Bullying at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

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“Systemic bullying, hazing and abuse generally are identified with poor, weak or toxic organizational cultures. Cultures that are toxic have stated ethical values that are espoused but not employed, and other non-ethical values which are operational, dominant, but unstated.

Such cultures thrive when good people are silent, silenced, or pushed out; when bad apples are vocal, retained, promoted, and empowered; and when the neutral majority remain silent in order to survive. Those who are most successful in such a toxic culture are those who have adapted to it, or adopted it as their own”. (McKay, Arnold, Fratzl & Thomas, 2008)

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Equity and diversity at the University of Newcastle

"The University of Newcastle values and celebrates diversity and is committed to providing a safe and respectful environment in which to work."

?+#@%*&()?!+#@^% CRASH ?!+%@(*#?!&%

(falling off our chairs laughing)!


  1. Who wrote these words? did he or she speak any English?

    it is a scandal to use these words in this University.

  2. What a joke! The UoN is the most parochial uni I've ever worked for. Many of the staff, academic and administrative alike hate anyone who's not one of their own. If you happen to be from a country on their political/racial/religious blacklist, you've had it. The only reason they tolerate you is your country's oil rich or send a lot of students to the uni or you spend 5 years doing a 3 year degree when you just keep paying them money. Money talks and pigs fly there! I still have people talk to me in the most condescending manner, which makes me want to vomit: you poor darking, you are from that repressive regime. I tell you what: I'd rather be in that repressive regime than being bullied by the University of Newcastle. If you don't believe what I'm saying, just have a read of the NUSA report on violence against foreign students.

  3. Tough luck guys. We are only interested in your money, whatever its colour. So long as it's spendable currency!