It is with great delight that I congratulate the following individuals from within our University community.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recently ECU welcomed over 12,000 future students, their families and friends to Open Days at both the Joondalup and Mount Lawley Campuses.
ECU students recently received national accolades for their design of an app which transforms a smartphone into an emergency beacon.
We are now the most water and energy efficient university in Western Australia, thanks to the efforts of our students and staff.
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.
Australian universities are regularly put under the microscope as part of a quality audit. Recently it was ECU’s turn.
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.
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.
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.