Subeditor Danielle completed her BA (Politics & History) in 2015 and is taking 6 months off to decide what she wants to do next (aka she’s watching a lot of football and tweeting about it). She writes here about making that decision. If you’ve seen me over the past few months, you’ll know that one […]
Graduating BA student Danielle writes about her experience of Graduation Day. The lead-up to graduation was like the lead-up to most things for me – stressful. Trust me to leave things to the last minute, I decided to pre-purchase my gown and hood and then spent a number of sleepless nights on the Australia Post […]
With the end of another academic year, some of our editors and subeditors are now graduating. All agreed that early classes and the commute were the worst part of uni, but let’s delve a little deeper into their experiences. Reanna Clark (Editor) – Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Criminology) 1) Why did you choose to study at the […]
With the beloved HJC surrendering their lease at the end of Semester 1, the bar space on Level 1 of Union House is now being used by the Student Union as a communal student lounge, and is looking to be turned into a student-controlled bar/café from February 2016. Since September 1, the space has been […]
There are many opportunities at the University to undertake an internship as part of your degree. This semester, I’m doing the Public Affairs internship, which counts as 2 subjects towards my Politics major and involves 200 hours of placement at an organisation. At the end, you produce a research report or portfolio of your work […]
Dealing with grief is difficult at the best of times but the added pressures of university can make life even more overwhelming. As someone currently in this situation, I’d like to talk about some of the university’s services to help other students who may be unsure where to turn to.
As an O-Week host this year, I encountered some confusion from my group when I explained the concept of the student union’s Wom*n’s Department to them. Personally, I only worked up the courage to visit the Wom*n’s Room on my last day of second year. I’m so glad that I did though, as I now […]