From the VC's Desk
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Thursday, 13 February 2014
The start of any year is a time when most of us resolve to undergo a metamorphosis – from sedentary beings dependent on the double shot cappuccinos and snatched sandwiches, to uber healthy beings sipping wheat grass shots on our way to the Forum.
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Last week, UON hosted the 13th Forum of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP); the first time this forum has been held in Australia.
Wednesday, 9 October 2013
Along with 200 million others, I have launched myself into the Twittersphere.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
During the last six weeks we have survived a presidential-style election characterised by a relentless focus on the strengths and personal flaws of our political leaders, rather than on the strengths and flaws of their respective policy platforms.
Wednesday, 11 September 2013
I have to admit to being a Jane Austen fan – there is something about the precision of the writing, the dry wit and the wonderful attention to manners of a different age that simply draws one in.
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
With semester two now in full swing and our campuses once again vibrant with the 'busyness' of university life, colleagues are continuing the important work of building on our world-class research performance and delivering engaging teaching and learning experiences to our students.
Thursday, 13 June 2013
Thursday, 14 March 2013
So it's that time of year again – the hunt for car parks, queues for
coffee and numbers of anxious students (and staff) looking for their
lecture theatre have grown - more than 9,000 new students have been
welcomed and oriented, research grants have been written and rewritten
by our academics, and the demands of managing core business in a
changing institution loom large for many of our professional staff.