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

UTS School of Education Senior Lecturer, Dr Jane Hunter, has used her High Possibility Classrooms framework to better support teachers and improve STEM teaching and learning.

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.

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

Events

Mental health for supervisors training

25 March @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

This course will help those who supervise staff to understand what is happening for people living with mental ill health.

Ability awareness training

8 April @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

This 2-hour introduction to universal accessibility and inclusion for all will help you understand the social model of disability and the contributions of people with diverse abilities to our success.

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.