Ashleigh Barraclough25 January 2017
Student activists from Extinction Rebellion disrupted the University of Melbourne Open Day on 18 August to protest the University’s participation in the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC).
If you vote below the line, you have to number at least five boxes, but your vote will be exhausted once you finish numbering the boxes. This means that you know exactly who you are voting for.
Before they close their set, Le’aupepe leaves the audience with perhaps the most important messages behind Go Farther in Lightness—to forgive, to love, to live and to look after one another. Life can be shit but there are ways to make it better, and Le’aupepe has learnt that.
Welcome to the Farrago liveblog of the University of Melbourne Student Union election results.
On 1 August, students rallied at the University of Melbourne against sexual violence for the first anniversary of the nation-wide survey into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian Universities.
Splendour is connecting with old friends and making new ones in a campsite or a crowd. Splendour is getting drunk in a tent. Splendour is discovering new bands and appreciating your old favourites. Splendour is the blue feeling you get when it’s all over and you’re re-listening to your favourite acts.
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) electoral tribunal has rejected an appeal from candidates of Better GSA about the recent elections, which made allegations against GSA staff, the returning officer and members of rival ticket Renew GSA.
The University of Melbourne has ranked below average in a student experience survey of Australian universities, published by Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching.
Today at 9am, University of Melbourne striking staff members joined other unionists and workers for the ‘Change the Rules’ rally in the Melbourne CBD, which turned out up to 100,000 people.
Vera Blue closed her set with her powerful track, ‘Lady Powers’, and I couldn’t think of a more fitting song.
Today students from Fossil Free Melbourne University (FFMU) hung up their dirty laundry outside the Raymond Priestley building to put pressure on the University to divest from fossil fuels.
Welcome to Farrago’s coverage of the Batman by-election.
Content warning: racism, anti-semitism, homophobia
BREAKING: Two men have been escorted off Parkville campus for allegedly harassing students and handing out flyers saying “it’s okay to be white” at the Baillieu Library.
NatCon was cut short this year—but it was nonetheless a long three days of heated policy debate, waiting to reach quorum and factional sledging. NatCon has a reputation for being a messy event, and it certainly didn’t let us down.
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 University is still considering implementing academic integrity software Cadmus despite claims from students that the software is invasive and faulty.
The University of Melbourne, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) have united in opposition to the federal budget’s proposed reforms to Higher Education.
Humankind has been drawn to the cosmos since our beginning. There is something in the sky that resonates with us all, forcing us to ponder not only the universe, but our place within it. These strange space rocks have captivated people and cultures all over the world, inspiring art, literature and legends of creation.
Numerous racist posters were found around the University this morning threatening Chinese students with deportation if they enter campus buildings.
The Chancellor: The Council, Philanthropy and HECS
Here’s the explainer
Welfare Advisers will monitor O Camps this year.
The University offers no promises to break investment ties with the 21 fossil fuel companies which are listed on the Carbon Underground 200 ranking
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