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Enhancing employability of university graduates at forefront of national forum

September 28th, 2016

Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen with Minster for Education, the Hon. Peter Collier, MLC.

Creating globally relevant graduates will be the focus as Australia’s innovative research universities, government and industry come together for an intense two-day forum at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch launches new scholarship for first year students in 2017

September 27th, 2016

The new scholarship is for Year 12 students who attain an ATAR score of 80 or above and nominate Murdoch as their first preference in TISC

Year 12 students in WA planning to go to university in 2017 may be eligible for a Murdoch First Scholarship of at least $2,000 if they attain an ATAR score of 80 or above.

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Murdoch attracting top rural students by easing the financial burden

September 19th, 2016

A GAF scholarship has given Josette Fretton the freedom to gain work experience during her vet science degree.

Murdoch University is pleased to announce the extension of The George Alexander Foundation (GAF) Scholarships program until 2021, bringing the total amount awarded to nearly $1.5 million supporting students from all over regional Western Australia in their pursuit of higher education.

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Opinion: Yes education funding has increased but not everyone benefits

September 16th, 2016

Associate Professor Laura Perry

Since the release of the Productivity Commission draft report, there has been an insistent claim that achievement has declined despite spending more. In a collaborative piece in The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry discusses how this claim is misleading and overly simplistic.

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Former politician and IT business leader awarded honorary degrees

September 16th, 2016

Murdoch University awarded the Hon Kim Beazley AC with an honorary doctorate.

Murdoch University proudly presented honorary degrees to former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC and Jim Ellis, founder of Westinfo Services.

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Murdoch law student wins arbitration moot

September 15th, 2016

Heather Costelloe

Murdoch law student Heather Costelloe has beaten practicing lawyers to win the eighth Chartered Institute of Arbitrators/Young Lawyers (CIArb/YL) International Arbitration Moot Competition in Sydney.

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Murdoch’s school of rock helps music video come to life

September 12th, 2016

Music students recorded the song in the Media Arts Centre studios at Murdoch

Staff from Murdoch University’s School of Arts have assisted students from Melville Senior High School in bringing the music video dream of science teacher, Mr Guy Stapleton, to life.

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Big thinking students win a trip to Commonwealth Bank’s innovation lab in Sydney

August 25th, 2016

Think Big winners Team Instinct, with Richard Wiles (right) are off to Sydney

Three Murdoch students have emerged from a two-day intense innovating thinking competition as the best amongst a high-calibre group of next generation thinkers at the University, and will now travel to Sydney.

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Murdoch out in force for National Science Week

August 22nd, 2016

Murdoch staff demonstrate forensic facial reconstruction at Oberthur Primary School

Murdoch staff used caterpillars, drones and blood splatter to inspire thousands of young scientists last week.

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Flagship unit showing students how the wheels of government turn

August 11th, 2016

Legislative Assembly Chamber (Provided by the Parliament of Western Australia)

Knowledge is power, and the knowledge gained via a unique collaboration between Murdoch University and the Western Australian Parliament is empowering students in a tough job market.

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