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SRC President Report – Weel 11, Sem 1, 2017

ISABELLA BROOK  Last Wednesday thousands of students across the country protested in a National Day of Action against the federal Government’s proposed cuts to higher education. The Sydney University protest was attended by hundreds of students and included speakers from the National
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 9, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook Last week the Federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham announced a $2.8 billion cut to Higher Education funding. These cuts to the sector will be passed onto students, with university fees set to increase. This means that we will be paying more for our degrees with
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SRC President’s Report – Week 7, Sem 2 2017

Isabella Brook Welcome back ! I hope you all enjoyed your well deserved break, we’re one week closer to the end of semester.With that in mind,  I thought this week would be a good week to update you on some of the student issues that I’ve been working on this semester. First, you migh
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 5, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook It’s week 5 and that most likely means that you’re reading this reports section of Honi as a very desperate attempt of procrastination from assessments with looming deadlines. So, to alleviate the feeling of total doom as you pull an all nighter, I’m going to focus on t
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SRC President’s Report – Week 4, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook By the time you’re reading this report the Academic Board of the University, that is the top advisory body when it comes to academic matters, will have voted for or against a proposal that seeks to alter semester dates. This proposal plans to shorten semesters from 13 w
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President’s Report – Week 3, Sem 2, 2017

Isabella Brook The SRC at Sydney University has a long and proud history of student activism. In the 1970’s tens of thousands of students joined demonstrations against the Vietnam War. In 1975 political economy students, including Anthony Albanese, scaled the university clock tower in
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SRC President’s Report, Week 2, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook Wednesday last week marked International Women’s Day and on Saturday hundreds of women in Sydney marched in solidarity with women across the globe. The 2014 Women’s Day March was actually the first SRC event I ever attended as a bright-eyed and bushy tailed first year.
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Presidents Report – Week 1, Sem 1 2017

Congrats on making it through O-week and to the hallowed SRC pages of Honi Soit! The SRC had a massively successful O-Week. We talked to hundreds of students about the SRC and its incredible services as well as giving out over 1000 free SRC goodie bags! Our collectives also had a grea
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President’s Report – Week 12, Sem 2, 2016

Chloe Smith This week, for one of the last reports of my term, I want to talk about student representation and the important role it plays within the machinery of this university. Many of you don’t really understand the nature of what student reps do, and that is our fault and to our
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President’s Report – Week 11, Sem 2, 2016

Cloe, Smith Many of you will have seen Sydney Uni feature in the news this week, most prominently in the Sydney Morning Herald and again on 60 Minutes, regarding the issue of sexual assault and harassment on campus. Whilst this is by no means a new story, I’m glad that it is finally b
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