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 21 Jun Heads of Agreement 
 21 Jun Attachment sent to HDR students with Head of Agreement email, Q&A HDR students
 9 Aug Draft Change Proposal
 Aug SCA Student Demand Answers: SCAR Open Letter
 1 Aug NTEU – Notification of an Industrial Dispute under Clause 380 of The University of Sydney Enterprise Agreement 2014-2017

NTEU stops Usyd moving the SCA library out of SCA campus (see yellow highlights in the letter)

 20 Aug Jamie Parker MP, NSW Greens and Some of the facts in the debate about SCA financial crisis & Usyd $45M
 22 Aug  OccupySCA started at approx 2pm
 30 Aug Notes from SCA Student Consultative Group meetings with the Provost
 31 Aug Nick Greiner’s letter reveals Sydney University was offered subsidy to SCA, SMH
 5 Sep Two SCA Occupiers intimidated by Sydney University when their student access into their studios was cancelled
 11 Sep Petition – SCA needs 10,000 signatures
 14 Sep Legal office submitted a complaint under the Usyd 2012-2016 Reporting Wrongdoing Policy
 15 Sep Dean Colin Rhodes resignation
 19 Sep Meet the Dean extravaganza

Video with Dean Harris

New acting dean is an ally of Garton

 20 Sep Solicitor Thomas Mcloughlin & allegations of suspected corrupt conduct by Usyd $45M
 23 Sep Provost Issues Log meeting 23 Sep 2016

 27 Sep Provost Cancelled moving SCA students to Camperdown Semester 1, 2017
 29 Sep Students vote for 48hr strike
 3 Oct  On the question of the $45M in arts funding for SCA
 6 Oct 6 Oct Strike and rally at Usyd main campus

Tim Heiderich’s consumer law case

 7 Oct 2nd day 48hr strike – Forceful removal of students from Usyd Quad 

Usyd shameless misconduct & dishonesty in the future of SCA

Evidence of bad faith by Usyd cancellation of the BVA

 7 Oct ***  2016 Budget projections with a $4.3M operating surplus before the internal tax of $9M
 10 Oct University of Sydney destroys students’ ART exhibition

Pressure of LET SCA STAY triggers censorship at Sydney University

2015 Bachelor of Visual Communication was blocked by Usyd hierarchy

 13 Oct  Draft Change Proposal
Supplementary Information Pack
Pack 1: Premises and Financial Matters
 Tues 25 Oct 2016  OCCUPYSCA ends at 6:45am

Press Release

Ché Baines’ photos

Eviction Notice


The Australian – Police, guards move in to end Sydney arts college occupation


SMH – Police forcibly remove Sydney College of the Arts student barricade after 65 days.


Daily Telegraph – Sydney College of the Arts occupation ceased with police forcibly removing students.


Honi Soil – Police bring end to 65-day SCA occupation.
GreenLeftWeekly – Police end longest-running student occupation at Sydney University.


ArtsHub-Police evict students from SCA Dean’s office sit-in


PULP – Over 20 police and security guards raid SCA Occupation


OccupySCa Day 65, speak out.  Video


John Janson-Moore OccupySCA Photographs


Photos: 65 days of OccupySCA


NTEU – SCA Student Occupation comes to an abrupt end

These events took place during 2016


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Legal office submitted a complaint under the Usyd 2012-2016 Reporting Wrongdoing Policy

‎Principal Solicitor‎ to SCA – Sydney College of the Arts 14 September at 08:43 Last Friday 9 September 2016 the legal office submitted a complaint under the Usyd 2012-2016 Reporting Wrongdoing Policy (“RWP”) regarding conduct of the SCA dispute – in particular – the omission of the $45M subsidy of the state govt to Usyd to the … Continue reading Legal office submitted a complaint under the Usyd 2012-2016 Reporting Wrongdoing Policy

Sydney College of the Arts occupation ceased with police forcibly removing students

Sydney College of the Arts was being occupied by furious students not wanting the facility to close. Picture: Carly Earl Kimberley Caines, Inner West Courier Inner City October 25, 2016 2:15pm STUDENTS occupying the administration building of the Sydney College of the Arts have been forcibly removed by police and security guards this morning. Students … Continue reading Sydney College of the Arts occupation ceased with police forcibly removing students

Dean Colin Rhodes resignation

Media articles on the resignation of Dean Colin Rhodes SCA Dean Colin Rhodes steps down after student ‘lock-out’ The Australian, Michael Boland, 15 Sep 2016 SCA Dean’s resignation the latest victory for LET SCA STAY campaign. HONI SOIT, Elijah Abraham on September 16, 2016 Sydney College of the Arts Dean Colin Rhodes Resigns after student … Continue reading Dean Colin Rhodes resignation

Notes from SCA Student Consultative Group meetings with the Provost

SCA SCG Attached are several sets of meeting notes and documents from the SCA Student Consultative Group meetings over the past month with the Provost on main campus. Table of contents: Student Minutes from meeting 26/08/2016 Student Minutes from meeting 12/08/2016 Student Minutes from meeting 05/08/2016 USYD Issues log Provost office 26/08/2016 USYD Agenda 12/08/2016 … Continue reading Notes from SCA Student Consultative Group meetings with the Provost

Meet the Dean extravaganza

There was a lot of confusion on Monday 19th of September 2016, when an email was sent to SCA students from Usyd, announcing the ‘Meet the New Dean’ with different dates. Some students were invited to meet the new Dean Margaret Harris on Monday, others on Tuesday and some on Friday. On Tuesday, a group … Continue reading Meet the Dean extravaganza

Meet the new Dean

With the new Dean Professor Margaret Harris on Friday 23 September 2016. Video by: Liam Kesteven

