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Posts tagged with higher education

  1. Media Release: Fee hikes could lose money, NTEU warns in lead up to student protests

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports the National Union of Students (NUS) National Day of Action (NDA) to be held Wednesday 26 March.

    The NDA will give voice to concerns over the ...

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  2. NUS National Day of Action: Wednesday 26 March 2014

    Posted 14 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students has called a NDA on 26 March to protest the Abbott Government’s repressive agenda for higher education.

    NTEU supports students taking action to protest cuts to ...

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  3. NTEU and Australian Greens to co-host a #Votesmart ‘tweetup’

    Posted 27 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Australian Greens leader Senator Christine Milne and higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will join NTEU National President Jeannie Rea in a Vote Smart ‘tweetup’ on Thursday ...

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  4. Thousands protest over the future of higher education

    Posted 20 August 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    Thousands of university staff and students across Australia took part in today’s (Tuesday’s) National Day of Action aimed at putting higher education higher up the political agenda for ...

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  5. National Tertiary Education Union throws support behind Andrew Wilkie

    Posted 30 July 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today announced that it will throw its support behind independent Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, in the Federal election.

    “Andrew Wilkie has ...

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  6. Landmark agreement to support employees affected by domestic violence

    Posted 25 July 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    New protections will be available for employees who experience situations of violence in their domestic lives, thanks to a landmark agreement between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union.

    With more than thirty universities in Australia looking to conclude enterprise agreements this year, this new set of entitlements for those who experience domestic violence will be a model for other universities – and other Australian employers – to follow.

    Swinburne and the NTEU have reached agreement on new protections which will be codified in the Enterprise Agreement which covers staff of the

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  7. Cuts to higher education funding threaten Indigenous enrolments and university staff numbers

    Posted 24 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the news last week from the office of Minister for Higher Education Senator Kim Carr that a record number of Indigenous students are now ...

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  8. University students go hungry while amassing large debts

    Posted 16 July 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The release yesterday of Universities Australia’s report, University student finances in 2012, clearly shows that students need much more support while they are studying at university, Jeannie ...

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  9. Union dismayed at failure of vote condemning cuts to universities and student support

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is dismayed at House of Representative MPs who failed to back today’s motion by Deputy Greens Leader Adam Bandt condemning the Labor ...

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  10. Pollies urged to vote in support of universities

    Posted 5 June 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on all members of the House of Representatives to actively demonstrate their support for universities by voting in favour of a motion to be ...

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