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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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SRC Presidents Report – Week 4, Semester 2, 2017

Isabella Brook Last Tuesday the Australian Human Rights Commission released their landmark report on sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities. At The University of Sydney 31% of students surveyed reported experiencing sexual harassment at university and 2.5% were sexua
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SRC President’s Report – Week 2, Semester 1, 2017

Isabella Brook Last Tuesday the Australian Human Rights Commission released their landmark report on sexual assault and harassment at Australian universities. At The University of Sydney 31% of students surveyed reported experiencing sexual harassment at university and 2.5% were sexua
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SRC President’s Report – Week 1, Sem 2, 2017

Welcome back to semester two! I hope you’ve all had a relaxing and refreshing winter break. The SRC has been working hard over the break helping students with academic appeals and I’ve spoken at a number of semester two orientation events to make sure new students know all about the S
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SRC President’s Report – Week 13, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook As semester one draws to a close I thought this week’s report would be the perfect opportunity to update you all on the work I’ve done in my first six months as president of your SRC. I’ve spent a large part of the year so far working with our General Secretaries, Dan a
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President’s Report: Week 12, Sem 1, 2017

Isabella Brook Its week 12 and that means we’re one week closer to stuvac, exams and the end of Semester One ! I wanted to use this week’s report to update you all on an issue that has been pottering on for the entirety of this semester, and that is the Enterprise Bargaining that is t
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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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