Universities Accord recommends changes for part-time students

We are pleased that the Australian Universities Accord Final Report recommends that part-time HDR students’ stipends should not be taxed. Currently, stipends received by part-time students are regarded as taxable income, whereas stipends for full-time students are not...

The fight for Fair Fares goes to parliament

The NSW Legislative Assembly will debate our petition for travel concessions for all students at 4pm, Thursday 9 May 2024. Join SUPRA at the Public Gallery to witness the debate, or watch it live on NSW Parliament webcast. Timeline of the struggle for Fair Fares 1989...

Addressing the student accommodation crisis

On Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 December 2023 SUPRA’s President, Weihong Liang, attended the 33rd ISANA Conference, where he addressed a plenary session on the topic Accommodation: Who Is Responsible? A full transcript of Weihong’s conference speech can be...

Demand travel concessions for all students!

In NSW, international students and part-time students are excluded from the transport concession scheme. These students are forced to pay full fair for their transport – double what domestic, full-time students pay.   Demand equal concessions for all students – sign...

Fair fares for all students!

In NSW, international students and part-time students are excluded from the transport concession scheme. These students are forced to pay full fair for their transport – double what domestic, full-time students pay.   Part-time students and international students have...

Open letter opposing international student levy

Open letter on international student levy proposed in the Australian Universities Accord Interim Report Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association (SUPRA) is the voice for around 30 000 postgraduate students at the University of Sydney and is opposed to...