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Welcome to ECU

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to ECU.

At ECU we are guided by the values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence. Our focus on teaching and research is inspired by engagement and partnerships with those in the many communities we were established to serve.

Research at ECU both extends knowledge and improves the quality of life for Australians and people across the globe. Our research priorities focus on working towards solving real world problems across the social, economic, physical and environmental spectrums.

Established in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognised research.

Students and graduates at ECU are amongst the best in the world, with many fulfilling critical roles in our society. Their outstanding achievements have been recognised throughout Australia and internationally through awards, grants, scholarships and prizes.

ECU is committed to widening participation and breaking down barriers that restrict entry to education, and we are continuing our work on the enhancement and development of alternative entry pathways to higher education.

I encourage you to find out more about how ECU can help you reach your potential.

Professor Steve Chapman

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