Green Thoughts is a new column by the UNSW Environment Collective. The Environment Collective is a group of students from UNSW who believe in collective action on climate change. Here are some stories written by our members which try and grapple with the systemic issues driving the climate crisis, from colonialism …Read More »
By Micah Emma Chan The COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the globe causing catastrophic economic impacts and relentless strain on healthcare systems. The profound repercussions of the current situation have exposed the underlying injustices within our society. Closer to home, the pandemic has unveiled the growing and acutely underestimated …Read More »
By Sejal Madan The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a difficult time for us all, and it has not been any easier with the constant adjustments being made to life at UNSW. It began with few students testing positive on campus, followed by the slow process of moving courses …Read More »
What the economic shutdown means for Australian workers: will this be Australia’s highest unemployment rate since 1932?
By Noha Tsor With the shutdown of non-essential services, and more extreme social distancing regulations being implemented as the days progress, Australia is undoubtedly heading towards its first recession in 28 years. As Sydney Morning Herald’s Economist Editor, Ross Gittins labels it; “coronacession”. Perhaps the most adverse impact of this …Read More »
By Jo Bradley It’s safe to say that UNSW’s response to the Coronavirus crisis has been less than ideal. UNSW’s failure to take swift action with shutting down the Uni, and the perceived lack of consideration for student’s well-being, particularly UNSW students studying abroad, has caused widespread discontent across the …Read More »