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Building the blocks of blockchain: Part 1

Modern blockchain technology was introduced as a method to securely timestamp digital documents and it has since revolutionised the world of finance and economics. Given the increasing popularity and adoption of these technologies, join David as he dives into the origins of blockchain in this two-part series.

"The Liberals are cutting $2 billion in university funding" - text on poster

Why free uni is the wrong thing to wish for

Nick Henderson delivers his argument against government-funded higher education, contending that such a policy will do little to help the disadvantaged. An alternative point of focus is subsequently discussed.

The Club Conundrum

The creation of clubs and societies isn’t always a good thing. Louise Yun explains why we should approach expansion of societies with caution.

Unsolicited advice from an Honours student

When Olivia Robins started uni, she had it all planned out. The lesson she learned when she realised those plans weren’t right for her has a ring of familiarity for students at all stages of their uni careers.

Economics: an intro

Alex Millmow, Professor in Economics at Federation University, provides new students and those returning to their studies in economics with some valuable advice, as well as a reflection on how the way the teaching of economics has changed in the past four decades.

Ficciones

Elijah reflects on three and a half years of economics, and what it has meant to him.