Entries by Skye Mitchell

Take A Break During Wellness Week

We realise the importance of ‘taking a break’ so join us and make your wellness a priority during this busy time. Kicking off on 28 September, DUSA’s Wellness Week are bringing you activities that will leave you feeling chilled. Here are just some of the things you can get involved in from the comfort of […]

Learn Indian food with Akshay – Shahi Paneer

Our foodie, Akshay, will be holding a virtual cooking workshop for you to learn more about indian food culture and cook a new dish! Learn more about Akshay and his upcoming workshop: What are you studying : Masters in Professional Accounting and Finance Why did you design this workshop? This workshop has caught my attention because […]

Wear It Purple

In 2020, we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Wear it Purple, an international movement aimed at fostering supporting, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and gender diverse, Intersex and Queer/Questioning) young people. Wear it Purple was established to show young people across the globe that there was hope, that there […]

Chit, Chat and Vadapav with Ketki

Bachelor of food and nutrition science, Ketki, is bringing you a fun workshop where you’ll be making one of the most loved and popular street foods of India, Vadapav! Why did you design this workshop? The main purpose of designing this workshop is to teach students about the Indian cultural and food. To introduce them […]

Two-Week Leeway on Assessments

With the second wave of covid-19 arguably posing an even greater threat than the first, we know that wherever you are in the world you are likely impacted in some way by this deadly virus. That is why we, your Student Council, have fought to keep some leeway when it comes to assessment deadlines. For […]

From Student Council To You

Hi everyone, we hope you are doing well during this frustrating time. We understand how hard it is to get back into the routine of studying when there is so much on your mind – we’re dealing with that tough transition too – so we know how difficult it is to be a student right […]

Art Comp: Confined But Connected

DUSA is excited to announce the ‘Confined but Connected’ competition running in Trimester 2. Although we may be isolated, and confined, we thankfully live in a time where we have the resources to remain connected to our loved ones via many mediums. The current social situation is difficult; however, a shadow can only be cast […]

DUSA gets Standardised Assessment Time For All

Ever had to submit an assessment at 9am on a Monday morning, or 4pm on a Friday afternoon just before the weekend? We know the feels.     DUSA Student Council has successfully advocated to the university for a standardised assessment submission time!     Starting this trimester, all assessments will have a universal submission time of 8pm AEST with a grace period until 11:59pm AEST.  This is in line with student […]

Mastering the Mask

As many of us are aware, as of today in Melbourne the mask will officially become an essential commodity in our daily routines. Wearing the mask is not only to protect yourself, but to protect your family, friends and of course, the wider community! But mastering the mask is not an easy task, so we’re […]

DUSA President Addresses Local Media

Today, DUSA President Tiarnan Cleary has given the following statement to the Geelong Advertiser: “This morning Federal Education Minister, Dan Tehan, announced his proposal for a major restructure of university fees that is set to burden thousands of students with a fee hike of up to 113%. As part of this announcement, some degrees will be subject to increases, more […]