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Posts tagged with Invest in Universities

  1. NTEU calls for nationwide protest on 14 May over university funding cuts

    Posted 3 May 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU calls for nationwide protest on 14 May over university funding cuts

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) will hold national protests in capital cities and regional areas over higher ...

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  2. Why cuts are damaging the ANU's reputation

    Posted 21 May 2012 by Andrew Nette (NTEU National Office)

    The following opinion piece by ACT Division Secretary Stephen Darwin originally appeared in the Canberra Times newspaper on May 17.

    Judging by his article in The Canberra Times (''School's future ...

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  3. NTEU media release: Higher education gets reprieve from major budget cuts but some students to pay more

    Posted 8 May 2012 by Andrew Nette (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is relieved to see that higher education has been spared any major funding cuts in tonight’s federal budget.

    But the major outcome of the federal ...

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  4. NTEU media release: Abandonment of damaging job cuts welcomed – but Union warns Vice Chancellor has yet to make a financial case for any change

    Posted 30 April 2012 by Andrew Nette (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today welcomed Vice Chancellor Ian Young’s decision to abandon his so-called ‘re-positioning’ strategy for the Australian National ...

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  5. NTEU Media Release: Australian National University staff and students rally today against Vice Chancellor's manufactured financial crisis

    Posted 26 April 2012 by Andrew Nette (NTEU National Office)

    Australian National University (ANU) staff and students will rally today to increase pressure on Vice Chancellor Ian Young to abandon his destructive and unnecessary proposal to make at least 150 ...

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  6. Is your university lecture or tutorial overcrowded? Let NTEU know

    Posted 28 February 2012 by Andrew Nette (NTEU National Office)

    Overcrowdings of lectures and tutorials is a common complaint amongst university staff and students in the first few weeks of first semester.  In fact, all staff have stories of trying to do too ...

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  7. Is your lecture or tutorial overcrowded? Let NTEU know

    Posted 28 February 2012 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    Overcrowdings of lectures and tutorials is a common complaint amongst university staff and students in the first few weeks of first semester.

     This year inadequate funding per student combined ...

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  8. Invest in Australia's Future, Invest in Our Universities: campaign fact sheet

    Posted 17 February 2012 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    A fact sheet for members outlining the NTEU's Invest in Australia's Future, Invest in Our Universities campaign

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    Fact Sheet
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  9. Base Funding Review: NTEU Responds

    Posted 17 February 2012 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    A short fact sheet for members, outlining the NTEU's response to the Final Report of the Higher Education Base Funding Review.

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    Base Funding Review: NTEU Responds

    NTEU response to The Final Report of the Higher Education Base Funding Review

  10. Invest in Australia’s Future, Invest in our Universities

    Posted 21 November 2011 by Matthew McGowan (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU today launches a new website to support a long term campaign to improve funding for the University sector: www.investinuniversities.org.au 

    The “Invest in Australia’s Future, Invest in our Universities” campaign calls on the government to urgently increase student funding by 10% as recommended by the Bradley Review, and to commit to a longer term target of achieving 1% of GDP in line with the average OECD expenditure in this area.

    As the campaign develops, this website will provide information about the issues facing the sector, and provide mechanisms for staff to get directly involved and for their voice to be heard.

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