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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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NTEU drops Ramsay Centre suit against UOW

Australia’s tertiary education union had dropped legal action against the University of Wollongong (UOW) after the university’s council approved the controversial Ramsay Centre Western Civilisation Degree in June. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU), which commenced legal action in the ...

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NTEU outraged over UOW Council decision

The Ramsay Centre’s Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation and associated double degree will commence in 2020 at the University of Wollongong, despite the university’s Academic Senate disagreeing with the decision. At its meeting last Friday, the University of Wollongong ...

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Dispelling the myths of the Ramsay Centre

Established in March 2017 through a bequest by the Ramsay Foundation, the Ramsay Centre’s objective is to reinvigorate the study of Western civilisation in Australia. The Centre aims to have its program taught in two to three universities initially, mainly ...

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Details of Western civilisation degree published

The controversial Western Civilisation degree, currently homed at the University of Wollongong, has released its syllabus. It covers ancient Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance, and the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries through to today, via the lenses of ...

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