This form is to express interest in a Tharunka paid position. The roles will include two editorial positions, one designer, and several one-off writing and reporting gigs for the Tharunka 70th edition. Besides the Tharunka 70th reporters which will be starting ASAP, the specifics of the roles will be announced after the hiring of the new Tharunka Managing Editor. 

Responding to this form will ensure you are informed when the positions open for application later in the year, it will also help us decide what roles to offer.

About Tharunka

Tharunka is UNSW’s oldest and most recognized student publication. Since 1953 the student-run publication has reported on UNSW happenings, and given voice to the ideas, concerns and art of UNSW students. Previous editors and contributors have included former Oz editor Richard Neville, Cartoon artists Peter Kingston and Martin Sharp, Investigative journalist Wendy Bacon, and award-winning writer Frank Moorhouse.

Who are we?

Arc is the cool older sibling at UNSW. We pride ourselves on our obsession with student life because we know that the best parts of going to uni is all the fun stuff you do outside the classroom. Our mission is to create the best student experience and we do that through a huge range of opportunities and services available to students online and in-person. Working at Arc you’ll join a welcoming team of passionate people who believe in listening to students, working together and constantly being better. Plus, there’s plenty of employee perks like cake, volleyball, Arc Wellness and heaps more.

If you're interested in reporting for Tharunka's 70th, send a paragraph summary of your writing experience to

If you have any questions about any of the other roles you can ask Arc's Media Coordinator, Nick Jordan, at the above email.

Applications for the Managing Editor position can be found here:

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Arc is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equality, diversity and social inclusion.

We have created an Arc working culture in which all differences are valued: from age, gender and ethnicity to thinking styles and beliefs. We positively encourage applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. Our goal is to make everyone feel involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to preserve the Arc values and behaviours.

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