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SRC Reports – Week 13, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook As semester one draws to a close I thought this week’s report would be the perfect opportunity to update you all on the work I’ve done in my first six months as president of your SRC. I’ve spent a large part of the year so far working with our General Secretaries,…

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SRC Officer Reports: Week 12, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook Its week 12 and that means we’re one week closer to stuvac, exams and the end of Semester One ! I wanted to use this week’s report to update you all on an issue that has been pottering on for the entirety of this semester, and that is the Enterprise Bargaining…

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SRC President ISABELLA BROOK Last Wednesday thousands of students across the country protested in a National Day of Action against the federal Government’s proposed cuts to higher education. The Sydney University protest was attended by hundreds of students and included speakers from the National Tertiary Education Union and federal politicians. What these national protests show…

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SRC Officer Posts – Week 9, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook Last week the Federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham announced a $2.8 billion cut to Higher Education funding. These cuts to the sector will be passed onto students, with university fees set to increase. This means that we will be paying more for our degrees with no proportional increase in the quality…

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SRC Reports: Week 7, Semester 2, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook Welcome back ! I hope you all enjoyed your well deserved break, we’re one week closer to the end of semester.With that in mind, I thought this week would be a good week to update you on some of the student issues that I’ve been working on this semester. First, you…

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SRC Reports – Week 5, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook It’s week 5 and that most likely means that you’re reading this reports section of Honi as a very desperate attempt of procrastination from assessments with looming deadlines. So, to alleviate the feeling of total doom as you pull an all nighter, I’m going to focus on two pieces of good…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 4, Semester 1, 2017

President’s Report Isabella Brook By the time you’re reading this report the Academic Board of the University, that is the top advisory body when it comes to academic matters, will have voted for or against a proposal that seeks to alter semester dates. This proposal plans to shorten semesters from 13 weeks to 12 weeks…

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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…