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Students demand action on climate change


The Guild’s “We Will Not Be Left Behind Campaign” is demanding that political parties running in the election respond to youth and student calls for greater action on climate change.

Students demand support for an affordable quality education


“The appalling state of universities is that they are expected to provide a quality education to an increased number of students with much less funding than ever before,” said Finlay Nolan, Curtin Guild President.

The future of students demands better education policies


From 2019, students are repaying their HELP debts once their income reaches $45,000 per year, which is down from a previous threshold of $55,874.

50 years of the Guild: In conversation with former Grok music editor, Craig Reardon


Grok picked Reardon’s brain for more memories of being a student, writing for the paper, co-hosting shows on the Curtin Radio, 6NR, and still managing to hand in his assignments on time.

Student Welfare at core of election demands


With more than two-thirds living below the poverty line on inadequate income support, many students are being left behind as university education becomes out of reach.

Students demand a fair, fully funded and equitable education system


In recent years, a lowering of the HELP repayment threshold has meant that students now face repaying their debts before earning enough to be considered a decent salary upon graduation.

50 Years of the Guild: Spotlight on the successful alumni of Curtin, Joel Shepherd


Joel Shepherd is a successful Australian science fiction author, most well-known for his ‘Cassandra Kresnov’ and ‘Spiral Wars’ series.

50 Years of the Guild - Looking back: former Grok Editor, Adam Connors


Adam Connors shares his memories of his time at Curtin, his experience as a Grok editor, and recollections of his worldly, well-travelled career.

"We Will Not Be Left Behind" - A campaign that won't end at the ballot box.


With the Federal election date set for 18 May, Curtin Student Guild is launching the “We Will Not Be Left Behind” campaign to encourage all students and young people to get involved and put pressure on the major political parties to meet their demands and priorities.

Staff cuts threaten to jeopardise student learning


Staff cuts announced after the start of classes at Curtin’s Bentley and Western Australia School of Mines (WASM) campuses threaten to jeopardise student learning this semester.

50 Years of the Guild: Spotlight on the successful alumni of Curtin, Peter Mitchell


From studying theatre to dedicating his life to working in the community and social services sector, hear Peter Mitchell's story as told by none other than his daughter Luisa, our very own Grok Magazine editor.

Federal Budget has nothing for students


There is nothing for university students in the Federal Budget according to WA’s most influential student representation body, the Curtin Student Guild.

50 Years of the Guild: Spotlight on the successful alumni of Curtin, Deanne Cheuk


Former Grok designer Deanne Cheuk shares about her early influences at Curtin and how she worked towards the success she’s achieved today.

50 years of the Guild: The student’s president of the 21st century, Jonathon Saw


Guild President (2000) Jonathon Saw shares his story about leading the Guild into the 21st century.

WA Government wage theft inquiry


All students who have had wages and/or entitlements stolen from them are urged to tell their story to the WA Government Wage Theft Inquiry

Help debt now taking students longer to repay


Students are now taking 9.08 years to repay their HELP loans compared to 7.64 years in 2007-08.

50 years of the Guild: In conversation with ’75 to ‘78’s Treasurer, Tony Tilenni


Guild Treasurer (1975-1978) Tony Tilenni shares insights about the Guild in the mid-to-late 70s,

Guilds call on UWA to cancel lecture by controversial commentator Bettina Arndt


Guilds disappointed that UWA is hosting controversial commentator Bettina Arndt

Curtin Students to Rally 4 Climate Action


Curtin University students will be joining young people across Australia and around the world in a Global Day of Action on March 15.

Giant pink mural celebrates 50 years of student representation


Kicking off a year of celebration, student artist Eddie Atchison has created a colourful artistic statement for the 50th anniversary of one of Australia’s leading student representation bodies Curtin Student Guild.

50 years of the Guild: Standing up for student unions with ‘05’s Rikki Hendon


Guild's former Education Vice-President (2005) shares her insights and experiences.