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After several months of operation, Griffith’s Center for Country Universities was officially launched District News


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The recently completed Griffith site in Western Riverina was officially inaugurated at a small ceremony on March 10, attended by representatives of the board, board, students and Minister of Skills and Training Alistair Henskens. The new modern Griffith website has been specially built and designed to meet the requirements of students to provide access to higher education to as many people as they want. Acting Director General of the Center for Country Universities Duncan Taylor explained that about 10.5 percent of Griffith residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the state average of about 24 percent. “The Western River has a lot of aspirations. The Western River has all the dreams and aspirations that people everywhere have – they just face the harsher reality of how to achieve it,” he explained. The center opened in September 2021, and several students began to enjoy the benefits of the new space. Luke Wright is studying for a part-time bachelor’s degree in psychological sciences while juggling his work commitments. He said the center was invaluable. “It’s great. I was lucky to use the old facility. I’ve been using the new space for a while, it’s an amazing space,” he said. Maddie Romponi is another student studying criminology at the University of New England. She praised the center and the staff who worked there. “I like it. Without it, I would not have been able to do what I did today, and without Sheeran and Erin. ” IN OTHER NEWS Chairman of the Board John Dahl Broy said he is looking forward to how the center develops. “Our goal was to get a physical building, now it’s there. At the ceremony, it was announced that the center’s manager Erin Callaghan would resign to move to work at the Central University of Queensland. While Sheeran Kirkman will take over the mantle, Ms. Kalagan said it will not stay long. “I’m so proud of the students and the community, we wouldn’t be able to do it without this support … I won’t be far away for long.” The center is located at 1 Olympic Street, next to the Griffith Community Center. Our journalists make every effort to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:


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