UMSU

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
UMSU Passes Motion Condemning the Guardian’s ‘Bird of the Year’ Survey

The University of Melbourne Student Union’s (UMSU) Students’ Council passed a motion to condemn Guardian Australia for its failure to provide a preferential voting system in their ‘bird of the year’ survey. The survey, launched by Guardian Australia on Monday, allows users to vote for one of 51 native Australian birds. Currently, the poll is […]

24 November 2017
Lodging Complaints

Although the 2018 QS benchmark places Melbourne as the fifth best city globally for international students to study, it appears that there are some students and advocacy groups who would disagree.

22 September 2017
The UMSU Elections Round Up

The only round up you need.

13 September 2017
Stand Up! takes back UMSU

The victory comes in contrast to last year’s election, in which More! took control of the Union by a landslide.

8 September 2017
Students Stand in Solidarity with Victims of Sexual Assault

University of Melbourne students lit candles and wrote chalk messages in support of those affected by sexual assault and harassment, last night on Union Lawn.

2 August 2017
Entitled

University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) President, Yan Zhuang, has challenged the accuracy of The Australian’s reporting of the ‘How Privilege Manifests in Tutorials’ workshops that UMSU ran as part of the University of Melbourne’s Diversity Week. The article, ‘Uni holds workshops on ‘male privilege’’, claimed UMSU had used the workshop to develop a report […]

13 July 2017
Access Denied

The University of Melbourne Student Union’s (UMSU)Education (Academic) Department is lobbying the University for a fairer lecture recording policy.

7 June 2017
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