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From China, with fear

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A close look at one critical neighbour’s education system reveals policy shortcomings in Australia that must be addressed before it’s too late. By Martin Riordan Living on a sabbatical in Shanghai has certain benefits. Up close and personal, the Chinese education ...

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More funds to attract students to SA

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The South Australian budget this week will provide $5.7 million over four years to attract more overseas students. Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis says the new ‘Destination Adelaide’ campaign will boost South Australia’s competitiveness in luring international students from key Asian markets ...

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OPINION: Cast the sector in a better light

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Reports have recently put forth a negative view of the sector; the full story must be told. By Phil Honeywood The past few months has provided some great news for Australia’s international education sector. Whether it be consistent increases in ...

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CISA calls for inquiry after Four Corners report

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The head of the Council of International Students Australia has hit back at a damning media report suggesting that Australia’s international student sector is embroiled in corruption, saying it made gross generalisations that are not representative of the entire student body. “The ...

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Universities face new corruption report

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Recruitment fraud, undeserved passing grades alleged in Four Corners story. Australian universities have been forced to defend recruitment and academic standards relating to students following fresh allegations of widespread corruption. The allegations, aired last night by on the ABC program ...

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RUN prepares for Vietnam visit

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Senior leaders from Regional Universities Network universities will soon visit Vietnam in a bid to further strengthen a research partnership with the country. The visit is at the invitation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology and was supported by ...

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USYD sets up taskforce to tackle student cheating

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The University of Sydney has announced it will set up a taskforce to investigate academic misconduct following revelations of new methods of cheating, including students using essay writing services. In an exclusive interview, we spoke to the University’s Vice-Chancellor Dr ...

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Australia, India plan rural collaboration

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A proposed project developing education and research links aims to create opportunities for rural development in Australia and India, and improve agricultural production in the two countries. The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation – a research alliance between Charles Sturt University ...

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