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Murdoch hosts unveiling of new Richard Walley OAM portrait piece

September 3rd, 2015

Richard Walley OAM (centre) with artist Julie Dowling, Sid Myers (left) and Angus Trumble (Right)

Murdoch honorary degree recipient, Richard Walley OAM has been honoured in a new commissioned portrait that will be hung in the National Portrait Gallery.

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New role to lead engagement with India at Murdoch

September 1st, 2015

Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart (right) with Hira Raichandani, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of India, Perth

A new academic appointment at Murdoch University aims to deepen understanding of India, facilitate the cultivation of better links with Indian research institutions and attract more Indian students to the Perth university.

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Murdoch students to broaden their horizons thanks to New Colombo funding

August 24th, 2015

Murdoch student Jack Tompsett went on exchange to Hong Kong

Murdoch University undergraduates will get the chance to study and live abroad next year thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.

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Murdoch loses passionate supporter of higher education

July 23rd, 2015

Don Randall and Julie Bishop at Peel campus opening 2007

Murdoch lost a tireless campaigner for higher education and supporter of the University when Federal Liberal MP, Don Randall, member for the Western Australian electorate of Canning tragically passed away on July 21.

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New steps towards reconciliation at Murdoch

June 3rd, 2015

Murdoch University has developed its Reconciliation Action Plan

Murdoch University formalised its commitment to social justice with the launch of Murdoch's Reconciliation Action Plan at an event celebrating 40 years of Indigenous alumni.

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New student talent rising against WA crime

May 12th, 2015

Keneasha Lindsay was awarded the Rodger Indigenous Award for 2015.

WA crimefighting will gain a determined new talent when Indigenous student Keneasha Lindsay graduates from Murdoch University.

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Murdoch's $5000 kick starts Nepal earthquake appeal

May 8th, 2015

Nepal fundraiser square

A $5000 contribution from Murdoch University has launched a seven-week appeal to raise funds for Nepal's earthquake victims, some of whom are family of students attending the university. Murdoch’s Nepalese student association in conjunction with the University and Student Guild will collect on behalf of the Australian Red Cross to support their Nepal Region Earthquake […]

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Murdoch amongst the top 100 young universities

April 30th, 2015

100-under-50-logo square

Murdoch has ranked number 65 in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 ranking of the world’s best young universities announced today.

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Murdoch joins the elite in three areas of QS rankings

April 29th, 2015

QS Vet Science top 50 2015 square

Murdoch University has been ranked among the world’s elite institutions in three subject areas according to the fifth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today.

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Opinion: India and WA – A reluctant super power and a wiser State

April 21st, 2015

Professor Andrew Taggart

In an editorial piece for West Australian, Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart discusses the importance of India as a business and education partner, and how WA must learn from earlier mistakes made with other Asian trading partners to make the most of the relationship.

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