National Tertiary Education Union slams University of Newcastle's $185 million surplus but vice chancellor Alex Zelinsky says it's a one-off

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated May 24 2022 - 8:34am, first published 7:30am
BOTTOM LINE: The University of Newcastle has posted a surplus of $185.72 million, but claims the "underlying surplus" is actually about $6 million.

The tertiary education union has lashed the University of Newcastle for posting a $185 million surplus while cutting staff and reducing courses, but the university has defended the figures as a "much, much smaller underlying surplus".

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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