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  1. Intergenerational warfare (Advocate 24 02)

    Posted 10 July 2017 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    By Sophie Johnston, National President, National Union of Students

    There has never been a worse time to be a young person in Australia. We will see a generation of working poor, walking around with price tags of debt on our shoulders for the rest of our lives. 

    While our mates in Canberra paid either nothing or very little to go to university, young people today walk away with debts reaching the $100,000 mark. The value of high quality, face-to-face learning has been beaten down and replaced with the churning through of consumers. Our universities are turning into technical colleges, as students grapple to balance part-time work, dodgy unpaid internships, and still getting to class on time.

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  2. Staff support for student Budget protest 17 May

    Posted 15 May 2017 by Andrew MacDonald (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students (NUS) has the support of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) for their day of national protest on Wednesday 17 May against the federal budget.

    Students across ...

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  3. NUS Rallies - NTEU backs students protesting Turnbull government’s continuing attacks on higher education

    Posted 17 March 2017 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports students rallying around the country today in protests organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) against the Turnbull government’s ...

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  4. NUS launches Talk About It Survey

    Posted 2 February 2016 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Today, the National Union of Students (NUS) Womens Department has released the results from the 2015 ‘Talk About It,’ survey, revealing a range of alarming statistics about the ...

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  5. University staff applaud students protesting govt cuts and fee deregulation

    Posted 18 August 2015 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports students taking time out of classes to participate in the national day of action called by the National Union of Students (NUS) for Wednesday 19 ...

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  6. Media Release: Student consultation crucial in maintaining quality of advocacy services

    Posted 30 January 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    NTEU has called on the Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne to investigate whether universities are fully complying with their obligations to consult students over the use of the Student Services ...

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  7. NUS Media Release: NUS calls Week of Action to fight for Higher Education

    Posted 28 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students (NUS) has called a National Week of Action this week to fight for the future of higher education and to save student life at universities.

    In late September, Education ...

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  8. Hands Off Our Education, says NUS

    Posted 23 October 2013 by Michael Evans (NTEU National Office)

    Week of Action 28 Oct - 1 Nov, on campuses and central actions

    The National Union of Students (NUS) is organising a National Week of Action next week – 28 October – 1 November 2013. ...

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  9. National Day of Action on higher education: Tuesday 20 August

    Posted 19 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The NTEU is joining forces with the National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) for a National Day of Action on Tuesday 20 August to champion the ...

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  10. NTEU, NUS and CAPA call National Day of Action on 20 August 2013

    Posted 8 August 2013 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), National Union of Students (NUS) and the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) are calling upon university staff and students to ...

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