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October 2018

Visit by Vice-Chancellor to Partner Institutions in China

Professor Helen Bartlett, Vice-Chancellor and President with Zhejiang University of Technology delegation

Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Bartlett and Professor Guojun Lu have negotiated more exciting opportunities with FedUni’s four partner institutions in China, during a recent visit in September.

The VC and senior leadership teams of the four partner institutions (Hebei University of Science and Technology (HUST), Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT) and Shaoguan University (SGU) are working on a strategy to increase joint programs and student numbers, as well as mobility schemes and research collaboration.

Read more about the VC's China visit >

Good Universities Guide Rankings

FedUni has once again received excellent results in the 2019 Good Universities Guide rankings with the highest percentage of First Generation (first in their family to attend University) students throughout the nation.

We also ranked first in Victoria for graduates’ commencing salary, which is recorded at above the national average.

Read more about FedUni's GUG rankings >

Internet Commerce Security Laboratory leads the way

Associate Professor Iqbal Gondal, Paul Black and Kylie Turville of ICSL

The University’s Internet Commerce Security Laboratory (ICSL) an international leader in its field, has celebrated its tenth anniversary.

Established as a cyber security research laboratory with the Victorian Government, Westpac and IBM as key partners, its industry partnerships and real world applications to cyber security issues is a proven model for the University’s research activities.

Read more about ICSL >

Health Work Readiness Project under way

Samantha Gent, Acting Director of Nursing Education and Practice Development, BHS, Leanne Shea, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, BHS and Professor Helen Bartlett

The University has been successful in its bid to launch the Grampians Regional Health Work Readiness Project in partnership with Ballarat Health Services and Wimmera Health Care.

The Victorian Government has provided $2.15 million for the project to address workforce shortages with a focus on nursing and primary care workers. FedUni TAFE will provide the pathway for students to study locally and gain employment in the region.


Farewell Dr Paul Hemming AO

Dr Paul J H Hemming AO

FedUni Chancellor, Dr Paul Hemming AO is being farewelled this month by the broader University community after six outstanding years.

Dr Hemming joined the University Council in 2007 and was appointed Chancellor in  2012. The University has paid tribute to Dr Hemming and his wife Linda for their deep commitment and contribution to the University during a period of growth and transition.