, special consideration
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 4, Sem 1

Welcome to week four and almost Easter break! Whilst assignments are probably starting to pile up, the break should also be a time for relaxation and reflection on the semester so far. Last Wednesday saw the first student-led rally for the year to protest the university restructure. W
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 3, Sem 1

This week, I want to talk about Simple Extensions. You’ve probably heard rumours, whispers, maybe been told one statement that’s been contradicted by another. But here’s the truth – Simple Extensions are not dead. They are very much alive, but not as you knew them. Previously, Simple
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 2, Sem 1

Welcome to week two – where tutorials start and you begin to figure out how to get from your class in Bosch to your class in Merewether. While most new students are starting to feel comfortable on campus, I want to talk about those students who might be feeling the exact opposite. You
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SRC Presidents Report – Sem 1 Week 1

If you’re reading this, you survived the 40+ degree heat on Eastern Avenue during O-Week – well done! O-Week is an exciting, hectic time where you can discover where you fit in at uni and explore some new things as well. The SRC stall was pumping for all three days, running out of our
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Presidents Report – O-week 2016

The start of the year is always a busy time for the SRC and 2016 has been no exception. Planning for O-Week has dominated a lot of time, including writing, editing, and finally approving handbooks, organising stalls for SRC collectives and departments, and packing showbags for new stu
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Acting President’s Report – Protecting the right to part-time study

At a recent Undergraduate Studies meeting, the Committee approved a request from the Sydney College of the Arts to remove the option of part time study for an offered honours course. When the faculty’s representative was asked why this was necessary given the necessity for part time s
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Time to VOTE in the SRC Election

As many of you would have noticed, it’s election season. There is a common vibe amongst the student body that this is the point where talking to campaigners becomes a chore rather than an insight into why the elections are being held and what you are voting for. The students, who you
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Presidents Report – Assessment Procedure Policy

A few editions ago I reported on the existence of the Simple Extension. I said that they were important to those in the student body who rely on the face to face relationship between staff and student and those who may have anxiety when dealing with University Administration teams in
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