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SRC Officer Reports – Week 12, Sem 2, 2018

President Imogen Grant This Wednesday staff and students at Sydney University will join a national day of action across campuses to call on the Morrison government to end offshore detention. In recent weeks the mental health crisis on Nauru has exploded. Around 20 children still on Nauru have been consumed by despair and are refusing…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 10, Sem 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant At the 2 October meeting of Academic Board the Provost Stephen Garton presented the memorandum of understanding the University will be presenting to the Ramsay Centre . They are still in negotiations with a view to form a partnership and establish a Bachelor of Western Civilisation at the University of Sydney.…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 9, Sem 2 2018

President Imogen Grant On Sunday the Students’ Representative Council, along with the National Union of Students, hosted a rally against the new Scott Morrison prime ministership which I had the honour of speaking at. The right wing coup in the Liberal Party brought down Malcolm Turnbull. But it has failed to elevate its number one…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 8, Sem 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant On Sunday the Students’ Representative Council, along with the National Union of Students, hosted a rally against the new Scott Morrison prime ministership which I had the honour of speaking at. The right wing coup in the Liberal Party brought down Malcolm Turnbull. But it has failed to elevate its number…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 7, Sem 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant As I am writing this, a final memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Ramsay Centre CEO Simon Haynes and Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence. Annamarie Jagose, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, is currently reviewing the MOU and will take it to the FASS Board Meeting on Monday for discussion.…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 5, Sem 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant On Sunday the Students’ Representative Council, along with the National Union of Students, hosted a rally against the new Scott Morrison prime ministership which I had the honour of speaking at. The right wing coup in the Liberal Party brought down Malcolm Turnbull. But it has failed to elevate its number…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 3, Sem 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant BIG NEWS! This Tuesday at 12:30pm outside NSW Parliament House, the “International students need travel concessions” campaign group will be handing over their petition to be tabled in Parliament. See event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/243138486506764/ NSW is home to the largest number of international students studying in Australia — 300,000 in 2017, and…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 2, Sem 1 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant Last week myself, the casework team and the Women’s Officers were busy responding the University’s botched sexual assault reporting portal. In case you haven’t been following the news, the University of Sydney has developed an online portal for students to report their experiences of sexual assault, and has been criticised by…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 1, Semester 2, 2018

SRC President Imogen Imogen Grant Welcome back to Semester 2! The SRC has been working hard over the break to help students with academic appeals and show cause. I have also spoken at a number of orientation events to ensure that new students know about the SRC. Unfortunately, the University is still charging ahead with…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 12, Sem 1, 2018

President Imogen Grant It was discovered last week that University of Sydney’s two main support hotlines for student survivors of sexual assault have not been working. The discovery was made after a person seeking support was unable to make contact. Those who called the Student Liaison Officer hotline were given a message that the hotline…