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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. NTEU Release: UTS staff to go on strike

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Less than a month after the arrival of new Vice-Chancellor, Attila Brungs, academic staff at UTS are embarking on a 24-hour strike.  

    The strike will begin at 8am, this Wednesday 20 August. ...

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  2. Media Release: NTEU supports students National Day of Action

    Posted 19 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has urged its members not to penalise students missing classes to participate in the National Union of Students (NUS) protests around the country this ...

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  3. Media Release: Improved ranking shows job cuts unnecessary

    Posted 15 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Melbourne University’s ranking in the top 50 universities in the world has left the NTEU questioning again the University's decision to cut 500 jobs.

    The University has reallocated $70 million ...

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  4. La Trobe University pushes ahead with job cuts despite widespread opposition. Courses to be closed.

    Posted 15 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    LTU management yesterday announced that the University would proceed with its plans to cut 350 jobs at La Trobe.  This is despite overwhelming opposition from staff, students and the ...

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  5. Media Release: NTEU welcomes ALP campaign

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU National President, Jeannie Rea today welcomed the ALP’s campaign against Tony Abbott’s unfair university changes.

    Rea joined concerned staff and students at Melbourne University ...

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  6. Media Release: La Trobe University staff and students rally against job cuts

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    La Trobe University staff and students rallied today in a continuing campaign against 350 job cuts at La Trobe.  Hundreds of staff and students gathered in the Agora to voice their opposition, ...

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  7. Media Release: Union claims little for women to celebrate in this year’s ‘Bluestocking Week’

    Posted 11 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Women at Australian universities will be further disadvantaged by the Government’s higher education changes according to the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU).

    The comments come in the ...

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  8. Media Release: Higher education: the alternative

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Contrary to claims from Universities Australia and Christopher Pyne, there is an alternative to the sweeping and unfair changes to higher education proposed by the Abbott Government: better funding.

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  9. Would Albert Einstein define Christopher Pyne’s higher education reforms as madness?

    Posted 6 August 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    In a story published in the Australian Higher Education Section of 6 August 2014 (Andrew Forrest, BCA ‘need reality check’ on VET reforms) reporter John Ross reminds us that Albert ...

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  10. Media Release: Budget cuts of over $1.5b per year give universities no choice

    Posted 5 August 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The impact of the Federal Budget’s 20% per student funding cut leaves universities with a massive funding black hole amounting to more than $1.5 billion a year from 2019 onwards, argues the ...

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