Planting the seedlings for a more sustainable future

The UTS Sustainability Team faces the task of mobilising our staff and students to make lifestyle changes to do their part towards creating an environmentally friendly campus.

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

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

Funding for the NFP sector is increasingly allocated on the basis of impact data. UTS Prof Bronwen Dalton has launched a project to make validated measurement tools available to anyone.

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

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

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.

Social Impact Evaluation Training

23 September @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Staff only: A well-designed program can mean enhanced outcomes and greater impact, but achieving quality outcomes requires quality evaluation. This training will help get you there.

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.