There’s been a little coming and going on GUPSA’s Board last month.
The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) is celebrating an enthusiastic response from the new Senate to their No Fees on PhDs campaign, with seven Senators in two days pledging to vote against Research Training Scheme cuts.
The postgraduate students community at Griffith University is pleased that Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has promised to set aside $10.9 million for a safety education program following the murder of French student Sophie Collombet near the William Jolly Bridge on March 28.
Message from the Council of International Students Australia (CISA)
Australians like to learn. According to data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), last year alone an estimated 2.9 million people were enrolled in formal study. Approximately 1.2 million of these students were working towards a bachelor, master or even a doctoral degree at one of Australia’s universities.