Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is Australia’s newest university built on a history of success. FedUni was created by bringing together the University of Ballarat and the Monash University Gippsland Campus. We are the only regional, multi-sector university and the third oldest site of higher learning in Australia.

FedUni offers access to higher education, TAFE, secondary schooling and research opportunities. With campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland and the Wimmera, the University’s programs are also delivered online and via a range of partner institutes across Australia and around the globe.

FedUni has around 23,000 international and domestic students. We are committed to serving regional Victorian communities, yet have a broad national and international outlook. FedUni offers the best of both worlds; combining a strong tradition of 144 years of tertiary education with the freedom and dynamism that comes with being a multi-sector University with close links to local industry and technology.

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The Olympian rider or their horse?

Equestrian events have been part of every summer Olympic Games since 1912. Yet there are still some who question their status as a sport. After all, they have nothing to do with a person running faster…

Olympic success! It’s all in the preparation

We are about to witness an extraordinary sporting carnival, made possible only by much preparation. London has been busy building new housing, road and transport infrastructure, state-of-the-art sports…
Sporting head injuries can be reduced through modified game rules. flickr/Montauk Beach

Clear thinking on sporting concussion research

Recent media and expert commentary has called for more research into brain injuries sustained by footballers. The focus has been on the need for a long-term study of the effects of concussion and chronic…
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and coach Graham Henry celebrate their Rugby World Cup victory. AAP

Let NZ savour its World Cup win – Australia is still the economic champion

Few would begrudge New Zealanders revelling in their rugby World Cup success. After two major disasters in the form of the Christchurch earthquake and the Greymouth coal mine explosion, some morale-raising…
Wallabies player Drew Mitchell is taken from the field after an injury during Rugby World Cup match between Australia and Russia. AAP Image/Dave Hunt

Rugby World Cup injuries: That’s gotta hurt

RUGBY WORLD CUP – The Cup has already taken its toll on many players – finalists New Zealand have lost star player, Dan Carter and Australia goes into its battle for third place against Wales four men…
Wayne Swan steered Australia through the GFC, but can he weather the tough times ahead? AAP

Golden Treasurer: is Wayne Swan really the world’s best?

Spare a thought for Peter Costello. His successor as Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, has just been named Finance Minister of the Year by Euromoney magazine. It is a bit like seeing the plodding nerd at…

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