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ECU alumna Margaret Parker-Jago shares her teaching journey

Friday, 12 March 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 03

From being introduced as having her pilot’s licence to helping students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, ECU teaching alumna Margaret Parker-Jago has heard and seen it all. In this article she reflects on her time as a teacher and how the profession has changed throughout her teaching career.

Vice-Chancellor's March update for alumni

Thursday, 11 March 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 03

This month's Vice-Chancellor's update recognises the centennial anniversary of Edith Cowan's election to WA Parliament and celebrates the significant achievements of women at ECU.

ECU alumna Elsie Penny recognised for lifetime contribution to Indigenous community health

Tuesday, 09 March 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 03

Earlier this year, Ms Elsie Penny, Bachelor of Nursing alumna, was recognised with Australia Day Honours (OAM) for her service to Indigenous community health. A child of the Stolen Generation, Elsie's story is one of resilience, determination, and dedication to improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal people.

Harriet Marshall: giving local opera singers a voice

Tuesday, 09 March 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 03

In 2020, Ms Harriet Marshall, WAAPA alumna and soprano singer, was inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame for her innovative contribution to opera in Western Australia. Find out how Harriet's reframing the artform of opera to make it more accessible to diverse audiences, while also giving local talent a chance to perform.

Alumni Spotlight: Q & A with Rachel Sheffield

Friday, 05 March 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 03

Associate Professor Dr Rachel Sheffield has ignited the the imaginations of women interested in a STEM career. In 2020, Rachel's contribution was acknowledged with induction into the WA Women's Hall of Fame.

Vice-Chancellor's February update to alumni

Thursday, 11 February 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 02

The Vice-Chancellor's first alumni update for 2021.

Five tips to build career resilience and set career goals for 2021

Wednesday, 03 February 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 02

Eimear Quigley, Master of Psychology alumna, Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Psychological Services Centre within ECU's School of Arts and Humanities shares her top five tips to build resilience to help guide the process of your career goal setting.

Setting yourself up for a healthy 2021

Wednesday, 03 February 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 02

If 2020 taught us anything about health and fitness it’s that it should be high priority for everyone. Corey Green, Master of Sports Science/Bachelor of Science alumnus and Managing Director Athletic Institute Pty Ltd, provides seven tips for a healthy 2021.

Alumni Spotlight: Q & A with Lindsay Jackson

Tuesday, 02 February 2021 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2021 > 02

How ECU helped mechanical engineering graduate Lindsay Jackson become World Ready.

Alumnus Profile: Q & A with Mr Norbert Keshish Banoocy

Wednesday, 09 December 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 12

Born and raised in Iran of Armenian descent, Norbert Keshish Banoocy moved to the United States in 2007 (aged 14). In 2018 Norbert won the Major League Soccer (MLS) Championship with Atlanta United as their Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Vice-Chancellor's December update to alumni

Tuesday, 08 December 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 12

It has been a big year for us all. COVID-19 presented us with many challenges as individuals, families, businesses, and, of course for our students, alumni and staff here at ECU.

Flexibility and a smile key to not-for-profit success

Tuesday, 08 December 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 12

Working in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector can present significant challenges, now imagine working for an NFP in Africa, Zambia, in the middle of a pandemic?

That’s the situation confronting ECU graduate Siboniswe (Boni) Chipembere. Her tip to success. Smile.

From Perth to London: Building relationships key to Diana Randall’s career overseas

Wednesday, 02 December 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 12

Diana Randall has always been a relationship builder. Born in Perth to an English mother and Indian father, Diana was a globetrotter who lived in many countries during her childhood.

After living in London during the Swinging Sixties and later working as a teacher in Manchester in the 1980’s, Diana returned to Perth in 1992, completing a Diploma of Arts and Design at Claremont College before going on to study a Master of Art Therapy at ECU in 1996.

Virtual Reality film opens the door to Antarctica

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 10

There aren’t many people who can say they’ve been to Antarctica, let alone worked there. But Briege Whitehead has—and she documented the experience for all to enjoy.

A Metamorphic Odyssey: A memoir of humanity, compassion and empathy

Monday, 26 October 2020 Alumni and Supporters > News > 2020 > 10

In 2003, Nepalese born Ms Moheindu Chemjong fled the armed conflict in her native Nepal to study a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at ECU. The School of Business and Law graduate has now written a memoir, a story of “humanity, compassion and empathy".

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