Dispelling common myths about consent

This is really one of those topics where there are no grey areas. No real ifs or buts (excuse the pun) about such things, and honestly, it’s really not that hard to wrap your mind around. But there are some myths circulating about consent that might need some navigational assistance. Consent is always, always a two-way (or three whichever floats your boat) street and here … Continue reading Dispelling common myths about consent

Dispelling common myths about consent

This is really one of those topics where there are no grey areas. No real ifs or buts (excuse the pun) about such things, and honestly, it’s really not that hard to wrap your mind around. But there are some myths circulating about consent that might need some navigational assistance. Consent is always, always a two-way (or three whichever floats your boat) street and here … Continue reading Dispelling common myths about consent

Insider’s guide to the mature age student experience

“Um hi, sorry to interrupt I know everyone is keen to leave as it is a Wednesday evening and all, student night woohoo you should have seen me party in my prime… although I’m far too old for that now, anyway, but I just wanted to clarify one specific point you made in the lecture three weeks ago about the assignment that’s due in a … Continue reading Insider’s guide to the mature age student experience

Partying safely at the Festival of Autonomy

It’s that time of year again, when the weather is just about to get that little bit warmer, you’re cruising into second semester, and most importantly you’re about to celebrate the hell out of Autonomy. For those new students not in the know, or those more seasoned students who just didn’t really ask questions about why campus seems to go a little nuts at the … Continue reading Partying safely at the Festival of Autonomy

Back in the saddle: What to do when you fail a course

You sweated out over your exams, crammed in your assessments and have fallen asleep in the library not once but three times. You walked out of your last exam, threw away the little ziplock bag full of your pens and a pencil sharpener you think you’ll never need again and strode blissfully into the holidays. Until an email pops into your inbox and brings you … Continue reading Back in the saddle: What to do when you fail a course

The Queer Q&A

Visibility, identity and finding your tribe can be a daunting task for any student, particularly first year students. However, for a lot of queer students, and those within the LGBTQIA community, this task can often seem particularly overwhelming. Who do you turn to? How do you navigate and find your particular path? And how do you seek out and find a support system that is … Continue reading The Queer Q&A