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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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Uni stops using cats for medical training


To the United States, where the Fightin’ Bears of Washington University in St Louis have discontinued a contentious practice… A St Louis university has stopped using sedated cats to train medical students how to insert breathing tubes down babies’ throats, ending ...

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Amid technology, learn to remain human


New technology has already changed our concepts of time and space and exaggerated the divide between haves and have nots; education must help us keep our hold on what’s authentic and equitable. I have had the privilege to work in ...

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Lucy Turnbull appointed UNSW adjunct professor

Lucy Turnbull. Photo: Greater Sydney Commission.

Greater Sydney Commission Chief Commissioner Lucy Turnbull has been appointed adjunct professor in the University of New South Wales Faculty of Built Environment. In her UNSW position, which will be concurrent with her Greater Sydney Commission role, Turnbull will present guest ...

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UQ launches new $7m research centre


Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases will be in the sights of scientists at a new $7 million regenerative medicine research centre launched at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. The UQ Centre in Stem Cell Ageing and Regenerative Engineering will look ...

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