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…
Australia Institute report calls for free undergraduate education, among other policy recommendations
A recent Australia Institute report calls for change across the university sector in response to funding cuts and successive neoliberal education policies.
UNSW SRC pass motion regarding allegations of NUS financial mismanagement
SRC passes a motion to review their affiliation with the NUS as a result of financial mismanagement allegations relating to AISA.
UNSW scores below USyd, Melbourne in SSAF report card
UNSW has ranked third in the 2013 National Union of Students (NUS) report on the implementation of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), behind USYD and the University of Melbourne. In 2014, the SSAF, part of the Student Services and Amenities Bill 2011, imposes a mandatory $140.50 fee on full-time students in order to…
SRC undertakes review of NUS affiliation This year the SRC has formed an internal working group to review and formulate submissions regarding the affiliation of UNSW to the National Union of Students (NUS). Last year the SRC held off affiliation to NUS after there were concerns brought up about how well the Union represents the…
UNSW Students Rally against Funding Cuts
Students at the University of New South Wales held a snap action on Wednesday to protest the federal government’s $2.8 billion cuts to the higher education sector