Over 1,300 people have signed an online petition demanding the University of Melbourne to remove a controversial Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) recruitment listing from the Career Online Job Board, calling the University’s decision to keep the advertisement as “endors[ing] terrorism”.21 May 2020
The University of Melbourne will not participate in the National Jobs Protection Framework as proposed by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), describing it as a “complex, bureaucratic mechanism” in an email to staff on Friday.20 May 2020
Primary and secondary schools around Australia have experienced a chaotic start to term two this year faced with conflicting advice from different levels of government. In Victoria, Premier Daniel Andrews had initially been adamant that state schools would be closed for the entirety of term two, a position which had drawn criticism from federal Education […]12 May 2020
Despite long-running campaigns calling for a transition away from the fossil fuel industry, the University of Melbourne continues to foster ties with the world’s largest carbon emitters, including Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil.6 May 2020
Has COVID-19 impacted you financially? There is plenty of financial support for students at the moment if you know where to look.5 May 2020
In its 22 January Students’ Council meeting, the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) condemned the University of Melbourne for not fulfilling its duty of care to students and staff in the Summer Term, during which bushfires in East Gippsland led to hazardous levels of air quality.25 April 2020
The last few months in Australia have seen frustration and confusion towards the Australian Government and their response to bushfires among the residents of the country.23 April 2020
The University has elected not to pursue controversial changes to its special consideration policy that were proposed in September 2019.