Joining UMSU International
“Do you feel that your life as a tertiary student only constitutes assignments, tutorials and lectures? Do you want to expand your social network as well as the horizon in your Melbourne Experience? Are you interested in gaining some exposure in leadership roles and event/project management? If your answer is `yes’ for any of the questions above, UMSU International would like to invite you to join us today!

What is Co-option?
“Co-option is when our acting committee hold interviews to hand-pick the best and the brightest from a list of applicants. Co-option is generally extremely competitive so it’s recommended that one have experience relevant to the roll they are applying to.”

Requirements for running for Co-option:

All students of the University of Melbourne are eligible to run for co-option.

How do I sign up for Co-option?

Check out the relevant dates, locations, and roles here.


Application forms can be obtained in the UMSU INTL Office on the second floor of Union House, or downloaded here.

Please contact UMSU INTL Secretary, Yu Kong LOW, at for further information.

Donations welcome!

We are looking for donations of clothes, baked goods, nail polish and just all sorts of bric-a-brac to be sold at our Fair on Wednesday 7th of May. Come and drop your donations at the Wom*n’s Office (first flor, Union House). We will accept just about anything!

We will be reselling these goods to fundraise for NOWSA (the annual Women’s conference this year being held in Perth) which is a great opportunity for women to get involved, learn skills and network with women across Australia.

Note: Please only bring in baked goods on the day (Wednesday 7th of May).
Let us know if you are able to donate by emailing

Then make sure you come and bring your friends along to the fair! We will also teach people how to knit and paint nails (for a small donation).

When: Wednesday 7th of May
Time: 12-3pm
Where: North Court or second floor in Union House (TBC)
What: Yummy food, fancy nails, new skills to learn and lots of goods to buy!