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Concerns over AI keep ACU chancellor ‘up at night’

Australian Catholic University chancellor Martin Daubney says the development of artificial intelligence is what keeps him up at night. Source: The Catholic Leader.

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ACU welcomes report on challenges facing higher education sector

Australian Catholic University has welcomed the release of the Universities Accord Panel’s interim report, which vice-chancellor Professor Zlatko Skrbis says seeks to address the challenges facing Australia’s higher education sector.

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Catholic university students encouraged to ‘be not afraid’

Catholic university students from around the country gathered in Melbourne last week for the annual Australian Catholic Student Association conference. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

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Catholic universities must engage with AI’s development, cardinal says

Catholic universities must not recoil from the daunting risks of artificial intelligence but become proactively involved in its ethical development, the head of the Dicastery for Culture and Education said yesterday. Source: OSV News.

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Ramsay scholarship winners heading overseas

Two Catholics are among 31 young Australians selected to join the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation’s 2023 scholarship program to undertake postgraduate study overseas. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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Campion’s new academic centre nears completion

A new state-of-the-art academic centre at Campion College – including a two-storey library of 25,000 books, a stained-glass skylight and grand hall – is nearing completion. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

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New courses to help meet skyrocketing demand for psychologists 

University of Notre Dame Australia is launching new undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses at its Fremantle and Sydney campuses to help meet the mental health needs of Australians and build the capacity of the psychology workforce.

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Indigenous scholars heading to Rome

Aboriginal women Raylene Pennay and Tyahn Bell are preparing to represent their mob during NAIDOC Week in Rome as recipients of the 2023 Australian Catholic University Francis Xavier Conaci Scholarship. 

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Teachers return to class for lessons in student wellbeing

Educators, school leaders and student service staff are set to benefit from an innovative education training program that focuses on student wellbeing. Source: University of Notre Dame Australia.