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Australian student activism has changed and diminished over the years, but why? Brian Oakley

Is student activism dying in Australia’s universities?

With a Coalition government in power, the issue of student political activism is firmly back on the agenda. Education minister Christopher Pyne has stated that he would like to make the current compulsory…
Students services could be cut if the new education minister has his way. But what would this mean in practice? University students image from www.shutterstock.com

FactCheck: will axing compulsory uni fees take $300 million away from services students need?

Scrapping student support fees will be “a $300 million hit on some of the most basic systems and amenities that make universities accessible and attractive to students.” - Kim Carr, former Labor higher…