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Vice-Chancellor's news

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A big birthday for our Chancellor

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

ECU’s Chancellor, the Hon. Dr Hendy Cowan, will tomorrow celebrate his 70th birthday.

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University funding cuts

Friday, 19 April 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

The Federal Government’s announcement to cut funding for universities is disappointing, given it comes after recent years of widening access to the tertiary sector.

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DVCs Omari and Finlay-Jones reappointed for further five-year terms

Friday, 05 April 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

Last year, following a rigorous review of his performance, I was delighted to be able to offer Professor Arshad Omari a new five-year appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), which I am pleased that he has accepted.

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Harmony Week

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

Each year Australia observes Harmony Week, a celebration of the diversity in ethnicities which essentially live harmonious and productive lives in this nation.

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Integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence

Friday, 08 March 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

Edith Cowan University has a very explicit and deep commitment to the values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence.

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Universities Australia's "A Smarter Australia"

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

Dear Student, Colleague and all members and friends of the ECU community. Today, Universities Australia (UA), of which ECU is a member, has taken the unprecedented step of releasing a policy statement, A Smarter Australia.

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Welcome back students

Monday, 18 February 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2013

A university education can do more than just help you get your dream job. It can help you change the world for the better.

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Congratulations to our January 2013 graduates

Friday, 25 January 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

This past weekend it was my pleasure to participate in five very special events as the ECU community celebrated the graduation of more than 2,000 students.

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Welcome back message

Friday, 18 January 2013 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

With our University quickly gathering speed again after the Christmas and New Year holiday period, I am pleased to welcome you all back and wish you a fulfilling, healthy and happy 2013.

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2012 in review

Friday, 14 December 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, it is my view ECU has made very good progress yet again.

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Lift-off for Yanchep Beach project

Thursday, 22 November 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Recently I had the pleasure of being involved in the official launch of the Yanchep Central Shopping Centre, the first stage of a new community in the north-west corridor of Perth in which ECU will have an education facility.

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A successful 2012

Monday, 19 November 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Our 21st year has been another fine year as ECU continues its development as a modern, progressive and evolving University.

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Celebrating student excellence

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Each year we acknowledge the top 100 students at our University, based on their weighted average mark, and number of completed units.

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NHMRC recipients and Head of School appointments

Friday, 26 October 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

It is with great delight that I congratulate the following individuals from within our University community.

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Exciting study opportunities overseas

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

ECU recently signed an international study tour agreement with Zayed University, based in the United Arab Emirates. The agreement will give you the opportunity to travel to the University’s campuses in either Dubai or Abu Dhabi, meet fellow students and immerse yourself in a new and diverse culture.  

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