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UQ strikes $50m deal with Ramsay Centre

The University of Queensland plans to offer an extended major in Western Civilisation as soon as next year following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation. In signing the MOU, UQ’s chancellor and vice-chancellor, ...

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La Trobe honour for Bollywood star

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be given an honorary doctorate from a Victorian university in front of thousands of fans. La Trobe University will recognise his efforts to support women and underprivileged children – along with his Bollywood achievements ...

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Australia’s top ranked unis slide down CWUR list

Australia has missed out on a top 50 spot in a ranking of the globe’s universities. The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, put the University of Melbourne, Oceania’s best performer, at number 64. ...

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On the move: July

POLLIES PAIR Joining the University of South Australia as business school industry professors are Christopher Pyne, the former federal minister for defence, and Jay Weatherill (pictured), the state’s former premier. Professor Marie Wilson, pro-vice-chancellor of business and law, said Pyne ...

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Bishop announced as next ANU chancellor

Julie Bishop will become the first female chancellor of Australian National University, it has been announced. The former foreign minister will take over from Gareth Evans – also an ex-parliamentarian – who has been chancellor since 2010. Bishop has taken ...

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