Who are the 300

“Questions to be Answered”: Staff Uncertainties Remain as UWA Restructure Moves into Next Phase

The UWA Renewal project has moved onto its so-called ‘Build’ phase, after it was last week announced that the current nine faculties will be squashed down to just four. On Friday’s Open Forum, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater assuaged few anxieties over what was to come next for staff, leaving them still in the dark as to whether they will have a job at the end of the year, how they would fit into the final structure, and under what terms of contract. Kate Prendergast reports.

Does Paul Johnson Know What a Meme Is

"Although there is a valid argument for free university education this dynamic felt uncomfortable: a group largely middle class UWA students yelling for free education at a group of working class university employees". Hugh Manning covers the 'UWA Uncut’ demonstration, which rallied against the university's decision on Tuesday to roll through with the December proposal to lay off up to 300 of its staff.