Boosting teacher training in Nauru

Ferrying students to class and back in monsoonal rains is not an unusual job for UNE education lecturers teaching students in Nauru. But it’s one of the ways having a full-time UNE School of Education presence on the island is helping ensure local students can...

Three smiling Nauruan university students sit outdoors each holding a children's book in English

Army uniform research a perfect fit

An Australian Department of Defence Army History Unit Grant will enable UNE humanities researcher Dr Anneke van Mosseveld to continue her research into the history of the Australian Army uniform.   From the khaki green tunic and breeches to the iconic...

Close-up portrait image of Anneke van Mosseveld in a green jacket

More schools join UNE’s Asia ConneXions program

More Australian primary and secondary schools will be able to connect straight into the classroom of a South Korean partner school with an expansion of UNE’s Asia ConneXions program. The program was created in 2011 to particularly enable regional and rural schools...

A classroom of students in South Korea watching a video screen with live footage streamed from a classroom of students in Australia

At the intersection of art and science

UNE Literary Studies lecturer Jennifer Mae Hamilton has found an unusual niche. Once an artist, producer and manager of a theatre company in inner Sydney, her city surroundings and an upbringing in Wollongong with “coal dust everywhere” inspired a shift...

Profile image of Jennifer Mae Hamilton in front of a tree

Exhibition honours local Indigenous matriarchs

Local artist Gabi Briggs will open an exhibition of photographic portraits for the UNE-hosted Grounding Story Conference.  The feet of strong Aboriginal women have walked the land for tens of thousands of years; their words and actions have shaped families and...

Portrait image of local artist Gabi Briggs
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