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International student numbers grow, again


Federal Education Department data, released today at the Australian International Education Conference, revealed that international student numbers have grown by 11 per cent since last year. Steve Nerlich, director of the Education Department’s international research and analysis unit, said there are ...

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The five stages of Brexit grief


It is difficult to imagine a group of people more stricken by the UK’s vote to leave the EU than the 5200 people from 80 countries who assembled for the recent European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference. Laura Howard, ...

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Quirk hurts CSU drop-out rates in federal stats

Charles Sturt University.

A data aberration has caused Charles Sturt University to be misrepresented in the latest federal Education Department statistics. These figures reported that almost half of the university’s international students drop out in their first year. The Education Department’s Selected Higher Education ...

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Music video to smash STEM glass ceiling

A new video campaign, "People Grinning", aims to inspire women to pursue engineering careers. Image: UNSW

A bold audio-visual project aimed at highlighting the attractiveness of a STEM career for young women had its worldwide launch on Friday. Part of a greater campaign by eight top universities, led by the University of New South Wales, it’s a music ...

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