“Education is about blowing student’s minds. And what better way to do that than through unmanned combat aerial vehicles,” the Chancellor said today.
The connection between war and fossil fuels was a key theme of the rally, from the demand to sever ties with both Thales and Santos, to their joint role in the destruction of the planet and people.
The defence juggernaut's increased presence on campus is due to a recently-galvanised relationship with the University of Sydney.
The 95th rogues gallery convenes for the first time.
The University recently galvanised its partnership with the French defence juggernaut.
Hutchinson is Chairman of the Australian arm of Thales, a French weapons manufacturing company waging waging a vicious campaign against its unionised workforce at Garden Island.
USyd’s $3.41 billion investment portfolio is linked to F-35 fighter planes, Patriot missile systems, Apache helicopters, Predator UAVs, and heat-seeking Javelin missile systems.
Speakers discussed the “revolving door of funding” between destructive industries and universities.
The departures of Ziggy Switkowski and Mark Vaile raise the question of whether a new ethical standard for university chancellors is developing.
One worker was underpaid almost $160,000