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What Clive Palmer must now ask himself: would China’s ‘bastards’ buy a mine from him?

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Colourful mining magnate Clive Palmer’s political ambitions appear to be in tatters. But what of his multibillion-dollar legal ambitions? Ken Yin writes for The Conversation.

Marketing students innovate better future for children together with local charity organisations

Friday, 08 January 2021

After a successful Semester 1, 2020, partnering with The Daniel Morcombe Foundation and The Smith Family in the New Product Development unit (MKT3600), Semester 2 started strong with new students yet again innovating fantastic products to create a better tomorrow for children.

Bushwalks near Canberra and the virtue of the beaten track

Wednesday, 06 January 2021

Dr Edmund Goh featured in an article by Canberra Weekly on Bushwalks near Canberra and the virtue of the beaten track.

Risk, return and 2021: What is next for Australian financial market?

Wednesday, 06 January 2021

Australian Bureau of Statistics has informed us unemployment rate is down by 20 basis point with the participation rate about to hit the pre-COVID-19 level. The market has reacted to this information and looking strong for the starting of the 2021. So, what’s next for our consumers in 2021 in financial market? Dr Tonmoy Choudhury provides a valuable insight in an interview with SBS Bangla.

Law discipline conducts Continuing Professional Development Seminar for Lawyers

Wednesday, 06 January 2021

Last month, legal practitioners, migration agents, academics and students attended the two CPD point session in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law.

UK says it has reached a deal with France – but fresh food fears remain

Tuesday, 05 January 2021

British families could be facing canned soup for Christmas as freight bans and a looming ‘no-deal’ Brexit threaten the nation’s fresh food supply. Dr Flavio Macau featured in The New Daily.

China’s Hubei wants tourists back after COVID-19, and it has strict rules about how to greet them

Tuesday, 05 January 2021

As China’s Hubei province tries to lure back visitors after the coronavirus outbreak, officials have introduced some strict rules for tourism operators, including guidelines on how to smile. Professor Sam Huang featured in

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

Thursday, 17 December 2020

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.

Marketing students or consultants? Students gain hands on experience at ECU.

Thursday, 10 December 2020

Marketing students at ECU get the chance to develop real solutions to real problems through units such as Retail Marketing (MKT2700).

National Indigenous Business Summer School WA 2021

Thursday, 10 December 2020

NIBSSWA is an initiative of the Australian Business Deans Council in collaboration with Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, The University of Notre Dame Australia and The University of Western Australia. In 2021, NIBSSWA will be hosted by Curtin University.


Annual Soccer Competition 2020

The School of Business and Law annual soccer competition is back for 2020! Sign up today.

Uniting around COVID-19: A starting point for emerging interdisciplinary tourism research

This international webinar brings experts in diverse disciplines together to share their experiences collaborating with tourism scholars around COVID-19. Date and time: Thursday, 11 June 2020, at 3:00 pm (Beijing, Hong Kong and Perth Time); (10:00 am Turkey Time).

All In: Business after COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed our community in ways we didn't imagine, and now it's time to think big and find ways to rebuild!

Latest university news

New research reveals early warning sign for heart disease

The build-up of calcium in a major artery outside of the heart could predict future heart attack or stroke, a new Edith Cowan University led study has demonstrated.

Boost for stroke recovery research

An ECU researcher investigating an overlooked condition in stroke survivors will use a grant worth almost $250,000 to commence a new study based in Perth.

Sean Henriques to steer ECU City Campus into the future

Edith Cowan University has appointed Sean Henriques as Program Director of the University of the Future Program. He will be responsible for the successful planning and delivery of the ECU City Campus, due to open in 2025.

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