When Freya Leach approached the Sydney Morning Herald complaining about her perceived targeting in a criminal law exam, the publication editors and eventual author, Anna Patty, would have licked their lips in delight.
Michael Spence shifted his personal membership to the exclusive social Club onto the University’s dime during his tenure as VC, saving himself eight years of fees.
“It’s worse than prison – this place is designed to break you.”
USyd students from around the world recount their experiences of national service.
“We don't anticipate the campaign weakening at all, and whatever students can do for staff, we’re there for you a hundred per cent of the way.”
While Belinda Hutchinson can spend USyd money gorging herself on Southern Rock Lobster and Smoked Confit Pig Jowl at Quay Restaurant, struggling students must avail themselves of the free grocery essentials provided by the SRC and USU’s Foodhub.
USyd’s jet-setting Executive spends more than $200,000 a year on travel. Additional reporting by Christian Holman.
David Brophy has been elected Vice President (Academic Staff) and Jennifer Dowling has been elected Vice President (General Staff) of the USyd National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Branch.
Michael Spence expensed $133,525.46 over two years against the University, including thousands on exclusive all-male social clubs.
Belinda Hutchinson spent $7042 of USyd money on taxis in just three years, while Michael Spence travelled by personal University car. Strangely, Hutchinson went to the effort of claiming $3.90 from USyd for refreshments – despite owning a $20 million apartment in Point Piper.