Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18179
Title: City and University
Contributor(s): Ryan, John S  (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18179
Abstract: As a regional city - one of the locations that might well have been preferred to Canberra as the Federal Capital for the nation - and with, first, a Teachers' College, and then a University College (each to be decentralised national prototypes), Armidale, from 1928, has been a notable seat of learning and innovation for tertiary and further studies. All of this has been provided in a magnificent rural setting, without the stressful travelling and other disadvantages of like capital city institutions. The then unique regional Teachers' College - and soon the first non-metropolitan and largely residential University College - would create a flow of students from the north and from the nearer coast to the New England. The relative isolation of both institutions led to an early and willing co-operation between students, academic staff and the very modestly-sized cathedral city community.
Publication Type: Entry In Reference Work
Source of Publication: Armidale: 150 years, p. 249-250
Publisher: Armidale Dumaresq Council
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISBN: 9780646912660
Field of Research (FOR): 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
130101 Continuing and Community Education
130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
930499 School/Institution not elsewhere classified
939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: N Entry In Reference Work
Other Links: http://www.armidale150.com/
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