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

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.

we are trying to teach and motivate everyone to understand how, as individuals, they can plug into the bigger systemic problems

The #thismymob mobile app is designed to connect (and reconnect) Indigenous people all across Australia on a safe digital platform.

Dr Nick Hopwood’s Creating Better Futures project is helping children from low socio-economic backgrounds to get the best possible start in life.

Events

Tours of Waraburra Nura and UTS Art Collection

30 August @ 8:00 am - 31 December @ 5:00 pm

Staff and Students: Tours for visiting groups, UTS staff and students are led by UTS ART Learning and Curatorial staff of the Waraburra Nura garden and accompanying works by Indigenous artists form UTS Art Collection.

Groups are welcome to request private tours or UTS community can take part in tours advertised throughout the year via Staff Connect and UTS Inbrief.

Against Our Oath: Sydney CBD Screening

18 November @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Staff and Students: Hear from the doctors who risked imprisonment to speak out for refugees held in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

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.