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.
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.
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!
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.
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.