Sydney Health Sciences further ties with University of Toronto



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On 18 December 2013, the Faculty of Health Sciences welcomed Professor Alison Buchan, Vice-Dean, Research and International Relations, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. The Faculty of Health Sciences was represented by Professor Kathryn Refshauge, Dean; Professor Patrick Brennan, Associate Dean International; and Professor Michael Kassiou, Associate Dean, Research and Innovation.

The meeting commenced with a tour of the Charles Perkins Centre (CPC), a 49,500 square metre state-of-the-art building, comprising of a structure of six floors, …

Gandhi’s grandaughter remembers Mandela at Curtin University, Perth Australia



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A young girl raised her hand and asked “What is it like being Gandhi’s granddaughter?”

Ms Gandhi laughed and replied, “I feel very privileged to have been born in this family.

“I am just a normal person and I started small, it all depends on the passion that you have.”

Discrimination and oppression existed in all forms; races were segregated, social classes were divided and extreme poverty was the norm for the majority, …