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2014-2015 Federal Budget: implications for the higher education sector and students

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

After the IED detonated in the higher education sector following the Federal Budget announcements, the aftershocks continue to ripple through the sector as colleagues in universities absorb the impact.

Responding to the 2014-2015 Federal Budget

Friday, 23 May 2014

Each year, the month of May brings with it a set of expectations. The evenings will turn cooler as autumn sets in; the university year will move into a higher gear of assessments, marking and examinations; and like clockwork, the political cycle will deliver a Federal Budget on the second Tuesday of the month.

May 2014

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

The government should think hard before deregulating university fees.

Learnings from the UK?

Monday, 28 April 2014

During the past couple of weeks, we were delighted to host the Vice-Chancellor from the University of Essex, Professor Anthony Forster, who travelled to Australia to visit UON. Essex turns 50 this year, so it is almost the same age as UON, and our two institutions are similarly placed in the independent global ranking systems.

NeW Space

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Today we are marking the next important milestone in the development of our NeW Space education precinct in the city - the release of the initial design concepts.

Smoke Free Campus

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.

2013 – celebrating a great year

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.

October 2013

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Along with 200 million others, I have launched myself into the Twittersphere.