With a big return of student theatre planned for Semester 2, The Dialog is looking for Reviewers and a Co-Editor to join their team.

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Reviewers Wanted

Do you enjoy thinking and writing about the performing arts?

Are you available to see shows during Semester 2 on campus?

We’d love to hear from you!

Applications are now open for The Dialog review team.

The review team is made up of students who are both knowledgeable and representative of the Student Theatre Community.

We have a diverse program of performances planned for Semester 2 including musicals, new work, existing plays, dance, works in Mandarin, physical theatre, comedy and more!

Union House Theatre is committed to forming a diverse team of reviewers to add to the critical discourse on theatrical works on campus. We are looking for current Uni Melb students:

  • from 1st year to post-grad
  • both local and international
  • that are theatre lovers and those with theatrical experience

To apply, email the.dialog.theatre@gmail.com with the subject ‘Review Team’ – tell us a bit about yourself, your interest in theatre and why you think you would make a good reviewer (a paragraph or two is plenty).

Deadline: Wednesday 7th July 2021 at midday

Co-Editor Wanted

Are you interested in the performing arts and keen to get some experience as an EDITOR for the student theatre review platform The Dialog?

This role is a leadership position and involves: working closely with the other Editor to coordinate the review team, liaising with Theatre Groups and reviewers, booking tickets, proofreading reviews, making editorial suggestions, updating the WordPress site.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Loves the performing arts
  • Has a keen interest in writing/reading/editing/reviewing
  • Is very good at communicating, time management and organizing people
  • Has good WordPress skills

Please note that this is a voluntary role for current Uni Melb students.

To apply, email the.dialog.theatre@gmail.com with the subject ‘Dialog Editor’ – tell us a bit about yourself, your interest in theatre and why you think you would make a good editor (a paragraph or two is plenty).

Deadline: Tuesday 8th July 2021 at midday

The results are in!

Thank you to everyone who voted in our Annual General Elections, you can view the notice of results via the link below.

(Please note that there was a mistake in the original notice of results that were posted, the below contains the updated notice of results after the mistake was fixed)

Notice of Results – UMSU International Annual General Election 2021


We are reopening nominations for our under-contested positions! This is your last chance to nominate yourself to become a member of the UMSU International Central Committee.
The positions reopening are as follows:
UMSU International Vice-President (Media & Communication)
UMSU International Treasurer
UMSU International Media & Communications Director
UMSU International Partnership & Sponsorship Director
UMSU International Partnership & Sponsorship Officer

UMSU INTL’s Annual General Election 2021

UMSU INTL’s Annual General Elections 2021 has arrived! Passionate about supporting the international student community, working with a team of like-minded peers, and gaining valuable leadership and volunteering experience? Then it’s time to nominate yourself for the positions that suit you best as we gear up for another exciting round of elections!


Submit your nomination to the Returning Officer by filling out the form below. Electoral regulations for the UMSU International Annual General Election can also be found on this page.


The information session for candidates will take place on Friday 30 April and will be conducted via zoom. The candidate information session will take place at 6pm AEST on Friday the 30th of April, the session can be accessed from the zoom link below.



The policy speech session will occur after the close of nominations, on 17 May. The venue, form and date for the policy speech session will be circulated upon the close of nominations.


Voting will open 9:00 am on Wednesday 19 May 2021 and close 5:00 pm on Friday 21 May 2021. Voting will be conducted via the BigPulse platform, with an individual voting link sent to all eligible voters via their student email at the beginning of the voting session.

UMSU International Annual General Election (AGE) 2021 Election Notice

UMSU Intl Election Notice

UMSU International (AGE) 2021 Regulations

UMSU Intl AGE Regulations

UMSU INTERNATIONAL (AGE) 2021 Open Positions

Duties and Power of UMSU INTL Office Bearers

UMSU INTERNATIONAL (AGE) Nomination Form 2021

UMSU INTL Nomination Form

UMSU INTERNATIONAL (AGE) Withdrawal Form 2021

UMSU INTL Withdrawal Form

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Hannah Buchan
UMSU President


Overnight, the government has announced massive hikes to the cost of future degrees. 

Future students hoping to study law and commerce degrees will face a 28% fee increase, while students studying humanities degrees will face a staggering 113% increase.

The justification for this fee increase is a carrot-and-stick approach to funnel students into industries it believes will have the most job growth. This is a ridiculous and unfair attack on students. While the costs of some ‘job-ready’ degrees will be lower, this move is at the expense of hundreds of thousands of young people who have chosen to study degrees that the government doesn’t deem worthy enough.

Students should never be forced to take massive amounts of debt in order to gain an education. This is going to disproportionately effect students at the University of Melbourne because of the Melbourne Model. Increasing student fees will not fix a funding crisis.

UMSU unequivocally believes in free education for all students. We will oppose this package every step of the way. We will be posting ways to get involved in this campaign in the coming days — follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to keep up to date.