Voyeuristic Instagram Targets Female ANU Students

CW: Alleged sexual harassment An Instagram account containing sexualised images and videos of female students on campus has emerged.  One video on the account features zoomed-in footage of a student exercising at what appears to be the ANU gym, set to dance music. Read the rest

University Backs Down on Exam Schedule Changes

Image: ANU ANUSA President James Connolly and PARSA President Alyssa Shaw were informed on Monday 27 February by ANU executives that the University will no longer be pursuing Sunday exams, public holiday exams or standard classes running later than 6pm. Read the rest

Students Rally Against Penalty Rate Cuts

ANUSA President James Connolly opposes the cuts to penalty rates. Photo: Chloe Tredrea Students gathered in union court on Monday to protest the Fair Work Commission’s plans to reduce penalty rates, cutting Sunday wages for casual workers by up to 25 percent. Read the rest

Sunday Penalty Rates Cut, Affecting Student Workers

Image: Allan Sharp, CC 2.0 Penalty rates for retail, hospitality and fast food workers have been cut in a decision announced today by the Fair Work Commission. Read the rest

ANU Indigenous Scholar Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Jessa Rogers, a leading indigenous scholar and ANU PhD candidate, will be travelling to Harvard’s Department of Anthropology under a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship later this year. Read the rest

ANU Strategic Plan Reveals New Direction for the University

Source: Stuart Hay, ANU ANU Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt has announced the ANU’s plans to focus on improving equity, academic excellence, engagement and other targets for the next five years in the ANU Strategic Plan 2017–2021. Read the rest

Chinese National Day Celebration in Canberra Rocked by Tensions

  The day before the Chinese National Day celebration in Canberra Theatre, tensions ran high across the Australian National University (ANU). Read the rest

ANU Moves to Decrease Dependence on Enrolments from China

A Woroni analysis of Australian National University (ANU) documents uncovered by a Freedom of Information request reveals that ANU is moving to lower its proportion of Chinese international students, a group it describes as “dominating” international student numbers. Read the rest