Tag: cuts

  • Changes to the HECS Scheme – Let’s Put This Into Perspective

    Changes to the HECS Scheme – Let’s Put This Into Perspective

      On Monday night, Education Minister Simon Birmingham outlined the government’s plan for reform within the tertiary sector. These announcements come as we expect an announcement of a tripling of student loans, amounting to $52 billion, with one quarter of the debt unlikely to be repaid. In light of the infamous 2014 budget, marked by […]

  • Students to rally against looming cuts

    Students to rally against looming cuts

    “Abbott & Pyne, hands off our education!” is the rallying cry to be heard around the nation this coming Wednesday, the 26th of March, as students and university staff come together to protest the Federal government’s proposed cuts of an estimated $2.3 billion to the tertiary sector. UNSW students will also be making their presence […]

  • Cuts Announced to School of Computer Science & Engineering

    The Faculty of Engineering announced plans to cut up to 20% of staff in the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in a move that one University spokesperson described as a long time coming. Employees now await the decision of Faculty Dean Graham Davies as to which positions will be made redundant.