The UMSU Indigenous and People Of Colour departments are collaborating to create an EPIC week-long event to celebrate Bla(c)k Liberation. The online festivities include  a dance performance, cooking workshop and seminars to recognise Bla(c)k culture and solidarity! Register for any of the following events:
🌟 Tuesday 12 October


🌟 Wednesday 13 October



🌟 Thursday 14 October


💫 Come through and celebrate Bla(c)k Power, identity and culture.

❄️ Gundui Bunjil Volume 9 Launch ❄️

Celebrate the launch of Gundui Bunjil Volume 9! This special edition explores misty winter landscapes through Indigenous art, and amplifies Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices through poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Join us, hang out and discover exciting new work!

🐢 Wednesday 29 September, 5:30 – 6:30pm.
🐢 Online!
🐢 Register here:
❄️  Under Bunjil Volume 9 Launch ❄️
Come celebrate the launch of Under Bunjil Vol. 9 at the Ida Bar! This special edition explores misty winter landscapes through Indigenous art, and amplifies Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices through poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Come hang out and discover exciting new work!
🐢 Wed 4 August, 5 – 8pm | Ida Bar, Union House.
🐢Register here:
🌱Edible Indigenous Plants🌱
Join UMSU Indigenous on our mission to plant edible plants in the UniMelb community garden! Get your hands dirty, learn about the rich history of Indigenous plants and make a little patch of UniMelb a better, more beautiful place. All welcome!
🖤 Thurs 20th May
💛 1:30-2:30PM
🌟The Indigenous department is collaborating with the POC and Queer departments to bring to you a fun-filled night at the Ida bar for BIPOC Queer students!🌟There will be a bar tab, food, fun party activities and some drag queen appearances – what more could you want?🤪
🌈When: 13 May
🌈Where: 5-8pm, Ida Bar
Theme is 50 shades of glitter get ready for alot of it!
Register here
UMSU PoC, Queer and Indigenous acknowledges that the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nations are the traditional custodians of the land upon which we will be holding these events. We pay our respect to their elders past, present, emerging and we extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples. We acknowledge that the land we are on was stolen and that sovereignty was never ceded. This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land

Indigenous Nationals is a week-long multisport competition for Indigenous student-athletes. The annual event aims to bring together student-athletes from universities across Australia to compete in a variety of sports and ultimately crown one university team the champion of the games. We hope the Melbourne Uni team is victorious! Follow our progress as we head up to Newcastle and wish us luck

Nothing a like a bit of trivia!

Get your synapses ⚡️firing⚡️ at UMSU Indigenous’ trivia. If you’re an Indigenous student at UniMelb, come along to Ida Bar on Wednesday 12 May from 5-8pm and we’ll put you in a team. Make sure you book in because spots are limited! Register here:

NOTE: This is an autonomous event – only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders students can register.

Click going on our Facebook event and get a free ticket here!

Is the University achieving its sustainability goals? How can the University create a sustainability strategy that centres students and amplifies BIPOC voices? Bring your ideas and questions to our panel event! 
In collaboration with UMSU People of Colour and UMSU Indigenous department, the Student Sustainability Forum is an opportunity for students, staff and community members alike to hear from those spearheading the University of Melbourne’s sustainability efforts, and to work with them in imagining a more sustainable future, where voices of colour are amplified and centred.
Light refreshments will be provided on the evening.
Limited tickets are available. Register HERE:
Any questions prior to the night can be submitted here:
Location: Arts West – Room 353 (Interactive Cinema Space)
Date & Time: 6-7.30PM, Thursday 29 April
Clare Walker – Sustainability Associate Director
Sue Hopkins – Sustainability Manager
Raveena Grace – Sustainability Engagement Officer
Ben Neville, Finance – Business & Economics Sustainability Fellow
Callum Simpson – 2018 Environment Office Bearer
Rubina Smith – Facilitator
The Sustainability Forum will be held on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. The sovereignty of this land was never ceded and it remains Aboriginal land. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded.



Join us for the UMSU Indigenous Book Swap on Tuesday the 20th of April (Week 7)! The event will take place from 12:30-1:30pm in Deakin Court – just outside of Murrup Barak.
All you need to do is bring along as many books as you care to part with, and you’ll get an opportunity to exchange them with titles brought along by other students. Due to COVID restrictions, we need you to register if you’d like to attend this event. Register HERE.
Note, this is an autonomous event so only First Nations students currently enrolled at the University of Melbourne are eligible to participate.

In Week 5 you will get the opportunity to participate in a fun pottery class! Everyone will get their own pack of clay and tools on the day, so this should be a fun crafternoon. Note this is a limited capacity event so sign up as soon as possible to secure your place. Sign up for the event HERE.

Note, this is an autonomous event only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.