Sneaky Fees

Students will be welcomed into 2017 with increases to graduation, child care and student card replacement fees.

2 March 2017
Skeleton Crew

Students will be returning to university in 2017 with less academic and career services available following significant staffing restructures.

27 February 2017
Student Groans

The Grattan Institute has released a report recommending that all students be charged a universal 15 per cent loan fee when borrowing from the Higher Education Loan Program.

Stop Right Now

Students interacting with stop one are in need of a ‘human touch’.

Locking out Lockheed Martin

Protesters camp outside Carlton Connect to make a bold statement against the University’s partnership with arms manufacturer, Lockheed Martin.

23 February 2017
Staff Chaperone Orientation Camps

Welfare Advisers will monitor O Camps this year.

22 February 2017
Indigenous student silenced at NatCon

An Indigenous Student was prevented from speaking during discussion on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) policy at National Conference (NatCon) this week.

16 December 2016
OPINION: NatCon is desperately in need of reform

I have one more article to write about NatCon for Farrago, but for now I’m going to jot down some thoughts.

15 December 2016
NUS-capades: VCESS, Banks and the 2017 UMSU Budget

A motion to increase the University of Melbourne’s Student Union’s (UMSU’s) funding to the National Union of Students (NUS) has failed during today’s glacially paced, three-hour-long Students’ Council meeting.

7 December 2016
Myers named as new University Chancellor

Prominent businessman and University of Melbourne fundraising campaign chair Allan Myers will be the university’s new Chancellor

28 November 2016
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