In reflecting on this project and the whole subject, I have come to realise the importance of research. Research has always been something I’ve done but have never really taken the time to understand the entire process. Throughout the semester we have been engaged with a multitude of research values that have influenced our engagement … Continue reading reflection time
In my last blog post, I introduced the idea that my research topic was going to concentrate on recycling. My refined question is: Do University students who are in charge of their own waste and recycling know how to properly manage their waste? Recycling has never been something that I have taken an interest in… … Continue reading a short & sweet update
Today after having a coffee and a sandwich at UOW, I went to put my rubbish in the bin and was not sure as to whether I should put in the recycling bin or the general waste. It sparked my curiosity as to whether other people feel the same way. So when I needed a … Continue reading Help, I don’t know how to recycle!
In planning what I wanted to write for my first blog of 2017 I stumbled upon this quote from legendary fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood "the age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline... because you need to be alone … Continue reading I’m curious, you’re curious.
dictionary.com defines Diaspora as the spread or dissemination of something originally confined to a local, homogeneous group, as a language or cultural institution. So in that case, are humans diasporic? We grow up in one area, never knowing where we will end up. Using the case of myself, for example; I grew up in Central West NSW and … Continue reading Diaspora – More than just a culture shock
One of the many things you will see in advertisements for a university or educational organisation is the image of racially different people throughout them. The idea at it’s most basic level is to portray the institution as culturally diverse to convince people from countries all over the world to want to study abroad at … Continue reading The Hybridity of International Education
O’Shaughnessy describes the term ‘Globalisation’ as being “an international community influenced by technological development and economic, political and military interests.” (O’Shaughnessy 2012 p. 458) He basically iterates throughout his essay that due to the massive technological and industrial growth the world has seen developed has changed the way in which the world trades and communicates. … Continue reading Generation: Globalised