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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. WA university staff and students protest over $2.3bn cuts to university funding

    Posted 18 April 2013 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    ABC News report about today’s protests in Perth over the Federal Government’s $2.3bn cuts to university funding.

    Members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and students staged protests this morning at Curtin University, Murdoch University, the University of Western Australia and Edith Cowan University.

    NTEU Division President Gabe Gooding told the ABC that the cuts were particularly bad for Western Australia because of the decision many years ago to move the school starting age forward by six months. This will start to be felt in 2015 with half as many school leavers as usual available to enrol at

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  3. Full university fees no solution says union

    Posted 28 August 2012 by Carmel Shute (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union says University of Western Sydney’s Vice-Chancellor Janice Reid is on the money when she says that the Liberal Party’s policy on full-paying ...

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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