unlearning



Unlearning… dream jobs and “success”

31st March 2021

In the latest instalment of our unlearning series, Views Editor Emily Hay explores how she figured out what her career goals really were. Go to school, get good grades to get into university, then work hard and do well there to nab a good job. That’s how they tell us to do life when we’re ...


Unlearning… eating meat

13th March 2021

This new series uncovers what societal expectations our writers are working towards unlearning. In this instalment, Elisabetta Comin rethinks her philosophies surrounding meat consumption, citing Boon Joon-ho’s Okja as a eureka moment kickstarting her plant-based journey.  Preachy, uncompromising, extreme. For most of my life before university, I’d heard friends and family members casually re...


Unlearning… ‘I’m not like other girls’

27th February 2021

This new series uncovers what societal expectations our writers are working towards unlearning. In this instalment, Rachel Campbell explores the idea that young girls have to choose between smart and pretty when cultivating an identity for themselves. I have, for as long as I can remember, felt that my intelligence defined me. In primary school, ...


Why should we unlearn?

5th February 2021

This new series uncovers what societal expectations our writers are working towards unlearning. In the first installment, Views Editor Emily Hay explores what unlearning is and why it’s so important. The rise of the Instagram infographics in 2020 brought with it a term which many had never come across before: unlearning. A quick google search ...