To meet the challenges of an increasingly disconnected campus, compulsory voting could increase student engagement and participation in campus life.
Sustained political organising and community-building is needed more than ever two decades on from the introduction of voluntary student unionism (VSU).
The Liberal government denying funding to universities and student unions is the real threat to democratic speech.
USYD student organisations widely condemn the Coalition’s plans to scrap the SSAF
While universities are required to consult student organisations about how the Student Services and Amenities Fee should be spent, they have no obligation to pass any of it on to student unions, councils, or other organisations. Adam Chalmers investigates where your money might end up, amid ongoing tension between the student union and the university.