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Association for Tertiary Education Management Inc (ATEM)

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Join!

What is ATEM?
The Association for Tertiary Education Management Inc (ATEM Inc) is the pre-eminent professional body in Australasia for tertiary education administrators and managers. Established in 1976 as the Australian Institute of Tertiary Education Administrators (AITEA), our Association has grown to around 1,350 individuals and 60 corporate members. We operate as a learning community and our members are our strength. Members are committed to their careers in tertiary education and to the development of their profession.

What can ATEM do for me?
We provide members with an edge in their professional activities and give members a voice in their areas of expertise in the wider community.

Joining ATEM Inc will provide you with many benefits, including:

  • association with Australasia's leading tertiary administrators and managers
    regular conferences, seminars and programs for your own professional development;
  • exclusive access to Members-only website;
  • networking and learning opportunities at ATEM Inc functions;
  • preferential rates for ATEM Inc professional development programs, conferences, special events;
  • topical and relevant information provided through our association publication ATEM Matters'; and
  • mailings of ATEM's 'Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management', an internationally distributed, refereed publication produced under the Routledge imprint in Oxford.

However, joining ATEM Inc will provide you with much more. You will be joining a global network of fellow professionals and be supported and encouraged to achieve excellence in your career.

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Your local ATEM Institutional Coordinator,  Bree Slater, Manager, Admissions & Enrolment, is pleased to announce the availability of fortnightly payroll deductions for ATEM membership fees. 

The current rate is $6.35 per fortnight - less than the cost of a large cappuccino per week! 

Membership fees are also generally tax deductible.

You are also welcome to subscribe to the University of Newcastle’s Association for Tertiary Education Management (UoN@ATEM) mailing list to receive up-to-date information on ATEM professional development events. The list is moderated so subscribers receive relevant information only.

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