The rally railed against the proposed merger of the Politics and IR degree with Global Studies, as well as 50% of Philosophy units that will be cut.
Browsing: course cuts
According to a University spokesperson, the “curriculum refresh” has been favourably accepted by different faculty-based committees.
This year the University of Sydney is the nominated host partnership where Mark Scott serves as the representative of the University of Sydney’s educational ethos.
The 2023 cohort of Art History Honours students condemn proposed changes to Honours degrees under Future FASS.
The acting Vice Chancellor said that the redundancies were due to a number of factors including a drop in student numbers and insufficient government funding. She said that this meant the University was forced to make “hard decisions” in an attempt to reduce its operating budget by $60 million annually.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Studies Honours units would be replaced by ‘interdisciplinary’ alternatives, operated by the Faculty’s various ‘schools’.
Student activists at UNSW protested against the latest education attacks in the Arts, Design & Architecture (ADA) with faculty calling on management to reverse job and course cuts this afternoon.
In a year that will likely see strike action on campus, 50 students gathered last Thursday outside Fisher Library for the Education Action Group’s (EAG) first protest of 2022.
Ostensibly an administrative slip-up, the cancellations follow a long line of attacks on arts education by University management and the federal government.
On a hermeneutically pernicious encounter in the Quad.