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Search begins for new USyd VC

The University of Sydney is on the hunt for a new vice-chancellor, with advertisements for the position cropping up from today. Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson, who was last week re-elected for a third term, said the role is more critical than ...

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Handshakes may become history

It started centuries ago as a symbol of peace, a gesture to prove you weren't holding a weapon, and over time it became part of almost every social, religious, professional, business and sporting exchange. But the new coronavirus has forced ...

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Aussie unis dominate THE Impact Rankings

Australian universities have dominated a ranking that looks at efforts to solve global challenges. Four top spots in Times Higher Education’s (THE) Impact Rankings were taken up by Australian institutions – a huge jump from last year’s result, as no ...

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Uni students want fees cut during pandemic

University students want their course fees slashed by 20 per cent to reflect the destructive impact coronavirus is having on their learning. The National Union of Students on Monday launched its Save our Students campaign, calling for various lifelines during ...

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