The University of Newcastle, Australia

"Higher Education was life saving for me"

Friday, 25 November 2016

For White Ribbon Day 2016, UON's Professor Penny Jane Burke, Director of the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education features in the Newcastle Herald speaking about the transformative power of education and how her life story inspired her son to make an award-wining film Still Waters.

Image of Professor Penny Jane Burke

"PROFESSOR Penny Jane Burke had only recently left the women’s refuge where she had lived with her infant son for a year healing from abuse when one conversation changed her life."

Read the full story on the Newcastle Herald website


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