Iraq’s military, backed by Iranian Revolutionary Guards, has captured the city of Kirkuk and nearby oil fields that had been held by the Kurdish regional government’s Peshmerga forces since 2014. The question is whether this has dealt a death blow to Kurdish hopes for a separate state, manifested in an overwhelming vote for independence in […]
The 2017 Deakin Think Tank Challenge didn't disappoint. Four elite teams of Deakin's bright and energetic undergraduates poured their hearts and minds into the challenge with great enthusiasm! The whole evening was summed up in a statement from one of the winning team's students, '...all teams were winners.' So true. Onwards to the 2018 challenge.
The powerful emotions that produce the call for ‘independence’ have been increasingly seen on the streets of Barcelona is recent days. Those powerful emotions can drive people to extremes, in some cases including killing and dying. Yet for the high price often paid, independence movements are rarely successful and their outcomes are usually less than […]
The overwhelming vote of Catalonia’s referendum in favour of independence yesterday was hardly surprising, nor was the violence that accompanied it as police tried to shut down voting. Not all Catalans want independence from Spain, so avoided the vote, leaving the field clear for independence supporters, while sovereign states are usually loath to see any […]
In a move that is expected to wind Indonesia’s military into a frenzy and which will again start an Indonesian witch-hunt for Australian supporters, a West Papuan petition calling for a vote on independence has been presented to the United Nations’ Decolonisation Committee. The petition demands a free vote on West Papua’s independence as well […]
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is located on the western edge of Geelong. The campus features expansive landscaped grounds and extensive sporting facilities. The campus is home to the Geelong Technology Precinct, which provides research and development capabilities and opportunities for university-industry partnerships and new enterprises in the region.
Experience the world while you study. Approach your studies from a different perspective by going on one of the School of Nursing and Midwifery’s undergraduate international study tours. The tours run for two to four weeks and give you the opportunity to learn about health care delivery in a different country. Experience a different culture while you gain credit towards your degree. Currently, ...
Drawing moves between materials like steel, the body and voice in the work of artist Hannah Quinlivan. Working in collaboration with classically-trained vocalists and dancers, Drawing moves between materials like steel, the body and voice in the work of artist Hannah Quinlivan. Working in collaboration with classically-trained vocalists and dancers, Travelling Light explores the notion of adaptati...
In July 2015, the then still relatively new Australia Myanmar Institute held an international conference at Yangon University. It was the first time that an international conference had been held at that university and the first time that politics had been openly discussed there since 1962. It was a great moment, before the elections which […]