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Highlights from the last Departmental review

smiletboynotlookinglr2"The Department is to be congratulated on its climate of cheerful collegiality, and its ethos of shared responsibility for the quality of its teaching programs.... There is a shared whole-of-department commitment to teaching excellence and to continuous improvement of teaching materials and curriculum. "

"The Department is to be congratulated on the quality of the academic support provided to its undergraduate students, including (but not restricted to) academic course advising, in-class support via sessional demonstrators and Teaching and Professional Practice Fellows, and out-of-lab support by Teaching and Professional Practice Fellows. "

"The Department provides high quality facilities to its graduate students, including the lab-centered environment that allows ready access to supervisors and fellow students. The manner in which graduate students are fully included as academic members of the department is commendable. "

"The technical support team of the department provides a high level of service and successfully balances the competing tensions of university policy and departmental operational and research needs. The departmental administrative team is also well informed and provides a high level of support and service to the department. "

"The Department has a programme of engagement with industry partners including internships and contract teaching of specialised subjects during Summer School. The Department is also proactive in the area of school outreach and community engagement. "