THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN COOK SOCIETY PRESENTS

 

AUSTRALIA AND UK HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM EACH OTHER

 

Guest Speaker: Professor Steve Chapman, Vice Chancellor Edith Cowan University

When: Wednesday 19 August 2015, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Minter Ellison, Level 4, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth

 

Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, Governor of Western Australia and Chairperson of The Western Australian Cook Society will open the event.

 

Our guest speaker will be Professor Steve Chapman, Vice Chancellor Edith Cowan University who will be discussing what Australia and the United Kingdom can learn from each other’s higher education systems. He will also outline some of the plans for Edith Cowan University.

 

Professor Steve Chapman has been Vice-Chancellor and President of Edith Cowan University since April 2015. He was Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh from 2009, and Vice-Principal of the University of Edinburgh from 2006.

 

In 2001, Professor Chapman received the Interdisciplinary Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry, for his ground-breaking work at the interface of chemistry and biology. Among his board and committee memberships while at Heriot-Watt University, he chaired the Funding Policy Committee of Universities Scotland, and was member of the Board of the Universities and Colleges Employers’ Association.