Meeting of the University of Sydney Senate in 1911
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USYD1001: what the hell is the University of Sydney Senate, anyway?

By now, your new undergraduate and postgraduate Fellows of Senate have been elected. For the majority of the student population, this is just another election. But the Senate is a powerful body, and its composition has far-reaching consequences for your life as a Sydney University student. Let Honi Soit put your silent ignorance at dinner parties to an end with this bluffer’s guide for the time poor and bewildered.

A 1979 interview with then-SRC President Tony Abbott, published in Honi Soit. Source: archives.
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The more things change, the more they stay the same

Honi Soit is produced just metres from the wall Tony Abbott is said to have ‘punched’ at the end of a brutal 1977 SRC election campaign. With the history of these rooms now the subject of national news, Michael Koziol took the opportunity to dig through the archives.

R U Serious Bishop?
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Glass Warfare

The New Law building faced a sticky situation last week when ‘anarchists’ papered over its glass walls with secular signs and posters, in protest against the University of Sydney Union’s funding of Interfaith Week. Photo Credits – Connie Ye