There’s been a little coming and going on GUPSA’s Board last month.
GUPSA’s Editing Service wins CAPA Education Initiative of the Year award 2017
GUPSA’s editing service has won the inaugural CAPA Education Initiative of the Year award 2017.
CAPA welcomes the new Minister for Education and Training
The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) welcomes the appointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as the new Minister for Education and Training. In doing so CAPA calls on the Minister to address, as a priority, the financial uncertainty currently undermining Australia’s higher education sector by taking the Government’s higher education and research reforms off the table.
Macquarie v MUPRA Case “a First” for Student Unionism in Australia
Higher Education and Research Reforms will damage Australia’s research capacity
The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) warns that the damaging $173.7M cut to Research Training Scheme (RTS) funding and the associated new fee on research degrees included in the Higher Education Research Reforms bill (HERR) have not been dropped, or even mentioned in the Minister for Education and Training’s last last minute attempts to ‘create a clear choice for [the] Senate’.
Senators say “NO” to Fees on PhDs
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.
2014 Federal Budget: Have your say and sign the petition today!
Higher Degree by Research students are being asked to foot the bill for their Masters and PhD qualifications as a result of the 2014-15 Federal Budget, with the Research Training Scheme to be slashed by $173.7 million and RTS places added to the HELP scheme from 1 January 2016.
Budget 2014: mixed responses
Higher education experts are mixed in their responses to the federal government’s 2014 budget handed down by Treasurer Joe Hockey tonight.
Statement from CAPA
Statement on the Passing of Griffith University Postgraduate Student, Sophie Collombet
No guarantee science won’t be touched in May budget, says Prime Minister
CAPA Vice President (Equity) Vino Rajandran today met with Prime Minister Tony Abbott to discuss science and research.