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AuthorJacinta Gulasekharam

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July 31, 2016

This week I thought I would compare VUWSA’s Model of Tertiary Education to rugby. I have been leading some research and consultation around the Productivity Commission’s investigation into the tertiary sector. This is what I told them and the people at the TEU Voices of Tertiary Education Symposium: Binding is important. Before we engage and […]

July 24, 2016

I grew up wanting to be Cinderella. Her life seemed so perfect and wonderful, who doesn’t want a happily ever after? Turns out we were taught wrong. We weren’t taught from these fables the most important purpose in life, which isn’t being rescued or in love. It’s shared self-love. Many thanks to Jono for being […]

May 29, 2016

The Bad Recently VUWSA made a submission to the university regarding the future of the Foundation Studies pre-degree pathway, which mostly affects international students who are coming to Victoria. On Monday morning Vic News, the university’s internal newsletter, arrived in my inbox with a section on consultation. VUWSA’s submission to the university was that the […]

March 13, 2016

Hey pals, I recognise that drinking on antibiotics in first year was not a good thing to do. However looking back (apart from that shaky night), I know I have no regrets about where I am today: in my final year at university, working 20 hours a week to make sure your voice is represented. […]

May 17, 2015

Hi all, Like myself, all of you are likely to be feeling the “crunch” time stress i.e. When all the lecturers sit together and decide to put assignment and test dates in the same week. Before your stress starts to pile higher than Mount Street, read on. How to survive the crunch: Eat something you […]