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A look at the typeface that ‘helps students study’

That’s according to the RMIT University researchers who designed it. Released yesterday, it’s believed to be the world’s first typeface specifically designed to help people retain information and remember study notes. Called Sans Forgetica, it’s a back-slanted, gapped font based on ...

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Australia’s THE ranking “cause for concern”

The successes of a few Australian universities on a global ranking aren’t enough to counter the ‘concerning’ national picture – one of stagnation. With 35 institutions included in the 2019 edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, ...

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Mechanisms or muddle? What to make of AQF 5-6

This article examines Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) levels 5-6 and the overlap between vocational education and training (VET) Diploma and above and higher education (HE) Sub-bachelor courses. It follows an earlier paper on the boundaries and connections between the VET ...

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