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Engaging with the community

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

ECU students recently received national accolades for their design of an app which transforms a smartphone into an emergency beacon.

ECU - a sustainable university

Friday, 10 August 2012

We are now the most water and energy efficient university in Western Australia, thanks to the efforts of our students and staff.

New Head of School of Law and Justice

Friday, 03 August 2012

It is my pleasure to join the Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean of Business and Law, Professor Atique Islam, in announcing the commencement of Professor Anne Wallace as the incoming Head of our School of Law and Justice.

Welcome back

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Australian universities are regularly put under the microscope as part of a quality audit. Recently it was ECU’s turn.

IT@ECU of the Future

Thursday, 05 July 2012

I am writing to advise you of an important project starting within our University. Given our role as creators and disseminators of knowledge, it is critical that our information and communications technology (ICT) capability is of a world-class standard.

NAIDOC Week 2012

Friday, 29 June 2012

Each year, ECU celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Indigenous Australians with several activities held during National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week.

Anniversary book

Friday, 29 June 2012

To mark the 20th anniversary of ECU, I am pleased to announce the completion of a high-quality coffee table book, entitled Edith Cowan University 1991-2011 The Journey So Far, which will be given to all ongoing and fixed-term staff.

Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Friday, 22 June 2012

Last night I was one of 108 chief executives who slept outdoors at the WACA as part of the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout.

WAAPA shows how to succeed

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Congratulations to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) on a very successful and enjoyable opening night of the mid-year musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Regal Theatre in Subiaco on Friday, 15 June 2012.

Queen’s Birthday 2012 Honours List recipients

Monday, 11 June 2012

It is my great pleasure to congratulate Professor Colleen Hayward AM, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous) and Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, ECU’s Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research, who was honoured today in the Queen’s Birthday 2012 Honours List.

Times Higher Education 100 Under 50

Friday, 01 June 2012

ECU has been recognised as one of the best ‘new breed’ global universities to emerge in the last 50 years, recently being named in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 list

Global Corporate Challenge

Friday, 25 May 2012

The Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) started yesterday and it is my delight to learn that in 2012 there will be almost 100 teams from ECU participating in this event through the winter months.  

New Chair for Academic Board

Thursday, 03 May 2012

On 1 June this year, our industrious colleague, Professor Ron Oliver, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) will have completed three terms (each of three years’ duration) as Chair of ECU’s Academic Board.  Ron will of course continue to be a key participant on Academic Board in his senior role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning).

New Director of the Office of Research and Innovation

Friday, 20 April 2012

I am delighted, in partnership with Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Advancement) Professor John Finlay-Jones, to announce the appointment of Dr Margaret Jones to the position of Director of the Office of Research and Innovation, commencing on the 14 May.

Congratulations Professor Hayward

Friday, 09 March 2012

I am delighted to add to my notice to all fellow staff last week concerning Professor Colleen Hayward’s new position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous) that now, just a few days later, and quite independently of the university, Colleen was inducted into the 2012 WA Women’s Hall of fame to mark International Women’s Day.

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