Tag: unsw

  • The Voice Explained: Where it Came From and Why it’s Needed 

    The Voice Explained: Where it Came From and Why it’s Needed 

    First of all, we need to establish that this idea of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament didn’t come from Canberra.   The Voice referendum campaign was sparked by the 2017 Uluru Statement of the Heart, an invitation made by Indigenous leaders to the Australian people, to move forward and right past injustices. It was the culmination…

  • SRC Candidate Interview | Michelle Chandra

    SRC Candidate Interview | Michelle Chandra

    What is your current relationship with the Arc Board and how do you plan on growing it?   I’m part of a lot of societies such as the United Nations society and part of the editing sub-committee of Blitz, but I have no direct relationship with Arc board, don’t liaise with them directly. One thing I…

  • SRC Candidate Interview | Imandi Mudugamuwa

    SRC Candidate Interview | Imandi Mudugamuwa

    What is your current relationship with the Arc Board and how do you plan on growing it?   Not super well versed on this – some overlap in terms of people who support Revive and the Arc board and can’t think of anyone of the top of head. Something we support is having open dialogue with…

  • SRC Candidate Profiles | Students with Disabilities Officer

    SRC Candidate Profiles | Students with Disabilities Officer

    Tharunka spoke to UNSW’s candidates for Students with Disabilities Officer, Conroy Blood, who represents Left Action, and the joint candidacy of Geoffrey Zhen and Timothy To, who represent Revive and will share the role if elected.  Blood, a member of the NSW Greens, is a newcomer to student politics at UNSW, and says he hopes hoping…

  • Simple Extensions to Arrive, Fit to Sit rule to be abolished from t1 2024

    Minutes from a prior meeting of the board detail a ‘powerful statement’ from undergraduate representative Zac Morris where he labelled the Special Considerations process as ‘broken’ and ‘hostile to students’.   Under Fit to Sit, UNSW considered the act of beginning an exam as a statement that the student is physically capable of completing it.   This…

  • UNSW students launch campaign for Voice to Parliament 

    UNSW students launch campaign for Voice to Parliament 

    Could an on-campus Yes campaign unite Student Politics?  The UNSW campaign for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament is being led by Wiradjuri woman Brydie Zorz, a young First Nations leader who is also part of the Uluru Dialogues Youth Network. The UL holds the mandate of the Uluru Statement of the Heart. It is the…