Athletes of influence? The role model refrain in sport

Does using the ‘role model’ status of sportspeople to influence the health of the public nation really work? And what happens when sportspeople fail to live up to the expectations of the community? Daryl Adair, Associate Professor of Sport Management, University of Technology Sydney, explores this in his recent article in The Conversation. Athletes ofContinue reading “Athletes of influence? The role model refrain in sport”

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks… Life As a Mature Age Uni Student

Written by Pip Docherty, a third year Sport and Exercise Science student at UTS At the ripe old age of 26 I finally worked out what career I wanted topursue. This didn’t involve the cameras, lights and creative aspects of themedia industry I thought it would, having focused my high schools years onmedia and communicationsContinue reading “Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks… Life As a Mature Age Uni Student”

The move from TAFE to Uni

Transitioning from TAFE to university is exciting and a journey in itself – one of UTS’ nursing students Lindsay tells us his! I started at TAFE after high school in 2004 studying a Diploma of Horticulture followed by a Certificate III in Landscape Horticulture. At the same time I built up a small local landscaping business,Continue reading “The move from TAFE to Uni”