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ANU to employ professional staff to improve student safety on campus

In a bid to tackle sexual assaults and sexual harassment, the Australian National University is planning to invest in professionally-trained staff to improve student safety at on-campus residences. In 2022, the ANU received...

Exam prep with a side of puppies at this Canberra School

Exam time is looming for senior students across the Canberra region; for a brief break from studying, St Francis Xavier College (SFX) treated their students to a morning of carefree fun.

UC Indigenous graduate back from world tour of top-tier universities

Boston, Massachusetts is a long way from home for UC graduate Liam Searle but it is now a closer reality thanks to a world tour of top universities for first nations students,...

Humanising international education requires 360-degree support

Education experts at the University of South Australia are calling for broader community support of international students as they live and study in Australia.

Canberra uni students embrace co-operative housing model

The Canberra Student Housing Co-operative at Havelock House is designed to ease the rental crisis by providing students with affordable housing based on the co-operative model.

ANU Musical Theatre Collective casts a wide net

The ANU Musical Theatre Collective (MTC) is creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for students to experiment with musical theatre on campus. The collective performs their second production, Little Women, at Kambri Drama Centre on 19-22 October.

ANU three-minute finalist answers what would happen if people were trees

For the first time in two years, ANU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition returns in person tonight, Thursday 1 September. The competition sees three years in three minutes as PhD students condense their work into a short and punchy presentation.

ANU students despair lack of follow-through on safety

Last Monday (1 August), on the fifth anniversary of the 2017 National Student Safety Survey (NSSS) on sexual assault and sexual harassment, students gathered once more, sadly with new survivors in the...

Expert tips to help parents care for student’s mental health

Professor of Psychology at University of Canberra, Dr Debra Rickwood, knows the struggles of being a parent, particularly when it’s time to send your young person off to school. Here, she answers some of the most pressing questions from parents and carers.

To the editor: Thanks ACT for supporting The Smith Family

The Smith Family CEO Doug Taylor expresses his deep appreciation to everyone across the ACT who supported the charity's 2022 Back to School Appeal.

Hundreds of students protest climate change at Kirribilli

School students are protesting outside the prime minister's official Sydney residence as part of a global day demanding action on climate change.

ANU sexual assault rate 3 times national average: Students send list of demands

Today, the National Student Safety Survey (NSSS) results on sexual assault and sexual harassment were released by Universities Australia. • 26 per cent of the 1,647 ANU students who participated in the survey...