University lecturers are asked to ‘give up their daily cup of coffee’ and ...

University lecturers are asked to 'give up their daily cup of coffee' and have $1000 deducted from their pay cheque and given to students University of Canberra vice-chancellor, Deep Saini, asked staff to donate $1000 He said if lecturers give up coffee, they could donate $20 a week to students   Professor Saini uploaded the audio message on the university's website

By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 12:25 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 12:27 BST, 3 May 2019

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University lecturers have been asked to donate up to $1000 each year from their salaries to support students. 

University of Canberra (UC) vice-chancellor Deep Saini uploaded an audio message asking staff to 'give up their daily cup of coffee'  and instead donate $20 a week.

Professor Saini said the donation from 1000 staff members would raise $1.04million each year and create 208 scholarships. 

University of Canberra (UC) vice-chancellor, Deep Saini (pictured), uploaded the audio message asking staff to 'give up their daily cup of coffee'

University of Canberra (UC) vice-chancellor, Deep Saini (pictured), uploaded the audio message asking staff to 'give up their daily cup of coffee'

'Let's say a cup of coffee costs us $4 each and we decide that we're going to

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