ECU graduate - Chris Devauld (Canada)
Master of Professional Communications
Chris heard about ECU while studying at Seneca College, in Toronto, Canada. He chose to come to ECU because the articulation agreements between Seneca College and ECU allowed him to turn his Graduate Certificate in Corporate Communications from Toronto into a Master of Professional Communications at ECU in only one semester.
Chris feels that the ECU lecturers were very helpful and “the professor assigned to my research project was particularly amazing!” he says.
He describes Perth as being “incredibly beautiful, amazing climate, beyond laid-back, sports and nature-oriented.”
It was during his studies at ECU that Chris won a one-year internship at the Canadian High Commission in Canberra, working as a Public Affairs and Academic Relations Intern.
The internship involves writing speeches, creating media kits, organising study in Canada campaigns and international events as well as basic office duties.
His overall experience at ECU was a positive one. “It was a good way to put the frosty finish on my studies once and for all and it got me where I wanted to go. The professors were very helpful and encouraging and the Master of Professional Communications helped me find closure. Overall, ECU is a great place and gaining education there was a wonderful experience. I am glad I went” he says.
ECU graduate (Canada)
The School of Communications and Arts (SCA) offers a large and diverse mix of courses, designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to live, work and contribute to the complex technological and creative culture of the 21st Century.
SCA delivers programs that offer exciting professional and vocational opportunities, and more importantly, the ability to engage at a deeper level through lifelong learning, in subjects that make a significant long-term contribution to our national and cultural identity. This is reflected within our unique approach to teaching and collaborative research, and is evidenced through a range of achievements both collectively and individually, and through regular employment for our graduates across a number of creative industries and professions.
Our course structures are designed to encourage both focused and inter-disciplinary pathways of study, and are supported by internationally recognised academic and support staff. The School has state-of-the-art facilities within an exciting multi-arts environment that makes SCA a great place to study.