ANUSA Accredits with NUS, but Won’t Pay – Yet.

March 21, 2017 Michael Turvey 2

ANUSA will symbolically support the National Union of Students in 2017, but will not fund the Union until accountability, transparency and conduct conditions are met. Accreditation was passed by a vote of 24 for, 11 against, and 0 abstentions. ANUSA may pay roughly

Gutted Venue Hire Uproots Club Events

March 6, 2017 Eliza Croft 0

ANU clubs have struggled to find available space for their first events of the year. Even ANUSA is affected, with their General Meeting to be staged outdoors after difficulties securing the Haydon Allen Tank. The Timetabling Centre has bulk-booked many

Men’s Network Rejected by ANUSA Clubs Council

March 6, 2017 Eliza Croft 0

Controversy struck at the year’s first Clubs Council meeting when ANUSA rejected clubs on principle for the first time in years. The Council comprises almost 200 club delegates, and each club, from Debating to Drake Appreciation, has one vote. The

NUS Observers Pass Judgement on NatCon

March 6, 2017 Michael Turvey 0

Physical violence, secret policy deals, and factional warfare were discussed this week when the NUS National Conference observers reported to ANUSA. The conference is generally hostile to media and has banned recording, so these reports are the first look ANUSA,

Bruce: Open for Business

March 6, 2017 Michael Turvey 1

This year has brought exceptional upheaval to Daley Road. Thrust into an unfinished building under new management, Bruce Hall has made the transition to SA5, and the college attempts to balance the energy of new residents with the frustration of

ANU To End The ATAR Game

February 27, 2017 Eliza Croft 1

ANU’s new entry system increases requirements and changes the application deadline. Designed with “the ultimate sympathy towards students and families”, according to Deputy Vice-Chancellor Marnie Hughes-Warrington (MHW), the change was first flagged last year, and builds on the Spirit of

Club Funds Delayed

February 27, 2017 Michael Turvey 0

ANUSA’s promised new system for Club funding, intended to be launched last year, has been delayed, leaving clubs without any way to request funds from ANUSA. ANUSA President James Connolly hopes a temporary system will be online in two weeks, and