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Faculty of Health

UTS: Health offers innovative, practice-based education and high impact research that focuses on improving health outcomes in both local and global communities.  A long-standing partner of health professions, UTS: Health delivers research with impact that informs policy and improves practice both in Australia and overseas.

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Research strength

UTS: Health are leaders in Health Services and Practice (HSP) research, having been top rated in NSW  for Nursing, Midwifery, Human Movement and Sports Science research in the Federal Government's ERA review (rated as "5/5" - well above world standard) and Public Health and Health Services (rated as "4/5" above world standard). HSP engages in internationally competitive research that has high impact on policy and practice. HSP is located in the Faculty of Health and has interdisciplinary research expertise in nursing, midwifery, complementary medicine, public health, child and family health, and health services management.

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Our teaching and learning is centered on our unique learning futures framework, which encourages an active learning approach and results in Graduate Attributes that are highly sought after by employers.

The learning futures focus of the 2016 VC’s Learning and Teaching Grant scheme builds on the work undertaken by the 2015 grant recipients and the learning.futures fellows to promote innovation in learning.

Learning and Teaching awards success

The Faculty recently celebrated the success of a number of academics who received an award and citations in the 2016 Vice-Chancellors Learning and Teaching Awards.




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