The ABC has the thumping headline “Uni takes on student binge drinking culture”.
Sounds like a great way to cruel enrollments I thought.
But then it turns out that all that’s happened is researcher Amanda George has been paid to state the bleeding obvious: A lot of students get hammered.
The Uni is going to “now try to establish more alcohol-free social events and better health counselling”.
(“now” meaning “We’ve done nothing so far”, “try” meaning “it might not happen at all”)
I think this means the students can still get as hammered as they like, but some prospective parents might be re-assured by some decorative fig-leaves.