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SRC Officer Reports – Week 3, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook The SRC at Sydney University has a long and proud history of student activism. In the 1970’s tens of thousands of students joined demonstrations against the Vietnam War. In 1975 political economy students, including Anthony Albanese, scaled the university clock tower in support of an autonomous political economy department. And just…

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SRC Officer Reports, Week 2, Sem 1 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook Wednesday last week marked International Women’s Day and on Saturday hundreds of women in Sydney marched in solidarity with women across the globe. The 2014 Women’s Day March was actually the first SRC event I ever attended as a bright-eyed and bushy tailed first year. I remember being in awe of…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week1, Sem 2, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook Congrats on making it through O-week and to the hallowed SRC pages of Honi Soit! The SRC had a massively successful O-Week. We talked to hundreds of students about the SRC and its incredible services as well as giving out over 1000 free SRC goodie bags! Our collectives also had a…

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SRC Office Bearer Reports – Week 12, Semester 2, 2016

SRC President Chloe Smith This week, for one of the last reports of my term, I want to talk about student representation and the important role it plays within the machinery of this university. Many of you don’t really understand the nature of what student reps do, and that is our fault and to our…

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SRC Officer Report – Week 11, Semester 2, 2016

President Chloe Smith Many of you will have seen Sydney Uni feature in the news this week, most prominently in the Sydney Morning Herald and again on 60 Minutes, regarding the issue of sexual assault and harassment on campus. Whilst this is by no means a new story, I’m glad that it is finally beginning…

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SRC Officer Reports: Week 9, Semester 2, 2016

President Chloe Smith Although the SRC has been in full election season mode for the past two weeks (thankfully culminating in voting on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week – go vote!) our work hasn’t stopped in the slightest. This time of year is one of the busiest for our casework staff, as they deal…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 8, Semester 2, 2016

President Chloe Smith It’s that time of year again – SRC elections are once more upon us, and campus is once again filled with coloured a-frames, t-shirts, and extremely dense morning foot traffic down at Redfern Run. For most students, the campaign is three weeks of trying to avoid campaigners and wondering why it all…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 6, Semester 2, 2016

President Chloe Smith Universities are built to be places of critical thought, social reform, and advancement through education. Many have a proud history of challenging social and historical norms, encouraging students and academics to not simply accept things as they are, but to agitate and work towards what we want an ideal society to look…

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SRC Officer Reports: Week 5, Semester 2, 2016

President Chloe Smith It’s been another busy week at your SRC! SRC activists helped to organise and build the SCA rally on Wednesday, which saw an amazing turnout from both Callan Park and main campus students! SCA students and staff voted overwhelmingly to go on strike for the day and attend the protest, calling on…