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IHEA Congratulates Australia’s First University College - Avondale University College

The announcement today that Avondale College has been admitted as a University College is an historic event for Avondale College and Australian independent higher education.

Admission to University College status recognises Avondale’s high-quality teaching and research.

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IHEA Congratulates Australia’s First University College – Avondale University College

The announcement today that Avondale College has been admitted as a University College is an historic event for Avondale College and Australian independent higher education.

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IHEA Comments on Draft Contract Cheating Bill

IHEA responded to the draft of the contract cheating bill that was released by the Department of Education for public comment. This is part of a series of actions the government is taking in response to the Higher Education Standards Panel’s advice about tackling contract cheating.

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New Leadership for IHEA – Members Elect New Board

Mr Alan Finch, Deputy Vice chancellor, Bond University, has been elected as the new Chair of Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) following the retirement of long-term Chair, Dr Don Owers AM.

Ms Gabriela Rodriguez, Deputy Group Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Academies Australasia Group, has been elected as the Deputy Chair.

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