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TAFE institute gets new CEO

Dr Andy Giddy has taken over as chief executive of the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) following the retirement of long-serving former CEO, Brian MacDonald. Giddy studied veterinary science at the University of Melbourne and bioethics at UTS and the ...

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NEAS appoints new directors

English language teaching quality assurance body NEAS appointed two new directors as well as a communications manager to support the industry in the face of current challenges for the education sector. Associate Professor Seamus Fagan was elected to the board ...

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Getting back up after a disaster

Lessons have been learnt after the Queensland floods with IT managers looking at cloud computing and shared storage. Beverley Head reports. One in seven Australian businesses don’t spend a red cent on disaster recovery or business continuity, and more than ...

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New Melbourne Chancellor

New Melbourne chancellor Elizabeth Alexander has been installed as the 21st chancellor of the University of Melbourne, succeeding Alex Chernov, the Governor of Victoria. Alexander, who was formerly deputy chancellor, has been a member of the university council since 2003, ...

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Planning for the next natural disaster

A number of universities spread around the nation are collaborating to assist in the response to fires, floods, hurricanes and quakes. The Innovative Research Universities group has been set up because Australia’s sensitivity to climate change is combining with an ...

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The getting of Gehry

UTS confirmed world-renowned architect Frank Gehry would design their new business school - his only Australian building. By Julie Hare. Sydney is a city of icons and it’s about to get another one. The University of Technology, Sydney last week ...

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