Making a Global Difference in the Fight Against Cancer

Written by Andrew Donkor, UTS Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health) student My interests are cancer and radiotherapy, palliative care and end-of-life care, policy, healthcare organization and community interventions for cancer control. My research project involves efforts to improve access to cancer care, including radiotherapy services in low and middle-income countries which is challenging. Many radiotherapy initiativesContinue reading “Making a Global Difference in the Fight Against Cancer”

Learning in a Postgraduate Degree

Written by Lydia Soon, UTS Master of Public Health graduate Hello and welcome to another blog on what happens during a postgraduate class and some helpful learning tips from my experience with the Master of Public Health. MY CLASS EXPERIENCE Postgraduate classes are structured differently to undergraduate classes as they often run in block sessions.Continue reading “Learning in a Postgraduate Degree”

Why I decided to do postgraduate study

Taking a leap of faith can be terrifying. From the comfort of a steady job to the unknown challenges of university, it can be frightening to start postgraduate study. The reasons not to are endless: family responsibilities, work, financial concerns… It is all too easy to put off making the decision to go back to university,Continue reading “Why I decided to do postgraduate study”

My public health placement with WHO CC UTS

Written by Lydia Soon, UTS Master of Public Health student I completed my professional placement last year at the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Nursing Midwifery and Health Development at UTS (WHO CC UTS). This placement aligned well with my interests in maternal child health and workforce development, and I was also seeking somethingContinue reading “My public health placement with WHO CC UTS”

Getting to know: Bernard Saliba

For over a decade, Bernard Saliba has been a part of the UTS community. From undergraduate student to administrative technical assistant to Scholarly Teaching Fellow and now course coordinator, Bernard has witnessed some of the university’s biggest changes. We sat down with him to talk about his journey to UTS, and how helmets in VietnamContinue reading “Getting to know: Bernard Saliba”

I Need To Know: ‘is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’

Written by Associate Professor Melissa Kang, Associate Professor of Public Health and Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Health Science in the Faculty of Health, UTS “Hi! I only recently have gotten a boyfriend and have started having regular sex. After 2 or more days, it starts to get a bit sore down there. IsContinue reading “I Need To Know: ‘is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’”