Over $107.8 million wage theft at Australian universities
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has released a report that revealed wage theft of over $107.8 million across 22 Australian universities since 2020. Initially, the report estimated the amount of wage theft to be $83.4 million. However, as of February 12th, the figure has increased to $107.8 million as the University of Melbourne was…
New cap on international students’ employment hours
Image: Yanni Apradakis The Department of Home Affairs has announced that the maximum number of hours that international students are permitted to work will once again be capped from July 1, 2023. However, this time, the limit will be increased to 48 hours per fortnight from the previous cap of 40 hours. Over the course…
Inside the Disability & Higher Education Report: Where’s UNSW?
In November, The National Union of Students (NUS), the Australian Law Students’ Association and the Australian Medical Students’ Association released a joint statement calling for an urgent reform of disabilities legislation and standards within the higher education sector. The report demonstrates significant concerns regarding the systemic neglect of disabled students and staff. Citing the changes…
UNSW Education Officer arrested after snap occupation of Commbank
Cherish Kuehlmann was arrested at midnight last night and charged with aggravated trespassing.