The Student Partnership Agreement is the “first of its kind at a NSW University”, although was described by councillors as being a watered down version of its demands.
In a protected action ballot yesterday, staff voted overwhelmingly to authorise any future action.
Staff at the two universities have voted in favour of strike action or a protected action ballot to demand better working conditions.
The UTSSA will not reaffiliate with the CISA (Council of International Students Australia) following accusations of inaction and a conservative leadership under Oscar Ong.
Woodward has also been barred from nominating or participating in future elections.
Management’s proposals continue UTS’ track record of austerity measures.
The latest cuts come on top of more than 350 voluntary redundancies at UTS last year.
A number of office-bearers have been asked to sign a declaration of good behaviour, or else face the removal of privileges or dismissal.
More Collectives at UTS have faced sanctions including the loss of swipe access, suspension of expenditure, room bookings, and access to Association spaces.
UTS FASS Dean Alan Davison said that FASS would “need to adjust its academic staff profile”.