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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).

ECU celebrates 260 years worth of anniversaries

Monday, 01 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is today beginning celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the birthday of its namesake Edith Dircksey Cowan, the 90th anniversary of her election to the Parliament of Western Australia, and the 20th anniversary of it becoming a university.

Degrees Brewery wins at International Beer Show

Thursday, 28 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Degrees Brewery has been awarded a silver medal for their Belgian abbey ale, Degrees Dubbel, at the 2011 International Beer Challenge held in London recently.

Advanced and complex medical emergencies - simulation training begins in WA

Monday, 25 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Twelve Emergency Department Consultant Physicians commenced the first Advanced and Complex Medical Emergencies Course at Edith Cowan University (ECU) today.

2011 Cyber Resilience Conference

Monday, 25 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Internet banking security in Australia and the role of peer-to-peer networks in hiding terrorist cells are just two of the topics to be discussed by international cyber security experts at the International Cyber Resilience Conference, held in Perth next month.

Kick-start a career in soccer at ECU

Thursday, 21 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

The next Harry Kewell or Tim Cahill could come from Western Australia with Edith Cowan University (ECU) launching a new undergraduate course in football (soccer).

Start your learning journey with ECU Open Day

Friday, 15 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

If you’ve got questions about your future, ECU Open Day has the answers.

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