University of Adelaide wonders if the law should step in to protect personal privacy?



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Should the law step in to protect personal privacy?

In the era of fast-paced technological advances, a heavy reliance on social media and ever changing communication methods, does the law go far enough to protect personal privacy?

The University of Adelaide’s South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) is calling for public submissions on its invasion of privacy issues paper, released today.

Professor John Williams, Dean of Law at the University of Adelaide and Director of the SALRI, …

KOM Consultants & Griffith University visit your campus in the next month



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Canadian Events

Thinking about studying in Australia or the UK?  KOM Consultants encourages all students to take advantage of the KOM-hosted free Canadian events.

If you are thinking of studying in Australia or the UK, come and meet us when we are at your Canadian campus.  KOM Consultants always welcome students, friends and family to meet staff from the Australian and UK universities and KOM.

CLICK HERE  to see Canadian Events hosted KOM Consultants & …

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, …

Masterplan for Gold Coast campus



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Griffith’s Gold Coast campus is set to become an even more vibrant centre not only for students with world class teaching and research facilities, but also as a hub for community events, recreation and business.

Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor has outlined the vision for the campus with the release of a new Masterplan for the 70-hectare Southport site.

“The Gold Coast will have a University that is part of the community in every way,” Professor O’Connor said. …

Bond University Canadian Law Graduate Celebrations in Canada



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Over 200 people came together to recognise the achievements of Bond University’s newest Canadian Law graduates at celebrations held recently in Toronto and Vancouver.

Bond University consistently ranks as one of Australia’s leading universities in independent reviews, and its Law school is rated as one of the best in the country, and #1 for overall student satisfaction*.

Bond University’s Dean of Law, Professor Geraldine Mackenzie, said the events provided the perfect opportunity for the families and friends of the University’s newest Law graduates, …

Happy New Year from KOM Consultants



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KOM Consultants is looking forward to the year 2014.  Many great things will be happening!!! 

Here is a snapshot of upcoming events for early 2014.

  • Visits to Canada from our partner universities in Australia and the UK
  • Canadian Griffith University Tour in late January
  • KOM Consultants Spring 2014 Tour in early March
  • KOM visits your colleges for college Fairs taking place later in the month
  • more FREE webinars from partner universities in Australia and the UK. 

How hot is it in Australia?



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It is reported that most of Canada is in a deep freeze.  In Hamilton, Ontario today, the temperature is a bitter -32 with the wind chill.  Fully bundled, I am reading this report…

Queensland heatwave: Brisbane set to roast as weekend temperatures soar

 

 The scorching heatwave gripping much of Queensland will be felt in Brisbane Saturday, with residents set to roast in temperatures of up to 41 degrees Celsius.

Queensland’s interior has been sweltering through record-breaking heat in recent days, …