A video by Barbara Doran.
‘Let SCA stay‘ protests continue, following the news of a proposal put forward by Sydney University, for Sydney College of the Arts to be moved from Callan Park to a new Camperdown campus. There is general dismay at the proposed cuts to staff employment and to the offered curriculum. Sydney Artist and former SCA Teacher and Associate Professor, Merilyn Fairskye joined Nic Healey on the line to discuss:
NTEU members at Sydney University will be holding a rally on main campus at 1pm on August 17. Come along to hear more about the dispute from those involved, and show your solidarity with SCA staff and students.
Join us at the rally — Let SCA
Wednesday 17 August, 1pm–2pm, Madsen Building
Some of the biggest names in Sydney’s arts community have written to the the Chancellor of Sydney University, Belinda Hutchinson, and Vice Chancellor Michael Spence in support of the Sydney College of the Arts. Organisers behind the letter are alarmed that while an immediate merger with UNSW Art and Design has been put on hold a future merger of Sydney’s three art schools has not been ruled out and say the art school is still in danger.
Tarsha Finney, The Conversation, 1 August 2016.