The Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations announces its new national leadership
* President, Romana-Rea Begicevic (Curtin U) * VP, Bojana Klepac Pogrmilovic (Victoria U) * policy and research, Errol Phuah (Swinburne U) * media and comms, Anushka Kapoor (Uni Western Sydney) * queer officer, Shae Brown (Southern Cross U) * women’s officer, Aishwarya Singh (Griffith U) * disabilities officer, Ashik Chacko Mathulla (Griffith U) * international officer: Devendra Singh (Monash U) * NATSIPA appointee: Stacey Coates (National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Postgraduate Association)
The University of Adelaide announces its 2019 learning and teaching awards, named for 19th century South Australian, Stephen Cole, the elder;
Awards for excellence: * Hong Cai, (Social Sciences) for teaching * Frank Donnelly, (Nursing) for teaching practice * Karina Riggs, Beth Loveys, (Agriculture, Food, Wine) for teaching practice * Susan Hemer, (Social Sciences), for HDR supervision*
Student-led teaching: * Mark Ferguson, Benito Cao (Arts) * Braden Phillips, Akram Najafzadeh Engineering, Computer Science, Math) * Lyndsey Collins-Praino, Madeleine Benton (Health and Medical Sciences) * Andrew MacKinnon, Sara Krivickas (Sciences) * Tracey Dodd, Ankit Agarwal (Professions)
Education Minister Dan Tehan announces new appointments to the Council for International Education
Outgoing Swinburne U VC Linda Kristjanson, Federation U VC Helen Bartlett, Uni Melbourne DVC International Michael Wesley, Edith Cowan College principal Malcolm Baigent, TAFE Qld International’s Janelle Chapman and president of Council of International Students Australia, Ahmed Ademoglu.