By and for women.

The ENID Network is an online journalism platform created by and for female-identifying and non-binary university students. Named after Dame Enid Murial Lyons, the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives and to then serve in the Federal Cabinet, the ENID Network hopes to inspire university women of all backgrounds. With a strong focus on intersectional feminist issues, as well as personal experiences, ENID is a community of support and empowerment.

Meet the team.

The Latest

ENID’s Guide to Sustainable Gifting

There’s guaranteed to always be another celebration around the corner. No matter the occasion, ENID is here to guide you on more sustainable ways of spreading cheer.

Raves, repairs, and renewal: how young Ukrainians are bringing joy to the rebuilding effort

After more than 250 days of assaults from Russian forces, Ukrainian resistance is taking more surprising forms. In an attempt to reconnect to their pre-invasion cutting-edge techno scene a group of young activists have been organising “repair raves” to attract people to help with the massive clean-up effort, dancing together while they do it.

We support #womenwhowrite

Why I Write: Shinae’s Story

Shinae knows she has a lot to learn about writing. But she also knows that “writing is freedom” – and so it is only fitting that her work focuses on inequality.

Why I Write: Rose’s Story

Before she became a writer, Rose liked to think of herself as a storyteller. Why does she write? To keep telling stories – to anyone and anything that will listen.

Meanwhile, in lifestyle…

The Polaroid Project

People don’t normally get philosophical about photography. In an age of throwaway consumerism, what value do polaroids offer? Part 1 of a new series from our gal Caitlin, ‘Imprints of our past’.

5 Awesome Must-Read Books by Female Authors

As a former English tutor, Shinae has seen the impact of the “no time to read” attitude. But literacy should be at the centre of our culture. And what better literature to champion than those with female authors.

On Single Mothers

This Mother’s Day, Shinae reflects on her upbringing in a single mother family – and society’s ongoing prejudices towards such families.

On Fridays, ENID has a gal crush!

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How we’re coping with COVID-19

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional land owners of Australia, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture. As students attending universities in Australia, we recognise that the institutions we attend are on the sovereign land of these peoples, and we recognise our complicity in the ongoing colonisation of Indigenous land.

We pay our respects to their Elders – past, present, and emerging.