TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. Ben Brooks examines the discourse of paedophilia and child abuse, and why we need to break the taboo of discussing child sexuality.
“Education Matters” was the proposed name of a speech to be given by the Dalai Lama on the importance of learning to Sydney University students on campus this June. The irony is that in light of recent events, critics are now saying the University administration is more interested in business matters than education matters. A…
Felix Donovan explains how Obama’s social media campaign has inspired Julia Gillard
ADHD was once thought to only afflict children, but the illness is increasingly being diagnosed in adults. Caitlin Still explores the issue.
Avani Dias writes about her experience of Mormonism in Utah
Georgia Behrens questions the virtue of voluntourism in the developing world
North Korea is a very real, yet very different, tourist destination. Perfect for the blog updates and Facebook statuses!
The Guardian has been one of the few newspapers to make a successful transition from daily paper to online news source. Madeleine King asks whether the British giant will help or harm the frail Australian media scene.
Early in our interview, Professor Stilwell muses, “Good teachers can determine the trajectories of [our] lives.” Stacks of manila folders occupy his impressive wooden desk. These pillars stand as monuments to a lifetime of research. It’s a weighty – if not ironic – statement, given the growing malaise towards traditional educational models. Universities have long…
It has been almost a decade since members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) last went on strike at Sydney University. In 2009, the NTEU threatened to strike on two occasions, only to cancel strike action at the eleventh hour when the University’s administration agreed to back down on proposed changes to pay and…