Sharing his very personal and candid story of growth, Dr Murray Taylor, who was the recipient of a Vice-Chancellor Citation Award in Learning and Teaching 2018, had the room in stitches. A moment too good not to share!
Olga shares some lessons from the Staff Wellbeing Week circus skills workshop that can help educators deal with defensive pessimism in students.
Zoe talks about Macquarie's collegial spirit, Pierre shares how he loves helping people, Jacqueline recalls how happy she's been to help establish the Medical Faculty and Matthew explains why uni's more enjoyable than school.
Amos tells us his Teaching Philosophy, Khyiah shares how she writes Young Adult Fiction, Eugene talks about student motivation and Dimity speaks about her move from W.A.
We chat to Francesca about the Socratic method in action, to Lucas about finding the right career path, Judith's experience of jury duty and Beaudi's VR experience of factory farms.
This week we chatted to students about how they're embracing O-week.
On our walk around campus this week we met a Big History convenor, a Mental Health Research Assistant, an AV Technician and student and an FBE lecturer.
Inspired by Humans of New York, we randomly approached someone, took their photo and asked some questions about their everyday life, with the aim of seeing a more diverse slice of Macquarie life.