Staff say they are spending every waking hour opposing the "dangerous" proposal.
The ten universities’ total spending on redundancies surpassed the $286.6 million decline in revenue from international students last year.
Cuts to educational support jobs have been criticised as rendering campuses "unworkable."
There was little consultation with staff and students.
Nearly 250 students and 23 staff will be affected by the decision
Felix Donovan speaks to two Sydney graduates about the AusAID dream they lost.