20 mai 2014

Students have a right to protest against unfair cuts to university funding

By Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office). The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is urging universities to not disadvantage students who participate in National Union of Students protests around the country tomorrow.
“The NTEU has encouraged its members not to penalise students that attend these peaceful protests tomorrow, with at least one university encouraging its staff to do the same,” Jeannie Rea National President NTEU said today.
“In addition to undermining Australia’s public higher education sector and threatening the viability of some of our public universities, the changes to university funding and regulation announced as part of last week’s federal budget impose enormous costs on students. More...

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