• Meet your 2023 PGC President

    Meet your 2023 PGC President

    Tharunka sat down with incoming PGC President Anthony Sunjaya to discuss his plans for the postgraduate community 2023.   Q: What is the role of the Postgraduate Council (PGC) at UNSW?  Sunjaya: The PGC represents the approximately 30,000 postgraduate students at UNSW. The PGC is the voice of the postgraduate community to university management and the…

  • Remembering Cassius Turvey

    Remembering Cassius Turvey

    By Anoushka Saunders The vigil held at Sydney’s Town Hall on November 2 for Cassius Turvey was filled with people. I arrived to find a crowd including people of all different ages and backgrounds, many of whom wore clothing or pins showcasing the Indigenous Australian flag as a show of support. People continually filtered in…

  • Is AIESEC a cult? | What about the money? – Part 2

    Is AIESEC a cult? | What about the money? – Part 2

    By Emma Partis While AIESEC markets itself as an NGO that develops leadership in young people, ex-members have expressed concern that their AIESEC experience was less about leadership, and more about selling its own products.   This apparent money-focus is also a reason why some have labelled AIESEC as a ‘cult’ or ‘pyramid scheme’.  AIESEC executives…

  • Indian student stabbed in Northern Sydney survives after surgery

    Indian student stabbed in Northern Sydney survives after surgery

    By Kabir Chisty At around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, local news revealed that an Indian student was stabbed eleven times by 27-year-old man in the Lane Cove area. The man, Daniel Norwood, has been charged with attempted murder.  UNSW’S Indian Students Society (IndSoc) and the UNSW SRC said in a joint statement, “we…

  • UNSW contracted Plenary to invest $600 million into the Health Translation Hub

    UNSW contracted Plenary to invest $600 million into the Health Translation Hub

    After more than 60 years of teaching hospital aspirations, this project finally delivers a long-term partnership with the Randwick Health Campus, providing an innovative place for health professionals to research and educate future students.   The project building will link to the Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. It will…

  • SOLIDARITY WITH THE IRANIAN WOMEN 

    SOLIDARITY WITH THE IRANIAN WOMEN 

    By Andrea Bunjamin On 6 October, a strong crowd of protestors gathered in Keith Burrows Theatre on campus in solidarity with Iranian Women in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini.  Mahsa Amini was a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who was arrested and fatally beaten by Iran’s Morality Police for not wearing a hijab properly in…