Tag: USYD

  • Madness, Miscounts and Memes: Honi Soit editor sacked in USyd first after dramatic SRC meeting

    Madness, Miscounts and Memes: Honi Soit editor sacked in USyd first after dramatic SRC meeting

    Sydney University’s SRC have passed a motion by Honi Soit to remove one of their editors, Socialist Alternative member Christine Lai, after a shock recount reversed the council’s apparent original decision against the motion. It is the first time in history that the USyd SRC have voted to remove a student journalist from their position,…

  • Over $107.8 million wage theft at Australian universities

    Over $107.8 million wage theft at Australian universities

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has released a report that revealed wage theft of over $107.8 million across 22 Australian universities since 2020.  Initially, the report estimated the amount of wage theft to be $83.4 million. However, as of February 12th, the figure has increased to $107.8 million as the University of Melbourne was…

  • University of Sydney staff go on strike

    University of Sydney staff go on strike

    By Guy Suttner Last week, over May 11-12, hundreds of staff and students shut USyd down. The University of Sydney was largely shut down Wednesday and Thursday last week as part of a 48-hour strike organised by the USyd branch of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). Several hundred staff and students formed picket lanes…

  • UNSW SRC pass motion regarding allegations of NUS financial mismanagement

    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.

  • What Happens When A Fraudster Refuses To Repay Their Victims?

    What Happens When A Fraudster Refuses To Repay Their Victims?

    By Henry Chen Last year, our friends over at Honi Soit reported allegations that a University of Sydney student had stolen $12,000 from various student societies on campus. If the fraud is proven, how will the societies get their money back? And, upon reflection, are we really comfortable with using the media to name and…

  • Opinion: Real Choice, Not LifeChoice

    Opinion: Real Choice, Not LifeChoice

    Proponents of the controversial new anti-abortion club on campus, LifeChoice, were up in arms at the colourful reception their society received. Claiming free speech, Anna Fernon and Louisa Bonaventura decried the petition that is trying to stop the club affiliating with Arc, the student organisation.