This year, Vic got a new Vice-Chancellor. Most of the students we spoke to have no idea who he is, but Grant thinks that might be a good thing. He’s the man who leads the University. Salient went to his office in the Hunter Building to catch up and touch base.
How academics change your grades and why the University doesn’t want to know.
Fresh out of the sheltered life of high school, we are all convinced that tertiary education is the straight and narrow path one has to lead for a prosperous future.
He did have to pay for uni – he started the year they introduced fees. He thinks that free tertiary education would be unaffordable. He worked in Helen Clark’s office while she was PM, and entered Parliament in 2008. He ran to be leader of the Labour Party. Salient went to Grant’s Willis St electorate office to get to know the man.
Should we pull the trigger on controversial course content?
Despite being relatively new to Victoria, I feel a strong sense of pride in what has been achieved here and what I know we are going to achieve in the future. Many staff share this sentiment and I hope many students do too.
We asked our contributors what feminism meant for them.
Feminism is so difficult to talk about that it’s become a bit of a social taboo. Is ‘feminism’ the new F-word