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QUT to replace Blackboard with Canvas from 2023 

The Queensland University of Technology will switch its learning management system from Blackboard to Canvas in 2023, after over two years of consultation with staff and student representatives.  Planning for this transition commenced pre-COVID, with preliminary discussions and market analysis of…

Introducing Your Faculty Councillors

What are the Faculty Councillors?    Faculty councillors are members of the Guild council. Two councillors for each faculty are elected by the students of that faculty, the councillors may exercise half a vote each at council meetings on behalf…

Guild Catchup: May

One of our commitments this year is to bring you updates on your elected executive, and this is our second instalment of this initiative. Find updates from your executive below and keep an eye out for the next update in…

Guild News: 2020 AGM

QUT Guild 2020 Annual General Meeting What happened? On Monday 27 March, the QUT Guild held their annual general meeting via Zoom call. Guild secretary, Cameron Mackie, brought a motion to temporarily suspend the standing orders within the regulations to…

Make Your Mark: #SaveOurStudents

Seen a flurry of blue profile frames on your timeline recently? Yep, that’s #SaveOurStudents. The QUT Guild has launched a campaign calling for students to sign a petition advocating for temporary academic concessions during the COVID-19 period. The Guild is…

The 0% Policy: What is Going On?

Policy change happens once in a blue moon at universities, and when it comes up, it matters. Currently, QUT is reviewing the 0% late assessment policy.   QUT’s approach to assessment has changed exponentially in the past 10 years. QUT has had a myriad of assessment submission styles, from hardcopy submission at Assignment Minder locations on…

News: Fake Page Targets Invasion Day Marches

Disclaimer: The following content may be distressing. We also advise First Nations readers that the following post may contain references to deceased persons.  On the 26th of January, thousands will be marching through Australian cities to abolish Australia day. This year,…

Tampon Tantrum: The Sequel

by Alana Riley   An update on QUT’s free-tampon debate from earlier this year In our very first edition of GLASS, we published a piece called Tampon Tantrum which covered some discussion about whether QUT should provide free sanitary products in its bathrooms.  …