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Grad school is...time consuming: A list of how to survive it all

I cannot believe how long it’s been since I’ve posted! This must be why my following isn’t very large, eh? My first of three semesters has come and gone, and as we speak I am putting off an assignment. 502 more words

Alaska

Enrolled!

Last year I decided to have a crack at enrolling for a Masters of Social Work course at Deakin University. The course is an online course and over 2 years part time. 162 more words

Deakin

By Any Means Necessary: Infusing Social Injustice Content Into Statistics Courses

I am pleased to report that a teaching note I wrote on the topic of infusing social injustice (yes, injustice) content into statistics courses will be published in the… 2,165 more words

Social Work Education

Zadie Smith (2013) – The Embassy of Cambodia

The fact is that if we followed the history of every little country in this world – in its dramatic as well as its quiet times – we would have no space left in which to live our own lives or to apply ourselves to our necessary tasks, never mind indulge in occasional pleasures like swimming. 

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Social Justice

Faculty Highlight: Professor Ceilia White

We are excited to highlight Professor Ceilia White this month as one of Union Institute & University’s outstanding affiliate faculty members in the undergraduate Social Work program. 855 more words

Education

29/01/15 'Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.' Martin Luther King Jr.

In an attempt to get back to my racing snake physique (?), I’ve taken to wandering the streets of Ilmington. I’ve got a circuit that’s just shy of a mile, so I do 6 laps at a time – roughly 5 miles. 774 more words

Mental Health

YUVA: The Beginning of a National Movement

Having been involved in social work and volunteerism since early school days, and later advocating for the Mauritian youth by holding several key positions in governmental and non-governmental organisations, I’ve been enough lucky to meet a substantial number of leaders who are already bringing positive change both to and in their localities. 981 more words

Krishna Athal