Unclear, at times bizarre, and lacking in adequate information and support, the current procedure for reporting sexual harassment on campus is at last getting an overhaul - thanks largely to pressure and recommendations from the UWA Student Guild. Is the review's timing just that little bit too coincidental with the 'Respect. Now. Always.' campaign currently being rolled out around the country? Kate Prendergast reports.
Hamida Novakovich, curator behind the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery’s late HERE&NOW16 / GenYM exhibition, talks to Kate Prendergast on the widespread misconceptions surrounding contemporary Muslim artists and contemporary Muslim art.
In June, posters advertising the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery's HERE&NOW16 / GenYM exhibition – which showcased the works of nine emerging young Muslim artists – were defaced and torn down. Featured artists and brothers Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Abdul Abdullah give their response to the incident here.
The UWA Renewal project has moved onto its so-called ‘Build’ phase, after it was last week announced that the current nine faculties will be squashed down to just four. On Friday’s Open Forum, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater assuaged few anxieties over what was to come next for staff, leaving them still in the dark as to whether they will have a job at the end of the year, how they would fit into the final structure, and under what terms of contract. Kate Prendergast reports.