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Read the latest news and articles from the SRC's students and services
Read the latest news and articles from the SRC's students and services

News

Make transport concessions available to all students in NSW

The SRC and SUPRA have launched a petition to the NSW Legislative Assembly demanding transport concessions for all students in NSW. Sign our petition now.

 
Abolish the University of Sydney (USyd) Colleges- students need safe and public housing!

“Abolish the Colleges”- a feminist call for housing justice: USyd SRC and their successive Women’s officers and collectives have called on many previous NSW Governments and Federal Governments to take the actions highlighted in this proposal. The ongoing call to abolish the USyd Residential Colleges has been a historic feminist call for justice that cannot wait.

 
Students Against Placement Poverty: membership and get involved
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Get involved and view the membership list of Students Against Poverty Placements (SAPP)

 
FoodHub now open 5-days
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FoodHub, a collaboration between the SRC and USU is now on Level 3, Wentworth Building, and is open from Monday to Friday.

 
Working Students: Your Rights as a Worker

All workers in Australia have the same working rights, including international students

 
Navigating Centrelink - Tips for Students.

Centrelink is a difficult organisation to deal with at the best of times. Here are some tips on how to jump through the hoops.

 
SRC President's Reports

Weekly reports from Harrison Brennan, President of the 96th SRC

 
What is Contract Cheating?
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The University considers contract cheating very seriously. It puts your integrity and the integrity of your course at risk.

 
Time Management Tips & Resources for students

A good place to start is with the Learning Hub’s information on how to make a daily timetable, for all of your classes, private study time, and other responsibilities; as well as a semester planner to map out when each of your assignments are due, so that you allow enough time to complete each of them.

 
NSW Tenants Union releases a NEW Renters Kit

This is a must-read guide for renters with tips and advice on how to ensure you know your rights and responsibilities as a renter in NSW.

 
The SRC's new 2024 wallplanner is OUT NOW!

Get organised in 2024 and get the SRC’s 2024 year planner!

 
President's Report
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Weekly reports from Lia Perkins, President of the 95th SRC

 
Dealing with Deadlines

Tips an resources for staying on track with your coursework and deadlines

 
Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling: Where to get help

Dont' hesitate to seek help if you feel you have a problem with drugs, alcohol or gambling.

 
The Learning Hub's resources can make your study easier

You can improve your academic skills and learn where to go for information and support.

 
Supporting Documentation

Applying for Special Consideration, Discontinue Not Fail or Show Good Cause? Make sure you have the correct supporting documents

 
Accessibility Handbook

The SRC Disabilities Collective (DisCo) are very happy to release our Accessibility Handbook! It's a joint collaboration with Association (SUPRA) Sydney University Postgraduate Students' Association.

 
Greg Donnelly out of Labor! Transphobia out of Parliament! Transphobia off the streets!

Motion passed at the July Council meeting of the 95th SRC

 
Students Beware of Pay Day Loans!

For the vast majority of situations, pay day loans are absolutely horrendous and best avoided.

 
We help students with academic, progress and welfare issues

Our Caseworkers provide FREE, independent and confidential advice to Sydney University Undergraduate Students.

 
The SRC Legal Service can help you with a legal issue

Our solicitors provide a FREE legal service to Sydney Uni undergraduates and can help with a broad range of legal issues.

 
Student Media & Publications - A Voice for Students!

Honi Soit student newspaper has been published by the SRC since 1929. The SRC also publishes a range of student handbooks and other publications.

 
Open Letter: Fair Pay for Student Placements
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Read and sign the open letter initiated by education and social work students campaigning against student poverty on placements.

 
Get Your Bond or Deposit Back When You Leave a Rental Home

You can maximise the likelihood of getting your bond back when you move out by doing some forward planning before you move in.

 
Are You Ready For Exams?

Here's some tips to help you better prepare for exams

 
Academic Honesty & Integrity

How to respond to an allegation of academic dishonesty

 
Your rights as a boarder or lodger

If your landlord (or their agent) lives in your home, it is likely that you are considered a boarder or lodger. There are some “principles” that outline your rights and responsibilities.

 
CENSUS - The rules are different this year
Census date, 31 March or 31 August

The census date for standard semesters is 31st March in first semester and 31st August in second semester. If your semester is a little different, e.g., summer or winter intensives, check your subject outline.

 
Student misconduct & academic dishonesty

What to do if you receive an allegation of misconduct or academic dishonesty

 
President's Report: January 2023
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SRC President's Report for January 2023

 
Mental Health Services: Get Help with Stress and Anxiety

There resources available through the University and in the broader community that you might find helpful.

 
 
Stay connected to the SRC

Keep up-to-date with everything going on within your Students' Representative Council and beyond!

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