The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork Winners

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

How does the Bible speak to you? First-year visual arts students were invited to view The Historical Books volume of The Saint John’s Bible. They were then issued with a challenge to create a contemporary painting inspired by the text and illustrations contained in the work. 110 paintings were produced. ...

ACU Literature Prize for 2014 announced!

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The ACU Prize for Literature has been announced for 2014. The prize will be awarded for outstanding poetry with the theme, THE LANGUAGE OF COMPASSION. Opening date for entries is Monday 26th May 2014 Closing date for entries is Monday 7th July 2014 Further details (including entry form and guidelines) are at ACU ...

Scopus: Young Researcher Awards 2014

Monday, April 28th, 2014

The Scopus Young Researcher Awards are part of an Elsevier global initiative to recognise outstanding young scientists and researchers in Australasia who have made significant contributions in their areas of research. If you are: Under 40 years of age as of 1st July 2014 An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident Currently ...

ACU Literature Prize winner

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Stephen Edgar has won the inaugural Australian Catholic University Literature Prize with his poem The Dancer. The prize was announced during the Melbourne Writers Festival in late August, and we are happy to announce that there are copies of the book - 'A sudden presence' now available at campus libraries. The poems ...

Week 4 energy winner

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

We had a few responses and suggestions to our week 4 green energy challenge, and we are dlighted to announce that the winner is...Julie, an academic working at our Melbourne campus. Julie's ideas "....when I make lunches for my son and I pack them in a reusable sandwich wraps, and I take ...

Upcycle: and win!

Friday, September 27th, 2013

We have a great new competition to help you through the last weeks of semester (and into study week). Create something out of old books, paper, magazines, cardboard, cereal boxes?  - up to you, but we want you to upcycle* your work and create something :) * upcycle - a definition from ...

Week 4: are you an energy saver?

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

How do you save energy?? This week we challenge you to share your energy saving tips. How do you save money and resources? What things do you do to make a difference energy-wise? Do you: take advantage of energy settings on your devices? is the energy rating important to you when buying appliances? what do you ...

Week 2 winner :)

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Remember our week 2 challenge - recycling? We are super pleased to announce the winner of the challenge is........(drumroll please) Jen who is studying through our Strathfield campus. We had quite a few great ideas and comments, and the winner was picked for her "well written, scholarly and succinctly articulates the principles ...

Challenge 3: water, water

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Week 3 challenge is water. This week we challenge you not to buy water. At all. [caption id="attachment_10069" align="alignleft" width="225"] Water filter station at Ballarat[/caption]   How? Bring your water bottle on campus and refill at campus water stations. Carry a keepcup for when you just have to, have to have that (Fairtrade?) coffee, tea or ...

Week 1 winner

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Our week one challenge asked you to think about printing & print as little as possible for a week. We know that's hard when you are required to submit hard copies of assignments (that are usually single sided) to your lecturers & tutors. But we wanted you to think hard about printing ...