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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

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"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

 

 

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Farrago Edition Submissions

Hear ye, hear ye, Sad Girl Autumn! Submissions for Farrago Edition 2 2022 are officially open and this time, the theme is 'Folklore'!

Tell us all about the scarf you left at your ex-boyfriend's sister's house, the old wives' tales your mother told you as a kid, the feminine urge to become a forest nymph, and everything in between.

Check out our (WIP!) Content List, our Pinterest board for inspiration, and have a gander of the website for examples of past work.

Submissions for the print edition will vary during the year—please keep an eye out on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for these announcements.

If you have missed a submission period for an edition, we also have rolling submissions where you will be considered for the following edition. Please send any enquiries about print submissions to editors@farragomagazine.com or contact us via Facebook.

 

Farrago Online Submissions

We are always open for online submissions! We publish fiction, creative non-fiction, non-fiction, experimental/hybrid work, poetry, comics, artworks, essays, and commentary. Have a gander around our website to get a feel of the type of student work we publish.

Guidelines

  • We only accept submissions by current University of Melbourne students or alumni.
  • We will only consider unpublished work.
  • If you are pitching, please include examples of your previous work.
  • We are happy to receive cold submissions.
  • Please send no more than three submissions at a time.

Word limits are as follows:

  • News: No more than 1,000 words.
  • Non-fiction: No more than 1,500 words.
  • Creative prose: No more than 2,000 words.
  • Creative poetry: No more than 100 lines.
  • Photography: No more than three photographs.
  • Comics: No more than 10 pages.

Send your submissions, pitches, or enquiries to editors@farragomagazine.com.

 

Radio Fodder Blog Submissions

Fodder Blog submissions are always open. The Blog has a very particular niche: we publish art and culture reviews, listicles, playlists, opinion pieces, essays, commentary, interviews.

Guidelines

  • We only accept submissions by current University of Melbourne students or alumni.
  • We will only consider unpublished work.
  • If you are pitching, please include examples of your previous work.
  • We are happy to receive cold submissions.
  • Please send no more than three submissions at a time.
  • We will generally accept work of up to 1,500 words.
  • If you would like to review a concert, performance, show, festival, or exhibition for Farrago, please send an email and we can try to organise a media pass for you.

Send your submissions, pitches, or enquiries to editors@farragomagazine.com.

 

Join the Farrago and Radio Fodder Team

Applications to join the Farrago and Radio Fodder Team are open only via Expressions of Interest. If you're interested in joining us, you can find detailed position descriptions of team roles here.

Our 2022 vision is centred around the representation of students from all backgrounds (including CALD, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities), interests, faculties, languages and stages in their creative pursuits. All roles are entry level and require no previous experience. If you have any questions, have experience with previously under-represented genres (e.g. multilingual poetry, slam poetry) that you'd like to work with, or have a role in mind you don't see listed: shoot us an email with as much detail as you'd like to join@farragomagazine.com.

Any and all emails about joining the team should be sent to join@farragomagazine.com.

 

 

 
Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Three 2021

FARRAGO MAGAZINE EDITIONS FIVE AND SIX AVAILABLE NOW!

Our final editions for the year are jam packed full of news, culture, photography, poetry, art, fiction and more...

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