Early Career Academic Network (ECAN)

ECAN promotes, connects, enables and represents the careers and interests of Early Career Academics at UNSW.


  • Enabling ECAs to make strategic and informed decisions about their career trajectory and goals
  • Promoting and facilitating ECA leadership across the key strategic areas of academic excellence, social engagement and global impact.
  • Providing space for ECAs to network and share knowledge at faculty and university level
  • Connecting the wider UNSW community with a valuable ECA population
  • Representing the voice of ECAs at Academic Board