Monash University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor has walked out on students after a fiery panel discussing a report on the alarmingly high rates of sexual harassment on campus
Signs in Chinese stating that universities are a “No Chinese Zone” were a threatening greeting for thousands of Monash and Melbourne University students on the first day of classes today. MATILDA BOSELEY reports
In response to the Federal Government’s proposed increases to university fees, Australia witnessed a nation-wide protest yesterday. Outraged students gathered in Melbourne at the State Library and marched shouting slogans of disapproval. JOY JOSHI has more.
The call for free tertiary education hit the streets on Melbourne with a protest march through the city on Wednesday. CAROLINE TUNG talked to some passionate students arguing that education shouldn’t only be for the rich.
Almost two years has passed since the Government announced its controversial policies, but there seems to be no near end in sight to the continuing protests. MATHEW ANDREAZZA looks at the state of play in this divisive issue.
University students rallied across capital cities today to protest the Federal Government’s higher education policies, declaring they won’t be used as a tool to fix the Government’s budget.
The push for the deregulation of university fees sparked another day of protest in Melbourne’s CBD, drawing students from universities around the state, including La Trobe, Monash, Melbourne and RMIT.
Christopher Pyne hasn’t given up, and neither have the students. A rally in the city this week protested against the Government’s planned higher education changes, which remain on the agenda despite being voted down in the Senate.
As the Gillard Government prepares to hand down its 2013 budget, thousands of university students converge in Melbourne to protest the multi-million dollar cuts to the nation’s tertiary education sector. Georgie Moore was there. by GEORGIE MOORE Thousands of students rallied in Melbourne today against the Gillard Government’s $2.3 billion higher education funding cuts. Chants … Continue reading Melbourne students rally against funding cuts