“Shame on you, Duncan!”: Students and staff rally against casualisation at Melbourne University

University of Melbourne staff and students rallied outside Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell’s Parkville mansion yesterday in opposition to the University’s growing casualisation of teaching staff.

Students and staff say no to the Robert Menzies Institute

Students gathered on South Lawn yesterday to protest the opening gala of the Liberal-backed think-tank Robert Menzies Institute (RMI).

An open letter to all student politicians

As sleek Facebook frames are slowly being removed from the profile pictures of university students in their early twenties, and social media feeds are returning to normal from constant ‘vote for me’ c

"Please don’t ask if we’ve tried yoga”: Students fighting for disability support

Despite the University’s push to make learning accessible, through programs such as SEDS and Access Melbourne, there have yet to be endorsements from students that these programs are appropriate. Inst

Cinemas Buckle Under the Weight of the Netflix Empire

Will Hollywood blockbuster-type films continue to use Netflix as their outlet, or will they return to their rightful spot on the big screen?




<p>Ever wondered what the lifestyle of the pigeon at university is like? Read on for a detailed insight.</p>

Don’t know what to do,
I’m not cool like a Wompoo*.
Here I am, high flying above north court,
Stealing the crumbs from the sandwich you bought.
It was gluten free,
How unfortunate for me!
Now don’t forget I stood up for you,
By going to the loo
On the ticket inspector’s vest.
You know, the one you all detest?
So next time you see me,
Don’t try to knee me.
I’m just a little pidge,
Looking for a nicer sandwich.

*Hipster colourful native pigeon

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