Welcome. You are now in the loop!
Issue 20 - August 8, 2012
The great news and stories never stop coming. We have so much to share with our staff community.
It's fantastic news that our researchers can now access and share online resources with other institutions in Australia and beyond. Creating an account with the Australian Access Federation will allow our researchers to leverage a wide range of resources to advance research within the University.
The University works to increase the access and participation in higher education of low SES students. The Equity and Diversity unit's Careers through Reading initiative makes great progress in this important area. Find out more about the work they do with primary school students to increase their awareness of higher education, and build aspiration and expectation of participation.
Great news for managers or aspiring leaders - the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) is offering a new online professional development program to all members - for free!
Do you want to get fit, make new connections and make a difference? You don't need to be an Olympian to experience the power of sport. GOALSS is kicking off for Semester 2, so make sure you register early!
Senate Matters - to us. In fact what happens in our Academic Senate matters to us all. Changes to the way programs are structured and the future of delivery is important for us all to know. Make sure you read the latest updates.
350 plus blood donations are needed this month to support local hospital needs. Check out whether you meet the donor criteria so you can make a difference to the lives of those who need it most.
Wow! The Electric Vehicle Festival is on it's way. Don't miss this exciting (and fascinating) event. The future really is electric!
There's heaps more in this bumper issue. We tell you how you can pay less tax, invite you to an important Webinar and also to participate in a study on work stress and work life balance, give you a construction update - and more!