University students have tried and failed to expel the directors of the Co-op bookshop chain over governance concerns, writes freelance journalist Jeremy Nadel.
A curious legal stoush reignites the debate around voluntary student unionism as Macquarie Uni litigates against one of its own student organisations in a bid to retrieve $600,000.
The University of Queensland's student union was set to turn leftwards for the first time in years, but amid electoral regularities the vote has been declared null and void.
Student unions say some universities are seeking control of a greater percentage of the Student Services Amenities Fee and engaging direct contractors themselves, whereas once the decisions on who to partner with were made by elected representatives.
The University of Queensland student union president refuses to answer questions on why his ruling "Fresh" party secretly registered the name of a rival group and then installed his brother as a candidate for next week's elections.
How could hordes of bright-eyed Melbourne Uni students, with their liberal arts educations and asymmetrical haircuts, willingly sign their representation away to conservatives? They didn't, writes student politician Chris Summers.