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50 Years of the Guild: In conversation with former Grokian, Hazel Bradley

Former WAIT student and Grok contributor, discusses her time on campus, reviewing music records, visiting the Tav, and reflects on how she was impacted by her experiences as a part of our documentation of the Guild’s history.

50 Years of the Guild: In conversation with former Guild President, Pablo Campillos

Pablo Campillos was an active student back in his day—quite literally!

Food outlets lead sustainability at Curtin

Motivated by student concerns about environmental sustainability, Curtin Student Guild has swapped close to 100% of its food packaging to biodegradable and compostable products.

Guild a finalist in prestigious food award

Curtin Student Guild has been named a finalist in the prestigious 2019 Savour Awards for Excellence.

Statement by Member of Southern River T.J. Healy

A statement by Mr Terry Healy (Member of Southern River) in WA Parliament. Assembly on Thursday 13 June 2019.

Sudan crisis: what we can do to help

We extend our solidarity to all those fighting for democracy, and our support to any Sudanese Curtin students, especially those who have loved ones still living in Sudan.

50 Years of the Guild - Looking back: Patrick Gorman, Former Guild President

Grok spoke to Patrick about his time at Curtin, how working with the Guild helped him succeed in politics and his advice to students aspiring to work in politics.

50 Years of the Guild - Looking back: In conversation with former Guild Activities Officer, Andrew Thamo

Andrew Thamo, then a young Social Sciences student, spoke recently about his years at WAIT and what his role as the Student Guild’s Activities Officer involved—and more importantly, about trees.

cupcakes make student life sweeter

Hundreds of Curtin students have celebrated the 50th birthday of their representation body with a spectacular grazing table of cupcakes.

We Will Not Be Left Behind - Campaign Wrap Up

Our We Will Not Be Left Behind campaign is not only about this election. It is about showing students and young people that they deserve to be heard and that they can effect change.

50 Years of the Guild - Looking back: Former Homosexual Information Officer, Maxine Drake

Maxine Drake was the Guild’s Homosexual Information Officer in the 80s. We chatted about the feminism and gay liberation movements during her time at university, how she came about the role and what she took away from it.

Notice of Election Result

Jesse Zambrano has been elected Chair of the Represtenation Board

End the University funding freeze

Students demand an end to University funding freeze as part of their "We will Not Be Left behind" campaign

Excellence in Teaching Awards - Curtin's Top Ten

Ten teachers at Curtin University have been recognised for their positive impact on the learning experience and lives of their students.

50 Years of the Guild - Looking back: A tribute to the founding father of ‘Grok’, Rod Cole

In 1969 WAIT’s student newspaper was called Aspect; and then in 1972, it was re-born like a phoenix from the ashes as Grok, led by a student called Rod Ravenswood, née Rod Cole. He took the name from Robert A. Heinlein’s novel ‘Stranger in a Strange Land’, in which ‘grok’ meant to understand something thoroughly, or intuitively.

Students demand protection and support

The Guild’s “We Will Not Be Left Behind” campaign is calling for all parties in this election to take a stand against sexual assault and harassment by committing to establish a national taskforce to address the issue on university campuses.

Sexual assault policies not good enough

The Guild’s “We Will Not Be Left Behind” campaign calls for a national taskforce into sexual assault and harassment on university campuses to be established.

Federal Election Candidates Forum 9 May

Curtin students have the opportunity to engage with local candidates to ask questions and gain the insight into the values, policies, and reforms pitched by the parties in this year’s election.

50 years of The Guild: Interview with Grok’s ‘07 Editor, Melissa Davey

In our effort to celebrate 50 years of Grok, we spoke to Davey about her time as the magazine’s editor in 2007, and her experience as an overall Grok contributor and Curtin student from 2003-2007, where she completed a double degree in Politics and Journalism.

It's time for our Annual General Meeting.

All Guild Members are invited to attend and will have the right to vote on any resolution of the meeting. There is a free sausage sizzle and Guild Members in attendance will also receive a free beverage voucher for use during the event.

Students will no longer tolerate inaction on climate change

The Guild’s “We Will Not Be Left Behind” campaign demands include a call for the removal of subsidies given to fossil fuel companies, a flat 10% tax rate for gas companies for the next ten years, and the funding of free education as a result of these initiatives.