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

Most businesses don’t cater well for employees with disability—self-employment could offer an alternative.

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.

When it comes to the au pairing undertaken by thousands of young travellers in Australia each year, the reality is there is tremendous scope for exploitative working conditions.

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.

Events

EVERYONE – Sharing recent data and observations about the equity student experience in the remote learning environment.

UTS staff: Mental wellbeing and self care

15 June @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This session will provide an introduction to mental health, the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health, and the impact of mental ill-health on functioning.

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.