Niamh Callinan

Niamh Callinan

SRC General Secretary
Yuxuan Yang

Yuxuan Yang

SRC General Secretary

The General Secretaries work with the President of the SRC to coordinate the day to day functioning of the SRC. This involves sitting on the SRC’s Executive, acting as a member of the Board of the SRC’s Legal Service and liaising with the SRC’s office bearers, councillors and editors of Honi Soit. The General Secretaries also put together the SRC’s annual budget and its submission to the University of Sydney for its allocation of funding collected from students through the Student Services and Amenities Fee. The General Secretaries also edit the annual Counter-Course guide for students along with the Education Officers and organise the SRC’s O-Week Presence as well as other outreach events.

The duties of the General Secretary include:

  • Promoting the SRC and its services for undergraduate students
  • Serving as a Director of the SRC Legal Service
  • Assisting the Education Officers with producing the Counter Course handbook
  • Keeping the books of the finances and property of the SRC and supervise the receipt and payment of all money paid to and by the Council, including working with the auditors on a Balance Sheet and Statement of Income and Expenditure
  • Ensuring the implementation of motions adopted at Executive or Council
  • Being a co-signatory (with the President) to any contract, deed or other document which is to be signed on behalf of the Council
  • Assisting the President, Vice President and Officers in their duties

Latest Reports

SRC General Secretary – Week 5, Sem 2, 2018

Last week I was incredibly proud to organise, along with our President, Radical Education Week: a week of free workshops accessible to all that covered everything from drug law reform in Australia to the history of political economy movement to legal skills for activists. Community leaders, academics, politicians and students themselves led these workshops, breaking […]

SRC General Secretary – Week 3, Sem 2, 2018

In Week 1, the SRC passed its yearly budget—prepared by yours truly. This is the year operating budget for the SRC and funds all our administration, publications (like this paper!), caseworkers, legal service and the important activism and campaigns of our elected student office bearers. Since Voluntary Student Unionism was implemented, the SRC and student […]

SRC General Secretary – Week 1, Sem 2, 2018

Nina Dillon Britton and Yuxuan Yang Welcome to Semester 2! For some of you this may be a welcome to uni for the first time, for others it’s the time of year you realise that you cooked it in Semester 1 and it’s time to buckle down. For others, like us at the SRC, it’s […]