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How unpaid uni placements are causing ‘placement poverty’

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Should uni students be paid for their compulsory placements? According to a recommendation from an independent review of universities that was released last week, students who complete placements as part of their degree shouldn’t suffer financially. It comes after the Federal Government asked the Universities Accords Panel for advice on ways to improve the sector. On this episode of the podcast, we explain exactly what “placement poverty” is, and what the recommendation might mean for university students.

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