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

UTS PhD student and town planner, Allan Teale, wants to help young people living in remote communities get access to higher education.

I hate the word “normal”. What does that even mean? Who decides what’s normal? These subjective norms dominate our culture, especially in education

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

The ‘Picture Books Project’ is designed to improve the literacy, interpersonal and future parenting skills of young people who are currently experiencing homelessness.

Events

UTS staff: Ally training

29 January @ 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.

On Friday 31 January we’ll come together as a community to raise funds for the bushfires. Join us for day and evening activities to raise funds.

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.