Tag: Neil Morris

  • Hot chocolate and war crimes

    The probable opening of a Max Brenner chocolate store at UNSW this year has prompted concerned students to question the decision to allow on campus a corporation affiliated with elements of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), who are accused of war crimes against the Palestinian people. Acting President of Students for Justice in Palestine UNSW,…

  • Changes Proposed for Sports & Recreation

    UNSW Sports & Recreation services may see changes including a possibility they will be tendered to an external provider under a management change proposal being discussed by University administration. Whilst the changes have long been rumoured, Neil Morris, Executive Director of University Services, told Tharunka the University had only begun a consultation process, and any…

  • Do You Know What You Pay For?

    In 2005, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that the yet to be passed Voluntary Student Unionism (VSU) legislation introduced by the Howard Government, would seriously threaten the survival of student unionism as we know it. As it turns out, it did. On March 16, compulsory union fees were replaced by the VSU legislation, so that,…

  • Concerns UNSW Falling Behind in Sustainability

    UNSW has again failed to make a list of the country’s top environmentally friendly tertiary institutions, missing out on inclusion in The Australian’s “Ten Greenest Universities.” Higher Education Editor at The Australian, Julie Hare, told Tharunka the universities which had made the list had well-developed operational practices, green buildings, embedded sustainability in the curricula and…