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AIM Business School names new director

The Australia Institute of Management business school has appointed professor Elizabeth More its new national academic director. More, former deputy vice-chancellor of Canberra and Macquarie universities, began her career as a soloist with England’s Harlequin Ballet Company. She is a ...

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UniSa extends VC’s contract to 2022

The University of South Australia has extended the contract of its vice-chancellor, David Lloyd, until 2022. The announcement was made by Ian Gould, the university’s chancellor. Gould praised Lloyd for revitalising the campus experience for students and guiding UniSA through an uncertain ...

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New regional study centre aims to improve outcomes

The Wangaratta Regional Study Centre, a collaboration between Charles Sturt University and Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE (GOTAFE) to improve participation in education, will be officially opened tomorrow. Construction of the $7.2 million the centre was completed in late 2014 ...

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UNSW adds CFO from Deakin

UNSW has named Andrew Walters as vice-president and chief financial officer. Walters, who is CFO at Deakin University, will step into the role in August. His portfolio will include finance, facilities management and IT services. “Andrew will be leading our ...

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New Torrens PVC noted innovator

Torrens University Australia has appointed professor Hurriyet Babacan its new pro vice-chancellor. In the dual academic and research role, Turkey native Babacan will be responsible for the launch and development of programs and innovative teaching, and for enhancing the university’s ...

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New MHIQ boss health leader

The newly appointed director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, professor Sheena Reilly, will start in June. Reilly is associate director of clinical and public health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and professor of speech pathology at the University of Melbourne. Her ...

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Yates joins UTAS science faculty

Professor Brian Yates has been named the University of Tasmania’s new dean of the faculty of science, engineering and technology. Yates has been the executive director at the Australian Research Council since 2013. He oversaw the grant awarding processes as ...

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Bond names Indigenous health lead

Bond University has appointed associate professor Shannon Springer as its academic lead for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Springer, a prominent Aboriginal doctor, will oversee the university’s Indigenous health curriculum, develop clinical placement opportunities and engage with the Indigenous ...

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ANU students urge the V-C to “divest the rest”

Thousands of students from the Australian National University today presented a petition to the university’s vice-chancellor calling on him to ‘divest the rest’ of ANU’s holdings in fossil fuel companies. The campaign by student-led group Fossil Free ANU has handed ...

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