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VC to address to the National Press Club - Wednesday, 8 May 12.30pm

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Universities Australia’s New Chair Professor Sandra Harding, JCU”S Vice-Chancellor, will address the National Press Club tomorrow following funding cuts.

The new Chair of Universities Australia, Professor Sandra Harding (Vice-Chancellor and President of James Cook University) will address the National Press Club of Australia next Wednesday, 8 May.

Title: Australia’s choice – the best of times or the worst of times for our universities.

Professor Harding will look at the future for Australia’s universities in light of the funding measures announced by the Government. What has happened to the education revolution? What would be the “worst of times” for the tertiary sector? What would the “best of times” look like? How do we produce a smarter Australia?

When: 12.30pm, Wednesday 8 May 2013

Where: National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton ACT

Further information: www.npc.org.au/speakers/professor-sandra-harding.html