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Tomorrow: migration webinar for coursework students

Thursday 16 June 2022
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Are you a coursework student, and want to find out about student visas and different visa options available after your studies? Join us for a free migration webinar! 

Questions about any area of migration law will be taken by chat and answered after a presentation from the SUPRA Legal Service.

SUPRA Legal Service can help you with any aspect of migration law, and with a many other legal problems. Contact us if you need help.

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2022 SUPRA General Election results

SUPRA's 2022 elections have concluded. Welcome and congratulations to all incoming council members!

Elections of SUPRA's Executive Officers have taken place and the following councillors-elect will fill these executive positions on SUPRA Council for the 2022–23 term.

President: Weihong Liang Vice President: Jingxin Zhang Secretary: Xinxin Wan Co-Treasurers: Liqian Yang and Ruipeng Duan Co-Education Officers: Yuning Zhang and Sihan Liu Director of Student Publications: Cheuk Chi

The Equity Officers who have been elected for the 2022–23 term are:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Officer elect: Lindsay McCabe
Disabilities Officer elect: Eva Midtgaard
Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Student Officer elect: Arash Araghi
International Student Officer elect: Ke Liu
Queer Officer elect: Joseph Jordan Black
Satellite Campus Officer elect: JinJing Mao
Women’s Officer elect: Vivian Bai

Since the announcement of results on 4 May, the following changes to the council-elect have been made:
  • Ziqing Xu resigned their position to Xinyang Pei.
  • Yun Zheng resigned their position to Xu Han.
  • Arash Araghi nominated Kevin Lenahan to fill the vacancy created when he was elected as HDR Student Officer.
  • Gemma Smart was elected to Council in a supplementary election at the Annual General Meeting.
The new SUPRA Council term begins 1 July 2022 and ends 30 June 2023. Read the full list of councillors-elect on our website.
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Stand with refugees on World Refugee Day

Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has a right to seek safety. 

Monday 20 June 2022 is World Refugee Day (WRD). This year's WRD theme invites us to remember our collective, global responsibility to protect everyone's right to seek safety. Whoever we are, we have a right to seek protection and to be treated with dignity if we are forced to flee our country. Wherever we come from, we have a right to be welcomed, whether we arrive be air, sea, or by foot. Whenever anyone is forced to flee, whether under threat of war, persecution or violence, the right to seek safety is a universal human right. 

Find out about WRD events in Sydney and the rest of Australia.

Use #WithRefugees to show your solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers.

Ways you can support refugees

Fun Fact

Colonial authorities banned swimming during the day in parts of Sydney Harbour from 1833, with the ban extended to some of Sydney's popular ocean beaches, like Manly and Clovelly. By the early 1900s daylight swimming was permitted at all of Sydney's beaches, provided swimmers were 'suitably attired'.

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Don’t wait for the outcome of your special consideration application before submitting an assessment. You should still submit your assessment as soon as possible. Read our article on special consideration for more information, or contact us if you need help.
SUPRA acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional owners of the land we work and study on.
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