The Fair Work Ombudsman said “We are committed to driving cultural change in the university sector.”
The broken Youth Allowance system does not only affect the students who need to access these payments but it touches at the very nature of Australian society.
Students at USyd are deeply dissatisfied with the post-COVID educational experience; decreasing academic support for students in a stressful and competitive environment surely will not help with this.
“A terrible part of the Job Ready Graduates will be overturned, yet students have been completely ignored in other demands,” said SRC President Lia Perkins.
The University secretly purchased shares from BHP, BP, Shell and Rio Tinto in 2022, despite its claims of ongoing divestment.
Wentworth’s eventual replacement is predicted to be a much larger building, with commercial floors, food vendors, and a new home for the School of Architecture, Design and Planning (ADP).
The building, projected to cost $80.5 million, would replace the demountable village occupying the proposed site.
Students, impacted by the fee increases of the Job-ready Graduates Package, the cost-of-living crisis, unaffordable housing, and without the means to make repayments, will be hardest hit by the indexation.
The University is also exploring potential changes to the Bachelor of Advanced Studies program, including its discontinuation.
In an email announcing the University’s financial results, Vice-Chancellor Mark Scott did not state the surplus amount, saying instead that “the University’s parent operating result for 2022 was $749.6 million lower” than in 2021.