Ministerial Statement Development and Progress of the Northern Territory University Hon. Fred Finch February 1997
Tabled Paper 3121
Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT
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UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN STRATEGIC IN ITS RESPONSE, RE-FOCUSING ITS ATTENTION ON ITS PROFILE AREAS AS A WAY OF MINIMISING THE IMPACT OF THE BUDGET. IN THIS REGARD, THE UNIVERSITY'S LONG STANDING STRATEGIC PLAN PROVIDED A SOUND BASIS FOR THE UNIVERSITY'S RESPONSE. I AM ADVISED, MR SPEAKER, THAT BY ENSURING THAT THE MAJORITY OF STAFF REDUCTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE IN THOSE AREAS OF THE UNIVERSITY NOT DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE DELIVERY OF COURSES, THE UNIVERSITY WAS ABLE TO MAKE THE COMMITMENT AT THE END OF 1996, THAT STUDENTS THEN ENROLLED IN COURSES AT THE NTU WOULD BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THEIR CHOSEN COURSES. FURTHER, MR SPEAKER, I HAVE BEEN REASSURED THAT THERE HAS BEEN MINIMAL IMPACT ON THE 33
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