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Selection criteria & criteria statements (How to know if you’re right for a position)

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When writing an application you will usually be asked to prepare a written criteria statement. This is one of the key documents that the panel will use to evaluate your fit for the role. Principal consultant Rosalind De Sailly explains how to prepare a statement addressing the selection criteria and how it helps you to know if you’re the right person for a role.

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Happy Feet study of Australian working community finds simply moving more can improve mental health

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Research by leading epidemiologist Professor Maximilian de Courten at Victoria University has found evidence to support the mental health benefits of walking 10,000 steps per day. Congratulations to Professor de Courten, our placement as the Director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. We hope this important research gets continued support, and, vitally – that more people and workplaces get involved in health promotion and more active living, for the benefit of society. The study has just been published in BMC Psychiatry and is available via open access here  

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Welcome to Professor Rob Strathdee, Dean for the new College of Arts and Education, Victoria University in Melbourne

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Professor Strathdee was previously Professor of Education and Head of School, School of Education at RMIT and before that Professor of Education and Head of School within the School of Education Policy and Implementation at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Professor Strathdee has over 10 years’ experience leading and managing professional, vocational and academic staff in complex environments with a personal commitment to increasing the impact and value of teaching, learning and research, and to the importance of equality and social justice in the workplace. Here he talks about his research and his early excitement as a mature age university student

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Paul Egglestone joins UON as inaugural Head, School of Creative Industries

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Professor Paul Egglestone @digitaldocs has just commenced at UON. Paul’s work in the UK epitomises his long standing commitment uniting communities, technologists and content creators to foster citizen-led innovation: using digital media technologies to identify and address real world problems. Paul also brings an extensive background in television and media production. More detail here Welcome Paul and we look forward to seeing what he and the team at UON develop, to contribute to the university’s leadership in creative industries, driving the economic, social and cultural transformation of the Hunter region.

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