Against this backdrop, the purpose of the SRC as a student union is to raise students’ voices and agitate for a vision of higher education beyond the bottom line of University finances.
Browsing: 12 week semester
The margin of defeat was significantly larger than in 2017 and 2020.
The SRC President makes the case against a slashed semester.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) makes the case for a 12 week semester.
The pattern of education cuts is a grim “new normal”.
Panelists discussed how the proposal was a cost-cutting measure which would damage the quality of education.
Professor Pip Pattison, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) has proposed that the University retain 13 contact weeks a semester, but that…
The proposal would see the introductory week replaced with an extended online orientation, with no change to fees or the amount of course content.
University of Sydney management will again propose to the Academic Board that semesters be shortened to twelve weeks of teaching,…
The conclusion only applies a temporary provision for next semester.