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FedReady student program to include support network

Friday 13 February 2015

Federation University Australia is expanding its FedReady student program this year to include resources for people in a student’s support network. The FedReady program, which is available to all students, provides the tools to succeed at university level study. It covers vital information including academic writing, referencing, accessing library resources and ...

Research seminar with Dhaka University announced

Thursday 12 February 2015

Federation University Australia will host delegates from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, next week as part of a major research seminar at the Gippsland and Mt Helen Campuses. Federation Business School will host the seminar, which will include a visiting delegation of 22 academics from the University of Dhaka’s Faculty of Business Studies, from 16 – 18 February. ...

University to hold National Apology Day events

Thursday 12 February 2015

Federation University Australia will host several events on Friday, 13 February, to commemorate National Apology Day. To pay respect to the stolen generations of Australia, FedUni will hold events in Ballarat, Horsham and Churchill. A special morning tea will be held for FedUni staff at both the Mt Helen and Gippsland Campuses at 10.30 am. Staff at the Wimmer...

Chancellor Drive roadworks under way

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Students, staff and visitors at the Mt Helen Campus will have noticed major roadworks occurring at the end of Chancellor Drive near Building D. These works will lead to the creation of an exciting new pedestrian forecourt that promises to be a major showpiece for the Campus. An artist’s impression of the finished project is on the home page.

FedUni on track with energy reduction

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Federation University Australia has maintained its strong environmental reputation with records showing energy consumption by the University fell by 2.5 per cent last year.   In addition, greenhouse gas emissions fell by 4.7 per cent (1020 tonnes) and recycled waste increased by seven per cent (16 tonnes). “The University has always taken sustainability very seriously so w...

Revitalising historic cities symposium to be hosted in Ballarat

Monday 9 February 2015

Federation University Australia, the City of Ballarat and Deakin University will host Ballarat’s second Symposium on UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape on 20-21 February.

Federation Business School to hold taster session

Friday 6 February 2015

Federation University Australia will hold a project management workshop taster session on Wednesday, 18 February, for community members interested in developing their project management skills. Project management is an essential management function that also forms part of Federation Business School’s Bachelor of Applied Management. To be held from 5.30 pm at the U...

Widespread degradation in Murray Basin Wetlands revealed

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Records of the long term history of wetlands in the southern Murray Basin have revealed widespread degradation, according to research co-written by a Federation University Australia professor. In a paper released in the new journal The Anthropocene, authors Professor Peter Gell from Federation University Australia and Dr Michael Reid from the University of New England demonstrate ...

Finalists announced for Guirguis New Art Prize

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Fifteen finalists have been selected for the second national $20,000 Guirguis New Art Prize (GNAP), which will be showcased at FedUni’s Post Office Gallery and the Art Gallery of Ballarat from 11 April to 31 May.

Information sessions announced for Melton and Caroline Springs

Saturday 31 January 2015

Potential new tertiary students will be able to learn more about Federation University Australia’s exciting range of new programs during informal chats in Melton and Caroline Springs in early February.

University gains leading OHS accreditation

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Federation University Australia is pleased to announce it has gained accreditation from the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board for our Graduate Diploma in Occupational Hazard Management (GDOHM).

Chancellor re-appointed for three-year term

Wednesday 28 January 2015

The Council of Federation University Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Paul Hemming as the University’s Chancellor for another three-year term. “The University is delighted that Dr Hemming will serve as University Chancellor for another three years,” Professor Todd Walker, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement), said. “A...

Graduate Diploma of Paramedicine awarded full accreditation

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Federation University Australia's Graduate Diploma of Paramedicine (GDOP) program has maintained its strong reputation following the awarding of Full Accreditation by the Council of Ambulance Authorities.

Strong demand for many FedUni programs

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Five major programs at Federation University Australia have recorded substantial increases in the number of new students being offered places for this year. The release of the VTAC figures reveals FedUni is in a strong position to capitalise on emerging markets in 2015, particularly as direct applications have skyrocketed. Criminal justice programs have recorded a 95 pe...

FedUni launches online student support

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Federation University Australia has opened enrolments for FedReady Online — a free, two-week online course designed to prepare students for success in their undergraduate studies. Commencing on 10 February, the course prepares students with the all-round skills needed to succeed at university. “The launch of FedReady Online represents a key step in enabling ...

Tourism student receives leading award

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Federation University Australia is demonstrating again its research strength in tourism with PhD student Mohammad Yousuf being awarded a Council for Australasian Universities Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) PhD award.

