Swinburne University Council Elections Open Now!

Words by Jared Berman Swinburne University Council is a board of people that votes on the future of Swinburne University. They assist the Chancellor and other high ranking staff at Swinburne. In the past they have voted on such issues like the closure of campuses. The people that sit on the board are the Chancellor…

Safety in Numbers – Defending the Safe Schools Program

By Alec Young Growing up a closeted bisexual in the Catholic school system was never easy, even if I know that I had a better time than most. Throughout my time at an all-boys high school, derogatory terms for gay, lesbian and trans people were used as common insults, though to the credit of my…

Document On TAFE Fee Deregulation Leaked

Proposed changes are to take away states’ autonomy when it comes to allocating funding to public TAFE institutes and place them in control of the federal government based on advice from a panel of industry experts.

ALEC YOUNG SHOOTS MIDSUMMA

Events like these remind the LGBTIQ Community and wider Victorian community as a whole that Pride is about bringing people together and celebrating our differences…

Swinburne University to adopt Responsible Investment Charter

A new ‘Responsible Investment Charter’ – which was approved by the university council on the 1st December and officially announced yesterday – has contained “potential divestment processes” related to fossil fuel extraction, tobacco production, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines. The charter includes preliminary language which sets out what seems to be the universities intention to divest…

Local Legends: Join The Resistance

Local Legends is SWINE’s local businesses section where we let you know about the best places around Swinburne to eat, drink, or just have fun. The Resistance is a new bar and cafe nestled up an alleyway next to Glenferrie train station, well within pointing distance of Swinburne. Just down from Oscar Mikes and directly…

“WHAT UNI MEANS TO ME” – SSU OWEEK 2015

The Swinburne Student Union’s Anthony Osborne took it upon himself over Orientation Week to ask students new and old what University meant to them. Here are some of their answers. We especially enjoy the girl who simply answered, “new memes“, we need more people like her, definitely.

SWINE @ OWEEK 2015

The SWINE Team having been hanging out at Swinburne’s Orientation Week.