NTEU – Notification of an Industrial Dispute under Clause 380 of The University of Sydney Enterprise Agreement 2014 – 2017

Letter dated 1 August 2016 From National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) To The University of Sydney Notification of an Industrial Dispute under Clause 380 of the University of Sydney Enterprise Agreement 2014 – 2017 (the Agreement) Failure to properly consult under Part I: Managing Change of the Agreement The NTEU provides formal notification under Clause … Continue reading NTEU – Notification of an Industrial Dispute under Clause 380 of The University of Sydney Enterprise Agreement 2014 – 2017

Students vote for 48hr strike

On Thursday 29 September 2016 there was a staff/student meeting, where over 100 SCA student voted to strike and have a creative rally to take place on main campus Thursday the 6th and Friday 7th of October. There’s already been talks of large art installations, performances and music.  This is our last chance to make a … Continue reading Students vote for 48hr strike

Graffiti Art to save SCA

Photograph Cecilia Castro   University of $ydney killing its Art School Artist: SCA Printmedia Student Medium:  Spray paint on paper Size:  Approx 6.5m x 1.7m Located across the road from Callan Park at the corner of Balmain Rd & Cecily St, Lilyfield. SOSSCA Artist: SCA Printmedia Student Medium:  Spray paint Size:  Approx 5m x 1.7m … Continue reading Graffiti Art to save SCA

Banner drop

  Photos:Banner drop, performances and art at Save SCA rally. Zebedee Parkes Thursday, October 6, 2016 The making of the $$$$$ banner      

Nick Greiner letter reveals Sydney University was offered subsidy to run art school

In 1991, then NSW premier Nick Greiner presented the University of Sydney with an offer too good to refuse. Not only would the state government provide a site at Callan Park in Lilyfield for the university’s art school, but Greiner also promised to gift the CBD building that housed the law school to the university … Continue reading Nick Greiner letter reveals Sydney University was offered subsidy to run art school

Police forcibly remove Sydney College of the Arts student barricade after 65 days

Student activists who barricaded themselves inside a University of Sydney building to protest proposed cuts to the Sydney College of the Arts have been forcibly removed after 65 days. The students had occupied the top floor of the administrative building since August 22 in opposition to planned campus, course and staff cuts, before they were … Continue reading Police forcibly remove Sydney College of the Arts student barricade after 65 days

Green Left Weekly – Police end longest-running student occupation at Sydney University

KATHY FAIRFAX Sydney Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The University of Sydney has acknowledged many times that students have the right to peacefully protest. For 65 days that is exactly what students and supporters of the university’s Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) did — until dawn on October 25 when 15 police and 20 guards … Continue reading Green Left Weekly – Police end longest-running student occupation at Sydney University

The Financial Review – University of Sydney’s former law school may fetch over $45m

University of Sydney’s former law school may fetch over $45m by Samantha Hutchinson Jul 14 2014 at 7:45 PM Updated Jul 15 2014 at 7:07 PM   The University of Sydney could net more than $45 million selling the ­Sydney CBD building that used to house its law school. The university has moved to offload its … Continue reading The Financial Review – University of Sydney’s former law school may fetch over $45m

2016 Budget projections with a $4.3M operating surplus before the internal tax of $9M

Download the spreadsheet Principal Solicitor 7 October at 10:29 Here is the first update of some solid information for sceptical SCA students who are trusting the official PR speak of Usyd, and not (as yet) persuaded by the urgency of the situation. The evidence should speak for itself. It leads to an inevitable conclusion that … Continue reading 2016 Budget projections with a $4.3M operating surplus before the internal tax of $9M

The Australian – Police, guards move in to end Sydney arts college occupation

MICHAELA BOLAND THE AUSTRALIAN 12:00AM October 26, 2016 Fifteen police and 20 security guards hacked their way into the administration building of Sydney College of Arts on Tuesday morning to break up a three­month student occupation. There were two occupiers in the office at 6.30am when police cut the front door in half and stormed … Continue reading The Australian – Police, guards move in to end Sydney arts college occupation

Photos: 65 days of occupy SCA

Police and security evicted the Sydney College of the Arts occupation early in the morning on 25 October, 65 days since it started on August 22. Police and security roughly threw out occupiers and procceded to tear down and throw out artwork. Here are photos looking back at the life and actions of the past … Continue reading Photos: 65 days of occupy SCA

SCA Occupy Shutdown

Photographs by John Janson-Moore October 25, 2016 The 65-day long occupation of the Sydney College of the Arts offices has come to an end as police and security guards stormed the building at 6.45am this morning, dragging half-sleeping protesters out and evicting them from the site. The occupiers had been protesting against the closure of … Continue reading SCA Occupy Shutdown

MEDIA RELEASE: POLICE RAID SYDNEY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OCCUPATION

MEDIA RELEASE – MEDIA RELEASE – MEDIA RELEASE: POLICE RAID SYDNEY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OCCUPATION Date: October, 25th Place: Administration Building, Sydney College of the Arts At 6:45 this morning around 15 police officers and 20 security guards arrived outside the Sydney College of the Arts administration building which students have been occupying for … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: POLICE RAID SYDNEY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OCCUPATION

Pulp – OVER 20 POLICE AND SECURITY GUARDS RAID SCA OCCUPATION

DATE : 25 OCT 2016 11:47 AMJEMIMA WILSON Photo source: Thandi Bethune Police and security guards have forcibly entered the occupation headquarters at the Sydney College of the Arts, physically escorting one protester and dismantling the space at 6.45 am this morning. Protesters had been occupying the administration buildings at SCA for 65 days prior … Continue reading Pulp – OVER 20 POLICE AND SECURITY GUARDS RAID SCA OCCUPATION