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NTEU drops Ramsay Centre suit against UOW

Australia’s tertiary education union had dropped legal action against the University of Wollongong (UOW) after the university’s council approved the controversial Ramsay Centre Western Civilisation Degree in June. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), which commenced legal action in the ...

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Still at odds

Uni, unions clash over impact of recent industrial actions. By Dallas Bastian. Strikes in recent months have had mixed outcomes and varied effects on universities. National Tertiary Education Union members have voted in favour of industrial action at the University ...

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Number of casuals surging

Educators warn that quality will suffer. By Dallas Bastian. With about half of teaching staff employed as casuals, universities are becoming increasingly insecure places to work, a worker’s union said. National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) national president Jeannie Rea said ...

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Caps off means overcrowding, says NTEU

Although the uncapping of Australian university enrolments has opened up university education to thousands more people, the NTEU says it has also resulted in overcrowded lectures and staff cuts. NTEU national president Jeannie Rea said that while removing caps was ...

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