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University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) President, Yan Zhuang, has challenged the accuracy of The Australian’s reporting of the ‘How Privilege Manifests in Tutorials’ workshops that UMSU ran as part of the University of Melbourne’s Diversity Week. The article, ‘Uni holds workshops on ‘male privilege’’, claimed UMSU had used the workshop to develop a report […]

13 July 2017
Split Opinions

Students and staff may be disadvantaged by new employment contracts proposed by the University in its collective bargaining agreement, currently being negotiated with the National Teaching and Education Union (NTEU).

The Curious Case of the Chemist in Union House

Why students no longer have an on-campus pharmacy.

7 June 2017
Safer Sport

CONTENT WARNING: references to sexual assault. The University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) is taking action to work with Melbourne University Sport (MU Sport) to make sure grievance procedures for sexual assault are more visible.

15 May 2017
Bad Banks

The University of Melbourne Student Union’s (UMSU) Environment Department has raised concern over club funds being invested in banks tied to the fossil fuel industry.

The Night Market

From a student-run Haunted House to camel rides, UMSU International’s annual Night Markets attracts a popular following with students with well over 7000 attending every year. The 2017 Night Market saw 19 clubs and societies prepare stalls that offered food, games and drawing as well as performances from dance ensembles to dynamic duo teams. The […]

19 April 2017
Working it out

A National Union of Students (NUS) working group has been established to look into the relationship between the NUS and the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU).

30 March 2017
A national day of factions

On the effectiveness of a national day of student protests.

Overworked and underpaid

The exploitation of student workers could be rife in Union House.

Over-Hall

The University of Melbourne’s Richard Berry building has been renamed to the Peter Hall building in an effort to create a more inclusive campus environment.

22 March 2017
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