August 2014

Rosanne Hunt

This month we welcome Professor Attila Brungs as Vice-Chancellor and President of UTS following the retirement of Professor Ross Milbourne.

A Rhodes Scholar with a Doctorate in Inorganic Chemistry from Oxford University, Professor Brungs has a distinguished career spanning academia and industry and since 2009 has led UTS's impressive research efforts as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). Read his special message to our alumni community.

The stunning new FEIT building on Broadway is now up and running and you are all invited to come and see 'Behind the Screens' at an open day to be held on Thursday, 4 September 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Best regards,

Rosanne Hunt
Deputy Director, Alumni and Communications

An important message for all Law alumni: The Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) is introducing a Stale Learning Clause, which comes to effect on 1 January 2015. Find out if this will impact you.

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2SER: 35 years on

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As the popular community radio station celebrates its 35th anniversary we take a closer look at pivotal events in its history, iconic programs and famous alumni who learnt their craft in the station's studio.

Nursing the dream

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Nursing graduate Alyssa Higoe discovered her calling in health care later in life. She tells how UTS Financial Assistance helped her reach her career goals.