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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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UTAS student intake reaches record high

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The University of Tasmania today announced a record number of domestic and international students, as the institution paves way for further growth. Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Mike Calford said the strong growth in student numbers was testament to the institution’s vision, ...

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CSIRO scientists threaten industrial action

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Thousands of scientists at the CSIRO are threatening to put down their test tubes and lab coats in an industrial dispute with the federal government. Employment bargaining negotiations are underway and the next meeting is next Wednesday. This comes amidst anger over ...

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Navitas, UWS sign new partnership

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Navitas Limited has today announced a new million-dollar deal with the University of Western Sydney to open an international college. Under the joint venture, a pathway college for international students will be established on UWS’s Parramatta campus from October to ...

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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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