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  1. CAPA President: Postgrads shocked by Budget cuts

    Posted 28 July 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    Hello Casuals and Postgrads. As we enter Semester Two, the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) is actively responding to the Federal Budget with a national campaign that targets the Senate as well as universities – and we would love to see you get involved.

    A number of decisions made in the 2014-15 Federal Budget will have a profound effect on the postgraduate and casual community.  The response by CAPA to the Federal Budget focused on a range of issues including the equity ‘grants’ that students will foot the bill for themselves, as well as the 6 per cent interest rate which will slam students who continue on to postgraduate study, pricing them out of HELP repayment for several years as their debt grows. But it is the cut of $173 million to the Research Training Scheme, and the decision to allow universities to charge PhD and Masters by Research students HELP fees for the first time, that has rocked the postgraduate community the

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  2. Germany's permanent precarious academics

    Posted 3 April 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    This article by Janin Bredehoeft, University of Sydney, appeared in the March 2014 issue of Connect


    Only 20 per cent of the academic workforce in German higher education institutions is in ...

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  3. Casual teachers carry the load (Connect editorial, March 2014)

    Posted 26 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Uni Casual)

    Casual teachers carry the load

    Connect editorial, March 2014

    Academic casual activists and the NTEU have made the casualisation of university teaching and the plight of casual academics a public ...

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    Connect, March 2014

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 7, no. 1

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  4. UTS Casual Survey results

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    In 2013, NTEU University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Branch conducted a survey of 1455 casual academics to give them an opportunity to put forward their views on their employment arrangements and ...

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  5. Latest issue of Connect, vol 7. no. 1

    Posted 17 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The March 2014 issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available online.

    This issue is jam packed with stories, advice and opinions from causal academics across the ...

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    Connect, March 2014

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 7, no. 1

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  6. Latest issue of Connect, vol 6. no. 2

    Posted 20 June 2013 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The 2nd Semester issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available. All casual academic members will receive a copy in the post in the coming days.

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    Connect, June 2013

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 6, no. 2

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  7. Latest issue of Connect, vol 6. no. 1

    Posted 26 February 2013 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The semester 1, 2013 issue of Connect, NTEU and CAPA's magazine for academic casual staff, is now available.

    Click below to read online (PDF and ebook). Members will receive a copy in the mail ...

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    Connect, March 2013

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 6, no. 1

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  8. Latest issue of Connect, vol. 5, no. 1

    Posted 20 March 2012 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The semester 1, 2012 issue of Connect, NTEU and CAPA's magazine for academic casual staff, is now available.

    Click below to read online (PDF and ebook). Members will receive a copy in the mail ...

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    Connect, March 2012

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 5, no. 1

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  9. Latest issue of Connect, vol 4, no. 2

    Posted 22 July 2011 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    Connect is the NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual academics.. The latest issue, vol 14 no 2, is now available online and will be mailed to all casual academics next week (from 25 July).

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    Connect, August 2011

    NTEU & CAPA magazine for casual and sessional academic staff. Vol. 4, no. 2

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  10. Latest issue of Connect, vol. 3, no. 2

    Posted 11 August 2010 by Paul Clifton (NTEU National Office)

    The 2010 Semester 2 issue of Connect, NTEU's magazine for Casual and Sessional Academics, is now available.

    Casual and Sessional Academic members will receive their copies in the mail shortly.

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    Connect, August 2010

    "New Agreements contains positive provisions for Casuals"

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