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Vice-Chancellor's news

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Academic Promotion to Professor (Level E) 2012

Thursday, 04 October 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

It is my pleasure to announce Caroline Barratt-Pugh (Professor of Early Childhood Education) and Daniel Galvão (Professor of Exercise and Sports Science) as successful applicants in this year’s academic promotion round, to Professor (Level E).

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Singapore graduations

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

On Sunday, 30 September it was my great pleasure to join staff and students as we celebrated the graduation of more than 140 ECU students with our partner organisations, SMF Institute of Higher Learning and Academy of Human Development, based in Singapore.

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Gold medal-winning customer service

Thursday, 27 September 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

It is my great pleasure to congratulate ECU’s Contact Centre, within the Student Services Centre, on receiving the Gold Medal in the 2012 National Customer Service Council Awards.

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Volunteering at ECU

Monday, 24 September 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Many American universities have required their students to give back to their local communities through volunteering as part of their studies, something I believe we could adopt in Australia.

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City to Surf

Friday, 31 August 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

On Sunday, 26 August it was my great pleasure to join more than 100 ECU staff and students in participating in the 2012 City to Surf.

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Open Days 2012

Friday, 24 August 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Recently ECU welcomed over 12,000 future students, their families and friends to Open Days at both the Joondalup and Mount Lawley Campuses.

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Engaging with the community

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

ECU students recently received national accolades for their design of an app which transforms a smartphone into an emergency beacon.

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ECU - a sustainable university

Friday, 10 August 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

We are now the most water and energy efficient university in Western Australia, thanks to the efforts of our students and staff.

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New Head of School of Law and Justice

Friday, 03 August 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

It is my pleasure to join the Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean of Business and Law, Professor Atique Islam, in announcing the commencement of Professor Anne Wallace as the incoming Head of our School of Law and Justice.

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Welcome back

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Australian universities are regularly put under the microscope as part of a quality audit. Recently it was ECU’s turn.

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IT@ECU of the Future

Thursday, 05 July 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

I am writing to advise you of an important project starting within our University. Given our role as creators and disseminators of knowledge, it is critical that our information and communications technology (ICT) capability is of a world-class standard.

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NAIDOC Week 2012

Friday, 29 June 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Each year, ECU celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Indigenous Australians with several activities held during National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week.

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Anniversary book

Friday, 29 June 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

To mark the 20th anniversary of ECU, I am pleased to announce the completion of a high-quality coffee table book, entitled Edith Cowan University 1991-2011 The Journey So Far, which will be given to all ongoing and fixed-term staff.

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Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Friday, 22 June 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Last night I was one of 108 chief executives who slept outdoors at the WACA as part of the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout.

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WAAPA shows how to succeed

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2012

Congratulations to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) on a very successful and enjoyable opening night of the mid-year musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Regal Theatre in Subiaco on Friday, 15 June 2012.

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