Episode four of Yak Rewind coming at ya! Giving a voice for UON students to comment on the hottest trending news, every fortnight. For more information on the stories presented today, check out the links below!
With the world in the middle of an energy crisis we are constantly looking for new ways of harvesting renewable energy. Well, Professor Paul Dastoor and his team at the University of Newcastle have developed a solar paint, and we talked to him to find out more!
This week, Yak talks with Andie and Siobhan to gain some insight into the experience of studying with a disability at UON.
Lauren covers the Asylum Seeker Welfare Cuts and the Newcastle Light Rail getting the green light.
Daniel Armstrong and Brooke Heinz discuss Atomic Blonde. Many comparisions to John Wick are made, even though Brooke has never seen it.
To celebrate the diversity of the students, staff, and community members of UON, Yak had a chat with Leah Armstrong – Director of the Wollotuka Institute – to learn more about the experiences of Indigenous students at university.
We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming (get it?) to give you the low down on what Robotgals is doing to get young girls interested in science and engineering.
Justin fills us in on the Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite and the Change the Course report from the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Were you at the HP mid year party? Yak was there with you to capture the fun and games!
Gabe chats with UON students in the NewSpace building about the University’s latest addition.