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Campus News : December 2011
UOW campus news Campus News is produced for community, industry, government and other educational institutions as well as staff, students and graduates of the University of Wollongong. It provides an overview of University news and achievements on a quarterly basis. Submissions for publication can be made to the Media Unit. Phone (02) 4221 5942 or email email@example.com PRINT POST APPROVED : PP255003/00173 campus news www.uow.edu.au University of Wollongong Campus News December 2011 1 Governor praises V-C's contribution Pictured (from left): Sir Nicholas Shehadie, NSW Governor Professor Marie Bashir, Mrs Sylvia Sutton and Professor Gerard Sutton pictured at a reception in Professor Sutton's honour at Government House. Photo courtesy Rob Tuckwell Photography. Sutton's farewell message -- Page 2 EndofaneraatUOW Issue 4 Volume 14 December 2011 Town and Gown united Page 7 From policing to politics Page 8 Lawyer finds correct code Page 8 Book helps trauma victims Page 9 Thai Chapter head honoured Page 9 Alumni Edition Special Alumni feature starts on Page 7 NSW Governor Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO described University of Wollongong Vice-Chancellor Professor Gerard Sutton as one of the jewels of the Illawarra and the Australian academic scene in a glowing tribute when she hosted a reception in his honour. Professor Bashir hosted the reception at Government House in Sydney on 11 November to acknowledge the contribution to higher education in NSW by Professor Sutton, who is retiring at the end of December after almost 17 years as UOW's Vice-Chancellor. "No words could do justice to your contribution," the Governor told Professor Sutton in her welcome to guests. "There is a great sense of loss and sadness as we farewell Professor Sutton from his wonderful tenure as Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wollongong. There are few who have contributed so greatly, yet he has incredible modesty," she said. Continued on page 3. "He is one of the jewels of that glorious place, the Illawarra, of the University of Wollongong and of the academic world in Australia. He has an Order of Australia and many other accolades that speak of his contribution to education in Australia. "Thank you, on behalf of all the people of NSW and the universities of NSW, and countless thousands of students." Professor Bashir, who has had a long and successful career as a medical academic and is currently Chancellor of the University of Sydney, said Professor Sutton's engineering background had clearly played a role in his success. "Engineers are the quiet achievers," she said. "They keep the world running without wanting to be thanked -- and that epitomises Professor Sutton." Guests at the reception joined the Governor and her husband Sir Nicholas Shehadie, Professor Sutton and