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Prescribing exercise to fight disease

Thursday, 02 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Fighting chronic disease with exercise will be the topic of this month’s The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

Migrant journey on show

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Soseh Yekanians’ deeply personal story, inspired by her own experiences growing up as a culturally displaced child in Australia, will be told through a new performance work at ECU’s Spectrum Project Space.

Screenwriting excellence recognised

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

A story about a young man’s first night in his bachelor pad – which may turn out to be the last night of his life – has won ECU graduate Bill Scheggia a WA Screen Award.

Rosie Batty: keep shining a light on violence

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

The 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty urged people to keep talking about family violence to ensure the issue stays on the national agenda at a recent conference.

NAIDOC Week celebrations at ECU

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Do you know the common names for the Bindi Bindi, Jingee and Ngoolark? These three well known native animals feature in new art works commissioned as part of ECU's NAIDOC Week celebrations.

Channel Nine supports WA Screen Academy talent

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

In a first for Australian film schools, students from ECU’s WA Screen Academy will graduate with a coveted broadcast credit on their resume thanks to the ongoing support of the Nine Network Australia.

The write way to succeed

Thursday, 18 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

ECU graduate Kristian Guagliardo has wanted to be a writer since he was seven years old and now he is now well on his way to achieving his dream, thanks to a $10,000 ArtStart grant.

Balanced diet for strong bones

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Australian women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major study linked the metal to reduced bone density.

Queen's honour for WAAPA dance stalwart

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Congratulations to WAAPA Dance Tutor and Master by research student Diana de Vos Beck OAM who was recently awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia.

Real life radio opportunity

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Aboriginal Broadcasting student Tillara Casey is looking forward to learning about journalism in the real world when she steps outside the classroom and into the studios of ABC Perth.

New phase in reconciliation

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

During National Reconciliation Week Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous) Professor Colleen Hayward AM launched the next phase in ECU’s contribution to reconciliation with the release of the University’s 2015 – 2018 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Celebrating 30 years of song and dance

Friday, 12 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Four-time Gold Logie winner Lisa McCune will return to where her career began to help celebrate 30 years of Musical Theatre at the WA Academy of Performing Arts.

Second social work gong for ECU graduates

Thursday, 11 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

ECU Social Science graduate Kristen Orazi has been named the Rural and Remote Practitioner of the Year at the 2015 Social Worker of the Year awards.

An engineering first for Bunbury

Friday, 05 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

From next year ECU students can study the initial year of ECU's world-class, accredited engineering and technology courses at our Bunbury Campus.

FIFO depression risk

Thursday, 04 June 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

New research has revealed that FIFO workers suffer depression at twice the rate of the general population.

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