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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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Penguin resilience to climate change investigated

August 2nd, 2016

Dr Belinda Cannell will investigate how resilient penguins are to climate change.

New research by Murdoch University will investigate the future of Rockingham’s beloved Little Penguins colony. Dr Belinda Cannell, who has been part of a long term study of the birds, will spend the next three years examining their resilience to coastal waters that have remained warmer than average since late 2010.

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National innovation centre partners with Murdoch to launch first Australian campus

November 25th, 2015

David Simmons

In an Australian first, Murdoch University’s partnership with the engineering services company Simmons Group will bring new innovation, training and entrepreneurial opportunities to the Rockingham region.

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Kwinana Industry Council and Murdoch show high schools a science future

August 26th, 2015

Murdoch University helped to provide students around Rockingham with a taste of science careers and study.

Bright year 10 students got a taste of science careers and study options thanks to a new initiative from the Kwinana Industries Council and Murdoch University.

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Demand drives new photography course

January 28th, 2014

Budding photographers can now hone their skills using the world-class facilities at Murdoch University. A Bachelor of Arts in Photography is one of the new courses available in 2014, with study options available at the South Street and Rockingham campuses.

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Tuart woodland bouncing back in Rockingham

September 19th, 2013

A new generation of Tuart seedlings is getting a head start in Rockingham Lakes Regional Park thanks to an innovative ashbed reseeding technique.

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Murdoch clears the air with new policy

July 24th, 2013

Murdoch University is working to improve the health of its staff and students, with new Fresh Air Zones coming into effect at South Street and Rockingham campuses from next week.

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Take to the courts for Rockingham sports

April 19th, 2013

Are you a basketball, tennis or soccer fan? Murdoch University has expanded the facilities at its Rockingham campus, recently opening two new state-of-the-art sports courts.

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$5 million for Murdoch to help young people attend university

May 15th, 2012

Murdoch has been awarded $5 million to build the educational aspirations of young people and create new pathways to university.

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Desal offers best water and food security insurance, says expert

March 22nd, 2012

Desalination offers drying Australia the best water and food security insurance for the drier, more heavily populated decades ahead, according to one of the country's leading water experts.

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