• “I encourage international students to delve more into the culture of First Nations people”: Art and Weaving at NAIDOC

      As part of the University of New South Wales’ NAIDOC celebrations on July 8th, I had the opportunity to join the art and weaving workshops organised by Indigenous artists Leilani Knight and Allyson Brown, respectively. I was taught how to convey stories, emotions and messages through my craft, from an idea as simple as…

  • Australian Government Implements Changes to Temporary Graduate Visa Programs

      The Australian Government has announced changes to its Temporary Graduate visa programs (Subclass 458) effective from 1 July 2024. The Graduate Work stream has been renamed to the Post-Vocational Education Work stream, and the Post-Study Work stream to the Post-Higher Education Work stream. The qualification used to meet the Australian study requirement determines which…

  • Student in hospital after stabbing at University of Sydney

      A student was taken to hospital around 8:35 am this morning after emergency services responded to an alleged stabbing at the University of Sydney.       “Paramedics treated a 22-year-old man at the scene. He was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a serious but stable condition,” a NSW Police spokesperson said.   A…

  • What Ever Happened to Tharunka?

    What Ever Happened to Tharunka?

    On a stroll through campus, I passed by a stand holding copies of Tharunka. They were sitting there modestly, half taken. A spiderweb had literally formed across them. No more are the days where copies of Tharunka are flying off the racks, causing a stir with university administrators and students. The docility of today’s Tharunka…

  • ARCHIVES: Progress Updates

    As Gamamari moves into a new stage of publishing, we look back at the incredible process that brought about its new title, and that ushered in a new era of true and important representation in student publications. The following blog posts have been moved from the Arc site, written by Dom and edited by Emma.…

  • In Conversation With Graeme Dunstan

    In Conversation With Graeme Dunstan

    When many think of the prominent figures in Tharunka’s history, few mention the name Graeme Dunstan. But his editorship stands amongst the best in Tharunka’s history. It was part of the turning point towards a burgeoning radicalism. First Contact I first began emailing Graeme on a whim. I’d seen his name crop up here and…