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July 2017

A huge congratulations are in order for our own UTS School of Communication Professor Jim Macnamara, who has been awarded the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) highest academic honour, the Pathfinder Award for his research and contribution to the industry of Public Relations! 
Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult. Blaming migrants won't solve Western Sydney's growing pains.
Still more awards for Jim Macnamara!
The University of Technology Sydney has maintained its national leadership in the second of the two international rankings of "young" universities announced this year.

June 2017

Recent UTS School of Communication graduate Amelia Navascues has been chosen as the newest movie reviewer for Triple J, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's youth radio station.
FASS alumni are among the Australians celebrated in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for outstanding contributions to the arts, education, and the community.
Dr Illaria Vanni Accarigi, from the UTS School of International Studies, has been honoured with the ‘Strengthening the UTS Model of Learning’ Award for her most recent innovations.
An ambitious short film that was the major project for a UTS master's degree has repaid a tricky "mission impossible" production period with great reviews and a series of international festival screenings.
With the horrific Kabul bombing last week, stability for Afghanistan still seems a long way off. Despite that, the University of Technology Sydney is backing educational progress with a plan to establish PhD programs in several Afghan universities.
In just two years, the Centre for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledges has transformed the way UTS interacts with and understands Indigenous cultures.
Thanks to mobile technology, the latest news is always at our fingertips. But this convenience makes finding accurate and reliable information more difficult. Three UTS experts share their insights into how researchers can cut through the noise.

May 2017

UTS School of Communication Professor Jim Macnamara wins the prestigious Don Bartholomew Award for Outstanding Service to the Communications Industry.
Whether you're upskilling or looking for a career change, applications are now open for mid-year postgraduate courses at UTS, and close 30 June 2017.
In May, UTS launches its Annual Appeal, aiming to raise $200,000 for disadvantaged students who may not otherwise be able to afford to attend university
In 2014, childhood friends and UTS graduates Anita Dawson and Tamara Shaw started Beanies for Baldies. The not-for-profit project brings together yarn lovers who craft beanies for sick kids at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
A new subject run by the Centre for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledges (CAIK) is giving all undergraduate students the opportunity to better engage with and understand Indigenous culture. 

April 2017

Build a website to promote empathy and understanding for refugees and asylum seekers and win $2000!
FASS researchers will be assessing how the governance of tuna fisheries can address the social needs of communities relying on them.
Anna Denejkina, a FASS PhD candidate, is investigating how combat-related trauma suffered by soldiers during the Soviet-Afghan war may be transmitted from the parent to their children.
UTS graduate Alison Whittaker has received the 2017 Fulbright Indigenous Postgraduate Scholarship, and will be using the scholarship this year to study at Harvard University in the US.
Fox Sports presenter Tiana Penitani is taking the next step in her already impressive career — a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) at UTS.

March 2017

Award-winning broadcaster Tracey Holmes has joined UTS as a senior lecturer in the new Graduate Diploma in Sports Media program.
Four UTS students are representing Australia across the Indo-Pacific region after receiving a prestigious $67,000 scholarship.
UTS’s School of Education has developed a range of purpose-built learning spaces that enable teaching students to effectively work across a range of platforms.
NSW regional communities with a strong aquaculture industry reap social as well as economic benefits, a new report has found.

February 2017

The works of three UTS Media Arts and Production alumni have been picked to feature in this year's SXSW (South by Southwest) film festival, to be held in Texas from 10-18 March.
ABC Arts has chosen six short films made by UTS Media Arts and Production students to be included in the new Grad Season 2017 series.
Hosted each January at UTS since 2009, the U@Uni Summer School program encourages high school students from low-SES schools to explore their tertiary options.

December 2016

Genevieve Clay-Smith can see no reason why people's opportunities should be limited by factors beyond their control.
Academics from the UTS School of Education are working with colleagues from the Royal University of Bhutan to improve learning outcomes for young people across the small Himalayan kingdom.

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