Posts tagged with Invest in Universities
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
A fact sheet for members outlining the NTEU's Invest in Australia's Future, Invest in Our Universities campaign
A short fact sheet for members, outlining the NTEU's response to the Final Report of the Higher Education Base Funding Review.
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.