Student partnership is an ethos, not an activity

Although most universities have student representatives on boards and committees, gather student feedback and run student forums, UTS Law Professor Sally Varnham argues this could be done more effectively and authentically.

True teachers don’t just count their blessings – they share them

We don’t know exactly what jobs of the future will be, but we can be certain that STEM subjects will be vital.

 

WASH: For her, it's the big issue

Water may seem an unusual topic to start a discussion on gender issues.

Counting Dead Women: the hard truth about Australia’s domestic violence victims

UTS academic, Jenna Price, as part of the Counting Dead Women campaign researchers sets out to tackle the distorted image of violence and women in the media.

 

 

 

Case studies

Picture books feature in most Australian’s childhoods, but they can fail to reflect a range of identities and the different ways that people live in modern Australia.

Most businesses don’t cater well for employees with disability—self-employment could offer an alternative.

Using a mix of surveys and interviews, Carmel Foley and Deb Edwards, associate professors at UTS Business School, evaluated the UTS ART Queer Tour and Deborah Kelly collage workshops in terms of audience response.

While the voices of British explorers and other non-Indigenous people are recorded in a range of historical source material, the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are too often missing.

Events

UTS staff: Breaking the binary training

19 August @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This session aims to unpack physical sex, gender identity, gender expression and sexuality and explore the gender binary and gender diversity.

UTS staff: Ally training

26 August @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The UTS Ally Program sets out to develop a visible network of empathetic people who are allies of students and staff identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex or queer – those belonging to a sexual or gender minority.

News from across UTS

UN harnessing sport for greater good

The UN values sport as a vehicle for improving lives in disadvantaged communities – but it is grass-roots programs rather than mega-events such as the Football World Cup that make the difference.

Non-native English speakers have a voice at UTS too

UTS researchers, supported by the UTS Social Impact grant, explore the lived experiences of NESB research students at UTS.