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METIOR is looking for a new editor

Become the 2016 METIOR Editor! We need a current Murdoch student who is passionate about journalism to become our 2016 METIOR editor and lead the student publication into a new era. Last year METIOR moved from print to an online-first platform and it needs a leader to rebuild the presence the mag in the student… Continue reading METIOR is looking for a new editor

Campus, News

Calls for parenting rooms on campus

by Madura McCormack A renewed push for parenting rooms on campus has been made during a drop-in session for the proposed Student Hub last week. The Hames Sharley design team were on campus to meet with students and faculty in a bid to gather ideas for the proposed redesign of the Food Court and Senate building… Continue reading Calls for parenting rooms on campus

Commentary

Universities run as businesses can’t pursue genuine learning

The past few months have seen a multitude of revelations of cheating, academic dishonesty and sliding academic standards within Australian universities. Commentary on these issues has, so far, focused on means of detecting and preventing fraud. Suggestions include revisions of the way we conduct assessments, or removing essays as tests of critical thinking. However, these… Continue reading Universities run as businesses can’t pursue genuine learning