Tower: Issue 7

Issue 07

Summer 2012

Cover of Issue 07 of the Tower Magazine

This issue canvasses the theme ‘Are you ready to change the world?’ It includes an interview with inspirational Afghani advocate – and UTS Master of Laws alumna – Nasima Rahmani, who works tirelessly to provide educational opportunities for females in Afghanistan. Also, meet Professor Rosemary Johnston, Director of the Australian Centre for Child and Youth: Culture and Wellbeing to hear how its programs are helping to broaden the horizons of disadvantaged students.

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Issue 7 Articles

Hope and heroism from an Afghani torchbearer

Nasima Rahmani

Born into a nation about to descend into ongoing war and terror, Nasima Rahmani has risen above prejudice and personal risk to help provide the prospect of a better life for women in Afghanistan.

School of life

Rosmary Johnston

Mark Abernethy speaks to the Centre's Director Professor Rosemary Johnston about the key programs, the support behind them and their impact on students.

World at her feet

Talia Shuvalov

Most young designers could only dream of work experience at Alexander McQueen or a role at Narciso Rodriquez – but for Talia Shuvalov, that dream is a reality. Meet the ambitious New York-based UTS graduate who's taking the fashion world by storm.

An inconvenient truth

Arani Ahmed and Associate Professor Jennifer Burn

For many Australians, the concept of human trafficking or forced labour is an alien issue – one that is confined to other, less-developed countries. Yet such abuses do occur in Australia, and UTS's Anti-Slavery Australia is doing more than just raise awareness of the key issues.