University welcomes first Mongolian graduate

Friday 12 December 2014

Otgonchuluun Dondog, Federation University Australia’s first graduate from Mongolia, was a proud bearer of the University mace during Thursday morning’s graduation ceremonies. Ms Dondog, who graduated with a Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting), said she greatly enjoyed her time at IIBIT, one of FedUni’s partner providers in Sydney. “I ch...

New Post Office exhibition crosses borders

Monday 8 December 2014

PAPERmade, a Federation University Australia and Wake Forest University USA student exchange exhibition, is set to be stimulating viewing for the next Post Office Gallery exhibition in Ballarat. Developed as a result of staff members' international residencies, the exhibition will showcase the work of undergraduate degree students from Federation University Australia’s A...

University to offer courses in Melton and Caroline Springs

Monday 8 December 2014

Tertiary students in western Melbourne will have greater choice in their field of study next year following the announcement by Federation University Australia that it will offer a new range of courses in Melton and Caroline Springs.  

New Psychology degrees available in Gippsland

Friday 5 December 2014

Students applying to Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus for 2015 will have the option of two new Psychology degrees, with the introduction of the Bachelor of Psychological Science and the Bachelor of Health Sciences.

Graduation ceremonies to be held at Mt Helen Campus

Friday 5 December 2014

Up to 500 students will graduate from Federation University Australia’s Mt Helen Campus in four ceremonies from Wednesday, 10 December.  “Graduations at FedUni are always a happy occasion and we look forward to these ceremonies,” Professor David Battersby, Vice-Chancellor, said. “The University congratulates all graduating students and we ho...

University health students embrace China Mobility trip

Friday 28 November 2014

Faculty of Health students from Federation University Australia are in the middle of their inaugural visit to Hebei University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Shijiazhuang, the Hebei Province in China, where they are taking part in a series of health leadership sessions and Chinese culture programs.   

Major student initiatives announced for Wimmera Campus

Friday 28 November 2014

A range of exciting initiatives for students at Federation University Australia’s Wimmera Campus has been announced for 2015. This week, all of FedUni’s senior staff met and discussed future developments at FedUni’s Wimmera Campus. “FedUni’s Wimmera Campus, our TAFE and university degree programs and our research activity, highlight just ho...

Major student initiatives announced for Ballarat Campuses

Wednesday 26 November 2014

A range of exciting initiatives for students at Federation University Australia’s Ballarat campuses has been announced for 2015. On Tuesday, all of FedUni’s senior staff met and discussed future developments at FedUni’s Ballarat campuses. “FedUni’s Ballarat campuses, our TAFE, university degree programs and our research activity, highlight ...

Major student initiatives announced for Gippsland Campus

Monday 24 November 2014

A range of exciting initiatives for students at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus has been announced for 2015. Meeting today at Churchill, FedUni’s senior executive staff discussed future developments at the Campus and plans for further expansion into the region. “FedUni’s Gippsland Campus, its university degree programs and its ...

FedUni advertising campaign wins major award

Thursday 20 November 2014

An advertising campaign about the launch of Federation University Australia has won a major international award. The Melbourne-based communications agency Publicis Cubed won the Henry Hoke Award, one of the top two prizes by the Direct Marketing Association in the United States, in tandem with FedUni. The campaign by the agency and FedUni used television, print, cinema ...

Business networking session announced

Wednesday 19 November 2014

A new Networking Series by Federation University Australia will provide current and potential students, alumni and business professionals the opportunity to network and connect throughout the business community.

Emerging Gippsland artists on show at Switchback Gallery

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Opening soon at Switchback Gallery at Federation University Australia is Object Matter, an exhibition by third year and honours students in Visual Arts. On show from 18 November to 30 January, the works examine the potential of objects and the spaces they inhabit. Honours student Rachel Jones creates a series of objects and then instructs viewers to interact with them.

University to host prestigious international conference

Monday 10 November 2014

Federation University Australia has been announced as the host of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics. To be held at the Gippsland Campus in February 2017, the conference will be a great boost to the profile of FedUni nationally and internationally.   “The conference also will help the marketability of our new mechatronics program and draw atten...

Awards for student learning announced

Wednesday 5 November 2014

Federation University Australia’s Vice-Chancellor Awards for contributions to student learning were announced this week.  The awards program is an important part of the University’s mission to promote and advance learning and teaching through recognition. “These awards are an important way for the institution to recognise and reward those staff wh...