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

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

UTS Rapido Social (Rapidos) was established to deliver hardware and software solutions on a pro-bono basis to support organisations that work for the public good.

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

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

Events

Learn how other sectors and organisations have grappled with the effective implementation of targets and quotas. Workshop best practice case studies.

Is ‘quota’ a dirty word?

25 July @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amanda Collinge, Nick Greiner, Peter van Onselen and Verity Firth discuss whether quotas are the missing piece to solve persistent gender inequality in Australian business, government and the media.

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.