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The hemorrhaging of Australia’s university sector

Australian universities are set for what might be the most calamitous academic year of their institutional lives, according to Business Insider Australia. Having hedged their bets on the reliability of the international student market for some time now, COVID-19 and ...

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Monash, UNSW to cut hundreds of jobs

Monash University has announced it will cut 277 jobs by the end of the year, just days after UNSW revealed that it would slash just under 500 full-time staff. In a statement, Monash said it was projecting a $350m revenue ...

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Pay offer substandard: Sydney staff

The National Tertiary Education Union is planning industrial action against the University of Sydney following the failure to come to an agreement over enterprise bargaining negotiations. In a letter to members, Michael Thomson, president of the University of Sydney NTEU ...

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ANU backs down on job cuts

The Australian National University has decided not to use mass redundancies to save $40 million, although vice-chancellor Professor Ian Young has said some redundancies may still be necessary in the future.  The National Tertiary Education Union welcomed the decision and ...

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Jobs on the line at ANU

The Australian National University is the latest institution to flag the possibility of staff cuts, with vice-chancellor Ian Young announcing it needs to save $40 million dollars to remain financially healthy. But the National Tertiary Education Union says the suggested cuts ...

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Union anger at job cuts method

Union reps are gearing up for a fight against the University of Sydney’s planned job cuts, with 340 positions to go across administrative and academic areas. National Tertiary Education Union branch president Michael Thompson attacked the universities approach to move straight ...

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