Social Affairs


Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.


UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess has been elected to United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 

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When to send a child to school can be a tough decision, but all the evidence shows that 7 is the optimal age for starting formal education.


To compensate for unmet social needs, people project lifelike qualities onto objects to feel connected. But this doesn’t fully meet people’s needs, so they collect more and more objects.


Vocation and education training plays big role in reducing recidivism rates according to new research. 


Panelists at Gonski Institute for Education forum say latest review sheds new light on early childhood education, diversity and the teaching profession.


True size of the strata and community title sector unveiled for first time thanks to national report.


New research suggests universities and schools need to implement mentoring programs and provide increased language assistance to help refugees get equal educational opportunities.


Mentoring young people at UNSW-led Football United gave Mandela Mathia a sense of community and skills that serve him in his acting career.


From growing up in a Malaysian village with no electricity to becoming one of Australia’s wealthiest people, Maha Sinnathamby learned the art of survival while studying at UNSW.