The Australian National University Council has approved a new model for capital works investment to enable the construction of two buildings, to house the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and to bring together the Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI) and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS).
The new facilities will provide new space for work and learning for more than 800 staff and students.
The new funding arrangements also allow for the future development of the Physics Stage 1 project, and the refurbishment of the Research School of Biology’s Robertson buildings, from 2017.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young, AO, said the projects had been made possible by a strategic change in the way the university manages funding for capital works, with the money pooled for better long-term investment.
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