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First FedUni graduation ceremonies this week

Thursday 8 May 2014

More than 1000 students will graduate from Federation University Australia’s inaugural graduation ceremonies from this Friday, 9 May.  “Our first graduation ceremonies as FedUni promises to be a very special occasion,” Professor David Battersby, Vice-Chancellor, said. “We invite all graduating students and their families to join us for the...

FedUni Ballarat Pride to play at new Sports and Recreation Centre

Friday 2 May 2014

Federation University Australia’s Campus Life is looking forward to welcoming the FedUni Ballarat Pride on Monday, 5 May, to play the FedUni Living All-Stars in an exhibition match. The match will be played at the new Sports and Recreation Centre and feature Ballarat Pride club members from Championship, Division 1 and 19/Under.

University to launch Australian history centre

Thursday 1 May 2014

Federation University Australia’s Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) will be launched at Ballarat Lodge on Friday, 9 May. The Centre brings together partner organisations with academic researchers and postgraduate students to discover and interpret Australia's cultural heritage in a strategic, long-term research program. “T...

New art displays unveiled at Horsham

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Federation University Australia has opened its Horsham Arts facility for Wimmera artists with an interest in painting, printing and pottery. “Popular local artists Ron Penrose, Joan Johns, Peta Adamson, Sue Devlin and Joan Goad have helped to reinvigorate the FedUni Arts Space recently,” Geoff Lord, Head of Wimmera Campus, said. “Examples of their wo...

University to host Learning and Teaching Conference

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Federation University Australia’s inaugural Faculty of Education and Arts Learning and Teaching Conference will be held on 6 and 7 June. The conference aims to inspire, challenge and transform understandings of learning and teaching in a regional community. “The conference will provide an opportunity for individuals and community organisations to participa...

Artists show their work at the Salon

Wednesday 30 April 2014

The 2014 Autumn Salon, showcasing works by staff of Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus, will be on show during May at the Switchback Gallery, Gippsland Centre for Art and Design.

University off to a flying start

Tuesday 29 April 2014

Federation University Australia has received a very strong positive endorsement from new, commencing students in its first semester of operation in 2014. With student enrolment census information now complete, the university confirmed that it was very pleased with the number of commencing undergraduate students who took up a Commonwealth supported place at the new University.

FedUni professor gives keynote speech on apprenticeships

Tuesday 29 April 2014

Federation University Australia’s Professor Erica Smith gave a keynote presentation last week at the annual conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, in Queensland.

University to host beer judges in Ballarat

Tuesday 29 April 2014

Nine of the 40 national and international beer judges from the 2014 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) will be in Ballarat for a special Meet the Judges Dinner at the Mitchell Harris Wine Bar, today, Tuesday, 29 April.

Students to compete in Ballarat Science and Engineering Challenge

Monday 28 April 2014

Federation University Australia’s Mt Helen Campus will be a hub of activity on Tuesday, 20 May, as teams of secondary school students build hovercraft, construct bridges and wire electrical power grids at the fifth Ballarat Science and Engineering Challenge. 

Researchers investigate health of the elderly

Monday 28 April 2014

Researchers at Federation University Australia are investigating how mentally and physically well Australians aged over 65 are and what are the factors that prompt them to seek help. The researchers are also examining what health services are being utilised and what preferences for services older Australians have to support their mental wellbeing.  “In order ...