U Tas builds on the charm

The university’s make-nice with the community wins friends

Not all in Hobart are happy with the university’s plan to expand in the CBD. So, VC Rufus Black convened an agreeable-a-thon where opinion leaders would be presented with the positives (CMM November 28). It went well, at least with the Hobart Mercury, which ran yesterday an oped by architect Robert Morris-Nunn, who attended the event. “I came away from the event with an optimism that the future of the city that is personally very dear to me could be profoundly changed for the better.”



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