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Teacher residency goes rural

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 10

Edith Cowan University (ECU)’s teacher residency program has gone rural, providing students with the chance to get the full benefit of residency learning without relocating to the city.

Indigenous health website wins internet award

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 10

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet was the winner of the Diversity category at the 2011 Australia New Zealand Internet Awards, announced at a gala dinner last night in Melbourne.

Fly-in fly-out study

Thursday, 13 October 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 10

ECU researchers are investigating the effect that a parent’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) employment has on the health and wellbeing of their adolescent children in what is an Australian-first study.

Local student gets helping hand from Mrs Mac's and ECU

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 10

For Geraldton local and Edith Cowan University (ECU) student Erin Kelly, the decision to move to Perth to study has been an emotional and sometimes tough journey.

ECU media students set to show their skills at CHOGM

Friday, 30 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

ECU’s Public Relations students will put their skills to the test on the international media contingent due in Perth next month for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Turning dreams into reality

Tuesday, 27 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

More than 200 Indigenous high school students have been inspired to explore the opportunities that a tertiary education can offer at the Dreaming@ECU event at Edith Cowan University (ECU) recently.

Brother and sister duo a picture of success

Thursday, 22 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

When brother and sister pair Sarah and Joseph Landro embarked on their studies at Edith Cowan University, they never imagined they would be crossing the graduation stage together years later. But that is exactly what will happen this Sunday, much to the delight of their proud family.

SCIA to launch new spinal cord injury rehabilitation program at ECU

Monday, 19 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is pleased to announce a partnership with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), which will result in the implementation of the innovative Walk On rehabilitation program at the Joondalup Campus.

ECU to establish mobile health service for northern suburbs

Monday, 12 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has been allocated $496,936 in federal government funding to establish a Mobile Chronic Disease Management Service to serve a number of community sites from ECU’s Joondalup Campus.

New courses for 2012

Tuesday, 06 September 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 09

Aeronautical technology, soccer and three oil and gas-related engineering degrees are just some of the innovative new courses to be offered by ECU for the first time in 2012.

New WAAPA scenery and prop facility a ticket to see the world

Wednesday, 31 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Elaborate headdresses, horror masks and life-size scenery backdrops are just some of the items that students from the WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) are producing in their new $5 million Scenery and Props Construction Workshop on the Mount Lawley Campus.

ECU students win Google Challenge for second consecutive year

Monday, 22 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Competing against 35,000 students globally, a team of four marketing, advertising and public relations students from Edith Cowan University (ECU) have won the 2011 Google Online Marketing Challenge for the Japan/Asia Pacific Region.

ECU researchers inspiring future generations

Thursday, 11 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) are committed to finding ethical, relevant solutions to real world problems and this week they will have the chance to showcase their work to inspire the next generation of researchers.

ECU’s Research Week, from 15 to 19 August, will bring together staff, students, current and future researchers to share their knowledge and ideas.

New Books at ECU

Wednesday, 03 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Three writers will launch new books at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Mount Lawley Campus on Wednesday, 3 August at 6.30pm. They are:

  • The World Swimmers by prize-winning author Patrick West;
  • A Show of Colours: Poems of the Yilgarn by internationally known poet and Mt Lawley resident Glen Phillips; and
  • Footsteps Along the Mekong, a memoir and travel work by Adjunct Professor and Charles Darwin expert Patrick Armstrong.

Additionally, Glen Phillips will re-launch facsimile copies of Intersections, his first poetry collection, a hand-made lithographic collaboration with five artists back in 1973.

Perth’s newest art space opens its doors with an international exhibition

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

A showcase of contemporary printmaking by more than 100 artists from seven universities around the world is the first exhibition in the new Spectrum Project Space at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

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