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Australia’s global standing: How do we stack up?

Australia has a mixed report card when it comes to its achievements in international education Brazil recently played host to a meeting of international education associations from around the globe to debate challenges currently impacting on the international education sector. In ...

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On the move – March

NAVITAS names new cfo Education provider Navitas has announced the appointment of Philip Mirams to the position of chief financial officer. With a background in finance, Mirams held the role of CFO of Automotive Holdings Group for five years, and ...

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The choices we make matter

Why governments and universities should reconsider their dependence on international students as a major means of funding. I recently mentioned to a group of newly arrived students that Australia once offered free education to international university students. They looked at me ...

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On the move: February

Commissioners reappointed TEQSA has announced the reappointment of three commissioners. Professor Nick Saunders will continue as chief commissioner, with Dr Lin Martin and Professor Cliff Walsh as commissioners. Saunders served as vice-chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 2004 to ...

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On the move: January

New engineering dean for USYD The University of Sydney will welcome Professor Willy Zwaenepoel as the new dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies on 15 June 2018. Zwaenepoel is an experienced leader in experimental computer science research, ...

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Strictly Speaking | Snowflake

The meanings of words are constantly changing, with some ending up very far from their original sense. Smug was originally a positive adjective, used for complimenting people on their smart appearance. Obviously this praise went to their heads, giving us ...

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