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

A collaboration between UTS Jumbunna and Diversity Council Australia hope to better understand the lived experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the workforce.

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.

After collaborating with over 130 UTS staff and students, the Social Impact Framework was launched in October 2017 to make a genuine commitment to social impact across UTS.

UTS’s David Suggett and Emma Camp are working with tourism operators to better understand which corals are most resilient to climate change.

Events

UTS staff: Unconscious Bias in recruitment

9 April @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course will help you understand the neuroscience of unconscious thinking, the impact of unconscious bias on recruitment decisions, and give you skills to recognise and manage your unconscious biases in the recruitment process.

Excellent workshops for kids, back by popular demand for the Autumn school holidays!

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.