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No more SSAFering

No more SSAFering

“Abolition of SSAF didn’t cripple the independence of student organisations,” says USU and SUPRA President Michael Spence

University of Sydney to lose fifty million in funding

University of Sydney to lose fifty million in funding

Stephen Garton spoke to Max Chalmers about what the Gonski reforms mean for the University of Sydney.

Chinese whispers: the Dalai Lama and Sydney University

Chinese whispers: the Dalai Lama and Sydney University

“Education Matters” was the proposed name of a speech to be given by the Dalai Lama on the importance of learning to Sydney University students on campus this June. The irony is that in light of recent events, critics are now saying the University administration is more interested in business matters than education matters. A […]

Down The Drain: Financial Mismanagement at Sydney University

Down The Drain: Financial Mismanagement at Sydney University

Financial mismanagement, shady contracts, and executive salaries led to the purging of academic staff, reports Madeleine King.

NTEU takes the next step

NTEU takes the next step

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken the University of Sydney to Fair Work Australia over the decision to cut more than one hundred academic staff. The University has been asked to stop the job cuts process until the case is heard. If the hearing is successful, the University of Sydney may have to […]

We must work together to improve student services

We must work together to improve student services

A joint venture between the University and the Union is required, writes Michael Spence

Money Changes Everything

Money Changes Everything

While universities are required to consult student organisations about how the Student Services and Amenities Fee should be spent, they have no obligation to pass any of it on to student unions, councils, or other organisations. Adam Chalmers investigates where your money might end up, amid ongoing tension between the student union and the university.