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Tips and rumours: another union questions NUS fees

Tips and rumours: another union questions NUS fees

The University of Adelaide student union voted last week to cease all payments to the National Union of Students, saying the money was spent by “left-wing student hacks to jet-set around around the country and play Prime Minister”. The motion’s passage will strip NUS of $17,000, Adelaide student rag On Dit reported over the weekend. It’s not clear […]

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Young Greens' Facebook war ... Credlin hates infighting ...

With the grown-ups in charge, are student rags going soft?

With the grown-ups in charge, are student rags going soft?

UNSW's Tharunka is no longer going to have an elected student editor. Is this the end of it as a boundary-pushing voice for students?

Melbourne Uni ‘restructure’ will cut expertise: staff

Melbourne Uni ‘restructure’ will cut expertise: staff

The University of Melbourne will restructure its senior professional staff and cut six jobs. Affected staff will have to reapply for new positions and have expressed concerns about a loss of professional expertise, writes Elizabeth Redman of Farrago.

Was Melbourne Model stoush behind the Law dean’s departure?

Was Melbourne Model stoush behind the Law dean’s departure?

A damning series of internal documents obtained by Crikey reveals widespread anger from within Melbourne Uni's law faculty over changes that would have seen professional staff sacked and replaced with senior bureaucrats.

Melbourne Uni’s $265m slush fund won’t save job cuts

Melbourne Uni’s $265m slush fund won’t save job cuts

The University of Melbourne is under mounting pressure to explain recent job cuts after leaked internal documents uncovered a $265 million plan to line its coffers.