The board of Navitas has rebuffed a $2 billion takeover offer from a consortium of investors, which includes co-founder Rod Jones, saying the deal is well below its valuation of the education services company.
The Noisy Guts Project and Chemo@home have taken home the respective Emerging Innovation and Growth categories at last nights Innovator of the Year awards, marking a big win for Perth-based healthcare and research.
Premier Mark McGowan and StudyPerth chair Rod Jones this morning launched a new strategy to attract international students to Western Australia, with Mr Jones throwing out a challenge to the sector to turn the strategy into action.
Shares in Perth-based education services provider Navitas closed 21.8 per cent higher today after the company received an indicative takeover proposal from consortium that includes founder and director Rod Jones.
West Australian Supreme Court judge Joseph McGrath and former Australian Public Service commissioner Lynelle Briggs have been appointed to lead the federal government's aged care royal commission, which is expected to take 18 months.
The University of Western Australia’s new trading room has been named as the education project of the year at the annual AV Awards in London, beating out entries from the University of California and the Qatar National Library.
The state government has signed up for the Commonwealth’s vocational training fund, which will provide up to $126 million in matched funding for a planned incentive scheme to boost apprenticeships and traineeships.