Study hub sup­port

Pilbara News - - News - Ali­cia Per­era

The plan to set up a cen­tralised univer­sity study hub in the Pil­bara has pro­gressed an­other step with the cre­ation of an ad­vi­sory com­mit­tee.

Nine peo­ple have been selected for a new ad­vi­sory com­mit­tee for the pro­posed Kar­ratha-based Pil­bara Uni­ver­si­ties Cen­tre, a sup­ported dis­tance ed­u­ca­tion ser­vice in Kar­ratha in the model of Ger­ald­ton Uni­ver­si­ties Cen­tre af­ter an ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est pe­riod in Au­gust.

GUC chair­man Steve Dou­glas said he was en­cour­aged to see strong sup­port for the project.

The com­mit­tee’s first meet­ing was last Thurs­day, with mem­bers’ spe­cific roles cho­sen.

To stay up to date with in­for­ma­tion about the project, go to the Pil­bara Uni­ver­si­ties Cen­tre Face­book group at face­­baraUniver­si­tiesCen­tre.

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