GSA policies

GSA develops policies on issues that affect graduate students.

Law School Seminar Recordings

GSA calls on the Melbourne Law School to revise its policy around students’ access to recordings of seminars.

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Conversion of student start-up scholarships to loans

GSA condemns federal legislation that has moved to convert Student Start-up Scholarships to loans.

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Professional editors for RHD theses

GSA supports the University of Melbourne’s current policy which precludes the use of professional editors for research theses in all but exceptional cases.

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Public transport concessions for graduate students

GSA believes that all full-time Victorian graduate students should have access to student public transport concessions.

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RHD timely completion

GSA recognises the importance of timely completion for Research Higher Degree (RHD)
students at the University of Melbourne. However, measures to increase the percentage of
timely completion should focus wholly or mainly on initiatives that support RHD students
toward completion.