The Standard

The Standard is an online publication showcasing journalism by students at Swinburne University. The Standard runs stories on a wide range of topical issues, including cruelty to animals, cashing in superannuation to cover costs of IVF, drug purchases online, the impact on children of jailed parents, the stigma of mental illness, and exploitation of young people in theContinue reading “The Standard”

University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Vietnam

By Sarah Brackenridge Sarah Brackenridge is a third year student in the Politics program at Swinburne University. This month, four of our students attended the University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Vietnam. We asked Sarah to report on her experience. During the first week of August I attended the 7th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) inContinue reading “University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Vietnam”

2016 Baylis and Smith Prize

Congratulations to Nancy Hayward and Nick Rankin for their outstanding results in POL20010 International Relations and Security Studies. Nancy Hayward receives $150 of books from Oxford University Press for coming first in the class. Nick Rankin, who came a very close second, was awarded a $50 Reading book voucher. The prize is named after theContinue reading “2016 Baylis and Smith Prize”

Call for Expression of Interest for 2016 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program

Swinburne University of Technology Internships in Political Research, Semester 2, 2016 Call for Expression of Interest for 2016 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program Overview: Swinburne University of Technology has been invited to participate in the prestigious Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program (VPIP) in semester 2, 2016. Established in 1990, the program has seen over 1,000 interns completeContinue reading “Call for Expression of Interest for 2016 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program”