Teaching and Learning

Play strategy needed to protect children's right to play

August 22nd, 2017

Western Australia urgently needs to develop a Statewide WA play strategy to safeguard young children’s right to play, according to Director of Early Childhood Education at Murdoch University Dr Sandra Hesterman.

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Leading sport associations improving student employability

August 16th, 2017

Coaching skills: Murdoch University students are improving their employability with the help of sporting associations

Murdoch University students are linking with high profile sporting associations to broaden their employability and to support grassroots sport development.

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Murdoch inspiring passions for science

August 10th, 2017

Science time: Murdoch staff demonstrated forensic facial reconstruction at last year

Murdoch University researchers are set to unveil their latest discoveries for National Science Week. The academics are involved in a whole host of activities on and off campus, beginning with the Perth Science Festival this weekend (12 and 13 August).

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Industry experience creating work ready students

August 3rd, 2017

A Murdoch graduate has told students that industry experience and a positive, proactive approach is key to securing employment directly after graduation.

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Student working towards peace in Palestine

July 27th, 2017

A Murdoch student is hoping to combine his University education and experience of Australia to work for peace between Israel and his home country of Palestine.

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Murdoch welcomes higher education blueprint

July 26th, 2017

The State Government

Murdoch University has welcomed a new higher education plan prioritising international student recruitment.

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Murdoch and Rio Tinto fire up science in schools

July 25th, 2017

Rio Tinto has teamed up with Murdoch University to support a STEM Outreach Programme for regional high schools, as part of a joint initiative to boost student engagement in science-based subjects. Rio Tinto has renewed their support of the exciting roadshow with increased funds to run workshops for students explaining where Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects can take them in their careers.

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Murdoch University students meat the challenge

July 18th, 2017

Murdoch University’s team returned victorious from the Intercollegiate Meat Judging competition, placing a close third behind the University of Melbourne and the Texas A&M. Third year animal science student Rachel Cruickshank and fourth year Veterinary student Bridie Luers performed exceptionally well, with Rachel crowned champion in the beef eating quality class and Bridie taking out reserve champion individual in beef carcass judging. In the team awards, Murdoch students Bridie Luers, Rachel Cruickshank, Harriet Moss and Keely McGregor took out reserve champion team in the lamb carcass judging, questions and reasons and primal ID and retail cut identification.

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Discover your future at Murdoch Open Day

July 17th, 2017

Visitors to Open Day on Sunday 30 July will be encouraged to interact with more than 250 activities showcasing Murdoch University’s diverse range of courses, facilities and opportunities. Course ‘hotspots’ will give prospective students and their families the chance to sample university learning, discover future careers and meet current staff and students. Among the many highlights will be an education degree hotspot that showcases the classroom of the future.

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Murdoch University teachers gain international fellowships

June 24th, 2017

Murdoch University staff are gaining international accreditation for teaching excellence.

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