The “SU” is the name given to the State Educational Grant in Denmark — a no-strings-attached monthly allowance that all Danes above the age of 18 are entitled to receive for their university studies. The amount can vary, but tends to be the equivalent of A$700 per month, providing significant help to students amidst the steep cost of living in Denmark.
The feature this week grapples with menstrual inequity on campus, ranging from available period products to regulatory support. Surprise, there is barely any.
Lapses in communication, initiative and administrative problems mean that FoodHub has been shelved for this semester.
Among the speakers were AUWU unionists and USyd Welfare Officer Lia Perkins.
Protestors demanded increased income support payments and vaccine, test and isolation leave for all workers.
Students are demanding increased COVID relief payments and other welfare support measures.
Communities need support and compassion, not police violence and repression, to get through COVID-19.
Students spoke out about issues such as public housing and financial difficulties faced by University students.
Welfare payments will be raised only $50 a fortnight once the $150 Coronavirus supplement ends.
The existing public housing, which was purpose-built to provide liveable, community space, will be demolished by developers and replaced with 70% private accommodation and 30% public housing.