Thursday, 06 August 2009
Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the City of Stirling have joined forces in an exciting new partnership which will see both organisations working together to support the local community.
ECU Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox met with Mayor of the City of Stirling, David Bootham to sign a Memorandum of Understanding at a ceremony held at ECU's Mount Lawley Campus.
The partnership will promote cooperation and collaboration between the two organisations on community initiatives, research projects and professional development.
ECU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox said that ECU and the City of Stirling are both large organisations that provide essential services to the community.
"ECU is working to build an inclusive, prosperous and sustainable WA and we are confident that our new partnership with the City of Stirling will help us to achieve this goal," he said.
The Mayor of the City of Stirling, Councillor David Boothman said the partnership will ensure future opportunities are fully leveraged and explored.
"The interests of the community are best served with the establishment of this new working relationship in the development of programs and services and in seeking out of joint grant funding for various initiatives that will ultimately benefit the residents of the City and the University," Mayor Boothman said.
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