Dear UQ Sustainability: Please stop your ableism and fat-shaming

Dear UQ Sustainability:

I recently had the pleasant surprise of spotting the new sign you put up next to the elevator in the Michie Building, and possibly next to other elevators across campus. I think it is lovely that you are concerned with making UQ more sustainable and lowering its environmental footprint. However, I was very unimpressed with the way you’ve chosen to tackle this issue. Not only are these news signs annoyingly patronising to everyone reading them, but also ableist and fat-shaming … More Dear UQ Sustainability: Please stop your ableism and fat-shaming

UQWC’s Reply to ‘Fabulous Feminism’ in Semper Floreat

UQWC’s Reply to ‘Fabulous Feminism’ in Semper Floreat. Over at my university’s student magazine, it seems that people think feminism is about swinging those Chanel totes and denigrating women who don’t dress to be attractive to men. In the Women’s Collective, we beg to differ. Check out the wonderful reply the Collective put together!

I’m heading off!

  Just a quick note to say that I’m heading off to Italy on a Uni trip for three weeks, so I won’t be updating the blog for that time! I’ll be back mid-February with all new rants and raves. Have a lovely break, dear readers!  

Bluestocking Week: Glass Ceilings and Gender Inequality in the University

I’m hoping to be back to regular posting in a short time. Until then, here’s a speech I wrote for Bluestocking Week at the University of Queensland. Enjoy!   University has been my dream ever since I decided, as a twelve year old, that there must be something more to education than year seven. Bored … More Bluestocking Week: Glass Ceilings and Gender Inequality in the University