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N U S Zac Pitkethley

B Arts (International Relations) / LL.B.

- School Captain, DUX (2018), Year Leader (2013 - 2017) at Marist College Penshurst - WILL play Minecraft with you in Fisher library - 2018 HSC All Rounder, 5th in state for Studies of Religion 2 - Learning Arabic because it is an awesome language - ‫السالم عليكم‬ - Likes any music but loves Fisher - Let’s get this bread

SWITCH for NUS also wants the NUS to campaign for better access to properlypaid employment, affordable and quality housing, and cheaper public transport - especially for international students. SWITCH for NUS will fight for better access to education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, for more Indigenous courses that are taught by Indigenous academics, and for social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We need to both decommodify and decolonise our universities. We also want to improve access to mental health services like Counselling and Psychological Services which are currently capped at 6 sessions. VOTE [1] SWITCH for NUS VOTE [2] GRASSROOTS for NUS VOTE [1] SWITCH for SRC VOTE [1] Liam for Prez CANDIDATES

Mikaela Pappou FASS

C SWITCH for NUS POLICY STATEMENT

SWITCH for NUS wants a progressive, accountable, accessible and democratic National Union of Students. Conservative attacks are occuring on students across the country. SWITCH for NUS wants a feminist NUS that fights for consent and choice. We will also take the fight to the Ramsay Centre and attacks on free speech affecting USyd and other campuses. Universities and governments are cooperating to cut costs - putting their profits over the quality of our education. These same institutions are also collaborating to evade responsibility for their role in the degradation of the environment. Universities and governments should be divesting from fossil fuels and funding research into a just transition to public renewable energy and other public renewable infrastructure. We want the NUS to take on these institutions both on the streets and also in the rooms where decisions are made. The NUS should run engaging campaigns with the input of students collaborating across campuses. SWITCH for NUS will consistently pressure universities and governments to allow trans and non-binary students to allow both name and gender changes. This will promote ease and accessibility for these students when accessing a range of student services and spaces as well as ensuring a safe and inclusive campus.

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Jack Mansell Arts

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James Newbold FASS

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Holly Hayne Arts

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Grace Bowskill Arts

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D Unite for NUS POLICY STATEMENT The National Union of Students is the peak representative body for all undergraduate students in Australia. UNITE believes wholeheartedly in the NUS. We know it’s important to have a strong representative body advocating for student issues on a national level. The UNITE team will maintain the integrity of the union, and ensure that USyd students get their say in the policies and campaigns that the NUS puts forward. This is why we’re running candidates that believe in strengthening and empowering the union so they can continue the activist and advocacy work they do, while also ensuring that our student voices are being heard. Electing the UNITE team as your delegates to National Conference ensures that we can support experienced candidates to National Office and push a progressive policy agenda to keep the Union strong and on the right track. We need our national union to be a body fighting back against the war on young people. UNITE believes in a NUS that is focused on real and pressing student issues. This is why our UNITE delegates will ensure that the NUS campaigns being run at USyd are focused on issues like affordable housing, student poverty, accessible education and climate change. UNITE to RAISE NEWSTART: The NUS has been working closely with key groups in the welfare and social services sector to fight for an increase in the rate of Newstart and Youth Allowance. Too often young people are not included in these discussions, and the NUS ensures that our voices are heard. Too many students are finding themselves struggling to get by. It’s time we raise the rate of Newstart and Youth Allowance so no-one has to worry about where their next meal is coming from. The UNITE team would elect delegates that will actively support this campaign and work within the NUS and its efforts on campus throughout the year to ensure the campaign’s success. UNITE for CLIMATE ACTION: The biggest issue facing our generation is climate change. Young people all over the world are mobilising for climate action, and so is the NUS. UNITE for CLIMATE ACTION will work with the NUS to create and promote inclusive and comprehensive campaigns calling for environmental action from the government and our universities.

on campuses is one that has not been taken seriously enough by universities across the country, and students have had enough. UNITE to END SEXUAL ASSAULT will work with the NUS and respective groups to put an end to sexual assault on our campus and make campus a safe space for all students. UNITE to END SEXUAL ASSAULT will also work with the NUS to campaign for a national taskforce into sexual assault. So on the 24th-26th of September: Vote [1] UNITE for NUS Vote [2] Grassroots for NUS Vote [1] Liam Donohoe for President CANDIDATES

Liam Thomas Arts

- SRC Welfare Officer (2019) - ALP Club Treasurer (2019-) - SHADES Secretary (2019-) - SHADES Publicity Officer (2018-19)

Charlotte Bullock Arts/Law

- Shades Activities Officer (2019) - ALP Club Secretary (2019) - SULS Queer Committee (2019)

UNITE to END SEXUAL ASSAULT: Putting an end to sexual assault and violence has been something the national union has been fighting for for years. The issue of sexual violence

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