MUSA Annual General Meeting 2020

Written by: Zoe Yap Xiu Hai and Cheah Wei Shang On the 8th of May 2020, the Annual General Meeting was held by the Monash University Student Association (MUSA). The meeting included not just student council members, but student representatives from various departments. However, something was different this year – the meeting was held on…

MSC #9: Accusation of Corruption? :O

Week 11, or Hell Week X depending on which school or year of students you’re talking to. You would love to spend your precious time perfecting that assignment or preparing for your finals but MUSA still exists and the MSCs must go on. So here’s the MSC #9 recap after five weeks of pain and…

8th MSC Meeting, In a Flash

Shortest MSC ever in the history of we don’t know when exactly. 20 minutes! Then we are rewarded with decent food from the cafeteria. MSC#8, here we go! The turnout rate was at its lowest this time around, with many council members absent due to the events happening around campus. However, their absence was replaced…

MUSA General Elections or Popularity Contest?

“I heard X’s policies are really good, but I have to vote for Y because she’s my friend!” That transpired from a conversation I had this time last year. Was I surprised? Only initially. “MUSA, it’s just a popularity contest!” is not an uncommon sentiment echoed amongst the student population. It shouldn’t be, but when…

2018 MUSA Annual Elections: The Last of the Debates

Editor’s Note: Polling for the student elections are happening throughout this week! Do refer to your student emails for polling details. Plastic chairs beckoning students to sit, the winds welcoming the dawn of the debates about to happen. On Tuesday, August 28th, the MUSA debates for School Representatives took place at the Concourse Area from…

Student Thoughts on 2018 MUSA Annual Elections

Student election season is now well under way. Throughout Monash campus, MUSA candidates are desperately trying to get students to take a few minutes break from revision to tick a few boxes to vote for the new MUSA representatives. It sounds fairly simple, doesn’t it? But how many of us are really aware of the…

MUSA General Election Debate – Day 3

Editor’s Note: Polling for the student elections are happening throughout this week! Do refer to your student emails for polling details. It was a windy day. The wind blew hard. Papers were blowing everywhere. Even the candidates beautifully combed and gelled hair were a mess. Day 3 featured the policy speeches of Welfare Officers, Activities…

Manifestos for Dummies: MUSA Elections 101

It’s that time of the year again when heated debates and intense hours of campaigning can be visible across our campus. In other words, MUSA 2019 elections are currently underway, filled with the underlying promise of change and the overpowering feeling of hope. As we all know, MUSA elections are highly competitive and involve long…