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Applications on the rise

Main round offers  also known as major round or round one  have been published in Queensland, Victoria, NSW and ACT. There has been steady growth in students applying to study at ACU, with nursing and allied health services continuing to generate strong interest, and more applicants than ever applying to study a double degree.

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What is authentic learning and assessment?

Academic staff are invited to attend a presentation about the tenets of authentic learning and authentic assessment by Professor Kevin Ashford Rowe, Director of Learning and Teaching Centre, on Tuesday January 24 from 11am to12:30pm (NSW, Vic and ACT, 10am to 11:30am QLD).

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Resources to improve your use of LEO

Discover newly developed resources to support you in using LEO to enhance your students learning experience.

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New Finance System: Procurement Training

A new finance system will launch in February, register for a training session today to learn what will change in the procurement process when the new system goes live.

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New and revised policies

A number of employment related ACU policies and procedures have recently been updated.

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Updated recruitment and PRP documents

A number of documents associated with recruitment processes and the performance review and planning (PRP) process are being updated to incorporate new University frameworks launched last year. Find out what changes came into effect from 1 January, and what they mean for you.

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Tip of the Week - Plan your career

Professional staff and their supervisors are encouraged to attend a one-hour video conference on February 16 to explore enhanced resources that have been developed to support career planning. Register today.

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Autumn 2017 Course Completions  Closing Date

The final date for a student to be made course complete in time to graduate in Autumn 2017 is 23 February 2017.

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ACU in the media 1 - 18 January 2017

The future of higher education, selective state schools and euthanasia are some of the stories featuring ACU in the media this week.

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ACU 2016 Pocket Statistics

The newly redesigned 2016 ACU Pocket Statistics is now available. It provides the official data on student, staff and graduate numbers.

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Brisbane students choose ACU for industry experience and job prospects

ACU's Brisbane Campus showed steady growth in 2017, with nursing and allied health services continuing to generate strong interest, and more applicants than ever applying to study a double degree.

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Increasing Indigenous voices in health

In this video interview ACU Lecturer and Early Career Researcher Dr Doseena Fergie talks about her study into postnatal depression in Aboriginal women, and how her work in the community and as an ACU Lecturer is helping to increase awareness of Indigenous health.

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New finance system - Purchase Cards training

Do you use purchase cards?  A new Finance System will launch in February, register for a training session today to learn what will change for the purchase card process when the new system goes live.

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ACU staff and students invited to research symposium

Overcoming health inequalities in vulnerable communities and individuals will be a key focus of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Researchs upcoming international research symposium.

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New year, new you with fitness classes on Brisbane Campus

Health, Sport and Wellbeing are offering midday fitness classes to staff during Summer Recess (January and February). Disciplines include boxing for fitness, pilates and yoga!

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Revised timetabling of Learning and Teaching Activities Policy and Procedures come into effect 1 January 2017

Student Administration has undertaken a review of Timetabling Policy and Procedures.

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Revised Examination Policy and Procedures came into effect 1 January 2017

Student Administration has undertaken a review of Examination Policy and Procedures  Students, and the Examination Policy and Procedures  Staff.  The substantive changes to the principles and process incorporated in the new policy and procedures include the following.

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New ICPS Publications: Supporting Refugee Families

The Institute of Child Protection Studies has released a research report and an accompanying Research to Practice issue about supporting refugee families in Australia.

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Last chance to apply for scholarship

Staff wishing to study the Certificate IV Business Administration are encouraged to apply now for a scholarship, before applications close this Friday. The course enables professional staff to build essential office administration skills. Set yourself on a pathway to more senior roles with a nationally-recognised qualification.

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Tip of the Week - Be ready for the new finance system

In February 2017, a new finance system for ACU will be rolled out live across the University. Whether you are involved in raising Purchase Orders, receipting, or making account enquiries, make sure you are ready for the new system. Register now for an upcoming training session on your campus.

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Adelaide tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

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ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

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Ballarat tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

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ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

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LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

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ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

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Brisbane tab

New year, new you with fitness classes on Brisbane Campus

Health, Sport and Wellbeing are offering midday fitness classes to staff during Summer Recess (January and February). Disciplines include boxing for fitness, pilates and yoga!

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Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

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ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

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LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

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ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

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Canberra tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

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ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

Read more about ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

Read more about LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

Read more about ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

See archives

Melbourne tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

Read more about Student Portal SSO for LEO

ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

Read more about ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

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Position Vacant

Position Vacant: Associate Director, Student Programs

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Register for Melbourne Spring Graduation

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the Melbourne Spring Graduation Ceremony.

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ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

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North-Sydney tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

Read more about Student Portal SSO for LEO

ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

Read more about ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

Read more about LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Position Vacant

Position Vacant: Associate Director, Student Programs

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Register for Sydney Spring Graduation

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

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Register for Sydney Graduation

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

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ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

Read more about ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Sydney Spring graduation ceremonies

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

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Strathfield tab

Student Portal SSO for LEO

The Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) wish to advise all staff that the Universitys Learning Environment Online (LEO) will be unavailable on 27 January 2017 during implementation of SSO as part of the Student Portal Project.

Read more about Student Portal SSO for LEO

ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

Second year student midwife Kara Williams wrote an abstract which was accepted by the Annual Student Conference held by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) earlier in 2016.

Read more about ACU at the Australian College of Midwives Student Conference

LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Come along to the Learning and Teaching Centre's hands-on LEO Professional Development workshops, running in the weeks prior to Semester 1 in 2017!

Read more about LEO Professional Development Workshops - February 2017

Register for Sydney Spring Graduation

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

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Register for Sydney Graduation

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

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ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Early career researchers are invited to attend a Start of Career Research Workshop facilitated by the Dean of Research, Professor Patrick Heaven.

Read more about ECR - Start of Career Research Workshop

Sydney Spring graduation ceremonies

Registration is now open for staff wishing to participate in the Academic Procession at the upcoming Sydney Graduation Ceremonies and accompanying Graduation Mass.

Read more about Sydney Spring graduation ceremonies

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