Leading Australian-based engineering firm Clough Limited will seal a deal this Wednesday, October 29, to fund a First Year Centre for engineering students at The University of Western Australia.
Clough's sponsorship of the Centre will enhance the University's ability to deliver world-class engineering graduates. In addition, Clough Limited will provide three first year engineering scholarships each year for the next five years, as well as establishing prizes for students who top their first year units.
The "Clough First Year Centre", will open 24 hours a day, seven days a week as a home base for Engineering First Year Students and form a crucial part of the pathway from university to the workplace.
WHAT: Clough Limited CEO John Smith and UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor
Alan Robson to sign a UWA-Clough Limited Partnership Agreement for
a First Year Centre.
WHEN: Wednesday 29 October, 2008
WHERE: Vice-Chancellery, Prescott Room, UWA, (Behind Visitors' Centre)
Gaye Gelok (Clough Limited) (+61 8) 9281 9451
Professor Carolyn Oldham
(Dean, Engineering, Computing and Mathematics) (+61 8) 6488 3704
Janine MacDonald (UWA Public Affairs) (+61 8) 6488 5563 / (+61 4) 32 637 716