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Conservative Government Faces Extinction Event in Upcoming UK Election

Thu 04 Jul 2024

Inside Mahmoud’s Hall: Pro-Palestine Students Continue Sit-In

On Wednesday 15 May, an autonomous group of protesters involved with the Gaza Solidarity Encampment on South Lawn initiaRead Article

Wed 22 May 2024

A budget for students?: Ombudsman, SSAF, HECS and paid placements among this year’s big reforms

Tue 14 May 2024

OPINION: Join the School Strike for Palestine on April 18

Crouched on the squeaky black tiles, the young faces of students screamed the same chants, united, crying for a free PalRead Article

Wed 17 Apr 2024

AusPol: Explaining the Dunkley By-Election

Sun 10 Mar 2024

University of Melbourne staff to vote on proposed enterprise agreement tomorrow

University of Melbourne staff are set to vote on a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) after negotiations between Read Article

Wed 07 Feb 2024

OPINION — VOICE TO PARLIAMENT: Vote ‘Yes’ to Fight Against the ‘Racist No’ Campaign

The right have used the Voice to Parliament referendum to promote disgusting anti-Aboriginal racism over Labor’s proposaRead Article

Wed 11 Oct 2023

OPINION: An open letter to Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell and Dean of Arts Russell Goulbourne

Dear Prof. Duncan Maskell and Prof. Russell Goulbourne, We are writing to you in your capacity as Vice Chancellor anRead Article

Fri 06 Oct 2023

“They keep having to reapply for their own job, again and again”: Why your tutors are on strike

“I’ve always loved the ideal of the university as a place of learning, as a place of new possibilities...” Scott, a Read Article

Thu 05 Oct 2023

OPINION: "You can Stop 1, but you can’t stop us all": Why your Student Services staff are on strike

You might hear that by going on strike this week, staff are causing harm to students in delaying important processes relRead Article

Tue 03 Oct 2023

University of Melbourne staff to strike for all of Week 10

University of Melbourne staff in the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) have called a campus-wide strike next weekRead Article

Thu 28 Sep 2023

A sit-down chat with Richard Ha, UMSU International's new President

With the UMSU International elections complete, Farrago writer and subeditor Rico Sulamet sat down with the organisationRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

A richer student experience, but for who? The discriminatory effects of abandoning dual delivery.

With the days of strict lockdowns and cautious safety measures seemingly behind us, the University of Melbourne has implRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

The American private equity giant buying up our local pubs

Have you noticed that something hasn’t quite been the same about your favourite pubs since the pandemic? Perhaps the pinRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

Normalisation of Unpaid Trials: How Melbourne’s Casual Job Market Exploits International Students

Shivani, 21, moved from India six months ago. In April, she was called in for her first casual job at a kebab joint on FRead Article

Wed 27 Sep 2023

Daniel Andrews Resigns as Victorian Premier

Daniel Andrews will step down as Victorian premier effective tomorrow afternoon, resigning from parliament after nearly Read Article

Tue 26 Sep 2023

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: 2023 UMSU Elections, Explained

Preliminary results for the 2023 UMSU Elections are in, and we now have a good idea of what the union will look like forRead Article

Sat 09 Sep 2023

2023 UMSU Election Results Live

Check back throughout the night for the results of this year's UMSU elections!Read Article

Fri 08 Sep 2023

2023 UMSU General Election Guide

Your guide to the 2023 UMSU General Election is here! Read all about the candidates and their vision for your student unRead Article

Fri 01 Sep 2023

“We’ve botched this campaign”—NUS calls for a student led 'Yes' campaign in Voice referendum

The National Union of Students (NUS) is calling for a more grassroots approach to the ‘Yes’ campaign for an Indigenous VRead Article

Thu 17 Aug 2023
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Farrago's magazine cover - Edition One 2024


It’s 2012 and you have just opened Tumblr. A photo pops up of MGMT in skinny jeans, teashade sunglasses and mismatching blazers that are reminiscent of carpets and ‘60s curtains. Alexa Chung and Alex Turner have just broken up. His love letter has been leaked and Tumblr is raving about it—”my mouth hasn’t shut up about you since you kissed it.” Poetry at its peak: romance is alive.

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