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.
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.
The UTS Rapido Social team are on a mission to reduce the world’s plastic waste problem, all while lending a helping hand (literally) to kids in need.
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.
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.
Nicole Sutton and her team adapted the Giving Games – originally developed as philanthropic education tool by not-for-profit The Life You Can Save – to the university classroom. The activity challenges students to think about decision bias and how it plays out in the real world.
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.
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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.
UTS researchers, supported by the UTS Social Impact grant, explore the lived experiences of NESB research students at UTS.