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Indian scholar appointed VC of Canberra University

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Shri H Deep Saini, a noted Indian Scholar and a plant Physiologist has been appointed the next Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra.

  • He will will succeed Vice Chancellor Stephen Parker in September who steps down from the post in July after over nine years in the service.

Indian scholar appointed VC of Canberra University


  • He is the Vice-President of the University of Toronto and Principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga campus in Canada
  • He completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees at the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, and doctorate in plant physiology from the University of Adelaide.
  • Saini has received a number of honours including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • He will become the University’s fifth Vice Chancellor


  • Canberra: Capital of Australia
  • It is known by the nickname “ Bush Capital
  • It is known as the largest inland city of Australia.
  • Currency of Australia: Australian Dollar