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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…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 11, Sem 1, 2018

SRC President Imogen Grant On Wednesday this week, students will be re-launching the #WentworthMustFall campaign which demands that the Wentworth Building at USyd be renamed and that statues of Wentworth be removed from campus. William Wentworth is a colonial figure who is best known at USyd for his role in founding the University. The building…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 10, Sem 1, 2018

Presidents Report Imogen Grant Last Tuesday the Government released the Federal Budget. The Turnbull Government’s budget does the bidding of big business and wealthy while leaving young people behind to face worsening employment, poverty and homelessness. The budget is nothing more than a short-term political strategy to suit the election cycle, and young people are…

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SRC Officer Reports – Week 9, Sem 1 2018

SRC President’s Report Imogen Grant Last week workers from across NSW came together for the annual May Day Rally. The history of May Day is born in struggle and for the achievement of justice and peace for the working class. And this is more relevant than ever when the attacks from the capitalist ruling class…