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New MoU for health and welfare


Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) Professor Lyn Gorman and  Bishop Stuart Robinson from the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn sign the MoU on Monday 21 March.A new agreement will be signed between Charles Sturt University (CSU) and Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn on Monday 21 March. The purpose of the agreement is to further develop the relationship between the higher education institution and the welfare agency over the next five years. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlines a number of ways the two organisations can foster future cooperation. These include initiatives such as adjunct academic appointments; reciprocal ethics committee arrangements; and expanding workplace learning opportunities for CSU students with Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn in areas such as social work, allied health and nursing. Course Director from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSU in Wagga Wagga Dr Bill Anscombe said, “As Charles Sturt University is one of the leading providers of social work, nursing and allied health education in Australia, the new broad ranging Memorandum of Understanding will give us more opportunities to ensure our students are ‘work ready’’. The MoU will be signed by the University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Ross Chambers and Bishop Stuart Robinson from the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn at 12midday on Monday 21 March. The ceremony will take place in the Chancellor’s Room in the Convention Centre, building 230, near car park 16, Jingellic Place at CSU in Wagga Wagga.

Media contact: Fiona Halloran, 02 6933 2207

Media Note:

Course Director Dr Bill Anscombe from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at CSU in Wagga Wagga is available for interview on 02 6933 2631.
 

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