Applecross-based global education services group Navitas Ltd has announced a joint venture between its part-owned student recruitment business, EduGlobal China Ltd, and online higher education company, Open Universities Australia (OUA).
The University of Western Australia will appeal against a Federal Court decision which ruled in favour of intellectual property claims by its former employee Dr Bruce Gray, founder of Sirtex Medical Ltd.
A new processing centre for 457 business visas will be established in Perth, and employers with good performance records will have their visa applications fast-tracked, under changes to the temporary skilled migration program.
Think tank the Committee for Perth has made two key appointments to its high-powered board - adding business leader John Langoulant and major accounting player Jeff Dowling - as it embarks on its first major steps to improve the city's amenity.
Two senior Western Australian barrister, Gail Archer SC and Ken Martin QC have been appointed to strengthen the functions of the Corruption and Crime Commission and its overseeing body, the Parliamentary Inspector.
Former University of Western Australia academic Dr Bruce Gray had a big win over his erstwhile employer in a landmark Federal Court ruling handed down last week but faces the prospect of further legal action from the company he founded, Sirtex Medical Ltd
The University of Western Australia has lost a Federal Court battle over the ownership of intellectual property held by its former employee Dr Bruce Gray and the company he founded, Sirtex Medical Ltd.
The steady stream of partnerships between major companies and universities may have the latter downplaying competition for private sector cash, but the overall goal of international excellence has built a healthy rivalry.
The possibility of Western Australia becoming a major international centre for radio astronomy has prompted the state’s two major universities to recruit some of the world’s top minds in this specialist field
Recent construction projects at Western Australia’s public universities have focused heavily on research, teaching and student facilities, but a new development at Curtin University of Technology will be radically different.