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USU under fire from student groups over CUB contract offer

The University of Sydney Union Board has come under fire from student political factions on campus over its consideration of a deal that would see all taps at USU outlets replaced with products from Carlton and United Breweries (CUB). The students’ objections stem from the sacking of 55 workers at the company’s Abbotsford brewery in…

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USU Senate-appointed director steps down

July’s University of Sydney Union Board meeting is expected to see the resignation of Senate-appointed Director Simone Whetton, who has been a director of the USU since July 2013. According to USU President Michael Rees a replacement for Whetton is yet to be confirmed. Appointments are traditionally made at the sole discretion of the University…

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USU Board election exit polls

With thanks to Catherine Bouris, Jayce Carrano, Caitlin Harvey and Aria Kim for their assistance in conducting the exit poll. Today Honi Soit, for the first time ever, ran exit polls on voting in the University of Sydney Union (USU) board elections. This involved a team of editors and reporters asking students who have just formally…