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Referencing styles at UWA: Should we condense the number of referencing styles at UWA?

Have you ever been frustrated by the number of referencing styles that are used across UWA? Or annoyed that you got marked down for using Harvard referencing, not UWA Harvard referencing? I know I certainly have. We have been working on a discussion paper with the Library about the number of referencing styles used across […]

Winter in Perth: It’s actually pretty good

Hanging around Perth for the Winter Break? Don’t despair – despite popular opinion, there’s still plenty to do once you’ve binge-watched your way through the entire Netflix catalogue. And the best part? It’s all either FREE or budget-friendly, so fire up the group chat, get your winter woolies on and go exploring around the city! […]

What the F is happening with the Ref?

We’ve had a lot of people asking what’s going on with the Ref development project, so we took to the campus to answer your questions. Why is the Ref development delayed? The City of Perth changed the regulatory restrictions, which meant that extraction from all outlets (for the fumes) needed to be shielded from view […]

The Guild thanks Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dawn Freshwater

Earlier this week the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dawn Freshwater announced that she would be stepping down in March 2020 to take up the position of Vice-Chancellor at the University of Auckland. The Guild would like to thank Prof. Dawn Freshwater for her service as the Vice-Chancellor of the University. From the start of her term, Prof. […]

5 Anti-procrastination Tips for Maximum Productivity

Are you a world-class procrastinator? Have you started ‘cleaning out your room’ or baking endlessly to avoid studying? Then you’re in the right place – we’ve put together some of the most effective anti-procrastination methods around to ensure you stay on task and ace those exams! 1. Remove all distractions Identify what distracts you the […]

The Ultimate Exam Guide

Exams are stressful; study is hard, and procrastination levels are at a record high. Don’t worry – we understand. That’s why we’ve put this guide together for you. Everything you need to know about exams from ‘what if my calculator breaks?’, to what counts as special consideration – all in one convenient location. So have […]

Education Council Treasurer Vacancy

The following positions on the 2019 Education Council (ED) are now open for nominations: 1 x Treasurer ABOUT EDUCATION COUNCIL Education Council consists of representatives from all Faculty Societies (FacSocs), Guild Departments and an elected Education Council Committee, providing a forum to address issues affecting students across campus, and off campus, at both a local […]

BPhil Union, so you want to be a FacSoc?

The Bachelor of Philosophy Union have applied to become a Faculty Society. You can find their proposal here and this has been unanimously supported by the other Faculty Societies, and has been informally supported by many members of Guild Council. What this means is that the society will change from being affiliated to the Societies […]

24 April 2019 Council Meeting Wrap-Up

Lots happened at Guild Council this week. Once they are approved, the minutes will be available on our website for the full story, but here’s the key points: From the executive We pay our respects to the victims of the bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Every person should have the ability the practice […]

Best cheap eats at UWA in 2019

We know it can be hard to eat well on a student budget – but skipping meals certainly doesn’t help your grades. So we’ve rounded up some of the best meal options currently on campus under $10*. Hackett Cafe Fresh off the bus with $10 to spend? Stop by Hackett to get your fill of […]


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