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Murdoch’s Higgott resigns amid inquiry

Richard Higgott

Suspended Murdoch University VC professor Richard Higgott has formally resigned as the WA Crime and Corruption Commission continues its inquiry into his conduct. Higgott was suspended by Murdoch indefinitely on full pay in late September following an investigation by the ...

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On payday, it’s what you study, not where

University of Melbourne

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Australia’s prestigious sandstone and technology universities results in just 6 per cent higher earnings than other institutions over a 40-year career, research has shown. The analysis, Grattan Institute higher education director Andrew Norton released yesterday, indicates that ...

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Extended interview with Tim Flannery


Internationally renowned environmental sustainability expert Tim Flannery, has recently taken up a Professorial fellowship role with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne. In an extended interview with Campus Review, Flannery accused Tony Abbott of insulting Australians ...

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In the hands of the crossbenchers

Paul Johnson

A handful of junior senators hold the key to the future for Australian universities. In the coming weeks and months, our federal politicians will decide the future of higher education in this country. Parliament will be asked to vote on ...

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