Matthew Vella

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The First Year Experience forum is back!

By Matthew Vella,

With the first First Year Experience forum of 2018 coming up, now's a great time to take a look back on the last FYE forum from November 2017 (that feels so long ago!).

A chat with Nick Hopwood, the academic who’s normalising rejection

By Matthew Vella,

Rejection can be a very discouraging thing. However, Associate Professor Nick Hopwood is trying to take the shame away from it by promoting all his failures for academic the world to see.

Fighting racism and improving mental health: a look back at UTS Diversity Week

By Matthew Vella,

Catch up on this year's Diversity Week, featuring interviews with students, staff and a peek at some of Diversity Week's special guests...

Wrap up: First Year Experience Forum July 2017

By Matthew Vella,

Did you miss out on the July First Year Experience Forum? Check out this video for highlights!

4 things to consider when using video and digital content to reach wider audiences (and how to get it right) – Part Two

By Matthew Vella,

In Part One, we explored some benefits of using video and social media platforms to reach a wider audience. Now we'll explore a few simple things you can do to make shooting on your phone or tablet even more effective.

4 things to consider when using video and digital content to reach wider audiences (and how to get it right) – Part One

By Matthew Vella,

Have you ever told someone about a book and their reply was "I'll just watch the movie"? Reading is an important part of both learning and teaching, but as a communication platform it isn't always the most engaging. In this post, we explore some things to consider when using...

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