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Should burkas be banned from university classrooms?

Why do you wear all black? Why are you even still alive? It isn't fair to us. While Australian universities grapple with isolated Islamophobic attacks, like the above-quoted one on two female Indonesian students in Canberra earlier this month, ones ...

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Racism-simulating app up for award

A UWS-developed app that aims to encourage cross-cultural tolerance via a simulated racism role-playing game has been officially recognised by the United Nations as a finalist for its Intercultural Innovation Award. The ‘Everyday Racism’ app, available as a free download ...

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Foreign students still wary of Australia

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Survey finds perceptions of racism, safety concerns shape students’ opinions. By Antonia Maiolo. International students are concerned about their safety and believe they are not welcome in Australia, a new survey shows. The study found that safety and Australia’s attitude ...

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Systemic racism blemishes sector says Larkin

White centrism means Australia’s tertiary education system is failing to capitalise on the work of indigenous staff and is missing out on much of what they have to offer, Professor Steve Larkin told a conference in Sydney. Larkin, pro vice-chancellor ...

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