From the Executive
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Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Many of you will have seen or heard the media coverage yesterday on inappropriate behaviours including those that can be associated with sexual harassment and assault in Australian universities. This coverage included disturbing footage and images of hazing rituals engaged in by UON students from our college residences - these images were believed to be taken two to three years ago and were circulated widely by the media.
Friday, 1 December 2017
As the year draws to close I am conscious that many of you are wondering how we will be taking forward the learnings that have emerged from the discussions and feedback of the last few months of the second phase of the organisational design project, which has focused on the student experience.
Monday, 20 November 2017
I am delighted to advise that UON researchers have performed strongly throughout 2017 securing $21.6 million in NHMRC funding and $11.3 million from ARC.
Monday, 6 November 2017
Under the banner of Turning to our students, since August a large number of colleagues from across UON have participated in an exploration and analysis of our student-facing professional services. At the heart of this work is a desire to design our organisation to deliver a world class educational experience to students to address the shift in student expectations.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
As we move through October, future government funding for the Higher Education sector remains uncertain with the news last week that the proposed legislative changes will not succeed in the Senate. While we cannot be sure of the scope or scale of future policy changes, we can be absolutely certain that budget savings will remain a focus for the Government.
Friday, 6 October 2017
Next week, UON will welcome President’s Visiting Fellow Dr Pavel Ovseiko from the University of Oxford. Dr Ovseiko is a Senior Research Fellow in Health Policy and Management and comes to UON keen to share his knowledge and experience in addressing gender equality through the Athena SWAN Charter.
Monday, 18 September 2017
It has been a busy couple of weeks across UON in the design of student-facing professional services. Six concurrent work streams are looking at how we currently interact with students and what happens behind the scenes to support this work.
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Last year UON joined 39 other Australian universities in the Respect. Now. Always initiative to address sexual harassment and sexual assault in university communities. As part of the University’s efforts on this important matter, I established the Sexual Misconduct Working Group in April this year with wide representation from stakeholders across the University.