Student Life Grants provide funding and support for students to create innovative co-curricular projects that build a sense of community at the University. They are facilitated by the University's Student Life team.
“The referendum on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament asks us to make one of the most crucial decisions in our lifetime, to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution.” (NCCC, 2023).
In recognition of this important referendum, Student Life Grants welcomes individual students or a group of students to access up to $2000 of funding and development support for projects that support our students in exchanging ideas and information relating to The Voice Referendum.
Applications close: 9 am, 28 September 2023
Project dates: If your application is successful, you'll be able to schedule Student Life Voice Grant events at any time up until The Voice Referendum.
Maximum funding per project: $2000
Target audience: All students
If you're interested in applying for one of our other grant streams, find out more information on the Student Life Grants page.
Courage and civility are greatly encouraged through The Voice Stream, which aims to give our diverse student community the opportunity to exchange ideas and information through an event or activity that is relevant to The Voice Referendum.
In creating a Voice Stream Initiative, you will have the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, communication, project management, budgeting and reporting, with training, mentoring and support from the Student Life team.
To be eligible you’ll need to:
To apply, you will need to complete the application form online, including details of your project design such as budget, timeline, activities, and sustainability planning. Please ensure your application addresses the assessment criteria. Your application may include multiple events or activities. These can be in person, online or a hybrid model. You can apply as:
Some example activities you could include in your project are:
Grant applications will be assessed against the following criteria:
Accepted applicants will work with Student Life to bring their event to life. As part of your core commitments, you will be required to complete the University’s Engaging with Civility module.
Student Life will run a training session for successful applicants with tips and tricks on how to capture the University experience, maximise registrations and engagement, inspire your audience and lead a team. Student Life staff will also organise regular check-ins to ensure your project is on track for success.