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UNSW Students to Pay More for Less

By Dylan Lloyd, SRC Education Officer Last week, Education Minister Simon Birmingham announced drastic fee increases and cuts to higher education. This innovative overhaul will see some degrees skyrocket to over $70,000 while the HECS repayment threshold is reduced from $55,874 to just $42,000. It’s never been a more exciting …

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(Student) Bank Balance Confessions: the 27-year-old Commuting from the Hunter and Living on $222.50 of Centrelink a Week

By Cameron Cripps-Kennedy Last week, The Cusp published a spending diary of a 33-year-old Eastern Suburbs woman earning $775 a week. On a Facebook post linking the article, partner site, Junkee, asked: “What does it look like to live week-to-week in Sydney?” Yet, for the writer, living “week-to-week” means soy …

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UNSW Has Highest Retail Prices

There are not many universities in the world that offer such broad selections as are available at the UNSW Kensington campus. The Refectory at University College London is a pitiful basement with menus reminiscent of school lunches –a fact that is compensated by the free Hare Krishna meals offered outside …

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