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UWS rebrand a necessary evolution: Glover

The University of Western Sydney has formally announced its rebranding as ‘Western Sydney University’ with vice-chancellor Barney Glover defending the consultation process and long-term strategy behind the move. The announcement, made at the university’s Parramatta campus this morning, follows strong ...

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UWS re-brand leak sparks student outcry

The leaking of a purported $20 million rebranding of the University of Western Sydney has led to a student backlash. The university is being accused of squandering valuable funds and creating an institutional identity crisis. A leaked image of what is ...

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Evocca names CEO, CFO

Craig White has joined the Evocca College executive leadership team as chief executive. This follows the decision of managing director Robert Gordon to step down and focus on his board position. The position of chief financial officer, which White holds, ...

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La Trobe extends VC’s contract

The La Trobe University Council has offered vice-chancellor professor John Dewar a contract for a second five-year term. Dewar, who is an internationally recognised family law specialist and researcher, said he is excited to have the opportunity. “La Trobe is a great and ...

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Curtin School of Mines selects deputy chief

Dr Sam Spearing has been appointed deputy director of the Curtin Western Australian School of Mines. “As deputy director, I would like to help grow research and international collaborations with the Curtin WA School of Mines whilst maintaining the proud ...

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USQ names head of library services

The University of Southern Queensland will have a new director of library services as of July 20. USQ research librarian Carmel O’Sullivan will take on the role, an appointment that pro vice-chancellor professor Helen Partridge said signalled the dynamic landscape ...

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Macquarie prof to lead think tank

A Macquarie University economics professor has been appointed chairman of the scientific board of the Forum d’Avignon – a French think tank dedicated to strengthening the link between culture and economy. David Throsby, who is internationally renowned as one of ...

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Bond adds new chair in biology

Professor Helen O’Neill has been named the chair of immunology and stem cell biology at Bond University. The newly created position is part of a plan to expand the university’s medical research expertise. O’Neill, who has worked in medical research ...

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