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17
Dec
2015

Farewell ANU

This year represents my 13th as a Vice-Chancellor – Glyn Davis and Peter Coldrake beat me for time in the role. It also represents more than 20 years in senior academic roles, as Dean, DVC and VC. In addition, I have been Chair or a Member of more organisations than I can remember, but including: […]

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ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young
20
Nov
2015

Building the Residential Experience at ANU

Over recent weeks I have participated in a range of open forums across the University asking students, staff and alumni about how we can improve the student residential experience. Like many of you I firmly believe that living on campus has distinct educational and social advantages for students. I was encouraged to hear so many […]

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08
Sep
2015

2015 Menzies Oration: Australia – a knowledge future?

On Tuesday 8 September I gave the 2015 Menzies Oration at the University of Melbourne where I spoke about innovation and building a high-technology future for Australia. You can read a copy of my speech here.

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29
May
2015

ANU – a smoke free zone

To mark World No Tobacco Day on Sunday 31 May, I am announcing the University has decided to go smoke free from the start of second semester on July 20.

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13
Oct
2014

Time to move to a post-carbon world

Just over a week ago, The Australian National University decided to sell shares worth approximately $16 million in seven companies, representing just 1 per cent of our investment portfolio, and a fraction of the market worth of the companies involved, which has sparked an extraordinary reaction.

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09
Oct
2014

ANU divestment

Last week the University Council agreed to commence divestment of stocks in seven companies following an independent review of ANU domestic equities.

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14
May
2014

Higher Education Budget 2014

The 2014 Federal Budget has outlined the most sweeping reforms of the Higher Education system in decades.

16
Dec
2013

2013 in review

As we approach the end of the year, it is worth reflecting on what has been both a remarkable and very busy year for ANU.

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06
Nov
2013

Self-education cap lifted

The Coalition Government will reverse the cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses.

30
Oct
2013

Enterprise Bargaining: In-Principle Agreement Reached

The University and unions representing ANU staff have reached an in-principle agreement on a new 4-year Enterprise Agreement.

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