UMSU

UMSU Electoral Tribunal Rejects More!’s Appeal

On Friday, the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) electoral tribunal rejected More!’s appeal for a re-election for the general secretariat and women’s office. The appeal made allegations against the returning officers over defective conduct of the election. The appeal was initiated by More!’s general secretary candidate, Elinor Mills and the women’s officer candidates, Dilpreet […]

17 September 2018
ANALYSIS: Why UMSU Might Have Another Election

This year’s UMSU elections were hotly contested but nothing was closer than the races for the general secretariat and the welfare office. With fewer than a dozen votes separating each ballot (amongst thousands of total votes), this election was certifiably, undeniably, toight. The returning officers of Above Quota Elections have declared the welfare office has been won by More! and the general secretariat by Stand Up!. But Elinor Mills, the candidate More! endorsed for general secretary, has lodged an appeal with the electoral tribunal against the returning officers. Now, the electoral tribunal may issue a declaration that a new election be conducted.

13 September 2018
UMSU Election Results Live

Welcome to the Farrago liveblog of the University of Melbourne Student Union election results.

7 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.

UMSU Elections: Explained

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

27 August 2018
Candidates for UMSU Elections Announced

The presidential candidates from major factions, More! and Stand Up!, are Callum Simpson and Molly Willmott, respectively.

11 August 2018
Revolutionary or Redundant? Farrago Then and Now

Student media has a proud history of refusing to accept the status quo, and we remain vital in our efforts to refute the political narrative.

19 March 2018
Budget Breakdown

The University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) passed its 2018 budget on 18 December 2017, bringing with it a raft of funding increases to the student representative departments. Funded by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), an annual fee of nearly $300, UMSU is an institution intended to provide a range of services to […]

14 February 2018
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