Admin/Union

Dean of Arts to Take Over as University Provost

In another big shake-up for the University of Melbourne leadership team, Mark Considine will replace Margaret Sheil as the University’s provost in February 2018. The decision comes after the University announced last month that Cambridge’s Duncan Maskell will succeed Glyn Davis as the University’s vice-chancellor in October next year. In September, Sheil announced that she […]

30 November 2017
UMSU Passes Motion Condemning the Guardian’s ‘Bird of the Year’ Survey

The University of Melbourne Student Union’s (UMSU) Students’ Council passed a motion to condemn Guardian Australia for its failure to provide a preferential voting system in their ‘bird of the year’ survey. The survey, launched by Guardian Australia on Monday, allows users to vote for one of 51 native Australian birds. Currently, the poll is […]

24 November 2017
New Vice-Chancellor Announced

Duncan Maskell has taken out the top job after a long search for the University of Melbourne’s new vice-chancellor

26 October 2017
Free Speech

Tensions have flared once again in the ongoing enterprise bargaining process between the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the University of Melbourne Administration.

16 October 2017
Welcome, Alex!

There’s a new Office Bearer in town! We interviewed the new Indigenous Officer, Alexandra Hohoi to find out a little bit more about her!

22 September 2017
Out Of Time

The GSA is currently protesting against the Academic Board’s policy changes which took place in June 2017, removing the possibility for research higher degree (RHD) students to extend their degrees beyond the maximum submission date.

13 September 2017
The UMSU Elections Round Up

The only round up you need.

Stand Up! takes back UMSU

The victory comes in contrast to last year’s election, in which More! took control of the Union by a landslide.

8 September 2017
The Death of the Club

Why are students engaging less?

23 August 2017
Students Stand in Solidarity with Victims of Sexual Assault

University of Melbourne students lit candles and wrote chalk messages in support of those affected by sexual assault and harassment, last night on Union Lawn.

2 August 2017
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