Under Bunjil is a student-led magazine comprised solely of work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The publication serves as a tool for the empowerment of Indigenous voices here at The University of Melbourne. Under Bunjil is a space to share our thoughts, experience, art, poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

 

Volume 9

Submissions are now OPEN and will close on Sunday the 11th of April (the end of the mid-semester break). You can submit to Under Bunjil if:

  • You identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • You are a current student at the University of Melbourne.

Please send submissions to underbunjil@gmail.com and note you can send through as many pieces as you’d like. Some things you can submit include:

  • Photographs.
  • Sketches.
  • Artwork.
  • Journal articles.
  • Opinion pieces.
  • Essays.
  • Creative writing.
  • Poems.
  • Songs / sheet music.
  • Recipes.
  • Versus (i.e. Rihanna vs Beyonce)

Written work should be no more than 1,500 words (excluding a bibliography), and poems should be no more than two pages. 

 

Join the Team!

This year we need new students to join the editorial team! We are looking for:

Head Content Editor

  • Skills in editing written works including poetry, opinion pieces and essays.
  • Follow up with contributors about edits to their work/s.
  • Contribute to overall vision and design of the magazine.

Head Visual Editor

  • Proficiency in InDesign (or other publishing software).
  • Interest in visual art and design.
  • Organise the layout, design and colour palette of the magazine.

Submissions and Engagement Editor

  • Responsible for collecting submissions from students.
  • Assist the head content editor.
  • Contribute to overall vision and design of the magazine.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please send an email to underbunjil@gmail.com and answer the following:

  1. Tell us a little bit about yourself! What are you interested in?
  2. Why do you want to be a member of the editorial team?
  3. Let us know if you have any relevant experience (it’s okay if you don’t!).

 

Volume 8

Our summer edition of Under Bunjil was released at the start of March 2021. You can download a PDF of Volume 8 here.

VOLUME 8

 

Past Editions

READ OUR PAST EDITIONS HERE

VOLUME 1

VOLUME 2

VOLUME 3

VOLUME 4

VOLUME 5

VOLUME 6

Volume 7

Volume 7

READ VOLUME 7 ONLINE HERE