The only way we can really address the big challenges the world is facing, from the human migration crisis to combating online hate speech, we need to tap into the knowledge and skills of all Australians, regardless of their demographics - ECU researcher Abdullahi Alim. Abdullahi was recently named WA Young Australian of the Year for 2016. For more: [ Ecu.edu.au Link ]
Being a scholarship winner also gives you more motivation to work harder – if you fail a unit the scholarship goes. It’s made me work a lot harder and that’s led me to do Honours in Law - Lauren Dickson, studying a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Business double degree. For more: [ Ecu.edu.au Link ]
The #ecu25 Dance-A-Thon was held on our Joondalup Campus, 2 - 3 December 2016.
The Dance-A-Thon was held to celebrate ECU's 25th anniversary. It was an attempt to break the Guinness World Record ‘Longest Dance Relay Marathon’. MTV are the current world record holders with 24 hours and 9 minutes.
Little Men: a sweet slice of New York life in which two teenage friends try to be the best ‘little men’ they can be. Showing at the ECU Joondalup Pines, 6-11 December, for the Lotterywest Festival Films in the Perth International Arts Festival.
We made it! Thanks to everyone who participated in the #ecu25DanceAThon, we made it to 25 hours of non-stop dancing. We’re now waiting on Guinness World Records to review all our evidence and confirm whether we’ve broken the record :D
#ecu25DanceAThon Vice-Chancellor Style!
We still want more people dancing between 1am - 1pm Saturday!!! You can't register online anymore, but you can turn up and we'll register you manually :D
Join the Facebook event: ECU25 Dance-a-thon!
We're keen to get more people dancing between 1am - 1pm Saturday for the #ecu25DanceAThon!!! If you have a late night/early morning crew who wants to help break a Guinness World Record, that would be A.W.E.S.O.M.E.! You can't register online anymore, but you can turn up and we'll register you manually :D
Facebook event: ECU25 Dance-a-thon
First day of summer in Perth! Don't forget to put on sunscreen, stay in the shade and take a water bottle ;) Do you have any tips on surviving Perth summers?
FYI: Today is also the start of Birak season in the Nyoongar year! Traditionally Birak is a good season to collect wattle seeds after their flowering from the previous season for grinding into flour for breads and dampers. Cultural... View details ⇨
Congratulations to our Journalism student Vanessa Vlajkovic: she was recently named WA Young Person of the Year!!! Vanessa spoke to ABC News about her experiences studying as a deafblind student, her passion for human rights and more. Inspiring!
Only 24 HOURS LEFT: you have 24 hours to register to be part of our Guinness World Record attempt! #ecu25DanceAThon registrations close 12pm WEDNESDAY!!! Places are limited and going FAST!!! Get your Troopers together, register as a group or individual [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Teacher: it’s 1983, the era of Communist control in central Europe. In a Bratislava classroom stern new teacher Mrs Drazdechova asks what each of the students’ parents does for a living. This audience favourite casts a wickedly humorous eye over the recent European past. Showing at the ECU Joondalup Pines, 29 November - 4 December, for the Lotterywest Festival Films in the Perth... View details ⇨