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#VicVotes Wrap-up

Saturday 24 November of last year saw Victorians head to the polls to vote in the state election. What was initially forecast to be a close Labor victory resulted in a rare political landslide, with Daniel Andrews regaining the premiership with apparent ease.

4 March 2019
Campus Sustainability

The University of Melbourne’s new sustainability policies have been riddled with miscommunication between its implementation and its advertising.

4 March 2019
Bursting the Parkville Bubble

With most student services and events located at the Parkville campus, the student experience (or the lack thereof) at the satellite campuses is
often overlooked in favour of their bigger Parkville counterpart.

4 March 2019
HELP!

University students supported by Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) will start paying back their loans earlier than before.

4 March 2019
More Student Accommodation

A new scholarship program commencing in 2020 will award talented domestic undergraduate students who face financial challengers with free accommodation, general allowance, and financial and personal support.

4 March 2019
New Scoreboard for MU Sport

A$250,000 state-of-the-art scoreboard has been installed at University Oval. Completed in September, the scoreboard is part of Melbourne University Sport’s (MU Sport) three- year plan to upgrade facilities at the Oval.

4 March 2019
UMSU education announces On Track passes

Students experiencing financial difficulties may now be able to apply for a free public transport pass as a result of the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) education department’s campaign On Track. In order to obtain a seven day or 30 day On Track pass, students will need to apply to see Vanessa Stanton, the […]

13 February 2019
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Melbourne University Publishing in turmoil

Independent members of the Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) board and Chief Executive Officer Louise Adler have resigned over the new proposed direction of the publishing house.

1 February 2019
Education Minister Dan Tehan
Tehan turns back on taskforce after TESQA university sexual assault findings released

Federal Minister for Education Daniel Tehan has axed plans to establish an independent taskforce  that would have investigated university responses to and reported mishandlings of complaints of campus sexual assault.

1 February 2019
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Liberal senator has sights set on cutting SSAF

Queensland Liberal Senator James McGrath has announced plans to introduce a private member’s bill to abolish student service and amenities fees (SSAF) when parliament reconvenes in February.

9 January 2019
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