How COVID-19 polarised politics: #IStandWithDan versus #DictatorDan

How COVID-19 polarised politics: #IStandWithDan versus #DictatorDan

22nd December 2020

A QUT study of two interrelated Twitter hashtag campaigns in relation to the Victorian Premier Dan Andrews’ handling of the COVID-19 second wave found the activity was driven by a “small, hyper-partisan core of highly active participants” and not bot accounts.

14 Dec 2020

QUT Alumni: Year in review

To say 2020 has been a challenging year would be an understatement. Not only have alumni been impacted, both personally and professionally, but organisations, including QUT, have had to be innovative and agile in embracing new ways to engage with their communities.

14 Dec 2020

Master of Teaching student's rewarding rural experience

Master of Teaching (Primary) student Georgia Ritchie completed her final Professional Experience placement in Weipa with help from the Geoffrey and Cynthia Taylor Remote Teaching Bursary. Georgia shares what she gained through her experience, including a sense of community, professional development – and a full-time teaching job!

7 Dec 2020

Celebrating Indigenous culture, creativity and success

Indigenous culture in all its diversity is at the heart of Australia’s identity. It is our past, present and future. This year, QUT has celebrated many milestones in further realising its commitment to embedding Indigenous Australian culture, knowledge and perspectives across all areas of the University.

10 Dec 2020

Eye Health Hero: Lauren Hutchinson

QUT Optometry alumna Lauren Hutchinson was recently named by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) as one of its Eye Health Heroes - Future Leaders for 2020.