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SRC Presidents Report – Week 13, Sem 1

Chloe Smith It’s the last week of semester one – that winter break looks so close and yet so far! Your SRC is finishing up on a busy note, with our final council meeting for the semester happening this Wednesday at 6pm. As usual, all are welcome – especially if you’d rather not watch
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SRC President’s Report – Week 12, Sem 1

Chloe Smith We’re almost at the end of Semester One: another one down and another six months passed in the life of the university. As things heat up with final assessments and exams, your SRC is continuing to represent and advocate for students interests, as we’ve done all year. As th
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Presidents Report – Week 11, Sem 1

Chloe Smith This past week has seen some disturbing reports and allegations come to light concerning rates of sexual assault and harassment on campus. Claims of slut shaming of female students at colleges, of a culture of publicly documenting and rating sexual experiences between stud
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President’s Report – Week 10, Sem1

By Chloe Smith Last week the Federal Government presented its 2016 budget, crossing off the checklist before Malcolm Turnbull calls the election for July 2. Whilst not the most exciting budget in recent years, there’s a hell of a lot going on that will affect university students and y
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President’s Report – Week 9, Sem 1

Last week, student representatives from the SRC, SUPRA, and the USU met with Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence and other senior university figures to discuss the university’ newly-released Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. This glossy orange document outlines the vision for what the universi
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President’s 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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President’s Report – Week 7, Sem 1

It’s week 7 which means we’re officially halfway through the semester. Whilst the majority of assessments and exams still lie ahead, just remember that you’ve made it this far and you can sure as hell make it to the end. From week 7, students can begin applying for a Discontinue Not F
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President’s 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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President’s 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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President’s 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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