Survey Shows High Rates of Sexual Abuse in Academia

Academics and PhD students experience a high level of sexual harassment and gender discrimination in Australian universities, according to a recent survey conducted by Australian Women’s History Network.

6 September 2018
Turnt in For What?

Students who submit essays to Turnitin might find their essays commodified for paid plagiarism-checking services such as WriteCheck.

6 September 2018
Student Card Replacement Fees Highest in the Country

The University of Melbourne’s student card replacement fee is the highest in the country, and at $50 is nearly double the average national cost.

6 September 2018
University Introduces Humanitarian Scholarship

This year, the University launched a new scholarship called the Melbourne Humanitarian Access Scholarship. This was created specifically for students who have applied for asylum in Australia.

6 September 2018
Edition Seven Editorial

Here’s how you get someone to vote for you in a student election. You print flyers and wear a brightly coloured t-shirt and stand somewhere on campus reasonably close to one of the voting booths, like the one in the lobby of the Baillieu Library.

5 September 2018
UMSU Presidential Debate: A Recap

With student election week almost upon us, three UMSU presidential candidates went head-to-head in a debate hosted by Farrago on 29 August.

1 September 2018
UMSU Election Coverage 2018

Welcome to Farrago’s coverage of the 2018–19 University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) elections.

1 September 2018
UMSU Elections: Explained

Your vote is rather influential in how the Union represents you in the following year.

27 August 2018
Campus News Briefing: Cadmus, Tastings, Safety

Click here to stay up to date with campus news and receive Farrago’s news briefings delivered to your inbox every fortnight.

20 August 2018

Tastings, the biennial showcase of original works by University of Melbourne students, will be held 22–25 August in the Guild Theatre. With over a decade of history, Tastings is developed and run by the University of Melbourne Student Union’s (UMSU) creative arts department.

14 August 2018
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