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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Media Release: Compromise misses the point

    Posted by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Any changes to higher education which allow universities to charge students whatever they like for a university degree must not be allowed to proceed, the NTEU said today.

    The NTEU continues to call ...

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  2. With Vice Chancellors as supporters for his higher education policies, does the Minister really need opponents?

    Posted 30 October 2014 by Terri Macdonald (NTEU National Office)

    Summary

    An NTEU analysis of evidence, including submissions and evidence given to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research ...

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  3. Media Release: Scholarship scheme inherently unfair

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Minister for Education Christopher Pyne’s claim that some students will enjoy a free university education thanks to his Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme is misleading, the NTEU said today.

    The ...

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  4. Media Release: Lacklustre support for Pyne’s Bill even in Government’s own Senate Report

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The Abbott Government’s own report from the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform in Australia (HERRA) Bill provides lackluster support, and in some cases shows ...

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  5. NTEU welcomes formation of NAPU

    Posted 28 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President

     The National Alliance for Public Universities (NAPU) was launched earlier today, and when I last checked, had attracted 854 likes on Facebook.  ...

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  6. Media Release: Higher fees will not make Sydney University a fairer institution

    Posted 27 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU today disputed the Vice Chancellor's claims that deregulation will make the University of Sydney a fairer and more open institution.

    Dr Michael Spence, Vice Chancellor of The Sydney ...

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  7. Vale Gough Whitlam: Champion of education and youth

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union today pays tribute to Gough Whitlam, who as Prime Minister dragged Australia into a new era focused on equality and opportunity.

    Gough Whitlam had great faith ...

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  8. Media Release: Saddling students with debt is #UnAustralian

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU this morning released the UnAustralian: a satirical newspaper set in 2024 showing what Australia could look like if Christopher Pyne’s higher education changes pass the Senate.

    The ...

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  9. Media Release: Staff morale at SCU ‘lower than a snake’s belly’

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Staff at Southern Cross University have shown that low staff morale at the University is a serious issue despite claims from the VC that it was not.

    Staff members highlighted this in a survey on ...

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  10. Media Release: Dropping interest will make very little difference to student debts

    Posted 21 October 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU says that dropping the highly controversial proposed interest rate on university student debts will have little impact on student debt levels. 

    “The NTEU is confident that cross ...

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    Fact Sheet
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    Student debt without interest rate

    • Published: 21 Oct, 2014