Tag: Alexandra Little

  • Concerns over services for students with disabilities

    Concerns over services for students with disabilities

    Overworked and under qualified staff, course software that isn’t compatible with assistive learning technologies, and a lack of student note takers are among a growing list of concerns about the services for students with disabilities at UNSW. Members of the students with disabilities community and the SRC’s Students with Disabilities Officer, Alexandra Little, have voiced…

  • New academic withdrawal procedure raises concerns

    Last issue, Tharunka reported changes to the procedures for late withdrawal from courses. The changes, due to come into effect in semester 2 2014 or semester 1 2015, will record withdrawals on transcripts, replacing the current procedure of erasing courses entirely. While much of the discourse has been about bringing UNSW’s withdrawal procedures on par…