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Background Information

Employment History

University of New South Wales

Commissioner

South Australian Railways

Education

doctorate
engineering
The University of New South Wales

doctorate
engineering
UNSW Foundation Limited

Web References (17 Total References)


UNSW: The University of New South Wales - Sydney Australia - News - Ron Fitch still on track at 92

www.unsw.com.au [cached]

06 Nov 2002 - Ron Fitch still on track at 92UNSW: The University of New South Wales - Sydney Australia - News - Ron Fitch still on track at 92

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Ron Fitch still on track at 92
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Dr Ron Fitch is living proof that age is no barrier to scholarship.
The 92-year-old is believed to have become the world's oldest PhD recipient, after receiving a doctorate in engineering from the University of New South Wales.
"I'm very grateful to UNSW for giving me this opportunity," said Ron."Working on my doctorate was fun from start to finish.This graduation ceremony comes 70 years after I was first awarded with a Bachelor of Engineering."
A former South Australian railway commissioner, Ron received an OBE for services to transport in 1979.
According to his supervisor, UNSW Emeritus Professor John Black:"Ron is an inspiration to us all and a great example of life-long learning.


Ron Fitch ...

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Ron Fitch (1)

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Australian Railwayman - Ron Fitch
Largeprint (Paperback) Our price: £19.99 - Available to order
Ron Fitch was born in 1910 into a railway family. He began his career as a 16 - year - old engineering cadet and completed it, 46 years later, having worked at various times for two state railways and the Commonwealth, as Commissioner of South Australian Railways. In this book Fitch gives a vivid account not only of his career but of the camarad...


UNSW: The University of New South Wales - Sydney Australia - News - Ron Fitch still on track at 92

unsw.edu.au [cached]

06 Nov 2002 - Ron Fitch still on track at 92UNSW: The University of New South Wales - Sydney Australia - News - Ron Fitch still on track at 92

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Ron Fitch still on track at 92
...
Dr Ron Fitch is living proof that age is no barrier to scholarship.
The 92-year-old is believed to have become the world's oldest PhD recipient, after receiving a doctorate in engineering from the University of New South Wales.
"I'm very grateful to UNSW for giving me this opportunity," said Ron."Working on my doctorate was fun from start to finish.This graduation ceremony comes 70 years after I was first awarded with a Bachelor of Engineering."
A former South Australian railway commissioner, Ron received an OBE for services to transport in 1979.
According to his supervisor, UNSW Emeritus Professor John Black:"Ron is an inspiration to us all and a great example of life-long learning.


Ron Fitch ...

www.largeprintbookshop.co.uk [cached]

Ron Fitch (1)

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Australian Railwayman From Cadet Engineer to Railways Commissioner (Large Print 16pt) - Ron Fitch
Largeprint (Paperback) Our price: £19.99 - Available to order
Ron Fitch was born in 1910 into a railway family. He began his career as a 16 - year - old engineering cadet and completed it, 46 years later, having worked at various times for two state railways and the Commonwealth, as Commissioner of South Australian Railways. In this book Fitch gives a vivid account not only of his career but of the camaraderie of the greater railway community.


The story of Ron Fitch who ...

www.smex.net.au [cached]

The story of Ron Fitch who was born in 1910 into a railway family, and began his career as a 16-year-old engineering cadet and completed it, 46 years later, having worked at various times for two state railways and the Commonwealth, as Commissioner of South Australian Railways. In this book, Fitch gives a vivid account not only of a career but of the camaraderie of the greater railway community, often experienced in the most trying of conditions.

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