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Women’s Report – Week 7, Sem 1, 2018

Madeline Ward and Jessica Syed DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT HOUSING.DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT HOUSING. DISMANTLE THE COLLEGES AND REPLACE THEM WITH AFFORDABLE AND SUBSIDISED STUDENT
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SRC President’s Report – Week 7, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant Last week Queensland police attacked the civil liberties of protesters during the Stolenwealth Games. Queensland DOCS and police were sent to Camp Freedom to shut down protest and threaten child removal. The threat and actual practice of forced child removal has been a to
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SRC President – Week 4, Sem 1, 2018

Imogen Grant The student movement is experience an exciting revival across the world, particularly in the UK where over twenty campuses are striking in solidarity with the UCU strike. We’ve seen a reinvigoration of the trade union movement in the education sector, as UCU branches vote
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 3, Sem 1 2018

The semester has begun with a rocky start for casual staff at the university. The NTEU USyd Casuals Network Survey recorded that more than half of the current casual workers began their position this semester without a contract despite already teaching students. Of those, 44 percent a
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SRC President’s Report – Week 2, Sem 1 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant On Wednesday March 21, your SRC will be protesting with students across the state and the country in the National Day of Action. This NDA, called by your National Union of Students, has a demand to ‘Fund Books not Bombs’. This is because the Liberals are int
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 11, Sem 2, 2017

This week members of your SRC protested outside the Vice Chancellors office to demand that Sydney University publically support marriage equality. The university and Vice Chancellor Michael Spence have chosen to remain neutral on the issue of marriage equality. Their reasoning for thi
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 8, Semester 2, 2017

As you’re reading this report there’s probably a collective sigh of relief spreading over the student body. We’re only a few days away from mid-semester break and it’s almost the end of the SRC elections. If you’re reading this on Wednesday or Thursday and you haven’t voted in the SRC
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 7, Sem 2, 2017

This week there are two important things happening on campus. On Wednesday, the NTEU (the union representing staff at usyd) will be striking for 24 hours. This is due to the university’s refusal to improve the working conditions and pay of staff. Striking is a way for staff members to
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 5, Sem 2, 2017

This week the FASS Board voted to increase their late work penalties from 2% per business day to 5% per calendar day. Whilst this change will only effect one part of the university, it comes at a time when our University Executive is considering a university wide late work policy. I c
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SRC Presidents Report – Week 4, Semester 2017

Isabella Brook This week the union representing staff at USyd, The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), voted to take industrial action. The actions will include a strike at the University’s Open Day on August 26 and a further 24-hour strike on September 13. Industrial relations
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