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Murdoch alumnus becomes Australia’s youngest High Court Judge

November 30th, 2016

Justice James Edelman pic

Murdoch alumnus James Edelman has been appointed to the High Court of Australia.

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Desert school welcomes Murdoch’s pre-service teachers

November 29th, 2016

Burringurrah School welcomes Murdoch Uni pre-service teachers

A group of Murdoch University’s pre-service teachers were invited to spend two weeks working at Burringurrah Remote Community School.

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Real world learning informs students’ bushland conservation project

November 24th, 2016

Greg Simpson (left) with Nick Cook at one of the revegetation sites

Murdoch ecology students have gained invaluable experience and boosted conservation by contributing to a bushland restoration project at Lake Claremont.

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Virtual reality hits the classroom in an Australian first

November 21st, 2016

Murdoch Uni has hosted Australia

In an Australian first, Murdoch University has hosted a pilot trial of TeachLivE, a virtual reality environment for pre-service teachers.

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Program opens minds to university study

November 11th, 2016

Murdoch University provides non-ATAR students with new learning opportunities.

An innovative program has opened doors into university for another group of high school students who had never contemplated tertiary study. Around 85 Year 12 students from the Rockingham and Mandurah region recently completed ‘Learning for Tomorrow’ a program run by Murdoch University to help students who are not enrolled in ATAR subjects to contemplate university study.

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Big wins for Murdoch film creatives

November 8th, 2016

Tara Guerrini

A Murdoch University post-graduate student and staff member from the School of Arts have won accolades in prestigious screen awards.

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Industry engagement for marketing students

November 7th, 2016

Murdoch marketing students with Deanna Howell from The Amanda Young Foundation (l-r: Daneesha Spouse-Nastasi, Deanna, Elizabeth Angi, Jemma Garrett and Daniel Muller)

Murdoch University marketing students gained valuable industry experience recently by producing strategic marketing plans for two not-for-profit organisations.

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Parental discussions boost university aspirations

November 4th, 2016

Yolanda Andrews, Stuart Watson and Sarah Seddon are working to improve aspirations of high school students.

Murdoch University researchers investigated the importance of parental conversations as part of a project to counteract the substantial under-representation of low socio-economic status individuals at Australian universities.

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Canada next frontier for Murdoch’s School of Education

October 28th, 2016

Dr Susan Ledger (centre) with education students from the University of Calgary.

An international exchange program is opening up new opportunities in the northern hemisphere for Murdoch University’s teaching cohort and education researchers, enhancing the University’s domestic and international reputation.

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Murdoch success at water awards

October 26th, 2016

Ashwin Nayak (left) and Dr Martin Anda at the AWA WA Water Awards (Pic: Australian Water Association)

A Murdoch University academic and a graduate have won recognition in the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards.

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