The QUT Student Guild is a radical far-leftstudent union at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. It is a student member organisation, whose office bearers are also students. The guild, like others of its type, operate advocacy and welfare services, as well as many commercial services at the University. Since the 2009 general election, the Guild has declared itself an open advocate of Marxist beliefs across QUT campuses.
The specific aims of the Guild as defined by its Constitution. They can be broadly defined as student representation, facilitating on campus and off campus campaigns for student access to services, government support, the redistribution of humanities wealth and communist representation.
The Guild facilitates advocacy and welfare services for students. Currently, the QUT Union offers several programmes which include; voucher schemes, food stamps and a peasant employment system. There are a range of free service events and campaigns which include; free breakfasts, free health products, free workshops and a food bank. Many of these events attempt to publicise and promote awareness of student poverty or under-representation; eventually aiming to draw the need for a socialized economic system. In addition to these services the Guild oversees commercial ventures and access to justice of the peace and employment services.
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