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Vice-Chancellor's news

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First impressions

Thursday, 09 July 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

In welcoming new and returning students to ECU for the start of semester two, I want to share with you some impressions from my first few months as Vice-Chancellor.

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Off to a flying start

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

My first month at Edith Cowan University has seen some exciting achievements for the University.

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100 Under 50 rankings

Thursday, 30 April 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

It is my great pleasure to inform you that Edith Cowan University has today been named in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 global rankings.

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Welcome Professor Stephen Chapman

Friday, 27 March 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

After some seven months as the Acting Vice-Chancellor, it will give me great pleasure to welcome our next Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Chapman, to Edith Cowan University when he begins his term next week. 

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Harmony Week 2015

Monday, 16 March 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

We all enjoy the benefits of a diverse university community throughout the year. But there is one day in the academic calendar ECU recognises this diversity with free entertainment, music and food at our Harmony Week celebrations.

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2015 set to be a year of excitement

Friday, 06 February 2015 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2015

A very special welcome to the more than 8,000 new students joining us in 2015 and welcome back to those returning to their studies.

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Looking back on 2014

Friday, 05 December 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

With the festive season nearly upon us, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your hard work and commitment over the past year and to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Exams a chance to demonstrate skills and knowledge

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

For many students, just two weeks stands between you and a well-deserved break.

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Certainty on fees

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

ECU announced back in May that Commonwealth Supported students who commenced or continued with their studies in semester 2 2014 will continue under the current HECS tuition fee structure until 2020. This means despite the uncertainty surrounding the deregulation of higher education, you can be certain your tuition fees won’t be affected.

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Appointment of Acting Vice-Chancellor

Friday, 12 September 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

Earlier this month the University farewelled Professor Kerry Cox. The next Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve Chapman, will begin with ECU in April 2015. In the interim, I have been appointed as the Acting Vice-Chancellor.

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Farewell from the Vice-Chancellor

Friday, 29 August 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

In September 2014 I’ll retire as ECU’s fourth Vice-Chancellor.

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Welcome and welcome back

Monday, 14 July 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

Whether commencing or continuing your studies in semester two, there is one thing we all have in common here at ECU.

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Queen's Birthday Honour List 2014 recipients

Thursday, 19 June 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

Our staff are at the forefront of helping ECU to achieve the Vision of making our communities more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous. So it is always pleasing to see community recognition of ECU staff past and present.

ECU Chancellor, the Honourable Dr Hendy Cowan AO, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia Thumbnail

It's an honour for Hendy Cowan

Monday, 09 June 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

Congratulations to ECU Chancellor, the Honourable Dr Hendy Cowan AO, on being honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, having been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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Giving back

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2014

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