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Vice Chancellor says universities must ensure integrity of campus events

Vice Chancellor says universities must ensure integrity of campus events

Professor Adam Shoemaker, the Vice Chancellor of the University Southern Cross, has shared his thoughts on the debate over free speech on University campuses saying institutions should be finding out more about the content of events of private hirers using their facilities. Professor Shoemaker was speaking at the 2018 Australian Ally Conference at Curtin University […]

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Wear It Purple at work, school and university this Friday

Wear It Purple at work, school and university this Friday

This Friday August 25th will be the seventh annual ‘Wear It Purple’ Day – an opportunity for people to show solidarity with LGBTIQ+ young people at school, university and in the workplace. Since 2010, playgrounds, classrooms and offices have been awash with shades of violet and grape worn by those who stand against bullying and […]

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Volunteer with OUT for Australia

Community group Out for Australia are looking for new volunteers to join the Western Australian branch of their organisation. Many LGBTIQ university students or young professionals in the early stages of their career face uncertainties or anxieties about how their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status may impact their professional careers. Out for Australia […]

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US sorority members quit en masse to support transgender student

US sorority members quit en masse to support transgender student

Nearly half of the members of a US sorority have left the group to protest the mistreatment of a transgender student. Alpha Omicron Pi’s national organisation attempted to block the branch at Tufts University from allowing a trans woman membership once they heard she had been invited. The sorority has since allowed the student to […]

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Singaporean student allegedly caught filming in showers

Singaporean student allegedly caught filming in showers

A Singaporean University has warned students to be careful when they shower on campus after a student was caught allegedly taking photos of classmates while they showered. A student from Nanyang Technological University was arrested and charged earlier this month for allegedly having obscene materials on his mobile phone. The 24 year old man was apprehended by […]

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Today is Wear It Purple Day! Take a stand against LGBTIQ+ bullying

Are you wearing purple today? Today is the sixth annual ‘Wear It Purple’ Day – an opportunity for people to show solidarity with  LGBTIQ+ young people at school, university and in the workplace. Since 2010, playgrounds, classrooms and offices have been awash with shades of violet and grape worn by those who stand against bullying […]

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Celebrate ECU’s 25th anniversary with WAAPA

Celebrate ECU’s 25th anniversary with WAAPA

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts are celebrating Edith Cowan University’s 25th anniversary with a special concert featuring the the incredible talent of the school’s students, staff and guest musicians. The evening is set to be a concert spectacular, taking audiences on a journey through opera, gospel, funk, soul, pop, rock, jazz, soul performed […]

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Curtin Uni publish support resource for trans students

Curtin University have released a new resource that provides support and advice for transgender students in tertiary education. The publication, ‘Trans Support’, specifically deals with the needs of people who are undergoing gender transition while attending university. Curtin’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education Jill Downie says the guide is but one way Curtin was leading […]

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Curtin’s Big Queer Movie Night: ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’

Curtin’s Big Queer Movie Night: ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’

Curtin University are hosting Big Queer Movie Night this week to celebrate Pride with a free screening of the queer cult classic, ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’. Starring a much younger Natasha Lyonne (Nicky Nichols from ‘Orange Is The New Black’), the film opens with Megan – a sweet and sunny high school student who is […]

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SURVEY: Young and Well CRC – Developing Inclusive Educational Communities

SURVEY: Young and Well CRC – Developing Inclusive Educational Communities

The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre are looking for participants between the ages of 18 and 26 to take part in a survey. The survey aims to support equitable engagement for students in educational communities, with a focus on human rights and gender and sexual minorities. Chief Investigator, Associate Professor Wendy Cumming-Potvin, says the […]

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