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Navitas seals deal for SAE colleges

Private provider moves into multimedia course offerings globally. Navitas chief executive Rod Jones wants to put one thing to rest – his acquisition of the $289 million SAE group is not to cushion his company against the downturn in international ...

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Former CSIRO head becomes chancellor at La Trobe

Australian scientist and businesswoman, Professor Adrienne Clarke, has been appointed chancellor of La Trobe University. A former chairman of the CSIRO and Lieutenant Governor of Victoria, Clarke has been a director of public companies including Woolworths, Alcoa, WMC, AMRAD, Fisher ...

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Appointment of new audit director at AUQA

Dr Leonard Webster has taken up a position as an audit director with AUQA. Webster has experience in teaching and learning in higher education in areas of quality development, eLearning, distance education, educational development research, educational strategic policy and planning, ...

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CR takes out media award

Campus Review has made it three out of three at the national higher education media awards. Campus Review journalist John Ross has taken out an important gong at the Universities Australia National Media Awards for Higher Education, for the second ...

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Swinburne announces new vice-chancellor

Swinburne University of Technology has appointed its third vice-chancellor and president, Professor Linda Kristjanson. Currently deputy vice-chancellor, Research and Development at Curtin University, Kristjanson’s international career includes a distinguished research track record and significant strategic leadership roles. Announcing the appointment, ...

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Unanswered questions

There are still questions to be answered about the manner and indeed the rationale behind the closure of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, (ALTC). The announcement of the intention to close it down at the end of the year ...

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