Sarah Lansdown, Canberra Times

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Recent articles by Sarah:

ANU staff demand transparency over university job cuts

ANU staff demanded transparency over job cuts on Tuesday. → Read More

Uriarra Road closed after a fatal car crash

Part of Uriarra Road is closed after a car crash on Tuesday morning. → Read More

University of Canberra reduces deficit to $11.9 million

The University of Canberra has reduced its deficit to $11.9 million for 2020. → Read More

ANU staff and students brace for further budget cuts

It's unknown how many casual staff have lost their jobs at ANU. → Read More

STEM courses would lose $690 million in funding under university fee reforms, sector advocates say

The Job-Ready Graduates package could lead to fewer places in STEM courses, Science and Technology Australia says. → Read More

Australian National University to axe 215 jobs as part of coronavirus recovery plan

Jobs are set to go at the Australian National University. Picture: Jamila Toderas The Australian National University will cut a further 215 jobs as it deals with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Democracy sausage ban is another snag for ACT Parents and Citizens Associations

The democracy sausage usually brings the community together, and that's exactly why the tradition has been banned at the 2020 ACT election. → Read More

Some rooms reopen at North Ainslie Primary School after lead dust discovery

Two out of five lead-contaminated rooms at North Ainslie Primary School have been reopened. → Read More

ACT Election 2020: the key education issues

Education looms as one of the key battlegrounds in the upcoming ACT election - and everyone wants a say. → Read More

ACT election: Smiling Minds program could be rolled out to every ACT school

The Liberals have promised to roll out the Smiling Mind program to every ACT school if they win the next election. → Read More

ACT Election: Liberals promise more school buses and flashing lights at school zones

Liberal transport spokeswoman Candice Burch, Opposition Leader Alistair Coe and Liberal education spokeswoman Elizabeth Lee pledged funds for school road safety initiatives. Picture: Sarah Lansdown The Canberra Liberals would add flashing lights to school zones, invest in safety upgrades for drop-off areas and reinstate dedicated school bus routes if the party wins the next election. → Read More

Indian community steps in to feed international students

International students stranded in Canberra have enjoyed the support of a group of Indian community organisations. → Read More

Alfred Deakin High School becomes third ACT school to be dealing with lead contamination

Alfred Deakin High School is the third Canberra school to be dealing with lead paint contamination since the July school holidays. Lead dust was found in ceiling and floor cavities in the Alfred Deakin High School hall. Picture: Shutterstock → Read More

University of Canberra graduands get the chance to don cap and gown amid virus

The University of Canberra will invite people who missed out on their graduation ceremonies to take a photo wearing academic dress. → Read More

'In-demand' degrees will receive less funding under university reforms: Canberra MP

Bean MP David Smith has spoken out against the government's university funding reforms. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos Labor MP David Smith has attacked the Coalition's Job-ready Graduates package, saying the bill would force universities to teach more students with less funding in areas of national priority. → Read More

Gay conversion therapy survivors say ACT's new law is a step forward but there's more work to do

Survivors say there are gaps in the system but ACT's landmark law is a positive move. → Read More

Ban on 'insidious' sexuality and gender identity conversion practices becomes law

The controversial passed with an amendment to protect freedom of religious expression. → Read More

Experts call for low-cost child care to stay after coronavirus crisis

Industry advocates are calling for cheaper childcare, citing huge economic, health and social benefits. → Read More

Universities sound alarm on 'perverse outcomes' of Job-ready Graduates package reforms

The Group of Eight says the reforms were introduced too quickly and will affect quality of teaching. → Read More

ANU students feel pinch of residence tariff rise

ANU residential hall tariffs will increase by 6.7 per cent, pricing out some students. → Read More